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Camp Ridgecrest for Boys
Ridgecrest, North Carolina

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828-669-8051
rscamps[AT]ridgecrestcamps.com
290 Yates Ave.
Ridgecrest, North Carolina 28770

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 279
Ridgecrest, NC 28770

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 7-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Ridgecrest Summer Camps-Impacting lives for God’s glory through discipleship and adventure. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of NC, our camps are designed for individual attention, maximum fun, and the safety of each child. We facilitate camper growth, offering 25+ activities at each camp taught by solid Christian role models.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Weightloss, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Team Sports, Technology, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. We Also Offer Wood Working, Archery, Bible Study, Guitar, Indian Lore, Mountain Biking, Outdoor Living, Airsoft, Riflery, Rock Climbing, Rocketry, Cup Stacking, Disc Sports, Chess, Lacrosse, Man Skill, Volleyball, & Trash Line.

TOP NORTH CAROLINA SUMMER CAMP: Camp Ridgecrest for Boys is a Top Summer Camp located in Ridgecrest North Carolina offering many fun and enriching camp programs. Camp Ridgecrest for Boys also offers CIT/LIT and/or Teen Leadership Opportunities, too.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Ridgecrest for Boys is nestled high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. This landscape is ideal for an incredible traditional camping experience with creeks, waterfalls, forestland, and hiking/biking trails all waiting for you. Much of our surrounding area is protected land. Located just 20 minutes east of Asheville, the advantages this area has to offer are astounding.

Within a short drive are some of the best rivers, trails, rock faces, and national forests you’ll ever find. Western North Carolina offers a distinct four seasons and a wonderful summer climate with temperatures typically in the 70’s to mid 80’s. People come from all over the world to see the beauty God has graced this area with. Now it’s your turn…come this summer to see for yourself why Ridgecrest is such a special place.

CAMP FACILITIES: Once you drive up through the front gate, you know immediately that you have found a very special place. Camp offers great facilities including:

15 acre lake with 2 blobs, a rope swing, a floating dock, a Zipline, a Glacier, canoes, kayaks and paddleboards
2 Gymnasiums
Dining Hall with fine food preparation facilities
43’ Climbing Wall with 2 climbing faces
Indoor Climbing facility: The Bouldering Bungalow
Low Ropes Course with 15 elements
3 “Greens”: playing fields for every type of game imaginable
Horsemanship facilities with 2 riding areas
A multitude of hiking and biking trails with campsites dotting the camp ridgeline
Sand volleyball court
Baseball diamond with backstop
Soccer field and soccer training board
Archery Range
Riflery Range with short and long distance targeting stations
Arts and Crafts building with multiple programming options
Rocketry Lodge with numerous rocket-building choices
Weight Lifting gym with multiple bench sets, dumbbells, bars, and squatracks
Chapel with complete sound system and AV control
4 Outdoor Chapels
Ping Pong Porch
Outdoor Paintball Course
Wood Working Shop
40 Camper Cabins
6 private bath-houses complete with at least 5 showers and
private changing stalls (with at least 4 toilets, 2 urinals, and 8 sinks)
Health Center, housing 3 full time medical staff

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Ridgecrest Summer Camps: Impacting lives for God’s glory through discipleship and adventure. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of NC, our camps are designed for individual attention, maximum fun, and the safety of each child. We facilitate camper growth by offering a Christian camp program that has been around for 130 combined years. Camp Ridgecrest for Boys and Camp Crestridge for Girls each offer 25+ activities taught by solid Christian role models. Our staff are highly trained, committed believers with a heart for children/youth ministry. Both camps are accredited by the American Camp Association and Christian Camp and Conference Association. Join us for an unforgettable experience of fun encompassing physical, mental, social, and spiritual growth.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Available to 17 year olds at Camp Ridgecrest for Boys. The SALT Program is for former campers or those new to camp who wish to be part of camp life, but more importantly seek to develop leadership, service, and discipleship abilities. SALT participants live together under the supervision of a director who is typically upperclassmen in college or a college graduate. Spaces are limited to 7-10 per session. Sessions last 4 weeks. The cost of the program is $800 (a quarter of what it would cost as a camper). This money goes back into the SALT program to pay for their trips, entertainment and basic needs in order to increase the quality of their time and training while at camp. The SALT program has three main components: service, discipleship, and fellowship. The camp administration sees this as a vital part of developing the long-term leadership of Camp Ridgecrest and beyond. SALT positions are typically given by Christmas.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Limited Scholarships are available. E-mail rscamps[AT]ridgecrestcamps.com to receive a Scholarship Application.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): You have seen the life change in your campers after a 2 or 4 week experience with Ridgecrest Summer Camps. Now imagine spending a long weekend with your entire family at Camp! Stay together in a cabin with your own restrooms, and enjoy a weekend in the mountains. Swim as a family, play one of our famous Camp-Wide games, go hiking together, visit our crafts lodge or ceramics studio, enjoy fantastic food, sit by a campfire, rock in a rocking chair, shoot a rifle, or learn to shoot the bow and arrow. Family Camp will take place over Labor Day Weekend, August 31-September 3.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We are creating a chance for you to share the Camp Ridgecrest experience with your son. Each summer at camp, your boy creates life changing memories and moments that help shape him into a Godly young man. We believe that it is important to provide dads with an opportunity to join your sons in this journey that can’t be replicated anywhere else.

Join us as we let "boys-be-boys" by playing hard, creating relationships, and experiencing God’s love in the middle of His creation. Dads, let us help set you up as the hero in your son’s life. Build your relationship through shared experiences that can only happen here.

Imagine you and your son Blobbing together, going off the zip line, down the slide, through the mud pit, up the climbing wall, around the campfire, down the trail, and in the cabin. Imagine playing Sockwar on the same team, throwing water balloons, going fishing, shooting a rifle or a bow and arrow. Imagine praying together, asking questions and actually getting answers.

Camp Ridgecrest is not simply a place where your boys can grow as individuals; it’s a place where you can grow together as a family. Father & Son Camp will take place August 24-26. Registration is open!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
13 Day Sessions - $2130
6/3/18 - 6/15/18
6/17/18 - 6/29/18
7/1/18 - 7/13/18
7/15/18 - 7/27/18
Starter Camp - 7/29/18 - 8/3/18 - $840 (new campers completed grades 1-5 only)

27 Day Sessions - $4010
6/3/18 - 6/29/18
6/17/18 - 7/13/18
7/1/18 - 7/27/18

41 Day Sessions - $6015
6/3/18 - 7/13/18
6/17/18 - 7/27/18

55 Day Session - $8020
6/3/18 - 7/27/18

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are looking for college students who love Jesus and love kids. This is a full summer commitment from the end of May to the end of July. We have several positions available, all are paid positions:

Jobs include: Counselor, Mountain Biking Instructor, Rock Climbing Instructor, Photographer, Videographer and more.


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