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We really couldn’t be the camp we’re striving to be without your support.

There are many ways to contribute financially to the camp, including memorials and legacy gifts, becoming a Friend of Red Willow, or contributing to one of our special appeals.  We welcome you to contact us for any assistance with your gift giving ideas.

Donate Online

In order to donate online, click the button above. Select the campaign you’d like to give towards and enter the amount. Check the recurring gifts box at the bottom if you would like your gift to repeat. Click “Add Donations.” Create your online account. This will allow you to view your giving history and will make it easier to donate again. Schedule your recurring gifts (if applicable). Enter your payment method and then proceed to checkout.

Current Donation Programs:


Friends of Red Willow would like you to be a friend! Every gift, no matter how large or small, is important. Every gift contributes to our efforts at sponsoring campers in need, fixing up cabins, updating the retreat center and chapel, and beautifying the camp’s grounds and landscaping. Every gift helps us fulfill our mission of helping children, youth and adults build a personal relationship with Christ! 

Friends of Red Willow exists to support the growth of Red Willow Ministries and keep its Bible camps and retreats affordable now and for future generations. You can be a part of this ministry.

Why Now?

Because now is when Red Willow needs us! Friends of Red Willow are people who want to support the mission of Red Willow, knowing that through our annual gift membership, we make a major contribution to the continued growth and ministry of the camp.

How Can I Join?

It’s easy to join at an annual gift level of $100 or more, as generously as you can:

  • Friend = $100-199
  • Patron = $200-499
  • Partner = $500-999
  • Builder = $1,000 or more

Download  a printable donation form or donate online!

Thrivent Involvement:

Red Willow Ministries is a registered organization of Thrivent Financial for Lutheran’s Choice Dollars program. Thrivent members interested donating their Choice Dollars may contact the camp office for more information.

More Information

Friends of Red Willow is under the guidance of Richard Solberg, formerly of Finley, ND and now living in Fargo. For more information about the Friends, or to receive the Friends of Red Willow Newsletter, contact the camp office at 701-676-2681 or

Examples of costs to help guide your gifting decision:

 $325 = Full week Scholarship for 1 camper (Grades 4 – 12)

$275 = ½ week scholarship (Grades 2 – 3)

$275 = Arts and craft supplies for one week

$1,300 = First aid supplies for summer

$2,500 = Average Utilities for one month (electric, heat, water, garbage)

$3,000 = Monthly cost of groceries at the camp

$4,000 = Pool maintenance & chemicals for one summer

$12,000 = Yearly cost for Marketing materials & postage

Other Ways To Give

Thrivent Members

Remember that you can designate your annual Thrivent Choice dollars to the camp. Visit Thrivent Financial or call 1-800-847-4836 and say “Thrivent Choice”.    For the form – click this link…………….simplygivingform

Amazon Smile

Did you know you can support Red Willow with every purchase at Amazon? Go to, set your preferred charity to “Red Willow Lutheran Bible Camp Association,” start every Amazon session at, and a portion of your purchase will be donated back to camp!

Automatically donate to Red Willow when you use GoodSearch

Here’s a very easy way you can help the camp. Instead of using Google or another search engine, use and they donate a penny with each search.

Memorials and Honorariums

Memorial and Honorarium envelopes are available through your church or call the camp for a supply. You can also designate your memorial or honorarium with our printable mail-in Donation Form.

Endowment Fund

Read about our Endowment Fund  here.  Gifts by business entities and individuals to our Endowment Fund qualify for a 40% ND income tax credit.  To qualify, an individual must donate $5,000 or more per year to our fund. Should they itemize deductions, those qualifying may receive a “tax reduction subsidy” of 55-60%.

If you decide to take advantage of this opportunity, please call Rick at 701-676-2681 for details, as you work with your professional advisors in your tax planning.

Legacy Gifts

Red Willow Ministries relies on legacy gifts through bequests, beneficiary designations, and life insurance gifts. By remembering Red Willow in this way, you help to establish a future financial stability to serve the many generations to come.

  • Wills
  • Estate
  • Life Insurance Beneficiary
  • Church Endowment Fund Distributions
  • Charitable Gift annuity

Our Mission

“Red Willow Ministries is a community for all people to hear God’s call to live in relationship with God and one another.”

Learn More

Ways to Support

The LOM “Run4Camp” 5k

Each participant agrees to three simple things:

  1. Donate $25 to camp to secure their Run4Camp race spot.
  2. Find at least five donors to support their run for camp with a gift to camp in any amount-as little as $5 or as much as a total ton of money.
  3. Email/Text a simple video/pic of themselves during their run.


The LOM "Run4Camp" 5K