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Camp Wyldewood

Wyldewood is a Christian camp and Retreat Center facility. We have 300+ beautiful acres just north of Searcy, Arkansas. Established in 1948, it borders the scenic Little Red River and features thick timber, lush meadows and a truly blessed natural landscape. We are dedicated to simply using our talents and resources to glorify Jesus.


Camp News

Camp Wyldewood in Texas

We’re going to be in Texas soon at a church near you. Come join us for a Saturday lunch and bring friends to learn about camp. Two dates around Houston and one in Dallas. Alumni, you are welcome to come …

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Camp Wyldewood Benefit Golf Tournament

Get the clubs out and get ready for our 11th annual golf tournament fundraiser. We are looking for golf teams (4somes), individual golfers, and hole sponsors. We need you so we can have a great tournament! Friday, April 8 at …

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2nd Annual Chip’s Share It Forward 5K

Come join us Saturday, April 16th at 8:30 a.m. for the 2nd Annual Chip’s Share It Forward 5K. This fundraising event organized by Today’s Family Dentistry provides scholarships for Searcy Children’s Home and other needy families in White County to …

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Robert Powell
Robert is the Executive Director of Camp Wyldewood. He has served in this position since 2007. Robert served as Assistant Director from 2002-2007. He met his wife, Nicole, at Wyldewood when they worked as counselors. They were both longtime Wyldewood campers and counselors. Robert and Nicole have three boys: Judah, Reece, and Sloan.

Chad Hudelson
Chad is the Assistant Director at Camp Wyldewood. He has served as AD since 2013. Prior to Wyldewood, Chad was a Middle School and High School Principal. He met his wife, Leslie, at camp in 1995 when they were counselors. Chad and Leslie have three children: Bailey, Bret, and Owen.

We hope you have enjoyed meeting our 2016 staff. We believe they will do great things for the Kingdom this summer. Please keep us and Wyldewood in your prayers this summer.

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Kelsi Peterson
Kelsi is a recent Harding University graduate. She spent the last year working as the Secretary at Wynne Intermediate School. Kelsi is from Wynne, AR. This will be her fifth summer to work at Wyldewood. Kelsi will be serving as our Media Director this summer.

9 hours ago  ·  

Alli Bullard
Alli is currently serving as the Administrative Assistant at Wyldewood. This will be her third summer at camp. The past two summers Alli was the Day Camp Director. She has a Music Education degree from Harding University. Alli is married to Brian Bullard, a former Wyldewood camper and counselor.

John Castleman
John is the Maintenance Supervisor at Wyldewood. He has served in this role for three years. John is a former Wyldewood camper and counselor. His dad was also a former counselor. John is married to Janetta Castleman.

5 days ago  ·