(Information taken from SilverSpur's website - www.silverspur.com)


Mary Alice Whalley has a zeal for God's Word that makes her teaching both authoritative and life-changing. In addition to speaking at women's conferences, Mary Alice has been actively involved in the Awana ministry for over thirty years. Further, she developed a prison ministry eighteen years ago. Through this ministry, Mary Alice has reached and is discipling many prison inmates for Christ. Mary Alice and her husband, Jeff, have six children and six grandchildren.

Stephanie Baker is a singer-songwriter and multimedia storyteller based in Northern California. With a heart for the brokenhearted, she is passionate about reaching people with the love of God through audio and visual arts. She believes that where the Spirit of the Lord is there is freedom, and desires to cultivate an atmosphere where His Spirit is welcome to move freely and creatively. 

Spiritual Challenge 

Whether you choose our Spring or Fall retreat, the beautiful music and spoken word will help you engage with God. There will be time for prayer and quiet reflection in His creation. Let your heart and soul be filled.

Wonderful Food 

Silver Spur is known for great food! Our Food Service Team is dedicated to providing quality food from scratch. Have a special dietary request or allergy? Be sure to let us know. We strive to meet your needs to the best of our ability.

Informative and Fun Workshops

Between the main sessions, engage with your friends and other guests in a workshop of your choosing. The focus of each workshop will vary, but each is designed to be personal and interactive. 

Free Time & Recreational Activities

Push yourself. Zip down the Argonaut Zipline, swing with a friend or two on our Gold Rush Swing, or practice your skills at Broken Arrow Hollow Archery Range. Seeking tranquility? Enjoy a hike through our beautiful foothill woodlands, relax by the pool or visit one of our nearby historic areas. 


October 12-14

Check-in time at camp will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Friday. Our first delicious meal will be dinner served from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. followed by the first general session. The last meal is lunch on Sunday (please let us know if you're going to attend so we can carpool and plan accordingly by sending an email to office@firstfamily.us)

What to Bring

Dress is casual. A sweater or jacket is advisable for cool nights.

Plan on a pair of closed-toed shoes that can handle activity (required for Zipline and Giant Swing).

Bring a Bible and a notebook, personal articles, a flashlight, toiletries, sleeping bag or bedding*, towels, and soap.

If desired, bring your tennis racket, ball glove, etc.

You may want to bring a favorite book and a battery-operated reading light.

Remember to bring spending money for goodies and apparel from the Not Yet Famous Silver Spur Gift Shop.  

The retreat cost includes six meals, housing, snacks and a full program. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Silver Ridge (Deluxe Lodging) - $195

Silver Spur Lodge (Standard Lodging) - $165

Retreat & Meals Only (No lodging) - $120 

We are sorry, but there are no special rates for part-time attendees.
Deposit: $75 required at time of registration
* Silver Spur can provide bedding and towels for an additional cost of $10.00.

Registration is all done at - www.silverspur.com - but please do let us know that you signed up by sending an email to office@firstfamily.us

FFC Registration Coordinator: (TBD)

If you have any questions about the retreat or guest registration, please contact the camp office at (209) 928-4248 or via email at  spurcamp@silverspur.com for more information.