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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. 


Summer 2017 Options


Memorial Day Family Camp

May 26 - 29, 2017  | Speaker: Stuart 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 ministry efforts are now focused on reaching out to pastors, missionaries, and church leaders around the world, while still maintaining close ties with Elmbrook, their home church.

Memorial Day Family Camp

Family Camp 1

July 16 - 19, 2017  | Speaker: Doug Anderson

Doug's vivacious personality and understanding of the Word is simply inspiring. Following college, he and his wife, Dawn, spent several years in business followed by missionary years in rural Haiti and missions leadership. The past 22 years have been spent as Sr. Pastor and wife in three Evangelical Churches. He is currently Associate Director of TEAM missions.

Family Camp 1

Family Camp 2

July 19 - 22, 2017  | Speaker: Doug Anderson

Doug vivacious personality and understanding of the Word is simply inspiring. Following college, he and his wife, Dawn, spent several years in business followed by missionary years in rural Haiti and missions leadership. The past 22 years have been spent as Sr. Pastor and wife in three Evangelical Churches. He is currently Associate Director of TEAM missions.

Family Camp 2

Family Camp 3

July 23 - 29, 2017  | Speaker: Dave Barber

Before coming to the church he pastors in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in 2014, Dave and his wife, Bonnie, worked at a pioneer church planting in Lexington, KY, followed by a position as a Youth Pastors in a different church for many years. Dave is a graduate of Taylor University and Trinity Evangelical Divinity Seminary. He and Bonnie have two grown sons.

Family Camp 3

Family Camp 4

July 30, 2017 - August 5, 2017  | Speaker: Jerry Marshall

Jerry has over four decades of ministry experience. He is passionate about knowing God's Word and teaching it accurately, helping couples and families experience the love Christ taught us to have for each other. He is a long-standing favorite speaker at Forest Springs.

Family Camp 4

Family Camp 5

August 6 - 12, 2017  | Speaker: Norm Hubbard

Norm Hubbard has served on staff with The Navigators Collegiate Ministry for 20 years. A frequent conference speaker and author, he believes that normal people can open the Bible and learn things from God that will change their lives and the world. He drinks yerba mate, needs a haircut, and listens to classic books on audio all the time. Norman and his late wife, Katie, have four kids: Tom, Kayla, Rachel and Joseph.

Family Camp 5

Family Camp 6

August 13 - 19, 2017  | Speaker: Jim Engle

Jim's passion for the sovereignty of God, the supremacy of Scripture, and salvation through Jesus Christ alone is evidenced in his teaching and writings. He recently retired following 40 years of pastoral ministry, serving in Minnesota, Florida and Wisconsin. Jim and his wife, Sue, have two married children and five grandchildren.

Family Camp 6

Labor Day Family Camp

September 1 - 4, 2017  | 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 pastoral duties, he enjoys time with his family and being outdoors.

Labor Day Family Camp