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The Firs

CAMPS & RETREATS

The various camps & programs of The Firs have faithfully served the Pacific Northwest for over ninety-five years.

Today, The Firs offers five ministry centers at three geographical sites in its desire for people to “encounter Jesus and experience the love of God”.

Camp Firwood

Camp Firwood

Camp Firwood is a high energy, multi-activity Christian youth camp for 7–18 year-olds. Located on the shores of Lake Whatcom and with its own private island, Firwood provides an unforgettable experience for all who attend.  Learn more!

The Firs Retreat Center

The Firs Retreat Center

Set in a beautiful forested campus with a nearby private beach on Lake Whatcom, the Retreat Center offers great dining and private or lodge accommodation for groups of 25–220 people. It is an accessible and much sought-after retreat destination. Learn more!

The Chalet at Mt. Baker

The Chalet at Mt. Baker

Available year-round, the Chalet provides a spectacular alpine setting for youth and adults. Its four-story A-frame lodge is a short walk to the Mt. Baker Ski Area and is perfect for winter camps and retreats of up to 100 people! Learn more!

Fircreek Day Camp

Fircreek Day Camp

Exciting activities, outrageous program events, and fabulous summer camp staff await children entering grades 1–6, for one or more weeks of fun. A new theme each week makes this an ideal summer option. Learn more!

After School Adventure

After School Adventure (ASA)

A well guided program for K–5th grade students during non-school hours makes ASA the first choice of many parents. The unique and beautiful setting for this after school program provides maximum opportunity for fun and adventure. Learn More! 

The Firs  360.733.6840

Christian Camps, Retreats & Conferences  

4605 Cable Street  Bellingham, Washington 98229

News &
Events

From its beginning, The Firs Camps & Retreats has focused on developing and maintaining a ministry to God’s glory through Christ-centered camps, conferences, retreats and special events.

The Firs Auction 2018

 Join us for our annual Fall Fundraiser and a Pre-Centennial Celebration as we gather with friends for a fun-filled night. This will be a new-look Extravaganza with some familiar auction events and some interactive activities. Dinner will include a full slate of hot...

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The Firs Noel

Join us on Saturday, December 1, for a wonderful holiday dinner, accompanied by good company and a festive atmosphere, to begin the Christmas Season! After dinner, enjoy a decadent Christmas dessert and a performance by Greg Otterholt. Greg’s music ranges from fun and comical tunes to more reflective…all intended to encourage
and entertain. You are invited to join us as he shares the sounds of Christmas.

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Tour & Map

Google Virtual Tour

Google Virtual Tour

Take a Google Virtual Tour of The Firs Retreat Center including inside of meeting, dining and guest rooms.

Google Virtual Tour

The Firs Maps

See maps & contact info for The Firs Retreat Center, Camp Firwood, The Firs Chalet, Fircreek & ASA.

The Firs Camps & Retreats : 4605 Cable Street,  Bellingham, WA 98229  •  Phone: 360‑733‑6840   Email The Firs

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