Camps, Retreats, & Events
Camps, Retreats, & Events

Adventure Awaits

Oregon Coast Camps for Your Entire Family.

Twin Rocks Friends Camp & Conference Center offers a wonderful array of camps and retreats formulated to meet the unique needs of you and your family. Looking for a top-notch summer camp for your kids? Perhaps you’re hoping for a chance to bolster your marriage, or create meaningful family memories with your kids or grandkids. Maybe you’d just like some extended time alone with God, or in-depth conversation with old friends.

Let Twin Rocks bless your family at the Oregon Coast.

Youth Camps. Whether it be making new friends or reconnecting with old ones, sharing deep thoughts with your counselor as they listen to your heart, or realizing anew the love of God through the beauty of creation all around you, Twin Rocks is a place for connection on the deepest levels. Everything that happens at Twin Rocks Friends Camp keeps this focus in mind; from recreation activities that foster fun and fellowship to more focused times such as worship in the Meetinghouse, team-building games, and learning from inspiring teachers. Camps at Twin Rocks strive to promote a rich sense of community while also paying attention to the value of each individual as they are drawn into relationship with their creator.

Adult & Family Conferences. Family camps and adult retreats are all about relationships – relaxing, conversing, worshiping, and playing together. Build sand castles at the beach, sip tea near a cozy fireplace, ride the zip line, roast s’mores, row a boat, take in a round of mini golf, or enjoy a hike through the forest – and simply spend unencumbered time together with family, friends, and God.

The Experience of a Lifetime!

Youth Camps & Programs

Summer camps at Twin Rocks are designed to provide youth with active, adventure-filled experiences within a safe and caring environment. Each camp provides campers with recreational activities, creative uses of the out-of-doors, positive peer interaction, supportive and caring Christian counselors, and solid Bible-based teaching.

Kids Camp serves children entering grades 4-6 this fall. It's a place where laughter and learning go hand in hand in a safe and fun setting. From arts and crafts to lake fishing, silly skits, songs, and a wide range of recreational games, every day is filled with excitement. Kids Camp staff teach concrete truths about God’s love that campers are able to connect with their everyday lives. Cabin counselors guide discussions and activities, empowering campers to apply what they learn and experience during this wonderfully enriching week.

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Tween Camp for youth entering 7th-9th grades this fall. Tween Camp is all about awesome activities, building friendships, and opportunities to grow. It’s a week full of activities like skimboarding and wave jumping, sand volleyball and Frisbee golf. Recreation games range from those that focus on teamwork to the ones that are wild and crazy! Tween Camp is a place where you can be yourself and get to know others in a setting that is welcoming and fun. There are also opportunities to grow spiritually through cabin group discussions, classes with relevant topics, and times of worship together. We are excited!

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Day Camp at Twin Rocks Friends Camp provides opportunities for children (Grades 1-6 next fall) to experience the beauty of God’s creation as they play and learn in the great outdoors. High quality staff and counselors lead groups of campers through a variety of activities which include everything from rafting on the lake and hiking on the trails to playing miniature golf, shooting arrows on the archery range, singing silly songs, and enjoying engaging stories. It’s non-stop fun, adventure, and smiles.

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Surfside Camp for youth completing 8th-12th grades this spring. Surfside offers high school youth the space to grow personally and spiritually as a part of a community in a playful, worshipful, and intentional atmosphere. Surfside’s caring staff and counselors come prepared to laugh with and listen to campers who come to be a part of the Surfside experience. Wildly creative recreation games, thought-provoking and engaging speakers, and plenty of time to be at the beach or relaxing with friends, all come together to create a unique camp experience. We are excited!

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Unforgettable Time Together

Adult & Family Camps

Family camps and adult retreats are all about relationships – relaxing, conversing, worshiping, and playing together. Build sand castles at the beach, sip tea near a cozy fireplace, ride the zip line, roast s’mores, row a boat, take in a round of mini golf, or enjoy a hike through the forest – and simply spend unencumbered time together with family, friends, and God.

Twin Rocks Friends Camp’s newest program is proving to be a huge hit with families of all shapes and sizes. It’s a chance to get outside, take in the beauty of nature, have fun with family, and de-stress. Enjoy 4th of July fireworks! Paddle across a lake. Build sandcastles at the beach. Play ping-pong. Hold a live sand dollar. Take a walk in the woods. Ride a zip line. Roast marshmallows. Eat ice cream. Breathe deep. Read a Scripture passage and thank God for the blessings of family. All of this and much more await your family at Twin Rocks this summer. Spend 4th of July weekend sleeping in a comfortable cabin, enjoying family-friendly meals, and basking in your personalized assortment of adventures.

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Family Camp

August 30 - September 2

Family Camp offers a terrific, end-of-summer opportunity for families to build memories over Labor Day weekend. Enjoy time together with miniature golf, craft projects, swimming and boating on Spring Lake, hiking trails, Frisbee golf, and volleyball — or head to the beach for relaxation in the sun. And grow together through meaningful teaching times targeted uniquely for each age group, including engaging talks with our camp speakers.

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Couples Conference

October 11 - October 13

You’re invited to the coast for a relaxing and romantic weekend with your spouse. Stroll along the shoreline hand in hand. Relax together near a crackling fire. Enjoy the scenery from a canoe on the lake. Couples Conference at Twin Rocks is a chance to enhance and renew your marriage. Take time to talk in-depth away from everyday distractions. Enjoy opportunities to simply be together, to laugh and play, and to talk and pray. Newlyweds receive a special discount!

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Lead, Care, Serve, Grow.

Extended Stay Programs

Twin Rocks Friends Camp and Conference Center welcomes your interest in serving with us. The work is challenging and rewarding. Lives are changed here. Friendships are forged. In these programs you will be invested in and get to invest in others. Help campers find fun, adventure, incredible beauty, and Jesus. Do all this while growing yourself in faith and skills. As staff, we each do our part and help make it happen.

Young Adult Summer Staff

May 27 - August 9

Being a part of Summer Staff means working hard. Summer Staff rotate regularly between various work assignments, such as washing dishes, preparing meals, working grounds, and cleaning cabins. Some staff participate by working in specialized areas like lifeguarding, archery instruction, or in the camp store. Whatever the task, Summer Staff members work together toward the common goal of developing a servant’s heart.

Twin Rocks Friends Camp’s Servant Leadership Program (SLP) is a five-week summer program for a select group of high school students, chosen for their strong commitment to serving Christ through serving others. It is an incredible opportunity to learn more about leadership, ministry, and service within a fun and Christ-centered community.

Christian Camp Internship

September 23, 2024 - September 6, 2025

The Internship Program at Twin Rocks Friends Camp is designed to equip young adults with a deeper understanding of Christ-centered leadership through the development of professional skills, ministry preparedness, and through relevant, formational curriculum within a Christian camp environment. This occurs through behind-the-scenes work, up-front leadership opportunities, interactions with campers and guests, mentoring relationships, and working alongside an intentional community of Twin Rocks staff with a shared purpose and vision. The dates listed are preferred, but not a strict requirement. We often have people start in January after finishing school or otherwise negotiating the dates of their internship. Please don't let those dates prevent you from applying.

Camps for All Abilities

Special Needs Camps

Twin Rocks Friends Camp hosts two summertime family camps for families affected by disability.

Please consider participating in one or both of these impressive camps, or volunteering!

As host, Twin Rocks provides food, facilities, and recreation options, with programming expertise coming from each camp’s sponsoring organization: Joni & Friends International Disability Center (in June) and Jacksonville Presbyterian Church (“Camp Levi” in August).*

Joni & Friends Camp

June 20, 2022 - June 24, 2022

Family Retreats specifically focus on families navigating the challenges of disability. We value each person as an image-bearer of God and worthy of dignity and respect! We strive to create a rich, Christ-centered environment at each Family Retreat that is safe and accepting for each member of the family.

Camp Levi

August 15, 2022 - August 19, 2022

Camp Levi is a retreat where families affected by disability will be encouraged, find hope, and engage in lots of fun activities. It is where families are not just welcomed, but celebrated. And, it is a refuge of rest and peace from the daily challenges and struggles of life.