Overcome PTSD by finding FREEDOM!

September 11-15, 2023

A retreat designed especially for those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and those training to work with them. A program combining specialized training with a totally fun-packed camping experience—all within the spiritually enriching atmosphere of a Christian camp.

Please also visit www.woundedspirits.com for information as well!

Please click the brochure link for more information! You can also download it, print it, and send it in for registration. Download the brochure here: Camp Joy 2023 brochure Camp Joy 2023 brochure (back)

What are you or a loved one struggling with?

  • Empty Crib-Survivors of Miscarriage/Stillbirth/
  • Abortion
  • Spousal/Family Loss
  • Healing from Narcissistic Abuse
  • Trials into Triumphs—Beauty for
  • Ashes
  • Dealing with Physical Abuse
  • Dealing with Guilt/Survivor’s Guilt
  • Defeating Anger, Dealing with Depression
  • Christian Abuse
  • Building a ministry to Hurting Hearts


Enjoy great preaching, special music and recreational opportunities daily.

Experience the Highlights

  • Good Food
  • Zip line
  • Lake Activities
  • 42 North Coffee Shop
  • Sessions built for you
  • Friendship with others who understand.

Camp week begins on Monday with registration from 1-5 p.m, Dinner at 5:30 pm and the week ends Friday morning.


  • Doug Carragher, Author
  • Mrs. Debbie Carragher
  • Kevin Raub


Camp Cost (lodging is an additional charge):

Adult: $150 per adult

Child (ages 4-12): $75 per child

Infant (ages 0-3): FREE

Registration Fee:

$100 per person (Fee is applied toward the camp cost.)

Weekly Lodging Costs:

Deluxe Accommodations: $200 per room (Hotel-like accommodations with private bath and air-conditioning; some with balcony view of the lake).

Driftwood Village Cabin: $300 per cabin (Private cabin with porch, sitting area, fireplace, air-conditioning, loft, and private bath.)

A few things to note about registering online:

Please register each individual camper one at a time.

At this time, using our secure online payment cart, you will only need to pay the registration fee, a non-refundable, non-transferable payment of $100 per individual.

When you have finished the registration process, please print the medical release form, sign it, and bring it with you to camp.

If you have any questions feel free to call us at (262) 473-3132.

W7725 Kettle Moraine Dr, Whitewater, WI 53190