Ridgecrest Conference Center

Ridgecrest Conference Center is a 1,300-acre Christian conference center located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina. Since its founding more than 100 years ago, Ridgecrest has welcomed over one million guests including thousands who have participated in FUGE since 1979.

Ridgecrest is a Combo Camp that allows churches to choose Centrifuge,MFuge, XFuge, XFuge on Mission or any combination of those programs.

Ridgecrest offers all inclusive recreation options like laser tag, high ropes course, paintball, kayaking and miniature golf recreation. Aside from the normal camp schedule, FUGE campers at Ridgecrest can get a scoop of ice cream from the Nibble Nook, relax in the chairs on rocking chair row, enjoy a cup of coffee from Clouds, and purchase a new book from the LifeWay Christian Store on campus. Ridgecrest really does have much to offer!

Most camper housing is located in Royal Gorge Apartments and Youth Housing.

MFuge ministry track options are as follows- childrens, games and recreation, painting/construction/yardwork, social and evangelism.

XFuge on Mission offers the following options are as follows- childrens, social or painting/construction/yardwork.

Camp size: 900-1300


LifeWay also offers CentriKid Camp at Ridgecrest from June 13-July 2, 2015. If your children’s ministry is planning a camp trip, consider making one trip for both your youth and children to attend camp at the same time in the same place. Check out centrikid.com for details.