Here's Our Story...

  • Our First Week  1940 
    The "Christian Camper" week was held June 10th - 15th at the White Mills Hotel. There were 37 people in attendance for our first ever full week of camp.
  • We Bought A Camp 1949 
    The White Mills Christian Assembly was formed in February and on March 23rd the old White Mills Hotel property was purchased.
  • Two New Dorms 1954 
    After finally paying off the original debt on the property, a new boy's dorm and girl's dorm were built to house the increasing number of campers.
  • 500 Campers! 1965 
    For the first time ever more than 500 campers attend White Mills camp programs in a single summer.
  • Full Time Camp Manager 1974 
    With the increasing growth of our campground, Chief Perkins was hired as the camp's first ever year round camp manager.
  • A Brand New Name 1982 
    White Mills Christian Assembly changes it's name to what we call it today... White Mills Christian Camp.
  • 1,000 Campers! 1987 
    For the first time ever White Mills Christian Camp has more than 1,000 campers attend in a single summer.
  • The Big Flood 1997 
    In March, the surrounding Nolin River floods and reaches the Old Hotel.  
  • New Pool & No Debt 2009 
    The camp was the beneficiary of Mrs. Josephine Carter. These funds allowed the camp to retire the Retreat Center debt and build a new pool facility.
  • 1,500 Campers! 2011 
    For the first time ever White Mills Christian Camp has more than 1,500 campers attend in a single summer.
  • 55 Churches and Growing 2017 
    More than 55 Christian Churches come together to support and take part in camp ministry. The camp just keeps growing and growing!