Meet Our BUILD Retreat Speaker: Matt Rice

Matt Rice serves as the Pastor of Care and Connections at Northwest Community Church in Cary, NC. He grew up in South Windsor, Connecticut. He graduated from Gardner-Webb University in 1994 and from Southeastern Seminary in 1999 (MDIV/CE) and 2005 (DMIN in Evangelism). He married Dana Rice in 1996 and they have 4 kids – Andrew (13), Mollie (12), Luke (10), and Jake (9). Dana graduated from UNC with a Pharmacy degree and works at […]

BUILD Registration Opens 02/21/17

Registration will open February 21st at noon for our April 28-30 BUILD Father/Son Retreat.  Boys Under the Influence of Loving Dads is a retreat that enables fathers and sons (grades 1-12) to spend a weekend of fun, fellowship, and encouragement together in a beautiful lake setting.   Families have found this retreat to be both foundational and life changing in their relationships.  You will be able to access the registration form at the BUILD Retreat page or […]

2017 Summer Registration Guide

We have created a guide to walk you through the registration process. Download the 2017 Sumer Registration Guide to see what you can expect when registration opens at 10am on January 30th!  

Registration Update 01/11/17

We are excited that our new camp management system will allow families to create their own accounts and manage camper sessions and retreats, profiles, and submitted forms. We are still in the implementation phase, but wanted to share a way that our camp families could begin to orient themselves to the new account system. The Summer Registration Form will go online January 30, 2017 at 10am. It will be available in several places on the campsite. […]

“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 […]

Changes to Summer Camp Registration

We are excited to be partnering with CampMinder as our new camp management system. Working with CampMinder will help us streamline the registration process for our camper families and staff. In 2017, CWR & CWS will offer online summer camp registration and will accept online payments. Families will be able to create their own accounts and manage camper sessions and retreats, profiles, and submitted forms. Registration forms will open online at 10 a.m. on January […]

2017 Summer Camp Sessions

The 2017 Summer Camp dates are now posted at the “Camp Weeks 2017” page.  Registration will begin in early 2017, but you can check out the schedule now and start making plans for next summer! As development at Camp Willow Springs has continued, it has allowed Youth Camps For Christ, Inc. to continue and complete the transition of grades 3-5 camp sessions from Camp Willow Run to Camp Willow Springs.  The 2017 summer schedule reflects the completion of the transition […]

Mother Daughter Retreat – Cancelled

After continuing to monitor the weather, we will cancel the retreat for this weekend. With the uncertainty of potential flooding and high winds, we feel this decision is best for everyone’s safety. Unfortunately, there are no remaining weekends available in 2016 to reschedule this retreat.   We will be issuing full refunds early next week. We will miss having each of you at camp. Hope to see you in 2017.