Chris Smith     
Executive DIRECTOR

I have been a part of Wilderness Trails since 1992 and been involved from its beginning in 1967 when my father came on staff. My wife and our three children have all helped at one time or another. It is our privilege to share God's love and the beauty of His creation to hurting and at risk youth in Southern Oregon through this camping ministry.


Jessie lenford     

I started volunteering at Wilderness Trails in 2004. The time I've spent up at camp, along with the relationships I have built there, have helped shape who I am today. I love the new adventures and memories that are built at camp and I am grateful for the opportunity to share the gospel with youth in Southern Oregon. 


Boys Program Director

James is past Wilderness Trails volunteer. He comes to us with extensive camp and backpacking experience. He has volunteered with Child Evangelism Fellowship for 12 years, and serves weekly with Rogue Valley Youth For Christ on their Juvenile Justice Ministry team. James is also active in missions, leading teams into Mexico for service and evangelistic outreach. His wife, son and daughter all actively support Wilderness Trails. 

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Dan & Debbie Langfield     
camp caretakers

We have three kids, five grandkids, two dogs and most importantly... a wonderful Savior. 


BOARD of directors

Chuck Miller    Jim Richardson

Dan Speelman     Andy Hamilton

Larry Cogdell     Larry McMichael

Susan Kendle     Harriet Harris

Wayne Morrow    John Mainwaring