There are some things in life simply can’t be expressed. The heat of a campfire on your face as you cook your hotdog surrounded by friends. The cool splash of Killi Creek when you land a perfect belly flop. The adrenaline of finally finding the other team’s flag deep in the woods. The deep sense of belonging while united in prayer with your cabin over all-night prayer. The conviction of seeing the silhouette of the cross in front of the bonfire at cross devo. The joy of knowing that cross was not the end of the story. Some things in life can’t be explained, the words just don’t do justice. Those things are meant to be experienced.
Camp Deer Run offers an experience that presents the gospel to kids in an unforgettable and unique way. It’s fun, it’s memorable, and it’s real. Camp Deer Run brings all of these things – hotdogs and the gospel, belly flops and prayer, capture the flag and the cross – together to create meaningful relationships, lasting memories, and a tangible experience of the gospel in action.
Many of you have shared these moments as a camper or staff member. Many of you have seen that experience change the lives of your family and friends. Let’s not let it stop there. We need your help to continue to share the experience.
We are committed to providing the Deer Run experience at an affordable price. The challenge we face is that the cost of providing that experience continues to rise. To see Camp continue to flourish in the future, we need to keep our facilities functional and sustainable and also to preserve the isolated, natural environment of Camp. Camper fees do not fund any of these improvements that are so vital to our future. The unavoidable fact is that doing this requires money. To continue offering the Deer Run experience without compromising any of these priorities, we need financial support.
If you or your family have experienced God through Camp Deer Run, we want to call on you to share the experience in one of two ways.
- Become a monthly donor. We want to increase monthly donations by $3000 per month, which could be accomplished with 60 new donors at $50 per month. Of course, if $50 is out of reach, any monthly amount is helpful. To become a monthly donor, click the button below, fill out the form with your desired monthly amount, and check “recurring” at the bottom of the page.
- Build two new cabins. We also need to raise $100,000 in one-time gifts that will continue to fund our goal of replacing outdated cabins with new, more sustainable ones that will also preserve the simplicity of the Deer Run experience. To make a one-time gift, click the button below, fill out the form with the amount of your one-time gift, and check “One Time” at the bottom of the page. You can also Venmo us @CampDeerRun or mail a check to Camp Deer Run at 1227 CR 4590, Winnsboro, TX 75494.
Some things just need to be experienced. Camp Deer Run is one of those things. Please prayerfully consider supporting this mission. Help us share the experience.
There is another very powerful way that you can support Camp Deer Run.
The power of prayer is real and God has blessed CDR for decades through prayer. You can always pray for Camp. Pray that God will continue to bless this place and that it will always be a place that glorifies Him. For a more specific prayer list click here.