The Forest Springs Blog

Baked Oatmeal

I often think I am biting into a fresh-from-the-oven Oatmeal Cookie with how good this breakfast treat really tastes.  Baked Oatmeal tastes delicious plain, with a variety of fruits, covered with plain yogurt or my personal preference, swimming in… read more

Baked Oatmeal

Winter Family Camp 2013

The start of camp’s traditional Winter Family Camp appeared that it was going to get off to a rough start when freezing rain advisories threatened the arrival of our families.  The weather was daunting and resulted in… read more

Winter Family Camp 2013

Mexican Cheesecake

Many of you have asked me for the recipe that I have come to know here at Camp Forest Springs as “Mexican Cheesecake” but the reality is, I choose to call it that because it is easier to… read more

Mexican Cheesecake

Wintertainment 2012

Big Air! Animal Ball! Razzleblast! Those were just a few of the many events at Wintertainment this year. Wintertainment is one of Camp Forest Springs’s oldest and most energetic camps, and this year we had almost 200 high… read more

Wintertainment 2012

Dinner Theater 2012 Follow Up

The curtain has closed on the 2012 Camp Forest Springs dinner theater. While I grapple with it’s yearly execution, I am always grateful and excited to see it all come together.  This year's show, entitled "It Came… read more

Dinner Theater 2012 Follow Up

From the CFS Kitchen: S’Mores Bars

Who say's a S'MORE has to be created by roasting a marshmallow over the campfire...  here is the recipe that we use to create delicious S'MORES any time of the year! read more

From the CFS Kitchen: S’Mores Bars

It Came Upon A Midnight… FEAR!

After months of planning, practicing, and preparing, the Camp Forest Springs Dinner Theater is almost here! This year’s production, entitled “It Came Upon A Midnight…FEAR!” is a redemptive thriller that explores the impact of… read more


Adventure Ministries Summer Recap

As I was cleaning up the dehydrator today and watching the trip room become spotless after a summer of youth and adults trekking through with their blue barrels and backpacks, I was able to reflect on the summer of ministry… read more

Adventure Ministries Summer Recap

Summer Family Camps Missions Project

Every year, Camp Forest Springs is privileged to partner with different missionaries for our summer missions project. Over the years, we have selected projects around the globe in countries like Uganda, Romania, Japan, Pakistan and Brazil to name a few.… read more

Summer Family Camps Missions Project

Lead Now Seminar

On August 27th Camp Forest Spring hosted “Lead Now”.  Tim Kight with Focus 3 did a great job facilitating and training community leaders as well as many of our staff.  These people were made up of school… read more


Alaska Cruise Recap

“O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!” Without a doubt, all 57 of us who were a part of Camp Forest Springs’ first-ever Alaska Cruise had a new appreciation for this Scripture… read more

Alaska Cruise Recap

Wide Open / Men’s Expedition

Sometimes you don't have to travel to find a great adventure. Many of our adult trips involve a lot of travel time to experience new and exciting venues, and ten hours in a van can be a downer. So… read more

Wide Open / Men’s Expedition

Summer is Here!!!

Our summer is officially off to a GREAT start! The first part of camp’s summer is always our Summer Staff Training, where this year, we had the responsibility of training a total of 117 high school and college students… read more

Summer is Here!!!

From The Maintenance Perspective

To maintain and constantly seek to improve a facility of this size without the help of volunteers would be impossible.  Work Weekend is our largest and most concentrated volunteer efforts all year.  It always falls on the first… read more

From The Maintenance Perspective

Heart to Heart 2012

Praise God- our mother, daughter retreat (Heart to Heart as of this year) was a huge success! With almost 200 gals in attendance, we kicked off the weekend Friday night with a concert by Sara Groves- What a blessing! She ministered… read more

Heart to Heart 2012

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