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 […]

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Summer Camp Registration & Schedule of Camp Sessions

2019 Summer Camp Registration for Camp Willow Springs and Camp Willow Run sessions will open on Monday, January 28, 2019.   The application link for both camps will be available at the,, sites and the CWS & CWR Facebook and Twitter pages. CWS registration will open at 10am and CWR sessions will be available  at 1pm on the 28th. If your family had a child registered at either camp in 2017 or 2018, […]

50th Anniversary Reflections from Co-Founder & Executive Director Linda Harris

Memories flood your mind and heart when you go back to the beginning when the planning and dreaming began…1967. The seed was planted in the heart of a young pastor and his wife about starting a Christian camp on the shores of Lake Gaston. God doesn’t dilly-dally when He gives the call and asks for a walk of faith to move forward. One step and contact led to countless others, all opening doors of opportunities. […]

Summer Staff Applications Now Available!

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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 […]