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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. 

Learn more about our Family Camp pricing options here! 

 


Summer 2021 Options


Memorial Day Family Camp

May 27 - 30, 2022  | Speaker: Jay Seegert

Jay Seegert is an international speaker and Co-Founder/Executive Director of the Creation Education Center (CECwisc.com). He holds degrees in physics and engineering technology and has been lecturing for over 28 years on creation/evolution & the authority of Scripture. He is also a board member for Logos Research Associates and a former adjunct speaker for Creation Ministries International.

Memorial Day Family Camp

Family Camp 1

July 17 - 20, 2022  | Speaker: Doug Anderson

Doug’s vivacious personality and understanding of the Word are simply inspiring. Doug and his wife Dawn currently live in Florida where he engages globally with TEAM missionaries from his home office/prayer chapel through technology, as well as visits them on location.

Family Camp 1

Family Camp 2

July 20 - 23, 2022  | Speaker: Doug Anderson

Doug’s vivacious personality and understanding of the Word are simply inspiring. Doug and his wife Dawn currently live in Florida where he engages globally with TEAM missionaries from his home office/prayer chapel through technology, as well as visits them on location.

Family Camp 2

Family Camp 3

July 24 - 30, 2022  | Speaker: Rob Rienow

Rob’s most important ministry is loving his wife and leading his children to know God and love Him. Rob’s mom came to know Christ shortly after he was born, so he was blessed to be introduced to Jesus at an early age. His parents divorced when he was in high school and God used that painful time in his life to give him a heart for young people and families going through dark times.

Family Camp 3

Family Camp 4

July 31, 2022 - August 6, 2022  | Speaker: Harry Shields

Dr. Harry Shields is as an adjunct professor at the Moody Bible Institute and Moody Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois. He served as a full-time member of the MBI faculty from 1985 to 2000, during which time he was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pastoral Studies. From 2001 to 2013 Dr. Shields was the Senior Pastor of Calvary Bible Church in Neenah, Wisconsin.

Family Camp 4

Family Camp 5

August 7 - 13, 2022  | Speaker: Dave Barber

Pastor Dave is a graduate of Taylor University and has a Master’s degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity Seminary. He married his college sweetheart Bonnie, and they have two grown sons, Jeff and Andy. Dave was a youth pastor for several years before becoming a senior pastor. He served 25 of those ministry years in one church in Barrington, Illinois. He and Bonnie worked at a pioneer church planting in Lexington, Kentucky before coming to RiverValley in 2014. Dave loves sharing God's Word with anyone.

Family Camp 5

Family Camp 6

August 14 - 20, 2022  | Speaker: Brooks Simpson

Brooks Simpson came to faith in Christ in 1988 while wrestling for the University of Iowa and attending Grace Community Church in North Liberty, Iowa. He joined the staff at Grace Community Church in 1998 and serves as Lead Pastor. Brooks’ desire 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 the power to transform life here and now, not only as a ‘ticket to heaven’.

Family Camp 6

Labor Day Family Camp

September 2 - 5, 2022  | Speaker: John Holmes

Dr. John Holmes graduated from Grace University in 1986 (B.A.), Dallas Theological Seminary in 1992 (Th.M.), and from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2002 (Ph.D.). While at Grace he served in a number of administrative roles and taught bible classes. He enjoys a ministry of teaching God’s Word and speaking on issues of biblical manhood and womanhood, and marriage.

Labor Day Family Camp

Recent Family Camps

Labor Day Family Camp

Labor Day Family Camp

September 3 - 6, 2021

Family Camp 6

Family Camp 6

August 15 - 21, 2021

Family Camp 5

Family Camp 5

August 8 - 14, 2021

Family Camp 4

Family Camp 4

August 1 - 7, 2021

Family Camp 3

Family Camp 3

July 25 - 31, 2021

Family Camp 2

Family Camp 2

July 21 - 24, 2021

Family Camp 1

Family Camp 1

July 18 - 21, 2021

Memorial Day Family Camp

Memorial Day Family Camp

May 28 - 31, 2021