News & Updates

See & read about what is going on in the Warm Beach Camp & Conference Center community

Winter 2008

All Aboard!
A new Polar Express Engine comes to The Lights of Christmas, thanks to the efforts of a group of wonderful people!

The Lights of Christmas 2008 Schedule
Dates and Times for this year’s The Lights of Christmas…

Director’s Column
I am glad it is Christmas time

What Happens the Rest of the Year?
WBC is a place where people can set aside the daily routine and hustle-bustle of life to gain focus…

The Lights of Christmas by the Numbers
A collection of interesting (and sometimes fascinating) statistics about The Lights of Christmas

Grant Awarded for Cedar Lodge Renovation
The M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust has awarded WBC a $490,000 “top-off” grant for the renovation of Cedar Lodge

Kids 2 Camp Program Brings Hundreds of Kids to Camp

This past summer, more than $91,000 was given out in scholarships for kids to come to summer camps at WBC

Halfway Around the World – Kids are still the Same
The world over, kids love going to camp and they respond to the message of God’s love for them

Do You Really Need a Will?
The Warm Beach Foundation provides a wide array of services to assist people in realizing their goals to give, provide for their family, prepare for the inevitable, and leave a lasting legacy

Vaulting Team Sponsorships Make a Difference
The Warm Beach Vaulters wish to thank their sponsors for their support of the 2008-09 season

WBC’s Online Reservations Proves Popular
Visit our website anytime, day or night, and see for yourself how fun and convenient online registration can be!

Randy Cloes – A Man on Mission
Warm Beach Camp welcomes Randy as a new member of the Board of Directors

Quick bits of fun and interesting information about the people and events at Warm Beach Camp.

Tony Campolo to Speak at Warm Beach Camp

Come hear well known speaker, author, and media commentator, Tony Campolo, considered one of the most influential preachers of the last 50 years by Christianity Today.

Bob and Joan – Helping to Make it Happen!
The Benzes are one of the couples who bring their RV to The Lights and stay to help with the entire event!

August Extravaganza Auction Donors
A heartfelt “thank you” to the individuals and businesses that helped make The August Extravaganza a huge success.

Staff Alumni News
The important events and happenings of our staff alumni.

WBC’s “Christmas Wish List”
A list of items we could really use at the Camp right now.

Thank You, Volunteers!
Each of these wonderful volunteers helped make a world of difference in someone’s life.

Living Memorials
A thoughtful gift that continues to touch lives.

Give a Memorial Gift
To create a Living Memorial in honor of a friend or loved one.

Ministry is the Connection Between Instructor and Student

About a year ago, a wonderful 85-year-old grandmother entered my life. She approached us with the interest of taking riding lessons after many years of being out of the saddle. Inez grew up with horses and even raised a horse from a foal to his last day on earth. Her daughter was involved in a local Pony Club and Inez had ridden until her kids moved on to adulthood. She deeply missed riding and the bond that comes with riding ...

Hearing from God

The past year has been difficult, bringing physical challenges, relationship losses, and employment transitions. My husband and I came to Warm Beach Camp & Conference Center for several reasons. One of the most important was to hear from God. One of the things I appreciate most about Warm Beach, is it provides the perfect environment to listen to God’s voice. I hear His laughter in the sound of children at play and see His joy on the faces of little ...

Trust in Hope

Hope in the context of the Bible is not the same as hope in the context of our current culture. Our culture often uses hope as wishful thinking, "I hope so…." Biblical hope, on the other hand, is an assurance of a promise that will come to pass! Down at the Stables, we have another "Hope" I'd like you to get to know. A large, beautiful, gentle giant of a draft horse named Hope. As an equine partner in our ...