The Stephen S. Ball Conference Center welcomes church, business and school groups from August through May for retreats, meetings and team-building experiences.


Completed in Summer 2018, our Conference Center was made possible
by a generous gift to The Salvation Army from the Stephen S. Ball estate. The Center was built at The Salvation Army's existing Camp Del Oro.

With a gymnasium/multipurpose room, plus three lodges with 13 rooms each, this new Conference Center is meant to help offset the cost of providing summer camp experiences to low-income children by generating income from businesses and church groups.

We remain ever grateful to Stephen S. Ball and the Ball family for their generosity of spirit, and their continued belief in The Salvation Army.


Our state of the art Conference Center has been strategically designed to meet any group’s needs. If you are looking for a large multipurpose room, or maybe a more intimate breakout space, we have just the meeting facility for you - plus three lodges where your group will find comfort and restoration during your stay with us.

As a Christian organization, we strive to maintain a wholesome atmosphere. Del Oro is a drug- and alcohol-free property.

Our meeting rooms meet a variety of needs.


Multipurpose Room

Ideal for any size group or type of event.

Multipurpose Room Features

This building is ideal for any size group or type of event. With the capacity to hold a meeting of close to 300 people, while also having the ability to be curtained off in sections to create a more intimate atmosphere, this space is truly versatile.

  • Capacity of 299
  • Full a/v and projectors
  • Basketball court / volleyball court
  • Stage available  
  • Restrooms inside

Camsey Victory Chapel

A comfortable, mid-size room with a piano.

Chapel Features

  • Capacity of 90 (theater style)
  • Piano
  • Portable stage (upon request)
  • Sound system w/ LCD projector and ceiling-mounted screen
  • Gas fireplace 
  • Kitchen with Keurig coffee   
  • One restroom
  • Room divider (if needed)

Empire Lodge

A large room that can be configured in multiple ways.

Empire Lodge Features

  • Capacity of 225 (Rounds of 9)
  • Portable stage (upon request)
  • Sound system w/ LCD projector and ceiling-mounted screen
  • Two restrooms
  • Hot beverage station
  • Wet Bar        
  • Room divider (upon request)

Old Dining Hall

A comfortable room for food and fellowship.

Old Dining Hall Features

  • Capacity of 105
  • Hot beverage station
  • Wet bar
  • Refrigerator      

Rest in the rustic comfort of Del Oro lodging.

Guest Lodges

We are blessed to offer three lodges as a part of our Camp and Conference Center. Within each lodge there are 13 rooms, nine of which have two twin beds, and four of which have a queen. On the upper level of each lodge, you will find a wet bar and kitchenette area. We invite our guests to help themselves to 24-hour coffee service as well as access to amenities such as a full fridge and microwave. On the same floor there is a small meeting space, perfect for break-out sessions, which is also equipped with a/v. Just outside the breakout room is a furnished deck where guests can enjoy the beauty that surrounds.  Downstairs, will find a lounge room, equipped with couches, a television, and a mini fridge. The perfect place to unwind after a full day.

There are a total of 13 cabins in four groups throughout Del Oro. Cabins have bathrooms inside or nearby, and are equipped with bunk beds. Many of our cabins have beautiful views of Lake Vera, the creek, or of the surrounding woods.


          We have five cottages to offer. Each cottage is configured differently, but has the feel and comfort of home. In total, there are 24 beds available among the cottages, as well as two pull-out sofa beds.


          Guest Cottages

          kids girls.png

          Giving the Gift of Childhood

          We view our conference season as the ministry that allows us to operate our primary passion, which is summer camp! Each group that comes through our gates is prayed for and appreciated more than they may know. Most of the children that attend our camp are sponsored in some way, and bringing them to camp can change their lives forever. What may seem like a simple annual weekend retreat to most groups, means so much more to us. Your weekend retreat represents lives changed every summer. 

          Reserve - Or Just Find Out More

          Please provide some info to get the reservation process started - or to simply get more information. We'll get back to you shortly.

          Your Name *
          Your Name
          Be sure to let us know your group's size!