Here is a recap video from last year, check it out to get a feeling of what our Winter Youth Retreat is all about!
Week #1 February 16th – 19th 2018
Week #2 February 23rd – 25th 2018
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.
What You Need to do to Register
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Speaker – Will Snipes
Will Snipes lives in Travelers Rest, SC and is a 7th grade Language Arts teacher at Blue Ridge Middle School in nearby Greer, SC. He is also Boys Head Tennis Coach at Blue Ridge High School and Assistant Coach with the Cross Country team. Will was recently named Teacher of the Year at Blue Ridge Middle School and for all of Greenville County Schools. Will has served in roles such as Camp Pastor and Director the past 15 summers for Fuge Camps, serving at locations throughout the United States as well as in the countries of Wales, Mexico, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Canada. On the weekends, he frequently travels to different churches throughout the country to speak at youth retreats and conferences. He enjoys running and completed his third marathon in January of 2007. He also enjoys leading Bible studies for groups of teenage guys and taking them on many hiking and backpacking adventures. In addition, Will writes for LifeWay publications such as Essential Connection magazine and Parenting Teens.
Worship Band – Sanctus Real
|Week #1 Feb. 16-19 A $50 non-refundable deposit is due on or before Jan. 17th|
|Before January 17th||$245|
|After January 17th||$265|
|Week #2 Feb. 23-25 A $50 non-refundable deposit is due on or before Jan. 24th|
|Before January 24th||$165|
|After January 24th||$185|
Winter Youth Retreat Sample Schedule
Winter Youth Retreat Packing List
- 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
- Other personal items
- Any medications required
- Appropriate clothing & shoes
- Phone Card
- Beanie/knit hat
- 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.