Our Mission:

Eagle Crest Camp, a ministry of The Salvation Army, exists to provide an opportunity for all to encounter Jesus Christ and enrich their lives through exposure to God's Word, His Creation, and His People.

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The Salvation Army Eagle Crest Camp

823 Columbia Rd., Washburn, IL  61570


Office: (309) 248-7121    

FAX: (309) 248-7962  




2020 Summer Camp Dates

At this current time with the COVID-19 situation, all 2020 Summer Camps have been cancelled.  Please check back for any updates.


Our Team. Here to Serve You! It's Our Pleasure!

Our dedicated staff is here to serve you and make sure that your stay at Eagle Crest Camp is a wonderful experience.  Let us help you make your next group outing an opportunity to refresh, reconnect and relax.

Jay Curley

Jay is our Camp Director.  He has oversight over the entire camp and ensures that the Christian mission of the Salvation Army ministry is present and visible in every aspect and service of our camp.  He also oversees continued compliance of all ACA accreditation standards to ensure maximized camp and retreat center experience.


Christopher Phelps

Chris is our Assistant Camp Director (Guest Services) & Food Services Director. Once your retreat is booked, Chris will be your main contact to before and during your retreat.  He is a fantastic chef and you will be pleased with the camp food service if you choose to have us prepare meals for you.


Mark Andrews

Mark is our Program Director.  He's the fun guy!  He runs and maintains all the program activities on sight and is a manager of the Summer Camp Program.  He also helps oversee marketing projects and works with any guest groups to make their experience better.  


Anthony Cox

Jim is our Camp Property Manager.  He is in charge of all things relating to the camp property: preventative maintenance, construction projects, contractor bids, site inspections, recommendations, and oversees cleaning.


Dawn Gutierrez

Dawn is a part of the maintenance and cleaning team here on sight.  She is predominantly in charge of making sure all buildings and common areas are clean as well as keeping our grounds looking beautiful! She works closely with Anthony on our facilities.