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Changing Lives Through Outdoor Adventure

Inspiring Christ-like change through outdoor adventure, authentic relationships, and Biblical truth.

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At camp, God’s greatness is always on display. Whether it’s a weekend filled with thrilling outdoor adventure or some much-needed rest, your group will experience a retreat you’ve been dreaming about.

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Adventure. Relationships. Truth. Enjoy the experiences we have planned for you, and prepare to leave this place changed!

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Black Diamond Camps

Unique activities. Life-long friendships. Unforgettable memories. Life-changing experiences.

Group Camp

Ideal For: Churches, Schools and Organizations
Ages: Middle School & High School
Dates: June 21 – August 8

Family Camp

For: Families, Couples and Children
Ages: All Ages
Dates: TBD

Day Camp

Ideal For: Kids!
Ages: K-6th
Dates: June 21 – August 27

Retreat Staff Spotlight: John Cargill

Our Retreat Staff at Black Diamond go the extra mile to see that our guests get the experience they’re looking for! From the initial planning stages until the very end of your stay, these leaders are committed to serving and serving well. Today we’re featuring… John...

3 Unexpected Benefits of a Father-Son Retreat

Father-Son Retreats – they may sound like all fun and games (trust us, they still are!) but these unique getaways offer far more than what you might expect.  At Black Diamond, our Father-Son Retreats provide dads and sons with the opportunity to engage in adventure...

How A Minister’s Escape Can Change Your Church

Rest is holy. Pastors know this to be true and teach it regularly to the people they shepherd. Yet for many church leaders, the opportunity to rest, reflect, and connect with God outside the walls of the church, seldom comes.  Why is this? There are many reasons –...

Day Camp

"The kids STILL cannot stop talking about how much they loved camp. I had them at a few other camps through Boys & Girls Club this past summer since it was closer to my job in Bellevue, and because it was their first year at camps outside of what's offered through...

Retreat Staff Spotlight: Heather Hartke

Our Retreat Staff at Black Diamond go the extra mile to see that our guests get the experience they’re looking for! From the initial planning stages until the very end of your stay, these leaders are committed to serving and serving well. Today we’re featuring…...

Counselor Spotlight: Evan Sterbick

Here at Black Diamond Adventure Camps, we LOVE our summer staff! These super-fun, spiritually-sound, college-aged leaders come from all walks of life, and serve our campers with enthusiasm, day in and day out. It’s not always easy, they say, but the experience is...

Bethany Community Church

Again, big THANKS for all your hard work in making our retreat this past weekend a phenomenal time for our students and leaders. We had many students make decisions to make following Jesus a more central part of their lives, and your work is part of that ministry!...

Day Camp

Thanks for being Christ-like examples in the lives of my kids! - Annabelle | Day Camp

Trinity Lutheran

Paige and Tyler were incredible counselors. After having been to all three Eagle Adventure Camps now, Black Diamond is very comparable to Camp Eagle in the presentation of the Bible study materials. Even being smaller in acreage, the activities were well planned so...

Shelton Presbyterian Church

This will stand as a pivotal moment in many students faith going forward. Thanks! - Taylor | Little Church On the Prairie Lakewood Grace

Shelton Presbyterian Church

Our camp counselors were amazing. Our group had some very difficult personal challenges and they adapted to allow us extra time to minister to each of them. WE so appreciated their willingness to take the extra time with our students which were needed to allow them...

Calvary Chapel of Silverdale

Zach and Grace were so knowledgeable, compassionate, wise, and sensitive to the Holy Spirit! They knew what would help the kids grow in their relationship with each other and God. Trusting, overcoming fears, and having fun. I did not know what to expect. I volunteered...

Little Church On the Prairie Lakewoodgrace

After telling me a few camp stories, my 13 yr old son pulled out his bible and started paging through to his new favorite verses. How awesome! It’s not easy to get him to read his bible... - Amy | Little Church On the Prairie Lakewood Grace

Bethany Green Lake Student Ministries

This was my son’s first church camp experience (he went to Camp Orkila for 6th grade camp for three days) and I was very grateful that he really seemed to enjoy it. The responses to previous questions are all his. I think we will be back assuming our church keeps...

Belfair Community Church Experience

Was very grateful to see such a healthy and positive way to bring kids closer to god. All of our kids had an amazing experience and came home full of happiness feeling loved and closer to christ! - Bo | Belfair Community Church

Day Camp Experience

Always impressed with the counselors. They are always devoted to making sure that the kids are having a good time, getting along and groups staying focused. Staff love Jesus and share that with the kids regularly. - Shawn | Day Camp

Day Camp Experience

My daughter said this was the best camp she has ever been to. She can’t wait to come back again. Each day when I picked her up she looked tired and happy after her full day. Up until this point, Maddy has had children’s Story Bibles. The camp checklist prompted us to...

Group Camp Experience

It helped me get more into the bible and discover even more of the joy of building that relationship with God! - Matthew | Grace Church

St. Louise Parish Experience

St. Louise has really enjoyed coming out to Black Diamond Camps for our Confirmation retreat for over twelve years, and we love not only their facilities but also their amazing staff. They are extremely attentive to our needs and any special requests we...

Black Diamond Retreats

Get away to the mountains for a bit of serenity or an adventure-filled retreat. Have the opportunity to discover God’s truth and be inspired.

Customizable Retreats

Group Retreats

For: Churches & Groups
Ages: All Ages
Dates: Year Round
Format: Customizable

Family Retreats

For: Families & Couples
Ages: All Ages
Dates: Year Round
Format: Customizable

Student Retreats

For: Students
Ages: 9-14
Dates: Year Round
Format: Customizable

Camp Features

Some of the things that make Black Diamond such a special place.

God's Creation

Experience the beauty of natural, snow-capped peaks, dense green forests, beautiful wildflowers, and crisp mountain streams. When you’re near Mt. Rainier, the beauty of God’s creation speaks for itself.

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Auburn Camp Facilities

With a variety of lodging options and hundreds of beds to choose from, Black Diamond Camps is built for you to have the maximum camp experience!

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Rainier Camp Facilities

A perfect option for groups looking to get away from the hustle and bustle and spend time in creation. Whether you have a big group or a small retreat, our Rainier Campus is fully equipped for you to have the best experience on the mountain!

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Health & Safety

The physical and emotional wellbeing of our campers are top priorities. Meals provide proper fuel for active bodies and every facility and activity is designed, built, staffed and maintained to eliminate chances for injury.

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Visit Mount Rainier Campus

Tall trees, snow-capped peaks, enchanting forests, and more! Mount Rainier campus is located among some of the best hiking trails and scenic views in the Pacific Northwest. Only a short drive from Crystal Mountain, it’s a great getaway year-round. There are countless opportunities for your group adventure!

Contact Heather Hartke to book your stay!

Call (253) 939-0488 Ext. 711

Email Heather.Hartke@blackdiamond.org

As people come to us from all over the country (and sometimes beyond), our goal is to proclaim the Gospel and provide an opportunity for God to move radically in the hearts of those who earnestly need Him. We are always looking for others to join us in stepping into the unknown, the uncomfortable, the messiness of human life and who are willing to learn what it means to serve others humbly and wholly.

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Support Us

Four ways you can help

Mailing Address For Donations

Warm Beach Camp Ministries

Attn: Development Dept
20800 Marine Dr
Stanwood, WA 98292

Black Diamond Camp and the Rainier campus are now part of Warm Beach Camp Ministries. Your financial gift in support of these organizations will go through the Warm Beach Camp donation system. Please choose from the drop-down menu on the donation form to designate your gift to Black Diamond, Rainier Campus, or make a note in the “Comments Box” for a specific project.

We are grateful for your support!

Ways to Give

Your financial or non-cash donation will make an impact on people’s lives through the ministry at Black Diamond Camp and the Rainier campus.

Unrestricted donations allow us to apply your gift where it’s needed most. Kids 2 Camp Scholarship fund donations provide a life-changing experience for kids regardless of their economic boundaries. You may also designate for a specific project.

All gifts are tax-deductible and can be made Online or by Check sent to the address on the left.

Our Camp Partners

Exciting programmed sessions at Black Diamond
operated by other outstanding Christian organizations