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Ridgecrest

June 5, 2023 June 10, 2023

Ridgecrest

Camp Type

Centrifuge
$384 per participant

Ridgecrest

Ridgecrest Conference Center is a 1,300-acre Christian conference center located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina. Since its founding more than 100 years ago, Ridgecrest has welcomed over one million guests including thousands who have participated in FUGE Camps since 1979. Ridgecrest offers both MFuge and Centrifuge.

Amenities

Students and adults can take a hike on the many hiking trails on the Ridgecrest campus, enjoy ice cream and snacks from the Nibble Nook, have a cup of coffee or a snack from Clouds, or relax in a rocking chair on Rocking Chair Ridge. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the Ridgecrest campus. Housing is bunk style (some up to 12 per room) and standard hotel style. Linens are not provided. Ridgecrest housing staff will notify you of your specific housing assignment and how many per room before you arrive at camp, sometime in the later spring. Please be aware that your group is personally responsible for damages to any facilities including but not limited to the housing room(s) your group occupies. Ridgecrest offers laser tag, high ropes course and miniature golf hang time options for all participants. If you want your group to participate in laser tag or ropes course during afternoon hang time, email Scott Darnell at scott.darnell@ridgecrestnc.com To participate in miniature golf during hang time, there is no need to sign up. You can check out equipment at the rec shack on rec hill during hang time. If you have questions or difficulties getting your group signed up, contact Scott Darnell with Ridgecrest at scott.darnell@ridgecrestNC.com. Kayaking is also available by FUGE Camps during hang time on the lake on a first come, first serve basis. Students are allowed 30-minute time slots on the kayaks, as available. No costs are associated with any of these hang time/recreation options. *Information listed above is subject to change without notice.

Centrifuge Tracks

Adventure Rec, Basketball, Battleball, Crafts, Creative Journaling, Creative Movement, Creative Painting, Defending Your Faith, Disc Golf, Drama, Flag Football, For Girls Only, Games Track, Growing Your Faith, Guitar, Hiking, Kayaking, Kickball, Laser Tag, Lawn Games, Leadership 101, Life After High School, Mini Golf, Misc Frisbee Games, Paintball, Percussion, Random Acts of Service, Sharing Your Faith, Sign Language, Soccer, Softball, Spiritual Gifts, STEM Track, The Man Track, Total Body Fitness, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Worship Leadership. *Track times offered are subject to change and depend on the size of camp for the session attending.

Ministry tracks (mfuge)

Childrens, Games and Rec, PCY (Painting, Construction, and Yardwork), Social. *Track times offered are subject to change and depend on the size of camp for the session attending.

Contact Info

address

1 Ridgecrest Drive

Black Mountain, NC  28711

Before May 1st Contact:

Camps Customer Service at 1(877)CAMP-123

After May 1st Contact:

Ridgecrest FUGE Camp Cell Phone: 615.200.7624
Ridgecrest FUGE Camp Email Address: ridgecrestfuge@lifeway.com

Camper Mail address

Attn: FUGE Camps
CAMPER/CHURCH NAME

PO Box 128

Ridgecrest, NC  28770

Camp Pastor

Cliff Jordan

Cliff Jordan is the Lead Pastor at Movement Church. He and his family reside in Richmond, VA. Cliff holds a M.Div. from SEBTS and a D.Min from Liberty University’s School of Divinity. He has been camp pastoring with FUGE Camps for over a decade. To find out more, visit www.movementva.org or follow Cliff on Twitter @cliffrjordan and Instagram @cliff_jordan.

Worship Leader

Kellie & Kristen

Kellie & Kristen are Christian singer/songwriters and recording artists from Nashville, TN. Over the last two decades, Kellie & Kristen have traveled nationwide leading worship for events and congregations of all ages and denominations. They have been partnering with FUGE Camps since 2017 where they have also served as the worship leader trainers for all camp bands for two years. After having released 3 EPs, the most recent of which hit #4 during its debut week on the Christian charts, Kellie & Kristen continue to write and record worship music that aims to refocus and remind believers of the work of Jesus. Their passion lies in hearing the gathered body of Christ sing in a unified voice about who God is and who we are in Him.

When they are not traveling and doing music, they keep busy in other areas of life. Kellie is a psychotherapist, a wife to her husband Kurt, a mother to her son Leo & daughter Ari, and a dog-mom to two doodles. Kristen is a wife to her husband Terry, a keyboard player for numerous traveling artists, and works in Bible translation for Biblica. To God be the glory in all He does!