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    • Team Building Testimonials

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    • Retreat Houses & Youth Camp Facilities

      Three hundred acres of scenic beauty include a panoramic view of Puget Sound and both the Olympic and Cascade Mountain Ranges. Acres of cedar and evergreen forest with miles of meandering trails invite you to explore the beauty of God's creation.

      The Conference Center offers a broad array of options for youth, adult, and family non-profit groups who seek rest, and renewal in a natural community atmosphere. Situated in a beautiful natural setting, the Conference Center is set apart from the distractions of modern life.

      With nearly 450 beds in motel, lodge, and cabin style facilities, the Conference Center offers tremendous opportunities for almost any group. In addition to almost a dozen different meeting spaces, the Conference Center offers a Prayer Chapel and an Outdoor Amphitheatre overlooking Port Susan Bay and Camano Island, with some of the most picturesque summer sunsets. Open 24 hours a day, the Prayer Chapel is open for anyone seeking solitude and a time for reflection. Seating around 250 people, the Outdoor Amphitheatre is the largest of three campfire gathering areas at the Conference Center.

      For more information about WBC Event Planning Services, see Event Planning pages. For available dates, prices, and event planning assistance, submit an event inquiry form.

      • We are only able to serve non-profit organizations. Sorry, no weddings or corporate events.
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    • Landing Page

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    • Youth Camp Facilities

      Seeking an economical place for your youth retreat or event?

      YouthCampPhotos2Consider our youth camp facilities: Chinook Village and W-Bar-B Ranch!

      Recharge. Reflect. Reconnect.

      Set apart from the main Conference Center, these self-contained youth camps provide the perfect environment for your group to recharge, reflect, and reconnect! Ideal for groups of 30-100, each of these secluded youth camp facilities affords central dining, meeting, lodging, campfire circles, and activity space.

      Exciting recreation options abound!

      Guests have access to fun activities throughout Warm Beach Camp including: horseback trail rides, swimming, climbing tower, high ropes challenge course, and more.


      Group Rental Rates
      Midweek package
      1 night & 3 meals
      Weekend package
      2 nights & 5 meals
      Chinook Village $32 pp $64 pp
      W-Bar-B Ranch $39 pp $79 pp
      All sample rates are per person. Rates are for summer events. Subject to availability and additional fees. Ask about our youth group rate for our Conference Center facilities.

      icon_calendarSummer dates are still available for group rental!

      Let’s get started! For more information about availability and cost please submit an event inquiry form or call 360-652-7575 or 1-800-228-6724 (Toll free in WA).
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    • Conference Center

      Three hundred acres of scenic beauty include a panoramic view of Puget Sound and both the Olympic and Cascade Mountain Ranges. Acres of cedar and evergreen forest with miles of meandering trails invite you to explore the beauty of God's creation.

      The Conference Center offers a broad array of options for youth, adult, and family non-profit groups who seek rest, and renewal in a natural community atmosphere. Situated in a beautiful natural setting, the Conference Center is set apart from the distractions of modern life.

      With nearly 450 beds in motel, lodge, and cabin style facilities, the Conference Center offers tremendous opportunities for almost any group. In addition to almost a dozen different meeting spaces, the Conference Center offers a Prayer Chapel and an Outdoor Amphitheatre overlooking Port Susan Bay and Camano Island, with some of the most picturesque summer sunsets. Open 24 hours a day, the Prayer Chapel is open for anyone seeking solitude and a time for reflection. Seating around 250 people, the Outdoor Amphitheatre is the largest of three campfire gathering areas at the Conference Center.

      For more information about WBC Event Planning Services, see Event Planning pages. For available dates, prices, and event planning assistance, submit an event inquiry form.

      • We are only able to serve non-profit organizations. Sorry, no weddings or corporate events.
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    • General

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    • Meeting Rooms

      Warm Beach Camp & Conference Center provides each group with their own meeting room(s) selected for the best mixture of size, convenience, and ambiance. Because there may be multiple groups on the Conference Center, meeting rooms are assigned six weeks in advance based upon the needs of everyone involved.

      Meeting room usage is included in the per person price of your event, so you do not need to worry about a lot of extra "add-on" fees. Meeting rooms come furnished with a complimentary coffee bar, a wide range of audio/visual equipment, tables & chairs all carefully arranged according to your specifications. We recognize the importance of the meeting room for your goals to be accomplished!

      Room: Square Footage: Room Capacity:
      Cascadian Lobby 900' 80
      Cedar Lodge Chapel 2900' 400
      Cedar Lodge Conference Room 1 200' 15
      Chinook Village Longhouse * 1500' 150
      Glacier Lobby * 400' 30
      Maple Center - Main
      East
      West
      Combined
      2000'
      750'
      750'
      3500'
      190
      80
      80
      350
      Olympic View Lobbies 550' 50
      The Pines 830' 80
      Prayer Chapel 2 700' 50
      Program Center - Auditorium Stage
      Width - 43'
      7800' 850
      Program Center Room A 1100' 100
      Program Center Room B 1500' 150
      Program Center Room C 700' 50
      W-Bar-B Ranch Barn * 1830' 150
      Whistler Lobby * 400' 30

      * Meeting areas with an asterisk are always assigned to the associated lodging facilities

      1 Cedar Lodge Conference Room is usually used for Camp staff Meetings, but may be used for Guest Groups on occasion

      2 The Prayer Chapel is usually available for individual use, not for group activities

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    • Retreat Houses

      Groups searching for a retreat location that provides a warm, hospitable atmosphere and relaxed community dynamic will appreciate the Retreat Houses, Bayview Ranch House and The Warner House. Relax, unwind, spend quality time with friends, and reflect on some new insights. Retreats are special times and these are special places.

      When you can sleep, meet, play games, visit leisurely over a cup of coffee and bowl of snacks all in the same facility, a sense of belonging, unity, and relaxation takes over. Spiritual formation deepens as you grow closer to others, reflect on new truths, and experience a fresh encounter with God.

      Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center provides two unique retreat houses for those groups seeking a special getaway. Larger groups could combine these facilities to meet their overall capacity needs. Each retreat house offers unique benefits and features designed to help you meet your event objectives.

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    • RV/Tent Camping

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    • Recreation

      Recreation is an important part of the Warm Beach Experience.

      Get away from your everyday schedule and experience the thrill of the High Ropes Challenge Course, the challenge of the 40-foot Climbing Tower, or a scenic Trail Ride along the beach of Port Susan Bay. For those who prefer a more leisurely pace, the Swimming Pools, Canoes, Mini-golf and Disc Golf, all allow you to relax and have fun at your own pace.

      A variety of team sport facilities are available, on a first come-first served basis: Volleyball Courts, Basketball Courts that double as Tennis Courts, andHorseshoe pits. Two Play Fields forSoccer, Football, or Softball, and much more are all available.

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    • Team Building

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    • Event Planning

      Each member of the Guest Service Staff has a strong background in event planning. They help group leaders like you, plan over 350 events every year. No matter what type of event you're planning, the Guest Service Staff is available seven days a week to assist you any way they can.

      Warm Beach Camp offers a complete event package with few, if any, additional charges. In addition, special banquets, picnics, barbecues, snacks and receptions are available.

      Event Package Prices Include:

      • Event planning consultation
      • Your choice of lodging options
      • Buffet-Style dining
      • Custom meeting area set-up
      • No-Charge audio - visual equipment
      • Coffee and tea service in meeting area
      • 24 Hour on-call Host

      During your event, a Guest Service Host is always available. At the close of your event the host will review the event with you and help you with the financial close-out. Our goal is to make the whole event planning process as simple as possible for you. Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center wants to be your organization's "Complete Camp, Conference and Retreat Facility."

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    • Special Guest Group Offer

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  • Employment

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    • Employment

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    • Internship Program

      Have you tried college, maybe even have a degree, but still you want more - more practical experience, more mentored training, more than just a job? Warm Beach Camp internship

      The Internship Program offers a flexible program structure that will allow interns to contribute to the mission of the organization while growing into their potential.

      Through an internship, you will immerse yourself in an experience that blends spiritual formation and practical work skills. Gain practical experience while growing your own leadership capacity and vision for the future to which God is calling you.

      Intern Goals

      • Strengthen your spiritual foundation
      • Develop a clear sense of identity and life purpose
      • Cultivate Christ-like character
      • Enhance communication and relational skills
      • Grow in leadership capacity
      • Improve work-related skills via practical experience

      The Internship Program allows you to concentrate in a particular area of ministry such as Programming, Recreation, or Marketing. In addition to time spent in an area of concentration, the core of the program involves all of the interns in common learning experiences. Read more: Areas of Concentration

      Internships last twelve months beginning in September and going through August of the following year. The application deadline is July 1. Some exceptions may be granted. Many interns choose to apply also for summer staff during the summer prior to the internship year. 

      In addition to an area of concentration all interns share core experiences, which provide learning platforms common to all.  Read more: Core Experiences

      Compensation varies and lodging/meals are offered at an affordable rate. Read more: Compensation and Lodging

      WBC is looking for mature persons, eager to grow and learn personally, spiritually, and professionally. Interns must possess two to four years of college education or the equivalent life experience. Precise educational requirements vary according to the internship concentration desired.

      • Apply for an internship by completing the Staff Employment Application and having the required references (included with the application) returned to Warm Beach Camp

      Prayerfully consider an internship at Warm Beach Camp… life changes here!

      Positively contribute to the ministry of Warm Beach Camp

      Christian Camping integrates spirituality and daily life in the context of new experiences and environments. The retreat or camp world creates for the guests a new framework to hear and respond to God's voice, to build healthy relationships with one another, and strengthen personal character.

      By the same token, internships integrate education, spiritual formation, and practical work skills. Within the context of Christian Camping, interns experience the unique blend of organizational life and Christian community while keeping the path clear to the cross for the guests. Internships provide a holistic learning experience for the participant as well as fresh, helpful hands for assisting with camp work.

      The Internship Program focuses on developing the whole person in Christ through spiritual formation, character development, relational skills, leadership capacity, and work-related talents. In addition, by creating a learning focus in everything we do, our ministry edge will sharpen and the mission-fulfillment will only increase.

      Regardless of where God leads a Warm Beach Camp Intern to go in the future, our hope is that their experience here will have life-long impact.

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    • Summer Employment

      Join the team and change lives this summer!

      Warm Beach Camp and Conference Center, the Northwest's premier camp and conference center, seeks energetic Christian individuals for a summer of ministry.
      Do you have what it takes? Are you Responsible, Self-Motivated, have a Servant's Heart, a Passion for Jesus Christ, a Love for Others, and a Desire to Have Fun! Then come and join the team and invest yourself in a meaningful summer job at Warm Beach Camp.

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      Why Spend a Summer at Warm Beach Camp?

      You will be a part of a community of believers committed to their work.

      The Warm Beach Camp staff is a group of believers from all over our nation who have been drawn together through Christ to reach and raise up a new generation in Christ through a Christian camp experience. As a staff we strive to be united with one heart, one purpose, and together embark on this journey of summer ministry. Through the challenges, struggles, and great blessings, we depend on each other and often develop deep, fulfilling friendships that last for years to come.

      You will have the chance to invest in the lives of children and youth.

      As a member of the Warm Beach Camp summer staff you will have opportunities to share the faith which we have and encourage children and youth in their relationship with Jesus Christ. Staff in any position can have the opportunity to share the love of God through a variety of ways, each special to the work assigned.

      You will have the opportunity to grow in your faith.

      Although your journey with Christ will have many ups and downs no matter where you are, a summer of ministry at Warm Beach Camp will teach you to depend fully on Christ through all the challenges and blessings you may face. You will have opportunities to participate in Bible studies and devotions with your brothers and sisters in Christ and be able to seek God through prayer, small groups, and worship.

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      You will have tons of fun!

      Warm Beach Camp is located about an hour North of Seattle over looking the natural beauty of the Port Susan Bay. You will get to experience the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest, and partake in activities that include Swimming, Ropes Course, Challenge Course, Canyon Adventures, Hiking, Climbing Tower, Canoeing, Horseback Trail Rides, Camp Fires, Quality bonding time with your co-workers, and so much more!

      Important Details

      • A standard summer staff contract starts June 15 and continues through August 25.
      • Staff Contracts can begin as early as May and could continue as late as September.
      • Staff must attend orientation the first week (see dates below). Staff will receive a stipend for that week of orientation. (Your contract pay will begin the following week.)
      • Summer staff are required to live on-grounds and will live in dorms or cabin style accommodations with other staff members or campers.
      • Meals are provided during the week, and optional weekend meals are provided as well. In most accommodations there is a kitchen available to make your own meals for your times off, if desired.
      • Scheduled time off will depend largely on position.
        • Counselors will have Saturday lunch to Sunday afternoons and several hours off each day.
        • Wranglers will have Saturday evening to Monday morning off, having some Saturday afternoons off, and a couple evenings off each week.
        • Recreation, Accommodations, Food Service, and Maintenance staff will have a varied schedule and may include several days off a week, working most weekends.
      • Requested time off (such as weddings, school functions, ect.) must be in writing and given the "ok" from your supervisor prior to being hired-if at all possible.
      • We will interview applicants as they apply and will accept applications until all positions are filled.

      Important Dates

      • Program and Horse Camp counselors arrive around 4pm, June 15th.
      • Wranglers arrive June 11th, to participate in a certification clinic through the 15th, all summer staff orientation will begin June 18th.
      • Food Service, Accommodations, Maintenance, and Recreation staff arrives sometime that weekend of June 16th, depending on availability, and the pre-arranged date and time on contract.
      • First summer camps begin June 25th and the last day of camp is August 25th.

      Mission Statement of Warm Beach Camp

      We exist to provide environments, experiences, and resources which draw people of all ages to God through the ministry of Christian camping.

      Desired Outcomes of Warm Beach Camp

      • To see people come to know Jesus Christ
      • To see people grow in Christian living
      • To see people prepare for worldwide service
      • To see people helped through education
      • To see people nurtured through character-building activities
      • To see people have fun
      • To see people experience rest and renewal in a retreat setting

      Substance Abuse Policy:

      Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center maintains a firm commitment to provide safe and healthy work environment for its employees and quality services to its constituency. The success of this commitment depends largely upon the health of our employees. Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center recognizes that substance abuse has an adverse impact on employee health and impairs our ability to maintain a safe environment free from the effects of alcohol, tobacco and illegal drugs. We conduct random drug tests at Warm Beach Camp. Submission to such testing is a condition of employment at Warm Beach Camp.

      Apply Now

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  • Giving

    Warm Beach Camp’s ministry is about connecting people with God, one another, and all of creation.  Transformation that begins within and is lived out in relationship and stewardship ultimately is the work of God, which happens as His people gather on these grounds to do His work.  WarmBeach Camp reaches thousands of children, youth, and adults each year with the Gospel of Christ through the ministry of Christian Camping. Your partnership with us creates a strong foundation for sustainable ministry and life-change.   Prayer, volunteerism, and financial support are used by God to make a meaningful difference in lives.  You are welcome into the community of supporters known as Partners in Ministry.
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    • Embracing the Vision

      The Campaign for Warm Beach Camp

      Keeping the Path Clear to the Cross

      Keeping the Path Clear to the Cross is a vision to be embraced over a lifetime. Real transformation occurs when people connect to God, others, and all of creation in a meaningful and lasting fashion. To ensure that this vision continues to flourish, Warm Beach Camp has launched the Embracing the Vision campaign to provide funds for camper programs, capital projects and operational activities.

      "Keeping the Path Clear to the Cross is our lifetime goal for Warm Beach Camp. The Embracing the Vision campaign will focus that vision in new and exciting ways for God's kingdom." -Ed McDowell, Executive Director, Warm Beach Camp

      Funding Components

      The Embracing the Vision campaign will strengthen Warm Beach Camp by:

      Total ETV Campaign: $8.6 million

      For more information related to the Embracing the Vision campaign for Warm Beach Camp, or to make a contribution to the campaign, please contact the WBC Development Department, or call 800-228-6724, 360-652-7575.

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    • Giving, a partnership in ministry

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      Life changes here

      Warm Beach Camp’s ministry is about connecting people with God, one another, and all of creation. Transformation that begins within and is lived out in relationship and stewardship ultimately is the work of God, which happens as His people gather on these grounds to do His work. WarmBeach Camp reaches thousands of children, youth, and adults each year with the Gospel of Christ through the ministry of Christian Camping. Your partnership with us creates a strong foundation for sustainable ministry and life-change. Prayer, volunteerism, and financial support are used by God to make a meaningful difference in lives. You are welcome into the community of supporters known as Partners in Ministry.

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    • Volunteer

      Looking for a way to get involved?

      Warm Beach Camp needs volunteers of all ages and abilities in order to make the ministry happen all year long! It's our goal to make volunteering a fun, rewarding and well-organized experience. We are able to offer you or your group a customized experience specifically tailored to your needs.  Opportunities vary with the season of ministry and may last a day, week, month or longer.

      Questions? For general inquiries please submit a volunteer inquiry form. For immediate assistance call 360-652-7575 or toll free (in WA) 1-(800)-228-6724.

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    • Planned Giving

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    • WBC Missions

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    • Partners in Ministry

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    • Kids 2 Camp

      When a life is touched by love the result is transformation.

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      A young man with a troubled background turns his life around and is now reaching his peers for Christ - and it all began at Camp.

      A mother discovers hope - and it all began at Camp where her child attends through the generosity of others.

      Camp is a place where a kid can leave behind the cares, distractions, and problems of everyday life and embrace a new beginning. The love of God becomes more real at Camp, lived out through the lives of caring staff.

      The Kids 2 Camp scholarship fund strengthens youth ministry and helps needy kids come to Camp. In partnership with over 40 churches and agencies, Warm Beach Camp draws more than 400 kids a year to Camp who would otherwise be left out. Generous donors make Camp experience possible – and life changes here.

      Giving kids the time of their lives can change their futures. Open your heart to a child and send them to Camp!

      [iconcolorbox type="success" icon="money"] Partner with us by joining the $Dollar a Day Campaign and give $30 a month to make sure no one is left out of a chance to have their heart touched at Camp. [/iconcolorbox]

      One time gifts of $50, $100, $500 or whatever you can give are also welcomed.

      Every year the opportunity continues to grow. Our goal is to raise $250,000 annually to strengthen youth ministry and help needy kids come to Camp.

      Give Now

      A word to partnering churches and agencies

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  • The Lights of Christmas

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    • Tickets

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    • The Lights of Christmas

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    • Holiday Theatre

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    • Stay Overnight

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    • General Admission

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    • Volunteer

      Holiday service projects for you - or your family, church or service group!

      Would you like to do something fun and fulfilling this holiday season?

      Share the hope and joy of the Christmas season as a volunteer. Each year, over 800 volunteers make The Lights of Christmas possible. From the first strand of lights to when it all comes down, our volunteers make it all truly spectacular!

      Choose the opportunity that's right for you or your group:

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  • Programs

    Life changes here!

    For almost fifty years, Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center has provided quality programs for the whole family, focusing on spiritual nurture, family and marriage building, character building, and civic concerns. Warm Beach Camp exists to provide time and space for people to relax, renew, have fun, and grow closer to God.

    Whether you experience Warm Beach Camp through a youth or family camp, come as an equestrian vaulter or as a “special friend,” you’ll find connection. You’ll feel the difference as soon as you drive onto the grounds. This is no ordinary experience. A Warm Beach Camp program offers connection with God, with others, and with all of creation. As you embrace the refreshing beauty of the Puget Sound, unwind with a different schedule free of the usual chores and distractions of life, connect with friends new and old, you’ll feel life beginning to change. And at the center of it all, we pray, is the Spirit of Christ making all things new.

    Registration Department is open for phone registrations from 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday locally at (360) 652-7575, Seattle at (425) 743-5471 or toll free at (800) 228-6724 x2282.


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    • Global Initiatives

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      Supporting God’s Kingdom work in the US & abroad through ministry partnerships.

      Through global partnerships, Warm Beach Camp seeks to connect people, resources, and ideas with the movements of God worldwide in a way that leads to the transformation of persons, families, and communities. Our vision is to go where God is working mightily to bring people into His kingdom, disciple them and send them out to bless and transform the world through meaningful partnerships with national leaders. Our support of indigenous ministry may take the form of financial resources, ministry teams, leadership training, familiarization tours, internships or cultural exchanges in the U.S., or any other method yet to be discovered.

      Goals:

      1. Connect people, resources, ideas with the work of God world-wide
      2. Create a channel for U.S. people to connect with mission work worldwide
      3. Support, strengthen, encourage Spirit-led leaders and movements worldwide
      4. Create meaningful partnerships as defined by National leaders to further their mission
      5. To see the Kingdom of God advance worldwide, this blessing the nations and redeeming all creation to the supremacy of Christ

      Guiding Principles:

      1. Strengthening native churches and ministries world-wide
      2. Build up the unity of believers in the Body of Christ
      3. Develop leadership at home and abroad in route to accomplishing the mission or program
      4. Pursue transformational experiences that integrate spiritual formation into daily life
      5. Serve out of a posture of spiritual surrender to Christ, listening to God, and living responsively to the Holy Spirit as we love others in Jesus’ name
      6. Conduct Partnership Initiatives in a financially sustainable way that does not create unhealthy dependence upon Western aid
      7. Conduct Partnership Initiatives in a way that strengthens rather than drains the energy and resources from WBC stateside.

      Criteria for Engaging in Global Initiatives:

      1. Sense of direct leading by the Holy Spirit as evidenced by prayerful unity, opening of opportunity, and an absence of human striving
      2. Opportunity to engage in work related to Christian Camping that results in support for native churches/ministries
      3. Experiences that unify the people of God around Kingdom priorities
      4. Service in areas with strong in-country contacts
      5. Work that allows for leadership development and does not contribute to a corrupting foreign aid-type of relationship.

      Global Partners at a glance:

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    • Outdoor Education

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    • Horsemanship

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      • Equestrian Vaulting

        You'll be surprised at what you can do!

        Warm Beach Horse Camps have offered vaulting as a part of the camp experience for almost twenty years. Vaulting promotes balance, confidence and a oneness with the horse. Many students have taken vaulting lessons as a means of improving their riding skills. Others find it a challenging and unique sport in itself.

        The sport of vaulting combines dance and gymnastics performed on the back of a moving horse. Rooted in horsemanship training of ancient Greece, Vaulting is very popular in Europe and is even the national youth sport of Germany. Over the last three decades, through the efforts of the American Vaulting Association and others, Vaulting has increased in popularity in the US.

        The Vaulting Program provides weekly lessons, opportunities for exhibition performances, and a chance for selection on to the competition team. Warm Beach Vaulters promote teamwork, personal responsibility, and caring for others in Jesus’ name alongside the development of the physical talents of the sport. Our goal is to help every vaulter experience success while keeping the path clear to the cross!

        Read about the Warm Beach Vaulters in the Everett Herald --
        Equestrian Vaulting a growing sport in the area, article by Herald writer, Rich Myhre

        Questions? For more information email the Horsemanship Department
        or call 360-652-7575 / 800-228-6724 (toll free)

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    • Youth Programs

      Plunge into another world...
      a week of Fun! Friends! Faith!

      Our trustworthy staff guide campers through activities on the ropes course, climbing tower, horseback rides, pool and much more. Each activity points toward life-lessons of faith and character.

      "When kids' lives are touched by love, the result is transformation.
      Life changes here!"

      Ed McDowell, Warm Beach Camp Exucutive Director

      "I sent the kids for the first time and they loved it."
      "My son had a fabulous time. He can't wait to go back!"

      Camper Parent

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      • High School Leadership

        Grow personally, spiritually, relationally

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        High School Leadership Camp and Training programs challenge students to grow in all areas of life. Most importantly, a person’s leadership influence flows from a healthy and growing relationship with God and a clear understanding of our identity in Christ. Building upon a spiritual foundation, students will learn communication skills that will enhance their relationships with friends, family, and throughout their community.

        Through intentionally focused activities and experiences, students will:

        • grow in self-confidence
        • identify their unique strengths and leadership gifts
        • gain experience in team building, leading groups, communicating with confidence, conflict resolution, and goal setting

        High School Leadership Camp

        June 22-28, 2014

        $398 per person

        For youth entering grades 10-12

        The focus of this week is preparing students for a life of servant leadership. This week is a pre-requisite for those going on into other summer leadership programs namely, Counselor in Training, Wrangler in Training, and Facilitator in Training. High School Camp is open to high school youth who desire to grow spiritually, build strong relationships, and forge deeper character.

        Learning is experiential. A week of High School Camp is full of hands-on learning, coaching, and practical experience.

        • Peer-led Bible Study
        • Deepen spiritual disciplines such as prayer and scripture reading
        • Facilitator training in soft skills used in team-building
        • Climbing Tower leadership
        • Leading games/activities
        • Understanding stages of child development and how to design camp programs to meet needs
        • Grow in self-understanding of your strengths, gifts, and talents.
        • Build lifelong relationships with staff and fellow campers

        Of course, all of this comes wrapped in summer camp fun complete with swimming, campfires, high ropes course, climbing tower, canoeing, horseback riding, field games, sports, and more.

        Sunday, June 22nd
        4:00pm – Check-in
        4:30pm – Afternoon Activities
        5:15pm – Dinner
        7:00pm – Evening Session
        9:00pm – Night Activity
        11:00pm – Lights out

        Monday, June 23rd
        7:00am – Morning Devotions
        7:45am – Breakfast
        9:00am – Morning Session
        11:45am – Lunch
        1:00pm – Team Building
        5:15pm – Dinner
        7:00pm – Evening Session
        9:00pm – Night Activity
        11:00pm – Lights out

        Tuesday, June 24th
        7:00am – Morning Devotions
        7:45am – Breakfast
        9:00am – Challenge Course
        11:45am – Lunch
        1:00pm – Afternoon Activities
        3:30pm – Canoe Trip Meeting
        5:15pm – Dinner
        7:00pm – Evening Session
        9:00pm – Night Activity
        11:00pm – Lights out

        Wednesday, June 25th
        7:00am – Morning Devotions
        7:45am – Breakfast
        9:30am – Leave for Camping trip
        Lake Wenatchee Area Canoe/Camping Trip 

        Thursday, June 26th
        Lake Wenatchee Area Canoe/Camping Trip 

        Friday, June 27th
        Lake Wenatchee Area Canoe/Camping Trip 
        5:00pm – Arrive at Warm Beach Camp
        5:15pm – Dinner
        7:00pm – Evening Session
        9:00pm – Night Activity
        11:00pm – Lights out
        Saturday, June 28h
        7:00am – Morning Devotions
        7:45am – Breakfast
        9:00am – Closing Session
        11:00am – Check-out

        CANOE/CAMPING TRIP:
        (Lake Wenatchee Area)

        Wednesday, June 25th
        11:30am – Arrive at Campground
        Noon – Lunch at Campsite
        1:00pm Set-up Campsite
        2:00pm – Activities/ Hike
        6:00pm – Dinner
        9:00pm – Campfire Evening Session
        10:00pm – Quiet Time
        11:00pm – Lights out

        Thursday, June 26th
        7:00am – Morning Devotions
        8:00am – Breakfast
        9:00am – Morning Session
        10:00am – Quiet time with God
        Noon – Lunch
        1:00pm – Activities/Canoeing
        6:00pm - Dinner
        9:00pm – Campfire Evening Session
        10:00pm – Quiet Time
        11:00pm – Lights out

        Friday, June 27th
        7:00am – Morning Devotions
        8:00am – Breakfast
        9:00am – Morning Free Time
        10:30am – Pack up camp
        11:30 – Lunch and Debrief
        2:30pm – Return to Warm Beach

        Leadership Programs

        For those going on into the other summer leadership programs, there is no additional cost once you pay for Leadership Camp.

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  • About

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    • About WBC

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    • History

      Before the turn of the century, Free Methodists were already strong believers in camping. Their early camp meetings were usually ten days or longer, centering on revival meetings held in large tent "tabernacles."

      For over 50 years, Free Methodists in the Pacific Northwest enjoyed a variety of rustic campgrounds operated by the Washington Conference, located in sites such as Burlington and Tacoma, as well as Sunnyside and other central Washington locations.

      A dream was born to have a modern Christian camp and conference center in the Pacific Northwest to keep pace with the expanding ministry of Christian camping. After a region-wide search, attention focused on three adjacent parcels of land located 20 miles north of Everett, Washington, overlooking Port Susan Bay.

      On January 11, 1956, forty people gathered to plod through the 180 acres of land, which was home to a farm, an old saw mill, and acres of thick forest. The committee met later that day at a cafe in Marysville and voted to purchase the land. During the next year a master plan was developed, which called for a main conference grounds and two satellite youth camps.

      By the spring of 1957 construction was underway on Cedar Lodge (then called the Dining Hall) and the Olympic View Cabins (now Mountain Cabins and Mini-Lodges). Dozens of volunteer work crews spent weekends and holidays working on these construction projects. The striking fir log beams in Cedar Lodge were painstakingly logged, hand-peeled and oiled as a part of this process.

      By the summer of 1959, the first "pioneer" campers arrived at the developing campsite. With parts of Cedar Lodge still in skeleton form, a determined volunteer staff cooked, cleaned and counseled for two Christian Youth Crusader (CYC) youth camps. One year later, the first Free Methodist Family Camp and Annual Conference was held at the new Conference Center.

      During the next seven years, extensive construction took place at Warm Beach, and at one point, twenty-seven buildings were under construction at the same time. In more recent years, Olympic View Lodge, Glacier Mini-Lodge, The Pines and Whistler Mini-Lodge have been added.

      Today, more than 350 events are held on the grounds each year, with nearly 100,000 people enjoying the beauty and unique setting of Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center.

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  • News

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    • General

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    • Project Updates

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    • Horsemanship

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    • Giving

      Warm Beach Camp reaches thousands of children, youth, and adults each year with the Gospel of Christ through the ministry of Christian Camping. A big part of making the Camp what it is today is the strong support of countless individuals standing behind this ministry in prayer, in volunteer work, and in financial support. If you would like to be a part of this network of support, please consider making a financial gift today to the ministry of Warm Beach Camp.

      There are many opportunities for you to partner with us in ministry.

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    • The Lights of Christmas

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    • Press Releases

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