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A Summer of Breakthroughs

Over the past several weeks of Camp ministry, many Campers have made decisions for Christ through Warm Beach Camp Ministries. In just one week of Horsemanship Camp, nine out of 12 Campers made commitments to Christ. At Black Diamond, more than 20 kids made first-time decisions at Day Camp and Group Camps in one week.   

Somehow the pandemic has created an environment at Camp, unlike any other year. For lots of kids, it’s the best week they’ve had in two years. Andrew Hurst, Director of Youth Ministries at Black Dimond, said, “kids are more open to the idea of meeting new people, and Camp allows them to drop their barriers and enjoy life. In addition, parents are reporting that their kids don’t care what it takes to get to Camp this year – they will do it! 

Amidst the chaos of the world, everyone is more aware of the need for God when they experience Camp. A counselor from a guest group shared, “There were many powerful breakthroughs this week, particularly with kids being able to share what’s really going on in their lives. There were deep conversations and soul issues brought into the open that have been hidden too long.” 

Many Campers have never had God’s love tangibly demonstrated to them, and they are responding to the acceptance, love, and support they can see and feel at Camp. Ginger Reitz, Assistant Horsemanship Director at Warm Beach Camp, commented, “Every week, we have kids giving their hearts to Christ!” Ginger went on to explain that Campers are not only excited about being Campers that want to return to be Wranglers in Training.  

God is demonstrating himself through the many facets of Warm Beach Ministries this summer. We are giving him thanks for all the crazy ways God is showing up and bringing joy, transformation, and hope to Campers who attended.   

Warm Beach Camp Ministries Project Updates

Warm Beach Camp Ministries stewards three camps with over 150 buildings, miles of roads and sidewalks, three swimming pools, three commercial kitchens, and more. The goal is for guests to have a clear path to the cross, which means they should not be distracted by any shortcomings in our properties. Many donors and volunteers support on-going maintenance and improvement projects allowing us to meet the needs of guests while caring for the facilities in a professional, long-lasting fashion. The current ...

The Glitter Gals

The Lights of Christmas Outdoor Artistic Designer, Laurie Fertello, gave the July 2022 SOWER ladies the name “The Glitter Gals.” SOWERS (Servants On Wheels Ever Ready) come as couples in their RVs to work for three weeks at a time before moving on to serve at another Christian organization. This year we had SOWERS in June, July, August, and September. During the summer, SOWER ladies usually work in, or outside, the paint shop with Laurie. The July ladies were tasked ...

Discovery – Exploring New Possibilities

Warm Beach Camp Ministries is stepping into the new year with a conviction that over the next 5 years, we will connect 1 million people with Jesus by partnering with leaders to provide transformational experiences. This is going to take some serious discovery and exploration.  We know God is leading us in this. With ministry spread across the three camps, we hope to work with 500 leaders this year to provide opportunities for more than 100,000 people to connect with ...