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COVID-19: May 1 Update

Hello Camp Families, We continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation as it relates to summer camp at Camp Willow Springs & Camp Willow Run. North Carolina is currently under a stay at home order through May 8. Our governor has given a 3-phase plan to reopen North Carolina and will be giving an update on the timeline of this plan within the next week. Included in the update will be possible guidelines for summer […]

Summer Camp Update

We continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation as it relates to summer camp at Camp Willow Springs & Camp Willow Run. Our first summer sessions are 9-weeks away and at this time we are prayerful and hopeful that summer camp will be able to continue as planned. The health and safety of our campers, guests, and staff are of utmost importance to us. We recognize that there may need to be adjustments to our summer […]

BUILD Retreat Cancelled

The Father Son retreat on April 24-26, 2020 is canceled as a result of the COVID-19 situation and the recent stay at home orders from the Governors of NC & VA. We will greatly miss having each of you here! The fees for this retreat will be fully refunded and we will begin processing the refunds on Monday, April 6. Thank you for your support of this ministry. We pray for safety and good health […]

B*U*I*L*D Retreat Speakers

Registration information and more details available at the B*U*I*L*D Retreat Page. Hey Guys, Come gather with us for the 2020 BUILD RETREAT! We will be looking at the journey we all must make in life and where we each might be on that journey. Many have blazed trails for us to follow, but the best trail is the one found in Scripture, and it starts with Jesus. Looking forward to meeting you all and sharing […]

Summer Camp Registration: Points to Remember

Hello Camp Families!   Summer camp registration opens in a few days on Monday January 27th! Registration for Camp Willow Springs will open at 10:00am.  Registration for Camp Willow Run campers in rising grades 10-12 will begin at 12:00pm.  Registration for CWR campers in rising grades 6-9 will open at 2:00pm. We know there is a lot of excitement about registration, so here is a list of some things to help you prepare:   If you already have an account, please make […]

Meet Our 2020 Spring Super High Retreat Speaker: Matt Windley

Matt Windley is Pastor of Bridge Community Church in Morrisville, NC. He and his wife, Cheri, have four children. Ethan (13), Caleb (10), Emma Kate (7), Luciana (3). Both Matt & Cheri were previous summer staff members at Willow Run while in college. Matt and Cheri have spoken for retreats and summer camps. The Windleys have a heart for missions. They lead short term trips to Brazil. Matt serves on the Board of Open Arms […]

Linda Harris, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Retires

Linda Harris will be retiring from the role of Executive Director of Youth Camps For Christ, Inc. (YCFC) on December 31, 2019. She is Co-Founder of YCFC, which owns and operates Camp Willow Run (CWR) established in 1968 and Camp Willow Springs (CWS) established in 2014. Linda has worked with the organization for 51 years and has served in many roles including Camp Director and Executive Director. Linda has seen this ministry grow from serving […]

2020 Summer Staff Application Available

The 2020 Youth Camps For Christ | Camp Willow Springs & Camp Willow Run Summer Staff Application is now online! Find more details and the application for this summer ministry opportunity at campwillowrun.org/summerstaff! “Without a doubt this has been the most enjoyable and formative 10 weeks of my life. Everyday at camp I marvel at the opportunity I’ve been given to serve and be a part of the kingdom of God on Earth. My faith has never been stronger and I feel […]