• A Camp Need and a Request for Support

    Hello Camp Family: Thank you for your support of this ministry through the years by attending summer camp or a retreat, serving on summer staff, or giving financially. This year has been unlike any year we have ever experienced both in our personal lives and in the life of camp. The COVID-19 pandemic has substantially impacted camp and we want to share our need with you. This year, we will have a budget shortfall as our operating revenues will be down 62%. This is a result of the spring retreat season being canceled due to COVID-19. Summer camp, which is our primary source of revenue, operated at less than 50%…

  • “Camp, an iPad, and Jesus”

    As we prepared to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, my son, Thad, was given a school assignment to write a paragraph about the things for which he is thankful. Thad wrote: “I am thankful for a lot of stuff.  Here are some things.  I am thankful for my family, my dog, a house, food, Camp Willow Run and Camp Willow Springs, a bed, an iPad, legos, friends, God, and Jesus.  The thing I am most thankful for is God and Jesus because God made me and Jesus died on the cross to save us from our sins.  Those are the things I am thankful for.” – Thad Harris, 4th grade  What…

  • An Update from YCFC, Inc.

      This past summer we received an encouraging note from a young woman who attended camp as part of our outreach ministry to the NC Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ).  The note said: I attended your camp a long time ago, and it absolutely changed my life.  I was a young teenager incarcerated at a juvenile detention center and was given the opportunity to go to Camp Willow Run for good behavior.  I still to this day have some of the most vivid, beautiful, and inspiring memories of my time there.  It truly changed my life.  The music, the fellowship, the pure joy of life I felt in that one…

  • 2016 CWR & CWS Retreat Schedule

    Youth Super High at CWR April 1-3, Grades 7-12 November 4-6, Grades 7-12 November 11-13, Grades 7-12 Mother & Daughter Retreats April 29 – May 1, Grades 1-6 at CWS May 20-22, Grades 1-6 at CWS October 7-9, Grades 6-12 at CWR Father & Son Retreats April 22-24, Grades 1-12 at CWR September 23-25, Grades 1-6 at CWS

  • 2013 Christmas LOCO DISPATCH Newsletter

    The 2013 Christmas LOCO DISPATCH is now available online in a pdf format.  To download the current, or a past, newsletter visit www.campwillowrun.org/newsletters.  This edition of the LOCO DISPATCH is also available at the following link: www.campwillowrun.org/loco/cwr122013.pdf.  The accompanying CWS newsletter is available at: www.campwillowrun.org/loco/cws122013.pdf. If currently receive the LOCO DISPATCH by mail and would like to go paperless, please update your communication preferences. at our “Print Mail Opt-Out” page.

  • Summer Camp Weeks 2014

    The camp weeks for 2014 have been posted at the “Camp Weeks 2014” page so that you can start planning for summer camp in 2014! In addition to another awesome year at CWR, we are excited for Camp Willow Springs to officially open for summer camp in 2014!  The dates for all of the 2014 sessions have been posted on the CWS “Camp Weeks 2014” page. Registration will open in early 2014.  Camp fees and registration information will be posted soon.  Campers may register for a week at both Camp Willow Run & Camp Willow Springs. Please contact us with any questions!

  • The Warren Record’s Article about CWR

    The Warren Record recently ran an article about Camp Willow Run celebrating 45 years of ministry.  The article also shares about the exciting progress at Camp Willow Springs as we prepare “for a new generation of campers to arrive to develop summer memories of fun and friendship.”  Check out the article at www.warrenrecord.com.

  • Local Family Organizes Benefit Run for CWS

    Memorial Run for Alana & Chrissy Saturday, October 22, 2011 10K begins at 8:00am 5K begins at 9:00am Fun Walk begins at 10:15am Pre-registration preferred; however, registration will begin 1 hour prior to each event. Registration via mail received by October 8, 2011 will ensure t-shirt. All proceeds go to Camp Willow Springs in Memory of Alana Liles and Chrissy Laureano For more details, click here to download the registration form.