Brethren Woods

     For the first time since 1960, a traditional summer camp program for children and youth will not be held at Brethren Woods.  Instead, we will live into the truth of Isaiah 43:19 (NIV) which promises that God is “doing a new thing” and “will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.” We will be offering two completely new, alternative program options to fulfill our mission and meet camp’s goals this summer.

     The first is a Family Camp option for families who are ready to get out and are feeling comfortable heading to camp.  We anticipate being able to welcome families once we  move into phase 2.  More information about this program will be made available over the coming weeks.  Registration opens on June 1st.  More at:

     We know that not everyone will be able to join us on-site at camp this summer, so we also want to provide a second alternative camp program that campers and their families can access no matter where they are.  Watz’ in the Woods is a completely FREE online camp connection we’ll be offering for seven weeks in June and July!  While we believe that “virtual camp” isn’t really possible – this online portal will help current, past, and future campers to stay connected – or get connected – with camp this summer.  More at:

     We hope you’ll help us spread the word to friends and families from your church, school, or neighborhood as we welcome families at camp and reach out with God’s Good News in new ways this summer!


     There are many opportunities to join what God is doing at Brethren Woods through volunteering. Doug has made a special request for some folks to come out (perhaps as family groups) to do some clean up in and around the Linville Creek Cabin.  Given the current situation with covid-19, you are asked to call ahead to arrange your volunteer task and time.  540-269-2741

Talk to Alice Bair, camp rep, if you have other questions.

Third Thursday of Each Month

Camp’s ministry happens all throughout the year, so we need volunteer help every month to keep up with our grounds, facilities, and programs.  You can join us every month on the third Thursday for our Helping Hands Workday.  There are always indoor and outdoor projects available for all kinds of skills, so there’s sure to be something that’s just right for you!  Just let us know what you’re interested in when you call ahead to sign-up.  This workday is perfect for retired folks, homeschool families, or others with flexible weekdays.  See you there!  Call to let them know you’re coming & the type of work you’d like to do.

The Year-Round Program Calendar is posted on the Brethren Woods bulletin board. More information and registration forms can be found on the Brethren Woods bulletin board here at church or on their webpage:

Brethren Woods, 4896 Armentrout Path, Keezletown, VA  22832   Camp phone # 540-269-2741