The #1 Reason to Send your Kid to Camp

Did you know? – Playing outside makes kids happier and healthier and more caring and generous?  – Yet the average American youth spends 7.5 hours a day on electronics but only 4 minutes playing outside? [citation] In our busy lives we rush from school to...

Tilikum Accredited by EFCA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: June 24, 2015 Dan Busby, President 1-800-323-9473 Dan@ECFA.org   Tilikum Center for Retreats and Outdoor Ministries Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization NEWBERG, OR – The ECFA...

Always Decorated for Christmas

Many households have their Christmas decorations up–some since Thanksgiving.  Camp Tilikum is blessed to have Christmas decorations up all year–maybe not the lights and ornaments we generally see, but we do have 93 acres of very large Christmas trees (some...

The Quiet Place

The Quiet Place Life’s worries seem so hectic, so rushed, so hard. Like a tangle of cobwebs ensnaring mind and soul. My heart cries out for rest, for peace. So I seek God’s solace in a quiet place. There I can slow myself, breathe deeply, rest and pause. I drink in...

Big Canoes at Tilikum

Dear Friends of Tilikum,   So far we have raised about $17,000 for the Big Canoes Project. Since we are getting very close to spending the funds, Carl Anderson and I have been talking a lot about the plans for the big canoes and we have decided that we should...