Father Son Retreat

Sept 27 – 29, 2024

Father Son Retreat

Sept 27-29, 2023

Father-Son Retreat at Angeles Crest Christian Camp: Where Adventure Meets Faith!

Picture this: a weekend of pure adventure, where modern distractions are left behind, and fathers and sons find themselves in the heart of untamed nature. They’ll bond over thrilling outdoor activities, tackle challenges as a team, and forge unforgettable memories that’ll be talked about for generations.

At Angeles Crest Christian Camp, it’s not just about building camaraderie; it’s about igniting the spirit of adventure and nurturing a rock-solid faith foundation. When they return, they’ll have not only conquered the wilderness but also found a renewed bond that’s unbreakable, leaving them with hearts blazing and souls soaring.

Father Son Highlights


The cost includes: 3 days, 2 nights of connecting with your son, along with 5 all-you-can-eat meals, mountain cabin lodging, inspiring worship & teaching, and more fun than you’ll have time for. Check out your options for recreation!

  • Adults $195
  • JH & HS $160
  • Elementary $150


Rudy, a West Coast native with a touch of Southern charm, wears many hats as a Pastor, College Professor, Trustee, and Columnist. Married to Osharye with seven lively kids, Rudy finds inspiration in family life. Ordained as a Pastor in 2000, he’s dedicated to fostering unity within the Christian community, emphasizing discipleship and connection-building.

Rudy is a 2 time graduate from Hope International University (HIU) and a graduate of Southwestern Christian College (SwCC). He is currently serving at Reunion Church, Christian Standard Magazine, Hope International University and Kentucky Christian University.

dylan reynolds worship

WORSHIP LEADER: Dylan Reynolds

Dylan attended Father/Son regularly from ages 5-11! He is excited to be back and lead worship. Dylan has a heart for Father/Son camp having built many memories here with his father.

He is currently a part of the worship team at Newbury Park First Christian church.

He is a recent college graduate. He is now seeking God’s will in his own life, and pursuing God’s call into worship ministry. He is committed to serving the Lord, and dedicated to bringing people into an encounter with the One True King!

brian shaw


Brian is the Camp Director for Angeles Crest Christian Camp ministries and will serve as our host for the retreat. Brian has worked and lived at Angeles Crest for over 12 years. Previously, he was a youth pastor for almost 15 years. He has three kids: two boys and a girl. As the father of two boys, he understands the need to spend quality time together, and the value of challenging young boys to develop their faith. He loves to see fathers and sons come together to spend time having fun, worshipping God, and being challenged by God to seek Him.

“5-stars! We attend the Father Son camp every year. Angeles Crest is just the right size, not too big or small. The cabins are clean & well maintained. The staff are dedicated & true servants of Christ! My son & I love going to father & son camp!”

John Neilsen

Recreation Activities

  • Archery
  • Camp Store: Candy, Soda, Smoothies, Snacks, T-Shirts, Gifts, etc.
  • Climbing Wall
  • Fishing Derby (Bring your own gear)
  • Hatchet Throwing
  • Hiking Trails
  • Horseshoes
  • Laser Tag
  • Outdoor Basketball
  • Paintball (If minimum participation is met)
  • Recreation Room; Foosball, Air Hockey, Shuffleboard, Basketball Free Throw, Carpet Ball, Ping-Pong, and Board Games
  • Sand Volleyball
  • Swimming Pool
  • Zipline
  • Also featuring a spectacular special event: Father/Son Pine Car Derby


Otherwise known as the “DUDE” Pine Car Derby Race, our annual pine car derby competition is back by popular demand!! You will be provided a basic pinewood derby kit to build together, as father and son. There will be races and competitions during the weekend with prizes for a variety of categories. Good luck all you racecar guys!!


Our weather is a reflection of typical Southern California weather, but the evenings can be cool. Bring recreational and hiking clothes for the day and jackets for the evening. You will need a sleeping bag, pillow, washcloth, toiletries, swimsuit, towel, flashlight, and your Bible.


Our greatest desire is to minister to people through our camps. If you have a special financial need, we have Camperships (1/3 off the cost) available. Request for all Camperships must be in writing and submitted to Vicky Stevens at at least 10 days prior to camp. Rules for acceptance and participation at an ACCC program are the same for everyone regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or handicap.

If you have any questions, please call Vicky Stevens at 714-870-9190 or send her an email.

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