• Meet our Mother/Daughter Retreat Speaker

    Tara Furman is the founder and president of Knowing God Ministries (KGM).  A dynamic leader and speaker, Tara inspires women to know God personally and make a difference in their corners of the world, starting with those closest to them.  Her heart is to teach biblically based, real life applications of God’s principles that women can live out in their families, businesses, and everyday lives. Since founding KGM in 2007, Tara has spent more than a decade speaking to women of all ages, (including girls of all ages), and denominations throughout the country.  She equips women through her blog, YouTube channel, speaking events and retreats, books, and Bible studies, often…

  • Registration Rescheduled: February 1st

    Hello Camper Families, We apologize for the unexpected problems that occurred during our attempted registration today. At this point, no camper has been registered. We are so sorry for the inconvenience this has caused many of you. We have been working with the third-party registration company and they assure us the issue has been resolved. Therefore, we will open registration tomorrow, February 1st, 2022 according to the same planned schedule outlined below:  CWS campers in rising grades 3-6 will be able to register beginning at 10am. CWR campers in rising grades 10 through rising college freshman can access sessions and register at noon. CWR campers in rising grades 7-9 can access sessions and register at 2pm.  Thank you for…

  • Registration Suspended

    *****Unfortunately, registration has been temporarily suspended due to an unexpected system error.   We will tentatively move forward tomorrow, February 1. We apologize for the inconvenience and will continue to post updates as we know more. At this point, nobody has been enrolled in a session. *****

  • January 24th Summer Camp Registration Update

    Hello Camper Families! We are excited to open summer camp registration in one week! We have a new registration system and have created a registration guide to give you an overview of what to expect next Monday. A few reminders and pointers as you plan ahead: Registration opens Monday, January 31, 2022.             CWS campers in rising grades 3-6 will be able to register beginning at 10am. CWR campers in rising grades 10 through rising college freshman can access sessions and register at noon. CWR campers in rising grades 7-9 can access sessions and register at 2pm. Your child’s space in a session is not secured until the non-refundable $50…

  • YCFC End-of-Year Update

    As a ministry, we praise God for every opportunity to serve summer campers and retreat guests. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a reminder of how truly grateful we are for each of you. We received the following encouraging comments from camper evaluations: “We continue to be blessed by CWS and CWR! Thank you for persevering through some crazy months and working so hard to make this camp week possible. We are grateful for you all!” “This camp has always surpassed my expectations as a parent. Thank you so much for what you do for these children and the lives you touch. Our family and our community is a better place…

  • Fall 2021 Retreats

    Dear camper families, We are excited to share our Fall 2021 camp-sponsored retreats with you. Registration is now available on our camp websites for the following retreats: Camp Willow Springs Father Son retreat for sons in grades 1-6 – September 24-26, 2021 Camp Willow Springs Mother Daughter retreat for daughters in grades 1-6 – October 8-10, 2021 Camp Willow Run Mother Daughter retreat for daughters in grades 6-12 – October 1-3, 2021 Also, please see the brochure below for more information on our 2021 CWR Fall Super High retreats for church youth groups. These retreat weekends are November 5-7 and November 12-14. We have enjoyed a wonderful, safe summer of…

  • December Update

    A Word from our Executive Director A painted ceramic tile made by our son, Thad, when he was in the 3rd grade has become the centerpiece of the fall decorations in our home. Thad is now 14 years old and in the 8th grade, but his tile (pictured) is a timeless treasure to us. Thad painted this fall scene and listed that he was thankful for God, Jesus, CWS, CWR, family, sports, and even Batman! What a sincere and simple reminder of giving thanks.   At CWS and CWR, we are thankful for summer campers and retreat guests. We are grateful for opportunities to share the Gospel and serve others.…

  • 2021 YCFC Retreat Calendar

    Check out the 2021 Youth Camps For Christ | Camp Willow Springs & Camp Willow Run retreats! You can find more information on the corresponding retreat page: CWS Mother & Daughter Retreats CWS Father & Son Retreat CWS Children’s Retreat CWR Mother & Daughter Retreat CWR Father & Son Retreat CWR Youth Super High Retreats