Summer Camps PA Woodcrest Campground

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Parent/Child Events

Woodcrest Retreat provides opportunities for parents to set time aside to focus on their relationships with their child/ren) in a relaxed setting away from home. Led by qualified staff, Woodcrest’s Parent/Child Events are designed to create fun and meaningful memories between a parent and child in a Christ-centered outdoor setting. All events include recreation, spiritual teaching, worship and fellowship.


Camp Sampler Open House

Saturday April 18, 2015
9 AM – Noon
Experience Camp in a nutshell

The Camp Sampler Open House gives both parents and children the opportunity to visit and explore the facilities and property of Woodcrest Retreat. It gives families a chance to ask questions and familiarize children with the camp which helps alleviate possible fears they may have of attending camp.

  • View summer camp video
  • Explore the camp and visit a bunkhouse
  • Enjoy a wagon ride and a snack
  • Play GaGa and Carpet Ball
  • Meet camp leadership
  • Check out the nature shack
  • Register at discount prices

Father/Son Canoe

Saturday, May 2, 2015
8 AM - 8PM
Ages 10 and up
Cost: $75
per person

Dad, enjoy an adventurous day of canoeing on the Schuylkill River with your son/s. Build great memories as you paddle your canoe together and enjoy lunch along the river bank. Discover the out-of-doors, enjoy God’s creation, and make some unforgettable memories.

This trip includes: transportation, canoes, lunch, dinner and river devotionals.

Application at top of page

Father/Daughter Canoe

Saturday, June 6, 2015
8 AM – 8 PM
Ages 9 and up
Cost: $75
per person

Fathers, this is your chance to spend quality time with your daughter and enjoy the great out-of-doors as together you navigate a canoe on the Schuylkill River. Learn and improve your paddling skills, enjoy lunch on the river bank, take a refreshing swim, and enjoy the beauty of God’s creation, all in one exciting and memorable day! Canoes, transportation, lunch, dinner and river devotions are provided.

Application at top of page

Father/Son Campout

June 12-13, 2015
Friday evening – Saturday afternoon
Lodging: Bring your R/V, tent, or reserve a shelter.
Food: All food is provided.
Ages: 5 and up
Cost: Adult: $70, Sons: $50 (age 5-15)
Speaker: Jason Shirk

This time is for the guys! Build lasting memories camping with your son or grandson. After set up and a delicious meal, Friday evening activities will include a carpet ball tournament, and evening fireside and the enjoyment of popping kettle popcorn. For the early birds on Saturday morning, try your marksmanship at archery and sling shot. Following a hearty breakfast and devotional, enjoy a morning full of exciting group games. A campfire lunch, a swim in the pool, and afternoon rides on the waterslide will make this quality time together priceless.

Application at top of page

Summer Splash

Summer Splash

Thursday, August 20, 2015
2:30 – 6:30 PM

Children and parents are invited to enjoy an end-of-the-summer refreshing splash in the pool. Use the waterslide or visit critters in the nature shack and animals in the Barnyard from 3:00 - 4:30. No reservations are needed. Pay upon arrival at the pool.

Grand-Camp Adventure

Saturday, September 12th, 2015
9 AM – 4 PM
Created for Grandchildren ages 5 - 13
Grandparent: $18.00, Child: $10.00

This is your chance to go to camp with your grandchildren. Saturday activities include creating a craft together, experiencing a Bible lesson and nature story, enjoying a wagon ride, and if weather permits a splash on the waterslide. After a prepared picnic lunch, it is off to explore the animals in the nature shack and barnyard and your choice of afternoon activity. Fun outdoor games and a campfire popcorn snack make this a day to remember. Extend the fun, pack up your camper, and make it a weekend enjoying all that the Woodcrest campground has to offer. Planned activities, lunch, and snack provided. Saturday only and weekend options available.

Application at top of page.