Black Hills Mini Shindig 2023

September 7-10, 2023
Cedar Canyon Camp, Rapid City, South Dakota
Come Join Us in the Beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota for our Sixth Annual Black Hills Mini Shindig!


Cedar Canyon Camp is uniquely nestled in the Black Hills of South Dakota with convenient access to Rapid City and surrounding attractions and activities. Cedar Canyon has plenty of recreation and beautiful gathering spots on camp. Hike a trail, enjoy a campfire, talk over a good meal or cup of coffee. Or, play gaga ball, basketball, volleyball or frisbee golf.


Total cost is broken down into three categories:

  1. Shindig Registration Fee (see below)
  2. Housing (see below)
  3. Meals (see below)


SinglesCouples or 2+ SiblingsFamilies or 3+ Siblings


There are four different housing options available:

Housing TypeDescriptionCost Per NightCost for Weekend
ModernHotel-style rooms with attached bathroom. These rooms range in size from beds for one up to beds for five. See the photo gallery at$88$264
EconomyMore rustic, bunk-style cabins. Those staying in economy use the central shower house. Restroom facilities are located throughout the main buildings. These rooms range in size with enough beds for 1 to 20 guests. Check out their photo gallery at$26 per night/per person with a cap of $78 per night$78-$234
RV SiteThere are some full hookups (water/electric/sewer) and other sites that have just water and/or electricity.$42$126
Tent SiteThere are many tent sites located throughout the camp. Those tent camping can use the central shower house. Restroom facilities are located throughout the main buildings. $19$57

NOTE: If you need to arrive prior to Thursday, or depart after Sunday, the camp is very good at accommodating. You can indicate that on the registration form when you select housing.


Meals that will be served in the Dining Hall:
Thursday: Supper
Friday: Breakfast, Lunch, and Supper
Saturday: Breakfast, Lunch, and Supper
Sunday: Breakfast
You may take all meals, no meals, or some meals. Meal selections will be made in the online registration form. Note: Gluten-free meal options are available at no additional cost.

MealAdult (12+)Child (6-12)Child (5 & under)


Ranch Hand Relay – This is our ice-breaker event on Thursday afternoon, and it is a lot of fun for participants and spectators!  Teams consist of 5 ranchers, one from the each of the following age groups: 1-4 / 5-9 / 10-13 / 14-17 / 18+. The teams compete in a timed relay, completing a variety of ranch chores – no live animals involved!  You can sign up for the ranch hand relay at the bottom of the online registration form. If you want to have a team but are missing team members for one or two age groups, please let us know.  We can usually find team members for you.  If you wish to be added to a team, let us know that.  We’ll do our best!

General Store – This will be open immediately before and after main meetings.  If you have items you would like to sell, please sign up when registering.  There is no booth fee, and a table will be provided.

Paid Activities – These include zip line, paintball, climbing wall, and high ropes.  Sign up will take place at camp.