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.

Creating Beauty

I love to garden. Shrubs, flowers, trees – I love the shapes and colors, the textures and fragrances of each one and how they come together to make surprising and unexpected beauty. Being in my garden feeds my soul. But gardens need care – weeding, pruning, dividing, and transplanting occur frequently. It’s part of the deal – part of the joy – at least most of the time. When it comes to pruning and moving and removing, I am often ...

The Generosity and Understanding of Jesus

Photo by Rod Long on Unsplash So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most. -Hebrews 4:16 NLT Take time to listen to these words. Read, speak and own them. These words are for you and me. So then, since we have a great High Priest who has entered heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us ...

Blessings Big and Small

To see Warm Beach Camp empty at a time of year when it would normally be flooded with guests and campers is an odd sight. The past four months at the Camp have been challenging to say the least. Camp staff have made drastic adjustments at work to adapt to government requirements and the lack of revenue the Camp is experiencing. But, in all of this we have seen God’s blessing and provision every day. The blessings come in big ...