• 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 from Psalm 126 as he talked about faith and sacrifice. He defined faith as the audacious expectation that God will do something, against even incredible odds and shared that this is the kind of faith…

  • Father/Son Retreat Registration!

    REGISTER HERE Registration is now open for the 4th Annual Camp Willow Springs Father/Son Retreat on September 28-30, 2018!  This retreat is for dads and sons in grades 1-6.  The cost of the retreat is $215 for father and one son.  Each additional son is $105.  The weekend includes times of family worship, delicious meals, the Father/Son Olympics, and fun recreation including the red shark, jumping pillow, octoball, swimming pool, archery, canoeing, and much more!  Please contact our office at 252.586.0728 or info@campwillowsprings.org for more information.  

  • 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 3-6. The 3-part mission statement for YCFC is as follows: Win young people to Jesus Christ Mature those who are already believers Show that you can be a Christian and have fun On Saturday, June…

  • NEW Children’s Retreat

    REGISTRATION FORM Join us for our 1st Annual Children’s Retreat at Camp Willow Springs on April 20-22, 2018!  This high-energy retreat is designed for the children’s ministry (Grades 3-6) of your church.  Bring your church group with chaperones and let the CWS staff take care of the rest!  This fun-filled weekend includes Bible study sessions, worship, great meals, games, and recreation.  Our trained staff will be operating a variety of recreation areas such as:  archery, canoeing, low ropes, the grotto, jumping pillow, octo-ball, and much more. Throughout the weekend there will be large group worship and Bible study sessions as well as small groups where your church can spend time together. …

  • CCCA Announces Newest Board Member

    Camp Willow Run and Camp Willow Springs are members of the Christian Camp & Conference Association (CCCA).  Linda Harris, our Executive Director has re-joined the CCCA Board of Directors.  We are thankful that she is able to share her experience and wisdom to serve other camps across the southeast and beyond.  Check out the recent announcement from CCCA:   “The Board of Directors of CCCA has appointed Linda Harris to fill the term of Region Representative for the Southeast Region when Jeremy Jackson vacated the position to become CCCA’s director of operations and member services. She is executive director of Camp Willow Run (est. 1968) and Camp Willow Springs (est.…

  • Father/Son Retreat Registration is Open

    REGISTER HERE Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Camp Willow Springs Father/Son Retreat on the weekend of September 22-24, 2017.  The cost of the retreat is $215 for father and son.  Each additional son is $105.  Please contact our office at 252.586.0728 or info@campwillowsprings.org with any questions.