Since 1958, Sooner Bible Camp has been held at the Lew Wentz Campground in Ponca City, OK.
Sooner Bible Camp is a camp for youth that want a wholesome, outdoor vacation. Its primary purpose is to teach the Bible so that young people may come to know Jesus Christ as their Savior, then to live for Him. Bible classes are held each morning, afternoon and evening. Sooner Bible Camp has no denominational emphasis.
Information about Sooner Bible Camp
Lew Wentz Campground is located on a beautiful wooded knoll above Lake Ponca. Picturesque stone cabins, housing 12 people each, are located on the grounds. A spacious dining hall overlooks the lake. The large swimming pool (50’ by 150’) is a main attraction at the camp which is enjoyed by the campers. Besides swimming the campers will enjoy team competition, Bible quiz games, basketball, other sports and crafts. Fishing is also available but each camper must bring his own equipment.
The camp address is Sooner Bible Camp c/o Lew Wentz Camp 2932 L. A. Cann Drive Ponca City, OK 74604
This year senior week is at a new location 9137 E Hartford Ave Ponca City, OK 74604
Dates and Times
Junior Week will be held June 11th-17th, 2023
Senior Week will be held June 4th -June 10th, 2023. Camp begins on Sunday with supper. Registration begins at 5:30pm. Camp concludes with breakfast on the next Saturday morning. Parents need to pick up their children by 9:30am so we can vacate the campground.
The Registration deadline for Junior week is June 6th. The Senior week deadline is TBD.
Campers for the Junior Week of Sooner Bible Camp must be going into grades 4-7 this coming fall. Senior Week is for grades 8-12. Rules for acceptance and participation are the same for everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, gender or handicap.
The cost for the week of camp is $105.00. A $5 discount will be given to a returning camper for bringing a new camper. Also, $5 of each camper's application fee will go toward credit for the snack shop that they can redeem during camp. Campers may bring additional money for snacks or a T-shirt if desired.