- Wilderness Camp was Created

September 14, 1964 – Wilderness was created by the Missouri Conference of The United Methodist Church. It provides summer camp opportunities for children and youth and is available to groups of all sizes for retreats, camping, and recreational activities.

On October 21, 2015, the camp was purchased by the Wilderness Camping and Retreat Association (WCRA) and was officially granted 501(c)3 status.