Join us for the 2017 Ladies Retreat from September 8th-10th.  This will be an opportunity to train and better equip your walk with the Lord.  We’ll study God’s Word as we enjoy fellowship and fun activities.  Best of all, take time to relax in the peaceful valley of Living Waters Bible Camp.

Our theme this year is UNSHAKABLE.  -When my heart is overwhelmed, lead me to the Rock that is higher than I.- Psalm 61:2

Our lives are filled with situations and circumstances that shake us on a regular basis... financial struggles, health struggles, kid struggles, faith struggles... But as Believers, we can be encouraged by the words of the Psalmist, "when my heart is overwhelmed, lead me to the Rock that is higher than I". Join us for a weekend of relaxation, truth, and encouragement as we consider what shakes us, our Rock, and how we respond to a shaken world.

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Sharif Welch

Sharif Welch

We are pleased to welcome a long time friend of Living Waters, Sharif Welch!

Sharif's passion is to inspire women to invite God's presence into every area of their life.  Taking the gift of God's Word to us, Sharif loves to share the hope and grace she's found through the rough patches of life.  Being shaken more than she would care to admit, she's experienced how God's truth is the foundation on which to stand even when circumstances make a rumble.  

Sharif lives in Buffalo, Minnesota with her husband Vince of 24 years, her four children and her mom. Raising four kids (a college student, a high schooler, a jr. Higher and an elementary student), she has many teachable moments.  Yes, for her children, but mostly for her while "teaching" her children.  Many times God gently taps her on the shoulder whispering, "Umm, yes, that's good, you should also take that to heart."  Being humbled through experience, the kindness of God and His patience compels her to tell others of His Love through speaking, writing and serving through various ministries.  Currently she is sharing God's Love with junior high girls in youth group, multi-generational women in Community Bible Study and the Prayer Ministry in her church.   

She enjoys a slow jog, a good podcast, food with family and friends and a hand-crafted latte.  For the record she does not enjoy dusting or folding laundry.  


Arrive: Friday September 8th 6:00 pm

Depart: Sunday Sept 10th 1:00pm

Friday PM:  Welcome, Praise and Introductions; Wagon Ride, Campfire and Night Time Zip Line

Saturday & Sunday: 4 Sessions with keynote speaker TBA and time for reflection.


  • Caving
  • Jewelry
  • Sleep like a rock
  • Mystery tea
  • Cookie Decorating
  • Canvas Verse



  • 50’s Diner themed dinner - there will be a prize for the best costume, so find your poodle skirts, rolled jeans and flare dresses
  • Walk-In-Movie:  Enjoy a “Walk-In-Movie”, under the stars.  Sit back, catch some corn and hangout with your friends at the outdoor theater.  Bring a sweatshirt, blanket, and perhaps a camping chair.     


The silent auction is back again! It is an exciting privilege for us to support the ministry of Josh and Brittany (Girgis) Bell, serving with Pioneers in Asia, and the scholarship fund at Living Waters Bible Camp.

If you’re interested in donating a basket to the silent auction, contact Joanna Schneider at Come ready to shop and to make a difference for God’s kingdom.


Living Waters provides quality dorm style accommodations.  Rooms sleep up to 12 in sturdy bunk beds (bedding is not included).  All rooms have electricity, tiled floors, heat and air conditioning.  Most rooms have attached bathrooms while a few are a short distance from a bath house.  There are also a limited number of small rooms which sleep 4 or 5 available. If you'd prefer private or more comfortable accommodations you may arrange your own off-site housing at the Westby Inn, Old Towne Motel or Central Express Inn.


Bring a first time Living Waters attendee and you will be entered into a raffle to win a $100 gift certificate to a future Living Waters Bible Camp event.  Good for one attendee for one year.


Teen and up - $120
Conference Fee includes:

  • Saturday Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Breakfast and Lunch (Contact our Food Service Director with dietary needs)
  • Lodging for Friday and Saturday night
  • Programed Activities
  • Scholarship Request From