Camp Penuel was started in Ironton, Missouri in 1973 and recognized as a 501(c) 3 charity making gifts to us tax deductible. We are a nondenominational free Christian camp for children. We are governed by a Board of Directors under the leadership of our President Joy Booth. Camp Penuel’s headquarters and first camp is located in Ironton, Missouri on Lake Killarney. This camp welcomes children from the St. Louis Metro Area, all Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Tennessee, and Oklahoma.
Camp Penuel East was established in 1994; we are located in Eldred, Pennsylvania we reach out to our local area and also Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Ohio. Jeremy and Jena Walter lead this camp. Camp Penuel Costa Rica was established in January 2003. The land was dedicated by Penuel in Esparaza, Costa Rica. Paul and Thelma Bernhagen, who worked at our main camp for over five years, lead this camp. Not only Costa Rican children benefit from the camp, it also works to reach out to other countries in Central America.