• "absent religiosity"
  • "It was exactly what I needed to heal"
  • "can't put it into words"
  • "Game changing. Gets to roots of 'why?'"
  • "outside the box"
  • "It was just real"
  • "Raw, deeply transformational"
  • "I am not alone"
  • "absolutely life changing"
  • "undeserved acceptance"
  • "it really blew me away"
  • "this goes deep"
  • "God is so much more than what I perceived Him to be"
  • "it's what God had for me"
  • "it is direct & 100% relevant to all of us"
  • "completely different experience"
  • "more real & deep"
  • "the time is life changing, excited for the future"
  • "I met Christ here. He spoke to me. He loves me"
  • "beyond what I expected"

- a wild at heart Basic experience -





May 4 - 7

2023 Spring Event

Sessions based around the thoughts and themes from book “Wild at Heart” by John Eldredge

Registration Is CLOSED
Spring 2023 in High Hill MO

Where is Boot Camp

Our Spring 2023 event will be conducted in May at High Hill Christian Camp as our standard April weekend date falls on Mother’s Day this year.

Who is speaking

Boot Camp features the Wild at Heart team and John Eldredge (and team) via video recorded during a Colorado BootCamp.

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When is Boot Camp

MAY 4th – 7th 2023
Starts with 6pm dinner Thursday evening and concludes Sunday noon. Check-in opens at 4pm

What can I expect

A man needs a deeper understanding of why certain longings govern him—and why God made him just like that. And he needs a deeper understanding of why women long to be fought for, to be swept up into adventure, and to be the beauty. This event dives deep into the inner workings of men’s hearts and minds.

How much does it cost

$190 per person. Includes all meals and lodging
Registration is open. Invite a friend

What do I leave at home

Preconceived ideas, religiosity, and technology.
A phone call could derail the entire weekend. Ask us how we know! Time to unplug! No weapons, firearms, skateboards, pets, drugs, alcohol, pranks, items of value

What do I bring

Yourself, of course, with an open and expectant heart, mind and soul. Clothing, pillow, twin bedding or sleeping bag, personal items, towel, toiletries, flashlight, bug spray, sunscreen, swim trunks, fishing pole, mountain bike, hiking boots.

Anything else to know

What if the deep desires in our hearts are telling us the truth, revealing the lives we were meant to live? God gave us eyes so that we might see; he gave us ears that we might hear; he gave us wills that we might choose; and he gave us hearts that we might live. The way we handle the Heart is everything. A man must know he is powerful; he must know he has what it takes.

Must I Read "Wild at Heart"

No !
We highly recommend the book but it is not necessary to read it in advance. Consider it icing on the cake to read it after. We recommend you grab the “Field Guide” for the ultimate post-Bootcamp experience.

Is there an age limit

This event is a time set aside for males age 18 and older. However, considerations will be taken upon request. Contact us on the About Us page

Final thoughts about BASIC Boot Camp

This is not a retreat about the “seven things a man ought to do to be a nicer guy.” It is a four-day quest into a man’s masculine soul and the release of a man’s heart—his passions and his true nature—all given him by God. It’s an invitation to rush the fields at Bannockburn, to go West, to leap from the falls and save the beauty. For if a man is going to know who he truly is as a man, if he is going to find a life worth living, love a woman deeply, and not pass on his confusion to his children, he simply must get his heart back.

High Hill Christian Camp

BootCamp 2023

The camp was established in 1954 on an eighty-acre tract of land donated by the Harold Nebel family of High Hill. The camp was established by fifteen churches in eastern Missouri due to overcrowding at other Missouri camps. The desire was to not only have needed space, but to have a camp that was easily accessible to the STL Metro.