YWAM  History

1960

Loren Cunningham graduated from college. With a ministry plan that would send young people out after high school to gain a sense of purpose. It would welcome all Christians no matter what their denomination. He started that organization, Youth With A Mission, by the end of the year. Two years later, Loren married Darlene Scratch. Together, they are viewed as co-founders of YWAM today.

1975

The here in Cimarron was mentioned to Loran as a possible good place for a YWAM base. In October signed the incorporation papers here.

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1976

In July Summer of Service (now SST) students helped  build the root cellar and laying the water pipe lines.

1970s

Through '77 to '82 family camps and SST was regularly held here as summers even to this day was always busy.

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Welcome to the Mountain 

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The first DTS was held here previously in order

to staff with YWAM you would attend School of Evangelism. Now we have held over 25 Discipleship Training Schools all over the world. 

1980s

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1994

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2004

Cris a staff member at the time 

2014

Fun fact: Our current base leaders met here in the very beginning of this base. They have been serving here all there married lives celebrating over 40 years together. They have been base leaders sense 2004.

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