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Family Recharge

May 18 - May 20

Reconnect and recharge at beautiful your family and other families at Camp Okoboji. Swim, canoe, play in the sun and sing by the campfire.

What do families enjoy about going to the Family Recharge at Okoboji?

  • “This is the one time during the year our family goes on a combination vacation and spiritual retreat.”
  • “We love getting to know the other families.”
  • “Not having to cook.”
  • “The accommodations are great.”

We would love to have you and your family join us this year for a weekend away to lovely Lake Okoboji.

Cost is $200 for a family of four.


Speaker Information

Derek Jacobsen serves as Executive Director for North Iowa Youth For Christ, an outreach ministry that serves unchurched teens. Starting with a handful of Mason City students in 1989, he has been part of an amazing work of God that now spans ten counties across North Iowa, currently engaging over 1,100 students in relational ministry with caring adults. Derek’s greatest passion is to see young people become lifelong followers of Jesus Christ and active members of a church. He is responsible for the overall leadership of NIYFC, focusing on vision and planning, resource and leadership development, and ministry expansion. In addition, Derek serves part-time for YFC/USA as the National Executive Leadership Coordinator, resourcing the top executive leaders in the movement. He loves to teach and encourage others to reach their potential in the areas of leadership and spiritual growth.

Prior to YFC, Derek served with Swen as Business Manager and Program Director at Okoboji Lutheran Bible Camp. Apart from work, he enjoys working out, climbing mountains, and woodworking. Derek is an avid reader and loves to spend time with his family. He and his wife Laura, have been married since 1995, and have three amazing kids: Tyler (18), Katie (15), and Hannah (11).


May 18
May 20
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Okoboji Lutheran Bible Camp
1203 Inwan St
Milford, IA 51351 United States
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(712) 337-3306