The West Ohio Camping & Retreat Ministries has made the difficult decision to suspend all summer camp programs due to the coronavirus. The health, safety and well-being of our campers and staff are very important to us. The decision was made after many days and hours of conversation, discernment, and prayer with conference leadership, camping and health care officials.

Full refunds are available to those already registered and to churches that have paid fees. There are several options for your consideration:

1) Call or email for a full refund
2) Transfer the funds toward summer 2021 and receive a free camp hoodie next summer (This helps us to operate camps through this year).
3) Offer to donate all or a portion of your fees paid as a tax-deductible contribution to West Ohio Camps.

The mission of the West Ohio Camps is to provide a spiritual, relational, and recreational environment where everyone can experience the love of Jesus. The season... continue reading.

Camp Widewater

Camp Widewater is nestled in the arms of the Maumee River and the fertile farmlands of Northwest Ohio. Experience 106 acres of gentle hills, new grasslands, old forests, and miles of beautiful, winding, walking/running trails offering views of God's creation that inspire a sense of peace, renewal, and "being home." Come out to camp and see for yourself how God's love can be felt in the great outdoors.

Harmony Lodge is the hub of Camp Widewater where groups of all ages and abilities gather for fellowship, worship and fun! Carpeted and air-conditioned, Harmony Lodge provides an all-accessible environment.

Excitement is part of the Camp Widewater summer camp experience as well: whether discovering your first crawdad, katydid, or humming bird, jumping off the inflatable Saturn into the pond, creating a tidal wave at the pool, or shooting your first arrow, discovery is inescapable here. You  will sense Jesus more clearly, grow in your spirit, and...continue reading