​​Welcome to Washington Family Ranch

Washington Family Ranch, owned and operated by Young Life, is located in the beautiful high desert of Central Oregon. Washington Family Ranch is composed of two camps: Canyon, a high school camp, opened in 1999, and Creekside, a middle school camp, opened in 2011.

During the summer, Young Life campers experience the “Best Week of their Lives!” During the school year, WFR is available to other groups for outdoor schools, retreats and seminars. Our exceptional facilities, unmatched service, and exciting activities are sure to make any event a success!​​​​

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 Wildfire Updates:

July 21, 2014 10:00am: ​Firefighters have continued to make excellent progress toward containing and eradicating fires and hot spots in the vicinity of Creekside and Canyon. Crews will continue their work and will remain watchful. However, barring any significant changes, we do not foresee any interruptions to camp schedule and activities. Again, safety is our primary concern and we will continue to monitor the situation.

​​July 19,2014 3:00pm: Camp activities are in full swing as the fires remain at a safe distance. In fact, fire crews have made good progress in containing and/or redirecting the fire. We remain watchful and prayerful, and will be in touch with trip leaders should there be any need for a change in schedule. Again, we're happy to answer questions or concerns at (541) 489-3100.

July 18, 2014 4:25pm:    
No Immediate Threat from Oregon Wildfires
While there are two active wildfires in the vicinity of Young Life’s Washington Family Ranch, there is no immediate threat to camp guests, facilities or operations. Smoke is noticeable but not significant, and the camp medical staff is prepared to respond if any individuals experience discomfort from the haze. Camp activities are proceeding, and we will notify trip leaders should there be any change in the schedule. We are in close communication with the agencies managing the fires as the safety of campers, leaders, volunteers and staff is our highest priority. Parents or others with questions may call (541) 489-3100

Washington Family Ranch | 1 Muddy Rd, Antelope, OR 97001 | Phone: (541) 489-3100 | Fax: (541) 306-6639
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