Contribute to Camp Paradise

Volunteer at a Work Week

Interested in volunteering at Camp Paradise? Consider a 3 to 5-day serving trip. Bring a friend or two, serve together with your small group, or show up ready to meet new people who love to volunteer outdoors. Work Weeks are open to men and women 18 and older. People ages 13-18 must be present with a parent or guardian.

2022 Dates & Projects:

May 11-21: Finish Carpentry (New staff cabins)

May 22-28: Paint & Poly (New staff cabins)

Other projects: Green trail maintenance and bridge construction, Ropes Course maintenance, and element replacement.

Contact Curtis Vanden Bos ([email protected]) to learn more and sign-up!

Donate Financially

Camp Paradise is a self-sustaining, nonprofit ministry of Willow Creek, built and maintained in whole by the generosity of others. Your contributions fulfill our mission and maintain the facilities, equipment, and resources God entrusts to our care. All donations are tax-deductible.

You can donate through one of the following options:

  • Online (one-time or recurring gift options available)
  • By check

Drop the check off in the offering at a Willow Creek service or mail it to:

Willow Creek Community Church (Memo: Camp Paradise)
67 E. Algonquin Road
South Barrington, IL 60010

Donate Tools or Equipment

Each year we have needs for equipment and tools to continue to maintain and build Camp Paradise. Consider donating the actual items or the funds necessary to purchase them. Contact Curtis ([email protected]) for the updated wish list.

Volunteer on the Medic Team

Licensed physicians, RNs, LPNs, EMTs, or medical first responders can serve as on-call medics during Dads Camps and Work Weeks to ensure the safety and well-being of campers and staff. Medics may stay at the Camp Paradise medic cabin, equipped with sleeping quarters and a clinic.

For more information and to sign-up to serve, contact Landon Hertzberg ([email protected]).

Donate through United Way

You can multiply your gift by partnering with your employer or giving directly through United Way. All funds given through United Way go directly towards Camp Paradise capital expenses.

Paradise Christian Youth Camp
67 E. Algonquin Road
South Barrington, IL 60010
Tax ID # 51-0164942

Donate an Engraved Brick

Mark a moment or memory by adding a brick to the Vision Patio at the chapel. The cost of an engraved brick is $120. All proceeds go to the Camp Paradise Fund to continue building Camp Paradise for the future.