Here at Camp Mardela, we believe lives can be changed in just a week. Camp is a place where children and youth can learn about God's creation, pick up some new skills, and make friends that will last a lifetime. Take a look at our summer camp options, and join us in the life-changing adventure that is summer camp!

To see COVID-19 guidelines for summer camp 2021, click here.

To see additional forms needed to participate in Camp Mardela's summer programs, click here.

If you need financial assistance to come to camp, please click here for our scholarship application. Submit this application with your registration. We ask that you reserve your spot with the $60 registration fee, and you can request the remainder of what you need on the scholarship application. If you need any additional assistance with registration, please contact 410-479-2861 or email You can also register manually and send the registration forms to P.O. Box 460, Denton, MD 21629.


Stay in a cabin, a camper, or a tent, and enjoy a weekend of camp activities together. Activities will include a camp fire, games, singing, and guest speakers. You are sure to make memories that will last a lifetime at this camp.

Completing Grades K-2 with an adult companion

Me and you camp gives campers the unique opportunity to experience camp with a loved one! This camp is a great way to introduce your camper to Camp Mardela in a bite-sized weekend with a parent or guardian.

Completing Grades K-2
Mini Camp is an introduction for young children to experience Christian community in practice. It's just enough time to learn everyone's name and build bonds that last for life.

Completing Grades 3-5
This camp provides an opportunity for young campers to transition into the full-week camping program. They will get to enjoy all of the classic camp activities during a shortened week schedule.

Completing Grades 6-8
This camp is a wonderful opportunity to make new friends and reconnect with those met before. All camp activities are designed to meet the needs of tweens.

Completing Grades 9-12
Youth Camp's senior high school campers will enjoy the many well-loved activities of the traditional camping program, as well as service projects, outdoor adventures, and other exciting activities. This camp will ignite love for the outdoors and God's Word.

Completing Grades 3-5
If you like painting, building, and creating, then this is the camp for YOU! Campers will create exciting projects each day and participate in traditional camp activities as well.

Completing Grades 4-6
Science camp will give campers the opportunity to learn about science through interactive and hands-on science activities.

Completing Grades 5-8

Campers will get to paint and draw, and learn how to translate their creative ideas into a physical medium. Let your artistic spirit run wild with this new camp program!


Completing Grades 5-8
Campers will have opportunities to learn about horses and equestrian safety, and they will experience riding. In addition, there will be time for traditional camp activities.

Completing Grades 5-8
Sing, dance, and act your way through an exciting week of Performing Arts Camp! Performing Arts help campers develop creativity and confidence. Campers will also enjoy traditional camp activities.

Completing Grades 7-9
Enjoy exploring Maryland's beautiful Eastern Shore through a variety of camping opportunities. Activities will vary year to year depending on schedules and availability, but there will no doubt be high adventure!

Ages 14-16

The Counselor In Training (C.I.T.) program offers youth the opportunity to be a leader at camp. After being accepted into the program and training to be a C.I.T., C.I.T.'s can come to camp at a discounted rate for the week they are serving, and can earn incentives when invited to work additional weeks.