Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center

The information on this page was last updated 1/25/2023. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


Summary

Located just one hour north of Seattle, Warm Beach Camp and Conference Center offers year-round camp, conference, and retreat rental facilities and also has programs for families and adults. Serving greater Puget Sound since 1956, Warm Beach Camp provides rental facilities and event planning services for church, school, non-profit, and governmental groups throughout the Pacific Northwest and the lower mainland of British Columbia, Canada.

Warm Beach Camp offers year-round equestrian programs such as riding and therapeutic lessons, horse camps and equestrian vaulting. Warm Beach is also home of The Lights of Christmas, a family-friendly holiday festival.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center
20800 Marine Drive
Stanwood, WA 98292

Website: warmbeach.com

Phone: 360-652-7575

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 911710210

CEO/President: Ed McDowell

Chairman: David Goodnight

Board size: 17

Founder:

Ruling year: 1996

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2018


Purpose

Vision: Changing lives and transforming communities, both locally and globally, through Christ-centered hospitality, outreach, and programming.

Core Values: By honoring God first, we seek to align our vision and ministry development with Christ's calling to share the good news of His love and forgiveness. We are a Christ-centered and Bible-based organization, meaning all decisions are grounded in Scripture. Warm Beach Camp is also focused on sustainability, valuing stewardship in the environment, finances, and treatment of employees, volunteers, and guests.


Mission statement

Providing Christ-centered environments, experiences, and resources that draw people to God through camping ministries, conferences, and events.


Statement of faith

We believe the Bible is God's written Word, divinely inspired by the Holy Spirit; it is infallible, entirely trustworthy, and the supreme authority in all matters of faith and life.

We believe in one God eternally existing in three persons - Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His atoning death for our sins, in His bodily resurrection, and His personal, visible return to earth to reign in righteousness and glory.

We believe in the Holy Spirit and His work of conviction, regeneration, and sanctification, who indwells every believer, equipping them to live a godly life.

We believe in the necessity of new birth, in salvation by faith in Jesus Christ alone, and the importance of life fully committed to the will of God in Christ.

We believe the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ, called to be God's redeemed people.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Camps/Conference Centers

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating1078 of 110436 of 36
Fund acquisition rating1063 of 110534 of 37
Resource allocation rating886 of 110533 of 37
Asset utilization rating965 of 110433 of 36

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
6%23%4%7%27%28%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
2%6%3%5%5%5%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
36%25%73%69%19%19%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
2%7%7%7%6%6%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
64%75%27%31%81%81%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%73%73%71%83%83%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
89%83%41%65%90%93%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
70%60%30%47%75%78%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
11%17%59%35%10%7%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
5%5%28%11%3%2%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
13%20%20%21%11%11%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.350.220.180.170.280.30
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
3.706.387.117.5810.6810.96
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.481.391.271.322.993.28
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
6.518.187.447.273.202.54
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.150.120.130.140.310.39
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.907.558.157.842.752.21
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
9%8%10%12%10%12%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%5%6%8%6%7%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
221%419%505%503%320%295%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20222021202020192018
Cash$4,178,735$3,611,742$2,436,289$1,419,755$1,283,733
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$311,492$273,327$264,556$253,522$317,011
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$4,490,227$3,885,069$2,700,845$1,673,277$1,600,744
Long-term investments$198,536$209,122$203,684$287,193$276,028
Fixed assets$23,102,544$22,677,338$16,704,191$15,054,779$14,557,022
Other long-term assets$853,790$862,368$856,409$847,580$1,117,890
Total long-term assets$24,154,870$23,748,828$17,764,284$16,189,552$15,950,940
Total assets$28,645,097$27,633,897$20,465,129$17,862,829$17,551,684
 
Liabilities20222021202020192018
Payables and accrued expenses$549,132$522,026$371,438$523,600$631,426
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$549,132$522,026$371,438$523,600$631,426
Debt$1,318,863$1,617,149$1,728,195$1,070,424$1,173,193
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$539,613$488,851$430,561$243,663$261,126
Total long-term liabilities$1,858,476$2,106,000$2,158,756$1,314,087$1,434,319
Total liabilities$2,407,608$2,628,026$2,530,194$1,837,687$2,065,745
 
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$24,544,401$23,689,029$16,934,804$15,231,464$14,473,898
With donor restrictions$1,693,088$1,316,842$1,000,131$793,678$1,012,041
Net assets$26,237,489$25,005,871$17,934,935$16,025,142$15,485,939
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20222021202020192018
Total contributions$1,866,217$8,804,447$3,769,394$1,054,357$1,072,373
Program service revenue$4,952,127$2,556,495$1,396,093$4,441,615$4,547,725
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$64,306$59,312($36,254)$35,627$5,514
Other revenue$654,854$597,641$335,855$19,049$16,382
Total other revenue$5,671,287$3,213,448$1,695,694$4,496,291$4,569,621
Total revenue$7,537,504$12,017,895$5,465,088$5,550,648$5,641,994
 
Expenses20222021202020192018
Program services$4,552,587$3,612,560$2,548,190$4,183,143$4,386,445
Management and general$1,279,125$1,006,727$749,202$547,364$572,683
Fundraising$430,709$329,771$266,794$280,938$295,836
Total expenses$6,262,421$4,949,058$3,564,186$5,011,445$5,254,964
 
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$1,275,083$7,068,837$1,900,902$539,203$387,030
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,275,083$7,068,837$1,900,902$539,203$387,030

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Edwin R McDowellExecutive Director$129,734

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022


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History

Warm Beach Camp was originally developed in 1956 as a ministry of the Pacific Northwest Free Methodist Church. While remaining an integrated auxiliary of the Free Methodist Church, Warm Beach Camp incorporated as a separate, private 501(c-3) non-profit organization in 1995 and still maintains a corporate mission and values reflective of our heritage.

The Warm Beach Story continues to unfold as today's people find their place of rest, renewal, and reconnection at Warm Beach Camp and Conference Center.


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