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Welcome to Bear Paw Camp & Retreat Center

581 Bear Paw Drive
Newport, Washington 99156

every camper would have an undeniable encounter with Jesus.

Find us on the web at, or call us at (509) 447-3900


Located on 135 wooded acres on the picturesque Pend Oreille River, we are a full service, all-season Christian Camp and Retreat Center as well as a rental facility specializing in meeting the unique needs of church groups and non-profits. Bear Paw Camp has been serving the northeast Washington and north Idaho area for over 40 years providing a pristine location and opportunities fostering the building of relationships based on Faith and Trust in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.



The types of camps we operate include:

Day Camp
Resident Camp

Programming We Offer:

Young Adults
Families (together in one program)

While you’re here, you may want to take advantage of the following activities we offer:

Archery/Shooting Range
Ropes/Challenge Course
Snow Sledding/Tubing
Basketball Court
Swimming - Outdoor
Beach Front
Fishing Area
Game Room/Arcade

Interested in renting our facilities? We are happy to rent our facilities to the following groups/types:

Children's Groups
Youth Groups
Single Adults
Families (in one unit)

These are the types of accommodations we offer:

Tent Sites
RV Sites

Kitchen Facilities Use

Rental groups may use kitchen facilities

We are set up to handle the following group sizes in the various seasons:

During the summer, we can take care of up to 197 guests. In the spring, we can accommodate 197 guests. Our winter capacity is 197. Finally, in fall, we have enough room for 197 guests.

We also offer the following special activities and features:

Gospel centered High Ropes Course, Frisbee golf, River front with boating and swimming opportunities, volleyball courts, basket ball.


Camp is located 11 miles northwest of Newport, WA.


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We love to partner with ministries to make a greater gospel impact in the lives of campers and increasing the Kingdom of God.

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