Home School Family Camp

August 10-16, 2019 at Old Mill Point

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend a week vacationing with fellow home school families – in a place as beautiful as Cedar Campus? Join us for six days of family fun, relaxation, worship and messages.

A good portion of our time will be unstructured, allowing for extended time to enjoy with your family, and opportunities to share conversations and stories with other home school families. You and your family will also be able to explore and experience all that Cedar Campus has to offer: swimming, boating, hiking, kayaking, and campfires. The last day will include a dedication of the upcoming home school year, and a departing blessing for all the families. Come and join us in this newest Cedar Campus adventure!

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Pastor Thomas Rydland has served in vocational ministry for nearly 17 years. He is currently the Pastor for Discipleship and Mission with Christ Redeemer Church in Woodbury, MN, a church he helped to plant in 2010. Prior to that, Thomas served with Teen Challenge in MN, YouthWorks in several different states, and in the Family Discipleship department of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis. 

Thomas holds degrees from Gustavus Adolphus College (Psychology and Criminal Justice) and Bethel Seminary (Theological and Historical Studies). He has received additional education from Luther Seminary (Christian History) and the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (Biblical Counseling).

Thomas is very happily married to Karena —his best friend and favorite person in the world! They were married in 2004. Together they enjoy two daughters whom God joined to them through adoption. Kyrkja was born in August of 2011, and Anagret in August of 2013.


Pastor Jordan Chambers is the Assistant Pastor of Youth and Family at First United Methodist Church of Gaylord, Michigan. Pastor Jordan has been there for over two years now, and served in other youth and camp ministries prior to taking the position. His bachelor’s came from Liberty University, where he completed a degree in Interdisplinary Studies: Religion and English. His ordination was bestowed by Calvary Baptist Church of Gaylord, MI. 

Jordan has a beautiful wife, Laura, and three children: Moriah, Ariel, and Elisha. Jordan is a quirky, picky, but fun guy that enjoys the simple things in life… such as Mountain Dew and Hot Dogs. He has had a passion for teens since his days in college, having mentored teens at a Naval Base Juvenile Detention Center, acting as a counselor and speaker for teens at various camps, and for a short time working as a Juvenile Probation Officer.  His heart and calling lies in teaching and bringing up teens for Christ in this difficult, secular world.


Program and Meal Rates (2019)

Program and meal rates cover the complete program, meals and snacks, and recreation for each person. (One set of bed and bath linens are also included.) Minimal work-sharing takes place with set-up and clean-up at meals.

  • $290 for each adult
  • $175 for each child aged 13-23
  • $115 for each child aged 2-12
  • $0 for each child under age 2

* Families with more than 5 children will only be charged for adults and the oldest 5 children.

Housing Rates (2019)

Add ONE housing charge per family. Cribs or roll-away beds can be added to most locations. Specific housing requests may be noted but not guaranteed.

  • Willoughby Lodge room (4-6 people) $375
  • Point Cabins (8 people) $375
  • Shadynook (10 people) $735
  • Spruceview (6 people) $690
  • Bayview (6 people) $690
  • Deck (5 people) $665
  • Elf Shelf or Gnomes Home (6 people) $515
  • Deertrail (8 people) $575
  • Cedarnook (4 people) $490
  • Beach or Harwood room (4 people) $490
  • Camping Sites $145

Scholarship Funds

There are scholarship funds available for families that may need one. Fill out a scholarship form.

Register Today

Fill out a registration form. Email or fax form to Cedar Campus. You can also mail it to:

Cedar Campus
PO Box 425 
Cedarville MI 49719-0425

Include a deposit of $250. The remaining balance is due upon arrival at Cedar Campus in 2019. The deposit is refundable or transferable until May 10, 2019. Those who have attended this camp in 2018 and register before November 1 have priority for their same housing. After November 1, registration is open for any available housing.