The fun is in the Badlands

Badlands Ministries holds a variety of year round events that are packed with fun for all ages. 


As summer approaches we will determine date(s) for our "work days" when volunteers work with our staff to make site improvements.  We will keep you posted! 

Spring Work Day 

Spring Work Day

T.B.D for  2021

Grab your friends and form a team in our annual golf scramble held at Bully Pulpit Golf Course this summer!

Sponsors and teams are invited to be a part of this event; one of Badlands Ministries' biggest fundraisers.

Scramble begins with a shotgun start at 1:00PM.

June 13, 2021

Golf Scramble

Badlands Ministries is partnering with a ND Geological Survey while they host a fossil dig just outside of Medora! Spend an afternoon digging for fossils with paleontologists and camp staff. Transportation to and from the dig site will be provided.

*  All fossils found during this event will remain in the care of the ND Fossil Collection. 

To Be Determined

Must be 10 years of age or older

Fossils & Faith

We invite you to witness the Passion of Jesus Christ as portrayed by our summer staff. This moving event is an annual tradition you won’t want to miss! We will begin at the porch of the Dining Hall, “Bethlehem,” at 8:00 PM. All ages are welcome to attend this FREE event.

August 11, 2021


Public Christ Hike

Badlands Ministries 41st Annual Fall event will again be held at Badlands Ministries this year.   

We will have an outdoor worship service and an open-air lunch, followed by our silent and live auctions. We will again have both our silent auction and live auction take place on-line as well in person.

September 19, 2021

Fall Event

We love fall at camp, and you should too! Bring the whole family out to carve pumpkins, play carnival games, enjoy a hay ride, and so much more! Join us in the Dining Hall from 1PM-4PM.

October 2nd

1:00PM - 4:00PM

Harvest Festival

All are welcome to attend Badlands Ministries' Annual Meeting.  Like last year, Badlands Ministries will be holding our Annual Meeting in a virtual format using Zoom.  We will be providing the link to this meeting soon.


November 21, 2021


Annual Meeting

Join us in celebrating the true reason for the season... the birth of Jesus!  This year, we will again be featuring Christmas musical performances from local choirs and individuals that will be pre-recorded and presented this day via an online, variety show format.  

December 18th, 2021 

Camp Christmas

Thank you to all who supported Badlands Ministries and other local charities by making an on-line gift on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at

Thanks to many generous donors, we exceeded our goal and raised just shy of $45,000 this day.  


We look forward to Giving Hearts Day next year which will be Thursday, February 10, 2022 .

(One Day Online Giving Event)

Giving Hearts Day

This was Feb. 11, 2021 and will be Feb. 10 in 2022