30th Annual – Bishop’s Charity Hunt

Plan now to join us for the 2024 Bishop’s Charity Hunt

September 16-17, 2024
Horseshoe K Lodge, Kimball, SD

Event Overview

Where else will you find your Bishop trading in his traditional black clerics and donning blaze orange, other than the annual Bishop’s Charity Hunt benefitting Newman Catholic Campus Ministry in our diocese? This fully catered event was established in 1995 and today is held in the heart of pheasant country, on a private preserve near Kimball, SD.

Event Includes:

  • Guided hunt with transportation
  • Dinners – Sunday – pork loin; Monday – prime rib
  • Breakfasts – Monday & Tuesday
  • Social on Sunday & Monday with open bar and unlimited heavy appetizers
  • One (1) night lodging
  • Trap shoot
  • Lunch in the field
  • Bird cleaning
  • Mass with Bishop DeGrood
  • Memories of a lifetime



4:00 p.m.    Registration Opens / Social
7:00 p.m.    Banquet followed by Social


7:30-8:45 a.m.     Registration
8:00-8:45 a.m.    Breakfast Buffet
8:00-9:00 a.m.    Trap Shoot
9:00 a.m.              MANDATORY Safety Talk
9:30 a.m.              Hunters Depart
12:00 noon           Lunch in the Field
1:30 p.m.              Hunters Return / Prepare for Mass
2:30 p.m.             Mass
3:30 p.m.             Social
5:00 p.m.             Banquet


7:00 a.m.                Registration
7:30 a.m.                Mass
8:15 – 9:00 a.m.    Breakfast Buffet
8:15 – 9:00 a.m.    Trap Shoot
9:00 a.m.               MANDATORY Safety Talk
9:30 a.m.               Hunters Depart
12:00 p.m.             Lunch in the Field
1:30 p.m.               Hunt Concludes

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All of the proceeds from this charity event benefit

Newman Catholic Campus Ministry

About Newman Catholic Campus Ministry

Eighty percent of Catholics leave the faith between the ages of 18-24. The decisions made during their university years will impact the rest of one’s life. Strong Catholic Campus Ministry forms the leaders of tomorrow in society and our Church – from strong husbands and wives to priests and religious vocations.

What’s going on at all Newman Centers across our diocese?

  • Average of 130+ students attending daily Mass
  • Over 700 students attending Sunday Mass
  • Over 90 weekly Bible studies held on campus with approximately 425 students attending
  • Over the past 5 years, 17 men have entered seminary, and 6 women have entered religious life
  • Services Newman Centers provide: daily Mass and Confession, Bible studies, retreat opportunities, service projects, mission trips, marriage prep, RCIA, counseling services

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