News From The Camp Blog

Memory Madness Bracket Results

The month of March is sometimes known for its Madness. Camp Forest Springs was no exception, as we introduced our first Memory Madness Bracket Challenge! We gave our Facebook friends and fans a chance to look back at their times… more

Grand Island Expedition

The Adventure Ministries is thrilled to be able to present to you a NEW adventure for this upcoming summer! We will be packing our backpacks and traveling to the shore of Lake Superior in Michigan to explore Grand Island by… more

Closer Every Day!

With every day, we are rapidly moving closer to the day when we can begin to use at least parts of Neale Lodge!  The incredible addition and remodeling project of camp’s original lodge is scheduled to officially… more

While Mortals Sleep - CFS Dinner Theater 2013

Last night marked the end of the 2013 Camp Forest Springs Dinner Theater. "While Mortals Sleep" was presented on 7 evenings and served 855 guests. The food was spectacular, with steak or salmon, soup, salad, and hors d'oeuvres.  We… more

The De-Construction Has Begun on Neale Lodge

What a historic day for Camp Forest Springs! After fifty-five years of amazing ministry in the original lodge, we are beginning its second major remodeling project. We have enjoyed a wonderful summer season of ministry, all the while seeing progress… more

Memorial Gifts for Jose Forbes

Jose’s family would like to remember him at camp by designating our Camper Scholarship Fund to receive memorial gifts. 100% of all gifts will be used to help bring needy campers to youth camps…  more

We Still Grieveā€¦ But Not Without Hope!

Update: There will be a Memorial Service held here at Camp Forest Springs on Saturday, August 10th, at 3:00pm. Please send us an email if you plan to attend. As we continue to mourn the homegoing of a dearly loved… more

Today we are a grieving community!

One of our summer staff members, Jose Forbes, passed through death to eternal life on Saturday, August 3rd. Jose contracted blastomycosis, a fungal infection of the lungs, was admitted to the hospital on Monday, July 29 and deteriorated rapidly over the… more

New Nature Signs on the Lakeshore Trail

The Lakeshore Trail has become a popular place for campers to "go for a walk". It is a 1 mile long, graveled path along the shoreline of James Lake/ Little James Lake and it is easy walking. It covers some beautiful… more

Neale Lodge Construction Update

What a journey this has been… and continues to be.  We continue to see amazing provision from the hand of God as work continues on the addition to our Neale Lodge.  Allow us to give you a… more

Highway D Construction

UPDATE: The road crews have taken down the "Road Closed Signs" as of September 18th! more

Decoration Idea: Spring Tissue Paper Flowers

A handful of sticks, some tissue paper, and hot glue and you have yourself some lovely flowers!  A few were curious about how the décor was made for our recent Women's Events.  It is easy,… more

Work Weekend 2013 Recap

A total of 125 volunteers accomplished nearly 800 hours of work in one day! Praise the Lord! more

Another Boundary Waters Trip!

What does the Adventure Team do when we have 3 sets of trip leaders and only one trip booked on our calendar that week? We open up another wilderness trip for youth to come on! more

Reflection on REFRESH ‘13

I stood in the foyer of Lakeview taking in the sights and sounds of the evening Refresh banquet.  Servers bustling back and forth, the room covered in pink tissue paper and rustic sticks, conversations being had, laughter and the… more