Check-in: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
First Meal: Thursday dinner
Last Meal: Saturday brunch
Dr. Marty Herron, who serves with his wife Tami at Harvest Baptist Church and Harvest Ministries in Guam, was saved and called to ministry in 1976. He spent several years with a revival team then completed his education at Bob Jones University and the Camp Director’s Institute of THE WILDS. Since 1982, he has served in a variety of ministries as a camp director, college vice president, and senior pastor. His desire is to help people develop a heart for God.
Pastor Dennis St. Lawrence and his wife Marilyn serve at Grace Baptist Church in Chariton, IA, where he has been senior pastor for 30 years. He began pastoring in 1977 in Clio, IA, before moving to Livingston, MT, to start a church. His chief focus has been a commitment to God’s Word through practical Bible teaching. He and Marilyn have seven children and 13 grandchildren.
Things You Should Know
Arrival and Departure: Everyone coming to an Ironwood camp, retreat, or conference must register at the office. Please do so upon arrival. The office is open at arrival times and each work day from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. First and last meals, as well as registration times, will be announced in the brochure for each camp.
Late Arrivals: Should your arrival be delayed for some reason, please call the camp office at 760.257.3503 to hold your reservations and to give us an estimate of your arrival time, especially if you will be late for the first meal.
What to Bring: Bed and bath linens are provided for campers age 18 and up. Campers should bring a flashlight, Bible, note pad, pen or pencil, toiletries, and spending money. Please call if you have questions. You might also want to bring suntan lotion, sunglasses, Chap Stick, hat, flip-flops to wear to and from the lake, and a camera.
Please do not bring pets, cigarettes, drugs, fireworks, or clothing with worldly advertising.
Special Diets: Because we cannot accommodate various special diets, please bring your own supplementary foods, if needed. A refrigerator, microwave, and toaster are available to store and prepare special diet foods. Food from a Homestead meal may be set aside for a future meal.
Clothing Tips: During spring, fall, and winter camps, the weather in the desert varies from quite warm to quite cold. Be prepared for either. For horseback riding, boots or shoes with heels are encouraged for a safer situation.
Ladies . . . Any fashion worn must come to the top of the knee. Appropriate clothing includes knee-length shorts, skirts, or dresses and loose-fitting pants or jeans. Colored, modest shorts must be worn over swimsuits. If the top of the swimsuit is not lined or has a low neckline in front or back, a colored T-shirt or tank top must be worn over it. A large towel or cover-up must be worn while going to and from the lake.
Gentlemen . . . Long pants are recommended for services and evening meals. Other fashions that come to the knee are appropriate for activity times. Swimsuits must be modest, trunk-type suits. No excessively tight, thin, or short suits.
Firearms: If firearms are brought, they are to be used only at the shooting range and at scheduled times. They should be locked in your vehicle at all other times.
Lost & Found: Lost and found items not requested within 30 days will be disposed of. Requested items will be mailed at your expense.