Plan a Summer Getaway with Purpose
Are you a young family looking to establish a family vacation tradition? Maybe you're a busy family looking for time set aside to recharge together. Either way, we have a family camp that's just right for you!
Each camp can provide you with an opportunity to hit the "pause button" on life. Our mission-minded staff works to provide families of all ages with a safe, positive, no-pressure environment that allows you to focus on re-connecting, creating memories and growing in God's Word.Summer family camps at Forest Springs are a much needed retreat for hundreds of families around the country each year.
May 22 - 25, 2020 | Speakers: Stuart & Jill Briscoe
In 2000, after serving for 30 years as Elmbrook Church's senior pastor, Stuart and his wife Jill, embarked on new ministries as Elmbrook's Ministers-at-Large. Their insight and wisdom into God's Word is deep and relationally transparent. Their ministry efforts are now focused on reaching out to pastors, missionaries, and church leaders around the world.
July 12 - 15, 2020 | Speaker: Harry Shields
Dr. Shields is an adjunct professor at the Moody Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois. He has served as a full-time member of the MBI faculty from 1985 to 2000. Dr. Shields served pastorates in Wisconsin, Illinois and Colorado. He has authored two books, "Caring for Souls" and "The Practice of Spiritual Formation."
July 15 - 18, 2020 | Speaker: Harry Shields
Dr. Shields is an adjunct professor at the Moody Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois. He has served as a full-time member of the MBI faculty from 1985 to 2000. Dr. Shields served pastorates in Wisconsin, Illinois and Colorado. He has authored two books, "Caring for Souls"
July 19 - 25, 2020 | Speaker: Dave Barber
Dave has been involved in many aspects of church ministry - as a church planter, a youth pastor and as a senior pastor. In 2014, he joined River Valley Church in Oshkosh as senior pastor. Dave and his wife, Bonnie, enjoy sports, building projects, and the beach. He is a frequent speaker at Bible camps and conference centers throughout the Midwest.
July 26, 2020 - August 1, 2020 | Speaker: Brooks Simpson
Brooks' heart is to see Christ magnified and exalted in the lives of people. He would love for people to see that Christ and his Gospel are on every page of the Bible, and to understand the Gospel as having power to transform life here and now, not only as a ticket to heaven. When he's not behind the pulpit or fulfilling his pastoral duties the rest of the week, he enjoys spending time with his family or being outdoors.
August 2 - 8, 2020 | Speaker: Doug Anderson
Doug's vivacious personality and understanding of the Word is simply inspiring. Doug and his wife Dawn currently live in Florida where he engages globally with TEAM missionaries from his home/prayer chapel through technology, as well as visits them on location. Additionally Doug has the privilege of opening God's Word and his life to people in conferences and retreats throughout the year.
August 9 - 15, 2020 | Speaker: Jerry Marshall
Jerry is a gifted communicator who is dedicated to teaching God's Word one verse at a time. His passion is for assisting people to comprehend and apply God's Word to their everyday life. Jerry has over three decades of ministry experience. Through these years, his wife, Cindy, has faithfully served beside him as his life partner and gifted participant to the overall ministry.
September 4 - 7, 2020 | Speaker: Jeff Bogue
Dr. Jeff Bogue is the senior pastor of a church in Akron, a thriving multi-campus congregation of 12,000. In addition to his pastoral responsibilities, Jeff has authored several books including, "Five Assumptions About God and Why They are Wrong," "ReSet: Why Discipleship Isn't About Trying Harder," and "Living Naked: How an Ordinary Person Can Live an Extraordinary Life."