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Walk to Camp

Red Willow Ministries is again hosting the “Walk to Red Willow” fundraiser and is excited to usher summer in with this trek! This year we will be switching it up a bit and walking/biking/canoeing from Golden Lake to camp. So far the walkers include the “veterans” Pastor Bruce Vold and Denny Goetz, “one year novices” Pastor Sherri Frederikson, Dillon Haines and Lisa Haines, and past “sag wagon driver” Becky Goetz!


Those walking are asking for pledges for the miles they will cover. Contact one of them to be a ‘sponsor’ and encourage them along the way with your dollars.

A Walk to the Camp Pledge Form is available. Cash and checks are very welcome and can be sent directly to the hikers or to RWBC.


You can participate in a few ways:

  • We are looking for one or two drivers to get us to our destination, drop off bikes, pick up any injured/exhausted walkers, and keep us hydrated.
  • We are also looking for people to be along the route to cheer us on or provide snacks so our drivers don’t have to drive so many miles.
  • You are also invited to do your own trek, either from some town to the camp, or even in your own town as you run around the school track. Bike, swim, walk or run: the important thing is to ask your friends and family to support your efforts on behalf of the camp. If you would like any kind of support from camp staff for a walk to the camp event, call us at the camp. You can choose the date that will work best for you, and camp staff can assist you with rides, water etc.

Contact one of these participants to pledge your support:

Denny Goetz: dennygoetz@outlook.com
Pastor Bruce Vold: pastorbruce@hattonstjohn.com
Pastor Sherri Frederikson: pastorsherri@yahoo.com
Lisa Haines: ljhaines2000@hotmail.com
Dillon Haines: ljhaines2000@hotmail.com
Becky Goetz: beckyjgoetz1@gmail.com 

Thanks for supporting these faithful servants of the Lord!

A Letter from Rick & DeAnna Frederick

Dear Red Willow Family,

Rick Frederick
Rick Frederick-Executive Director

It is with great joy that DeAnna and I have accepted the call to serve as your Executive Director and Food Service Director at Red Willow Bible Camp. We look forward to experiencing all the traditions, people, and events that make Red Willow such a vital part of the spiritual life of the Eastern North Dakota Synod. I have been involved in outdoor ministry for over 30 years; as a camper, summer staff, weekly Bible Study leader, and full time staff. DeAnna has joined me in serving at a previous camp as the Food Service and Hospitality Director.

DeAnna Frederick
DeAnna Frederick-Food Services Manager

We believe that outdoor ministry plays a key role, along with congregations, in the spiritual, social, and personal growth of children, youth, and adults in deepening their faith and their relationship with their Creator and his Creation. Over 50% of pastors and full-time church workers can point to an experience in an outdoor ministry setting that helped them in their journey to serve God and his Church.

DeAnna and I have been married almost 25 years and have two adult sons. Our oldest, Adam, served 4 years in the USMC and was stationed in Okinawa for two years, Ben our youngest is currently serving in the USMC at Okinawa. Our third child is Mac, a mixed breed dog who has brought much joy into our lives.

Please feel free to reach out to us and tell us your story.

Rick & DeAnna Frederick


The Run-Walk-Pray course will navigate through part of the over 500 beautiful acres owned by Red Willow Ministries. The terrain includes some uneven ground, mini-hills, and a gravel road.  Run-Walk-Pray Trail Run will be held at Red Willow Bible Camp located eight miles north of Binford, North Dakota or about 33 miles south of Lakota, North Dakota.

If you are up for a challenge or just want to enjoy nature at its finest; reserve your spot on the starting line today!  Registrations are also welcome on race day – but to be ensured a race day shirt, please consider pre-registration. Click here for more details!

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