Imagine holding your next youth group event or retreat at Creekside! We look forward to serving your group with our Young Life standard of excellence.
We pride ourselves in serving your group personally while providing an excellent place to grow, learn, relax, play, eat and sleep. Creekside can serve up to 550 guests and staff and has a dedicated kitchen and dining hall. The food services team at Creekside is excited to serve your group!
The camp's centralized layout and exciting water park make it a perfect place for all-ages and family events. Multiple meeting rooms provide ample space for seminars, breakout sessions or just a quiet chat, while the open-air Canopy and Splash Pad can host an array of outdoor activities
Due to Young Life's summer camping season, Creekside is available from mid-August through mid-June. We can accommodate a single group of any size up to 550, or multiple smaller groups under shared use contracts.
We have a wide variety of venue uses including conferences, training events, educational retreats, women's retreats, men's retreats, college retreats, high school retreats, junior high retreats, family retreats, service projects, seminars, staff retreats, etc.
**due to our 501(c)(3) status, we are not available for weddings, family reunions, or corporate events.
Pricing is based on your group's needs and varies according to:
Alcohol is not permitted at WFR Creekside
Creekside also hosts multiple scheduled events throughout the year. Be sure to check out some of the opportunities we provide for churches, families and volunteers.
Creekside's five camper dorms were designed with options and flexibility in mind. Movable walls allow for cabin combinations of 6, 8, 14 and 16 beds. ADA accessible on lower floors; ADA bathrooms in some cabins. Each cabin has direct access to the outside. The second floor cabins are accessed from a shaded wrap-around deck.
Outdoor seating and hangout areas are located under the deck awnings and in small courtyards between dorms.
The cabin names, Ashwood, Badger Creek, Coyote Hills, Donnybrook and Eagle Ridge, refer to local landmarks on Washington Family Ranch property.
Boomtown A & B: 62
Boomtown C & D: 112
In the summer, the work crew, summer staff, medical team, interns and assignment team call Boomtown “home”. The rest of the season, Boomtown provides additional housing for groups that rent Creekside.
A short walk away from main camp, Boomtown has four buildings that include dorm style housing, family suites and common areas with kitchens, dining areas and seating areas. Rock benches and chairs in the courtyard areas provide a pleasant place to sit and chat or rest for a while. Units A & B include suites, lounges and residential kitchen facilities. Units C & D contain bunk rooms and private rooms.
The Canopy is an open air activity center with plenty of activities for everyone! Tee up on the 9-hole mini-golf course, test out your grip on the bouldering wall, play some foosball, maneuver your way through the heights of the Challenge Course, play some dunk hoops, or challenge your friends in Octoball. When you are ready for some ice cream, the Tin Cup is just down the path, along with the Games Room!
The Canopy is across the lawn from the Water Park, with plenty of space for Outdoor Fun in between!
The Tin Cup, beside the Creekside waterpark, is a great place to grab a snack between meals or hang out on a hot afternoon. Ice cream, sno-cones, pretzels, cold drinks and more! Really hungry? Try the "Mother Lode!" Enjoy your treat with your friends or challenge them to a game of skeeball in the adjacent games room!
Capacity: 400 seated
Music, program, controlled chaos and a simple message about God’s love takes place in the club room each day during camp.
We chose the name Bonanza because it fit the mining theme meaning "an exceptionally large and rich mineral deposit". It also means "something that is very valuable, profitable or rewarding". This is where kids will hear of the greatest treasure they can ever find, Jesus Christ.
Special features include ADA ramp access to a portion of the seating area/stage, foreign language translation capability, and a state of the art audio and video system.
Capacity: 475 seated
The Muddy Station is Creekside's dining hall. Leaders serve their kids amid mining-themed décor while Work Crew keep the food coming! Meals can be served family-style or buffet, indoors or outside on the extensive lawns and patio.
The Muddy Station offers a fine dining experience in a gorgeous setting, complete with a full sound system and stage. Combine dining with a multimedia experience and performance area, or just enjoy the excellent food crafted by Creekside's food service team!
Capacity: 20 seated
Located at the far end of Creekside's lawns, this inviting space is furnished with sofas, tables and chairs. The Outpost is perfect for small-group gatherings or meetings. Full climate control and bathrooms complete this secluded lounge. On a warm evening, enjoy the rocking chairs under the awning!
Capacity: 70 seated
Tucked between the Bonanza and the Muddy Station, the Lantern serves as a breakout space for meetings held in the larger venues. The Lantern is equipped for video projection and sound. In the summer, leader meetings are held in this space but its layout and central location make it perfect for small receptions, movie nights and childcare.
Capacity: Two rooms, 50 seated in each
The Depot is located between the Canopy activity center and the Boomtown housing facility. In the summer the Depot's two rooms are used for our Work Crew and Summer Staff lounges. Each room can accommodate 50 chairs, or 75 people standing. Each room also has a flat-screen TV and the building contains bathrooms. Outside is a shaded patio and fire pit, and extensive manicured lawns.
Capacity: 20 seated
Just beside the Lantern, the Foundry serves in the summer as the headquarters for our Assignment Team. In the off-season, this lounge offers a secluded getaway right in the center of camp. Furnished with couches, tables, chairs and cupboards, this room is a great place for planning, prayer or quiet conversation.
Explore new heights on our challenge course, scale the bouldering wall, play octoball or shoot hoops, then play a round of miniature golf all in our activity center.
Jump off the waterfall, race your friends down Prospector Plunge, fly down a slide in an inner tube, go through twist and turns on one of the body slides or drop 50' on Big Muddy!
Play on the splash pad where you can cool off without going underwater!
Enjoy the outdoors with a round of disc golf, sand volleyball or whiffle ball. Then build a sandcastle!
Groups are responsible for supplying work crew personnel. Each group is asked to bring one work crew for every ten campers. Your work crew is free of charge and is responsible for working in the kitchen, dining room, dish pits and other areas of camp as needed. Be sure to recruit adults who can supervise or serve as point people for the work crew.
Each group is asked to bring an Oregon certified medical provider (nurse, paramedic, doctor) that can provide care sufficient for the size of your group. Your group size will determine the number of medical personnel needed.
All groups intending to use water activities (May - September) are required to bring their own lifeguards. The number of lifeguards required is determined by the number of water activities that the group would like to access.
Each group is required to bring health forms for and signed by all attendees, including campers, leaders and work crew.
Each group will receive a contract for their booking reservation. This contract must be signed and returned to the property within 30 days after it is received.
Each group must have a Certificate of Insurance sent to Washington Family Ranch by their insurance company. The certificate must name your group as the insured with Young Life named as the additional insured.
After booking, each group will be asked to make a deposit of 5% down or $500, whichever is greater. This deposit is non-refundable and will be due with your signed contract.
We welcome kids of all abilities to our camps. At Creekside, all of our main buildings are accessible to strollers or wheelchairs, and we have a handful of cabins that are designed to be accessible (special housing needs may be requested by your child's trip leader).
Walkways around camp are paved. We will also do our best to help every guest participate in activities. We want every kid to have the best week of their life as they come to camp!
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