Summer Camp

Registration Reminders 2019

Summer camp registration opens on January 28th! Registration for Camp Willow Springs will open at 10:00am.  Registration for Camp Willow Run will begin a few hours later at 1:00pm.  We have created a new Guide to Summer Camp at CWS and a Guide to Summer Camp at CWR. We believe these guides can be helpful for both first-time and returning camper families. Additionally, we know there is a lot of excitement about registration, so here […]

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 […]

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Summer Registration: Points to Remember

Hello Camp Families!   Summer camp registration opens on January 29th! Registration for Camp Willow Springs will open at 10:00am.  Registration for Camp Willow Run will begin a few hours later at 1:00pm.  We know there is a lot of excitement about registration, so here is a list of some things to help you prepare:   If you already have an account, please make sure you remember your password.  You can confirm that you have your correct password and have account access […]

Apply for Summer Staff!

The 2018 Youth Camps For Christ Summer Staff Application is now online! If you are interested in serving at Camp Willow Springs or Camp Willow Run, now is the time to apply! Access the application and find out more information about our summer staff positions on the Summer Staff page.

2018 Summer Camp Dates Available!

Further information about registration, rates, etc. will be available soon!

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. […]

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, CWS & CWR 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 30th […]

Safety 1st Award

Youth Camps For Christ, Inc. was recently recognized with Markel’s Safety 1st Award.  See the press release from Markel below: Markel honors youth Camps and Boys & Girls Clubs with distinguished Safety 1st award Richmond, VA, January 12, 2016 – Markel announced today that 59 youth camps and 4 Boys & Girls Clubs of America have received the prestigious Safety 1st designation for 2015. Each year, Markel’s Safety 1st program recognizes policyholders who have shown an […]