• A Camp Need and a Request for Support

    Hello Camp Family: Thank you for your support of this ministry through the years by attending summer camp or a retreat, serving on summer staff, or giving financially. This year has been unlike any year we have ever experienced both in our personal lives and in the life of camp. The COVID-19 pandemic has substantially impacted camp and we want to share our need with you. This year, we will have a budget shortfall as our operating revenues will be down 62%. This is a result of the spring retreat season being canceled due to COVID-19. Summer camp, which is our primary source of revenue, operated at less than 50%…

  • COVID-19: May 1 Update

    Hello Camp Families, We continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation as it relates to summer camp at Camp Willow Springs & Camp Willow Run. North Carolina is currently under a stay at home order through May 8. Our governor has given a 3-phase plan to reopen North Carolina and will be giving an update on the timeline of this plan within the next week. Included in the update will be possible guidelines for summer camps and further information on group size limits. Thank you for your patience as we gather more information and seek to make well-informed decisions. While it is likely that we will need to cancel at…

  • Summer Camp Update

    We continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation as it relates to summer camp at Camp Willow Springs & Camp Willow Run. Our first summer sessions are 9-weeks away and at this time we are prayerful and hopeful that summer camp will be able to continue as planned. The health and safety of our campers, guests, and staff are of utmost importance to us. We recognize that there may need to be adjustments to our summer camp schedule. As a result, the final payment due date for summer camp will be changed from May 1 to June 1.   Thank you for your patience as we monitor this situation. We will…

  • May 2020 Mother/Daughter Retreats Canceled

    The Mother/Daughter Retreats for May 2020 have been canceled as a result of the COVID-19 situation and the recent stay at home orders from the Governors of NC & VA. We will greatly miss having each of you here! The fees for this retreat will be fully refunded and we will begin processing the refunds on Monday, April 6. Thank you for your support of this ministry. We pray for safety and good health for you and your family during this time. Robbie Harris Executive Director

  • Summer Camp Registration: Points to Remember

    Hello Camp Families!   Summer camp registration opens in a few days on Monday January 27th! Registration for Camp Willow Springs will open at 10:00am.  Registration for Camp Willow Run campers in rising grades 10-12 will begin at 12:00pm.  Registration for CWR campers in rising grades 6-9 will open at 2:00pm. 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 by going to campwillowsprings.org or campwillowrun.org and clicking “My Account” in the top right corner of the page. You should be…

  • Linda Harris, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Retires

    Linda Harris will be retiring from the role of Executive Director of Youth Camps For Christ, Inc. (YCFC) on December 31, 2019. She is Co-Founder of YCFC, which owns and operates Camp Willow Run (CWR) established in 1968 and Camp Willow Springs (CWS) established in 2014. Linda has worked with the organization for 51 years and has served in many roles including Camp Director and Executive Director. Linda has seen this ministry grow from serving 54 day campers in the summer of 1968 to serving 3,000 overnight campers between both CWS & CWR in summer 2019. Linda’s faith, love, commitment, and dedication are evident. She has committed her life’s work…

  • 2020 Summer Staff Application Available

    The 2020 Youth Camps For Christ | Camp Willow Springs & Camp Willow Run Summer Staff Application is now online! Find more details and the application for this summer ministry opportunity at campwillowsprings.org/summerstaff!

  • #givingtuesday

    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!

  • Bring your church group to Summer Camp!

    Camp Willow Springs has availability for summer Church Camps during the weeks of July 29-August 1, August 2-8, & August 9-15, 2020. CWS will provide housing, meals, meeting space, and recreation. Your church would provide other areas of programming including worship/Bible study leaders and chaperones. Please contact Jeremy Davis at 252.586.0728 or info@campwillowsprings.org for more information.