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Spruce Lake Wilderness Camp

SPRUCE LAKE WILDERNESS CAMP’S MISSION Pointing people towards Christ BRIEF HISTORY OF HOW SPRUCE LAKE WILDERNESS CAMP GOT STARTED AND WHY IT EXISTS Spruce Lake was founded in 1963 as an overnight wilderness summer camp. In 1995 our offsite Expeditions program began and has been running strong ever since. Our goal is to take campers […]

BCH Wilderness Programs


Baptist Children’s Homes’ offers residential wilderness camps for school-aged boys and girls. Cameron Boys Camp and Camp Duncan for Girls provide behavioral change for children in a highly structured, wilderness environment. The Camps offer the freedom of being outdoors and the structure of small groups with constant, caring supervision. Children live in group of ten with three counselors, called “Chiefs”. With […]

Ravencrest Chalet


    Ravencrest Chalet’s Vision Engage people to know Christ through his Word, through Relationships, and through the outdoors. Brief History of How Ravencrest Chalet Got Started and Why It Exists Ravencrest Chalet is part of Torchbearers International, which was founded by Major Ian Thomas, whose ministry began in England after WWII as an outreach […]

Wilderness Ranch


Located in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado, Wilderness Ranch provides kids and leaders with an opportunity to get away from the distractions of the city and encounter God in ways they can’t back home. With a long and storied history, their 6-day backpacking trips will provide kids with a chance to hike through some […]

Wilderness Spiritual Solitude


WilderneSS (Wilderness Spiritual Solitude) takes people out of modern society where there are many distractions and ways to mindlessly pass the time into solitude where they can connect with God and spend intimate time listening to Him. WILDERNESS SPIRITUAL SOLITUDE’S VISION The vision of WilderneSS is to inspire leaders to pursue deeper intimacy with the […]

Wilderness Ministry Institute


WILDERNESS MINISTRY INSTITUTE’S VISION That young people in every culture will personally encounter Jesus Christ and have an opportunity to grow in their faith through transforming wilderness experiences. WILDERNESS MINISTRY INSTITUTE’S MISSION Developing outdoor leaders who are committed to local relational youthwork, who are humble in the heart, and who will excel in the skills […]

True Elevation


BE CHALLENGED AND EXPERIENCE GOD IN THE WILDERNESS Backpacking Fly Fishing Wilderness Ethics and Stewardship True Elevation provides participants with time to come alive and shape identity through adventure, self-discovery, and the Word of God. We will be backpacking into the wilderness experiencing God and His creation. MISSION Their mission is to lead young people to Christ through exploration and […]

Sky Ranch Ute Trail


SKY RANCH’S VISION To steward environments that are conducive to the work of the Holy Spirit, proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ and developing Kingdom leaders. BRIEF HISTORY OF HOW SKY RANCH UTE TRAIL GOT STARTED AND WHY IT EXISTS The idea of a camp in western Montana that could serve the needs of the […]

RMR Backcountry


RMR BACKCOUNTRY’S VISION We use adventure camping and the setting of the wilderness to create space for campers and leaders to encounter Jesus Christ and grow in their faith. BRIEF HISTORY OF HOW RMR BACKCOUNTRY GOT STARTED AND WHY IT EXISTS Young Life’s RMR Backcountry is a wilderness adventure program that was started in the […]

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