Retreats

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 […]

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 […]

Legacy Retreat for Mothers & Daughters (Grades 6-12+)

Do not miss the Camp Willow Run Mother/Daughter Legacy Retreat! This retreat is for moms and daughters in grades 6-12+. You can find more information and register here! Camp Willow Springs has an upcoming Father/Son Retreat for fathers and sons in grades 1-6. You can find more information and register here!

Fall Retreats & Super High Registration

As summer camps, mission trips, and various youth outings close out your summer, I am certain you are preparing fall programs for your students. Likewise we are preparing to complete our summer camps and transition into fall retreats. Please let us share about some exciting retreats that will take place at our Youth Camps For Christ, Inc. camps (Camp Willow Run & Camp Willow Springs) this fall.  Camp Willow Run will host, staff, and lead […]

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 […]