Our Mission and Vision

Leveraging a best-in-class outdoor recreational and camping environment, Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca exists to promote and provide Christ-centered education, recreation, and inspiration for individuals and groups of all ages. Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca offers year-round, Christ-centered programs that support the ministries of local congregations, nurture the faith of individuals and families, and motivate people toward congregational involvement and living in their God-given vocations.

Caring and Helpful Staff

Versatile, Multi-Purpose Facilities

Distinctively Lutheran Programs

Establish Your Own Retreat Program

Strengthen Family Bonds

  • Daniel Sanchez
    Daniel Sanchez Camp Director

    Daniel Sanchez has been with Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca since 2006, when he came on staff as a Program Assistant. By December of 2006, he was appointed as the Program Director and kept that title until early 2014, when he was named the new Camp Director. Daniel’s days in Lutheran Camping began in 2004 as a summer staff member at Lutheran Island Camp in Northern Minnesota. He is a 2005 graduate from the University of Minnesota-Morris. Daniel lives on-site at Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca and is married to Crysten. They have two children, Lydia and Judah.

    As Camp Director, Daniel oversees all areas of the camp and does a lot of the hands on work with the summer camp program and retreat groups.

  • Beverly Ahlemeyer
    Beverly Ahlemeyer Office Administrator

    Beverly Ahlemeyer joined Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca in April 1996 in what was initially intended to be a short term, part-time job. She’s never left. In that time, she has had a hand in processing practically every donation, registration, and retreat contract. When not at camp, she is likely working in the three year-old preschool classroom, library, or as a substitute associate at Shellsburg Elementary School.

    As Office Administrator, Beverly serves as our registrar for summer camp and deals with all sorts of communications that go in and out of Camp. She also helps to set up retreats and does invoicing for groups.

  • Paul Moritz
    Paul Moritz Site Manager

    Paul Moritz’s time at Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca began in May of 2014, after he graduated from Concordia University – Wisconsin. His previous camp experience includes two summer at Camp Lutherhaven in Idaho as a summer camp counselor and two summers at Lutheran Island Camp in Minnesota as a maintenance assistant. Paul lives on-site at the Family Campground.

    As Site Manager, Paul cares for Camp’s facilities and site in addition to coordinating and working with volunteers, and managing the Family Campground.



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