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It’s Just God!

“Warm Beach Camp has always changed my life for the better.” When I sat down with Bee to talk about how God has been working in her life this summer, these were the first words out of her mouth. Bee, known to the outside world as Hannah, is currently a Cabin Guide down at W-Bar-B Youth Camp.

Bee and I go back five summers when we both started volunteering at Warm Beach Special Friends Camp. Bee truly encountered God that first summer and continues to return with me every year, leading to this summer where God had even more in store for us.

This summer God called both of us out of our comfort zones to serve at Youth Camp. Coming into this summer, Bee was worn down. In college, Bee is surrounded by a community that doesn’t believe in God, and doesn’t strive to love others as He loves us. She came to camp feeling defeated and worried that her relationship with God was gone. And yet, she has encountered God in new, yet all too familiar ways. She says, “This summer has been like coming back to an old friend that you haven’t talked to in a long time. He says to me, ‘Hey, I’m right here’ and I can feel Him.”

Bee has continued to step into her identity in Christ this summer and pours into every kid she comes in contact with. For Bee and the rest of our staff, this summer has been full of challenges and victories with underlying assurance that God is in control at Youth Camp, that He hears us when we talk to Him. In awe, Bee expressed, “God just works in a different way [at Youth Camp]. I don’t even know how to describe it, it’s just God. It’s truly amazing to look back and see growth and how far we’ve come.” This is the reality of Warm Beach Youth Camp and we wouldn’t want to spend our summer anywhere else.

Written by: Laina Crouch, Summer Worship Pastor and Photographer
Warm Beach Camp and Conference Center

Disabilities Program - Serving Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Camp SunSparrow

It is common knowledge that people need interaction with one another. To take that fact a step further, community and belonging are critical to the health and well-being of each and every person on planet Earth. It is a lesser-known fact that people with intellectual or developmental disabilities don’t have the same access to community as most populations. While there are a slowly growing number of environments facilitating this type of interaction, there is a continued need for these individuals ...

Horse Spotlight | Sapphire

We want to introduce you to the horses that serve at the Warm Beach Horsemanship and will be highlighting one of the 30 horses in our program every month.  Please meet our first horse, Sapphire. Age: 17 Breed: Friesian/QH Height: 15.1 Weight: 1,200 Color: Bay Discipline: English & Western With her kind spirit, steady temperament, and personable disposition, Sapphire is favored by many Warm Beach Horsemanship (WBH) students of all levels and disciplines. Sapphire has thrived in the WBH riding ...

The Perfect Pairing

Earlier in the Spring, Warm Beach Camp hosted a wonderful Kiwanis group om our grounds in Stanwood, WA! Our staff loves working with leaders to create successful events and for these guests it seemed to be the perfect pairing! Here's what they had to say: April 5-7th the Pacific Northwest Circle K International students had an opportunity to visit and stay at Warm Beach Camp. Circle K is the largest student lead service group for university students around the world. ...