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Guys Go Camping

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Mark your calendar for our annual Guys Go Camping (and Rivering) trip on Father’s Day weekend, June 14-16! Activities will include canoeing or tubing on the Shenandoah River (South Fork near Luray, Virginia), field games, a BBQ dinner, a campfire on Saturday and Sunday worship. There will be options for fishing, swimming and hiking.

Have an idea for the weekend? We’d love to hear from you! We're a self-organizing crew that is out for adventure, and we look forward to enjoying creation together. Questions? Contact Brian Ray at or (703) 928-1594.

Campers bring their own gear and food for the weekend, with the exception of Saturday night dinner (barbecue dinner will be provided).

COST per person (for camping, barbecue dinner):
Two nights (Fri & Sat): $54 (includes barbecue dinner)
Saturday night only: $42 (includes barbecue dinner)
Friday night only: $32

Friday:  Arrive as able; “Hobo dinner” at 6:30 p.m.;  icebreaker, devotional and campfire (songs/skits/fun) beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday:  Breakfast and devotional; rivering, hiking, fishing, swimming; free time and field games; BBQ dinner, evening devotional, campfire (songs/skits/fun).
Sunday: Breakfast and worship service; pack up and depart around 10 a.m. (or linger if you like).


The Country Place, 100 Fort Liscomb Road, Luray VA
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We’ll have two groups: Tubes will float together. Canoes and Kayaks will paddle together.

Reserve your own craft ASAP at or call 540-743-4159. (They do run out and there is a refund policy.)

Canoeing & Kayaking – select “Bealer’s Ferry to Burners Bottom (#8–#19) 11 mile–5 hours.” Indicate 9 a.m. launch time, Saturday June 15. Bring a lunch or purchase a “River Lunch” with reservation.

Tubing – select 9:30 a.m. trip, Saturday June 15. Bring a lunch! (River Lunch is not an option for tubing.)

Before/after/en route things to do: Luray Caverns, horseback riding, golf

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