This #GivingTuesday we are raising money for Youth Camps for Christ | Camp Willow Springs & Camp Willow Run and your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500! On GivingTuesday Dec 3, Facebook will match a total of $7 million in donations first come, first served. You can give using the button below or visit campwillowsprings.org or campwillowrun.org to give to dormitory construction or DJJ camper sponsorships. Thank you for your support!
LKG Gazette-Observer: Celebrating a Hard Fought Legacy
“Two families celebrate the act of changing sorrow into joy. Years of hard work culminated in a celebration marked with superheroes and fun Saturday when the Alana and Chrissy Memorial dedicated their dorm building at Camp Willow Springs at Lake Gaston.” [continue reading at www.lakegastongazette-observer.com]
April 2013 Update
There are two dormitories currently under construction. Once complete, they will give us a total of four dormitories and will house a total of 80 campers. The meeting room is under construction. This building is 4,608 square feet and will initially serve the dual role of a meeting space for music and Bible study as well as provide a space for our camp food service. Construction of the pool complex is to begin this May. The swimming area will contain 5,198 square feet of water and will include three water slides. It will be a central recreation feature at CWS. We currently have received a matching gift opportunity of…
Progress on Septic System
The work site has finally dried out enough that work can continue on the septic system and two dormitories. Final preparations are being made to be able to pour the concrete for the dormitories. The septic system for the office and healthcare center are being installed and the water should be connected to the buildings soon. You can check out pictures on the Camp Willow Springs facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/campwillowsprings .
Due to rain delays we had to wait until today for the footings to be poured. But we sure were excited to see the concrete trucks come pulling in!
Construction of Next Two Dormitories!
Construction on the next two dormitories has begun! The contractor will complete the footings this week and will begin preparation for pouring the concrete slab. One of these dorms is being funded through the Buy-a-Bed challenge. We are excited about the continued progress and look forward to the day that we can begin serving campers at CWS.
10,000 Miles Memorial Run
Memorial Run for Alana & Chrissy Saturday, September 29, 2012 10K begins at 8:00am 5K begins at 9:00am Fun Walk begins at 10:15am Pre-registration preferred; however, registration will begin 1 hour prior to each event. Registration via mail received by September 9, 2012 will ensure t-shirt. All proceeds go to Camp Willow Springs in Memory of Alana Liles and Chrissy Laureano For more details, click here to download the registration form or visit the facebook page.
Local Family Organizes Benefit Run for CWS
Memorial Run for Alana & Chrissy Saturday, October 22, 2011 10K begins at 8:00am 5K begins at 9:00am Fun Walk begins at 10:15am Pre-registration preferred; however, registration will begin 1 hour prior to each event. Registration via mail received by October 8, 2011 will ensure t-shirt. All proceeds go to Camp Willow Springs in Memory of Alana Liles and Chrissy Laureano For more details, click here to download the registration form.
Interior Work Continues…
Painting and sub-contractor work has continued in both dormitories. The addition of counter tops, sinks, shower stalls, and toilets bring the two buildings closer and closer to completion. As this work continues, the YCFC Board of Directors is making plans for how to proceed with development of Phase One.
Tile & Grout
The tile and grout work is nearly finished in one of the dormitories.