Retreats

BUILD Registration Now Open

Registration for the April 26-28, 2019 Father/Son B*U*I*L*D Retreat is now available! The registration form is available on the Retreat Page!

Meet Our 2019 April 5-7 Spring Super High Retreat Speaker: Trip Smith

Trip Smith is a student pursuing his Master of Divinity at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC. Prior to seminary he was the Youth Pastor at Peace Presbyterian Church in Cary, NC. Trip loves teaching old, glorious truths about Jesus in new, fresh, understandable ways. His messages will be heart-felt and intentional. He believes the middle school and high school years are some of the most important years in a person’s life to respond to […]

Celebrating 50 Years!

Throughout this year we have had the privilege to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Youth Camps For Christ, Inc. and its Christian camping and retreat ministries of Camp Willow Run (CWR) established in 1968 and Camp Willow Springs (CWS) established in 2014. In June, we hosted a 50th anniversary celebration event for staff alumni. Over 550 staff and guests attended! J.D. Greear, pastor of the Summit Church and a former CWR summer speaker, challenged us […]

Meet Our 2018 Nov. 9-11 Fall Super High Retreat Speaker

Mike Camire is Pastor of Students, College & Global Missions at Parkway Baptist in Moseley, VA. Mike began attending Parkway Baptist the second Sunday services were held. He was a junior in high school at the time and became one of the original members of the student ministry. While attending college at Liberty University, Mike served on various leadership roles at Parkway. January 2008, he became the full-time Student Pastor. Though he has taken on […]

Meet Our 2018 Nov. 2-4 Fall Super High Retreat Speaker

Luke is proud to call “Down East” home. He grew up on a farm in Scotland Neck, NC. He graduated from Hobgood Academy in 2004 and from High Point University in 2008 with a B.A. in Organizational Communications and Leadership. Following teaching high school, he felt the call towards ministry after visiting an orphanage in Ethiopia. In 2013 he received his Masters in Divinity from Campbell University Divinity School. Luke serves as the Associate Pastor […]

Check out the B*U*I*L*D Pictures!

It was a great Father/Son weekend! If you haven’t already, check out the pictures at the CWR Facebook page! 

Meet our 2018 BUILD Speaker!

Matt Windley is a graduate of UNC-Greensboro and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He serves as Pastor of The Bridge Community Church in Morrisville, NC. He is on the Board of Directors for Open Arms Worldwide, which is a missions agency focused on partnering with local churches to reach at-risk children in their communities. Matt and Cheri met at Camp Willow Run while on summer staff in 2003. They have four children and the entire family […]

Father/Son B*U*I*L*D Retreat Registration!

The Registration Form for the CWR Father/Son B*U*I*L*D Retreat is now available online. Check out the retreat page for the form and more information!