Camp Dates 2016

We had a wonderful 2016 camping season and are once again blessed beyond measure! Thanks to all the volunteers and staff that make camp happen. Campers, we are praying for you and may you remember always that God is your FORCE.

October 28-30 High School Fall Retreat / 8th-12th Grades

Speakers - Steve Gauntt and Tim Kinnaird

Fall Retreat Registration will ALL be online.

Click HERE to start the online registration process.

Online registering gives you the option to make your payment by credit and debit card, check, or cash. Choose the option that is best for you. Please know that credit and debit card transactions will not show up on your billing account until your child has been accepted into the session. It make take several days to be accepted. Please bare with us as we transition into online registration for your convenience.

Click HERE to print out a health form to fill out and mail in. If you attended camp in summer 2016 you do not need to fill out a health form - please make sure medications and contact information are up to date.

Looking to rent the campgrounds? Click here.

Registration Procedures

We will accept registration in the order that it is received in the mail, online, or dropped off in person. We cannot take over the phone or email registration.

Due to sessions running full in the summer; registration will be closed one week prior to the beginning of each session. Registration received after that will be accepted as long as a space is available and will be taken in the order they are received in the mail. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to fulfill tent requests at that point. Anytime a session is full, all incoming registration received will be placed on a waiting list. You will be notified by phone that you are on the waiting list. We will notify you if we have cancellations, but that could be as late as 4:00PM on the day the camp session begins. Openings will be filled from the waiting list in the order they were received.

Please take the time now to send in your registration!

Let's Shade WRYC

As you know,White River Youth Camp has been providing much needed ministry to young people for over 40 years. Each year, the worldliness and ungodliness that our young people encounter is magnifying. and the support of camp is needed more and more. It is our mission to continue to be a Training Center for Christ.

White River Youth Camp, is built as you know on barren plains but continues to have an enduring spirit to those who spend time there. In order to maintain and improve the facilities and camp grounds the WRYC Board has launched Phase I of modifications to our facility so that we may fully serve the needs of our campers.

In order to fulfill our mission and part of the goal of Phase I, we would like to plant much needed trees around the tents. Planting trees would provide much needed shade and wind break for the campers in the tents.

I am personally committed to raising the funds needed to plant a minimum of 48 shade trees. We need to raise $500 per tree which will include their installation and drip system. I need your help. I have committed to purchasing one tree. I am asking 20 people to commit to either purchasing or raising the money to purchase a minimum of one tree. This may be a large commitment on your part but the benefits of camp are far reaching. Please consider making a commitment to this donation of money and time. All monies raised will be used to secure and plant the trees before camp begins this summer.

My challenge to you is to purchase or raise funds for one tree and then secure one more person to commit to also being responsible for raising money for another tree. Together we can have 48 trees in place by June 1, 2016. Consider your time in the tents, and what a great difference shade trees would have made to your stay. Start making a list of those you can contact.

Please contact me at if you are interested in shading WRYC.

In Him,

Russell"Papa" Beene

Informational Video


Memorial's for Rusty and Nelda Wright

Since August 17th, 2014 we have lost our good friends and cooks of 41 years. If you are interested in giving a memorial in Rusty or Nelda's name to WRYC, please use the following information.

WRYC / Russell Beene

5522 27th

Lubbock, Texas 79407

Memorial's for Joseph Johnston

On Friday, January 9th, 2015 our good friend and a founder of camp passed away. If you are interested in giving a memorial in Joseph's name to WRYC, please use the following information.

WRYC / Russell Beene

5522 27th

Lubbock, Texas 79407

Interested in monthly, yearly, or one time giving? Please contact us at if you are willing and ready to give.