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Ridgecrest

June 6 June 11

Ridgecrest

Camp Type

Centrifuge
$369 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@lifeway.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.

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.

Contact Info

address

1 Ridgecrest DriveOld US 70 East
Ridgecrest, North Carolina 28770 USA

Phone

615.200.7624

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
1 Ridgecrest DriveOld US 70 East
Ridgecrest, North Carolina 28770 USA

Camp Pastor

Erik Reed

Erik Reed lives in Lebanon, TN where he serves as the Lead Pastor for The Journey Church. His education background includes: B.A. in Religious Studies from Western Kentucky University and a M.Div. in Pastoral Studies from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. You can follow him on Twitter and Facebook @Erik Reed, and his personal blog @erikreed.blog.

Worship Leader

Kellie & Kristen

Kellie and Kristen are twin sisters and worship leaders currently based out of Nashville, TN. Music has been a constant for the girls throughout their lives, Kellie singing from the time she was just three years old and Kristen picking up her first instrument at age eight. While the pair has ministered through music in some capacity over the last twelve years, they each felt God whisper the call into worship ministry as teenagers. Together, they travel both locally and across the southern region of the United States in capacities such as nights of worship, women’s conferences, youth camps and events, children’s camps, and concerts. After releasing two original EPs, Kellie and Kristen continue to write worship music that aims to refocus and remind believers of the work of Jesus and the great love He has for his people. On their journey of leading and ministering, they have found that what best unites believers is when they sing songs together that celebrate the gospel of Jesus Christ. They are excited that the Lord has led their journey to intersect with FUGE camps, and they can’t wait to hear the sound of many voices becoming one united to lift the name of Jesus high in song this summer!