Winter Youth Retreat

Here is a recap video from last year, check it out to get a feeling of what our Winter Youth Retreat is all about!

February 24th – 26th2017

Ages: Jr. High and High School

This weekend is designed for Junior High through High School students and offers Bible-based teaching, worship, organized recreation, enriching seminars, free-time activities and six delicious meals. The weekend begins with Friday night dinner and goes through Sunday lunch.

Theme – TBD

Theme Verse – TBD

Speaker – Mark Oestreicher

Mark Oestreicher has been involved in church ministry his whole life, particularly with teenagers and youth workers. Marko has had a broad experience working in churches in roles ranging from Junior High Pastor to Executive Pastor. For 11 years, Marko was at Youth Specialties in San Diego, an organization that trains and equips church youth workers – the last 8 of those years as president. Concurrently, Marko was also a part of the leadership team of Zondervan (Grand Rapids, MI).

Marko has authored or contributed to more than 70 books, including the much-talked-about Youth Ministry 3.0, and the new release Hopecasting: Finding, Keeping and Sharing the Things Unseen. Marko is a partner in The Youth Cartel, providing resources, training and coaching for church youth workers. Marko’s blog: www.whyismarko.com.

Marko has been married to Jeannie for 29 years, and has young adult and teenage children, Riley and Max.

Worship Band – TBD

2017 Pricing

A $50 non-refundable deposit is due by January 24th
Before January 24th $162
After January 24th $182

Winter Youth Retreat Contact

Contact: Patricia Pacheco
Phone: 800.258.7554 Ext 101
Email Patricia

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Winter Youth Retreat Sample Schedule

Friday
  • 3:00pm Registration Open
  • 5:45 Dinner
  • 6:45 Counselor Meeting
  • 7:15 Ice Breaker Games
  • 8:45 Snack
  • 9:15 Main Event
  • 10:45 Church Devotions
  • 11:45 Lights Out
Saturday
  • 8:00 Breakfast
  • 9:00 Main Event
  • 10:30 Recreation
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 1:10 Seminar 1
  • 2:20 Seminar 2
  • 3:30 Free Time
  • 5:30 Dinner
  • 6:30 Main Event
  • 8:30 Snack
  • 9:00 Night Activities
  • 10:15 Church Devotions
  • 11:00 Lights Out
Sunday
  • 8:00 Breakfast
  • 9:00 Rec Finale
  • 9:45 Main Event
  • 11:15 Bell Ringing
  • 11:45 Lunch

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Winter Youth Retreat Packing List

Essentials

  • Camper Information Form
  • Sleeping Bag or sheet set & pillow
  • Bible, Notebook and Pen
  • Spending money

(no ATM machines are located at Jenness Park)

  • Towel, washcloth, soap
  • Comb/Brush
  • Other personal items
  • Any medications required
  • Appropriate clothing & shoes

Don’t Forget!

  • Camera
  • Phone Card
  • Flashlight
  • Sweatshirt
  • Beanie/knit hat
  • Gloves
  • 2 Non-slip pairs of shoes
  • Extra socks
  • Winter pants/jacket
  • Extra blanket
  • Other appropriate clothing

*All clothing should reflect a Christian example to other campers.
Please Do Not Bring: Alcohol, Illegal drugs, firearms, pets, radios, Ipod/MP3/CD players, video games, coasting devices, or bikes.

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