Scott’s #myCWRstory

Hear from Scott Ziegler of our Board of Directors! Scott’s #myCWRstory is now online at

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 […]

Dave’s #myCWRstory

Dave’s story goes back many years and he has seen the way the Lord has used camp all over the world!

“Would set a course…” – Spencer’s #myCWRstory

My camp story starts the summer after my freshman year in college. I had no idea that the decision to come to work as a counselor in the summer of 1972 would set a course that confirmed God’s career calling in my life. After working as a counselor in the summer of 72 and 74, I was applying to medical school in the fall of 1974. Mr. Mangum contacted me and asked if I would […]

Stephen’s #myCWRstory

“There are many memories at CWR that standout to me as pivotal moments in my life. As a camper, I vividly remember sitting on the front steps of my Southern line boxcar one night with my counselor, praying together as I re-dedicated my life to Christ. As a staffer, being surrounded by so many strong Christians all summer was very encouraging and challenging, at the same time. Encouraging in the sense that we were all […]