Jackson’s #myCWRstory

Jackson shares: 4 years ago was my first week at Camp Willow Run. Growing up, my family regularly attended church and for the most part lived a Christian lifestyle. Although I knew OF God, and had been “saved” at the age of 7, I never had a real relationship with Him. The further I got into middle school, the more I began to face real hardships and struggles, and because I didn’t have that real […]

Upcoming CWS & CWR Retreats

Hello Camp Families!   As we have wrapped up summer camp and begun our fall retreat season we continue to celebrate 50 years of Christian camping through Youth Camps For Christ. We have a few things we would like to mention to you:   CWS Father/Son Retreat This retreat on September 28-30 is for dads and sons in grades 1-6.  Included are times of family worship and Bible study, fun recreation (including the red shark, canoeing, […]

Kyle’s #myCWRstory

“This was my first time at CWR, it was really fun getting to know more about the Lord, I went with some friends and it was really fun! I liked having devotions in the Crossing with Trip and singing songs about God. My favorite part was having our devotion outside at the bonfire. I made a lot of cool friends and would definitely go back again!” -Kyle, 2018 camper Kyle shared his story, what’s yours!? […]

Scott’s #myCWRstory

Hear from Scott Ziegler of our Board of Directors! Scott’s #myCWRstory is now online at youtu.be/xlpFUAn3W30.

Legacy Registration is Available Now!

Online Registration for our October 5-7, 2018 LEGACY Mother/Daughter Retreat is available now! For more details and to access the application, please visit the CWR LEGACY Retreat page!

Meet our 2018 Legacy Speaker: Jodie Barrett

Jodie is a girl who loves Jesus and sharing his word. Wife to Thomas, her high school sweetheart, mother to her two adult children, Ryan and Lauren, and ministry leader with Faithfully Following Ministries. Her passion is teaching women the Word of God, helping women unearth the treasure of god’s love letter, verse by verse. She looks for joy in the everyday things like laundry, waiting in line and cooking, considering each an opportunity to share […]

Rev. Julian Motley’s #myCWRstory #myCWSstory

MY CAMP STORY Youth Camps For Christ Julian M. Motley   My CAMP Story begins with a relationship with the co-founders of Youth Camps For Christ, Erbie, Jr. and Mrs. Linda Mangum, now Linda Harris. I am Julian Motley, fifty year member of the Board of Directors and pastor of the Founder’s home Church when this ministry had its beginning. When I became his pastor in 1963, Erbie, Jr., had graduated from N.C. State University […]

50th Anniversary Celebration

Youth Camps For Christ, Inc. was founded in 1968. YCFC, a nonprofit organization, owns and operates Camp Willow Run & Camp Willow Springs. Both camps are located on Lake Gaston in Littleton, NC. Camp Willow Run began operation in 1968 as a day camp and became a coed residential camp that currently serves campers in grade 6-8 and 9-12. Camp Willow Springs opened in 2014 and is a coed residential camp serving campers in grades […]