Where Children Are Children
Dearest Whip-Poor-Will Families,
September, Hurricane Florence hit Camp WPW with a vengeance. With record rains
of 10+ inches, the property sustained substantial flood damage. The lodge
and other surrounding buildings, woods, and trails were severely damaged by
flood waters and downed trees. There was no flood insurance on the property, but
we have worked during the past months in the hopes that camp could continue this
you know, our camp property has been for sale for several years. For the past
two years we have been able to continue to operate camp while the land stays on
the market. But the owners of the property have determined that opening for
the 2019 season is not an option. However, if the land has not sold by
2020 and if the owner gets the facilities back to pre-storm conditions,
the opportunity to open again in 2020 may be offered.
back here for updates! For more details, click HERE.
welcome thoughts, ideas, and advice from you and your camper (s), as well as any
memories you would like to share! We shall surely keep in touch for the hopeful
shall miss WPW this summer and wish for you joy and blessings,
& Betty Ruth Wilkerson (Mr. & Mrs. Whip-Poor-Will)
Camp Whip-Poor-Will has been
providing Christian nurture to preschool and elementary
children since 1982.
participate in numerous activities including crafts,
animal farm, horses, leather crafts, creek activities,
hiking trails, rocks and gems, greenhouse, gardening,
recreation, fishing, music, storytelling, train rides, Bible
times, and more!
A Christian educational emphasis is part of every camper's
day. Each week focuses on a major activity or theme thus varying the weekly activities
to always have something special for those attending more than one week.
Our staff to children ratio is
approximately 1:5 and many of our Junior Counselors and Sr,
Staff are former campers who share their fond memories with
current campers. Children are grouped according to age &
each group creates their own "home in the woods" for the
The camp has 20 acres of
land with plenty of hiking trails, a riding ring, two forty feet wide creeks,
and a 10,000 square foot log cabin lodge!
We hope you can join us this summer at Camp Whip-Poor-Will, Where Children Are Children.
CLICK HERE to learn how you can
help the camp continue for years to come!