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Fall retreat 2017




Ready for an AMAZING weekend away with your youth group? Hope so, because Fall Retreat 2017 will be here before you know it.


This is not your grandma's Fall Retreat ...


We've got two different Retreats happening for middle school and high school right across the street from each other at two separate camps; one for Middle School and one for High School, within a mile of each other. That gives our retreat the chance to really focus on what's best for middle and high schoolers at each location: Camp Sandy Hill for Middle School and Northbay Camp for High School, both in North East, Maryland and both fantastic places to be for a weekend in the fall!


Our theme, "GREATER THAN", is all about the life that God offers through Jesus. We've found it to be greater than anything and we want to offer that life to students this weekend. It changes everything... for good. There'll be Ziplines and high ropes; high swings and climbing walls; canoes, Gaga Ball, and 9-Square, yes... but the life youth could walk away from the weekend, with, is, well... GREATER THAN anything else out there. Fall Retreat 2017! Be a part!


Details: Middle & High School Fall Retreats

A weekend of fun, learning, growing, and relationships in an amazing camp setting with over two hundred other students your age! Two age groups, two separate retreats, at two separate locations on the same weekend!


[dates]: Friday, September 29th — Sunday, October 1st, 2017


[times*]: Depart from NEW JC Building (12900 Cloverleaf Center Drive) @ 3:30 pm on Friday

          Return to NEW JC Building @ 3:30 pm on Sunday


[who]: All Middle (6th-8th grade) & High School (9th-12th grade) 


[cost]: $155 Early Bird registration cost; $190 is the Regular registration cost if deposit after Sunday, September 3rd (retreat t-shirt is included)

  • $50 deposit for Early Bird registration cost pricing due Sunday, September 3rd
  • ALL BALANCES DUE - Sunday, September 24th


[bring]: Bible, pen, notebook/journal, warm clothes to play in for 3 days, swimming gear, tennis shoes, pillow, sleeping bag (or bedding for a twin mattress), toiletries, flashlight


[forms]: Here are the forms for this year's Fall Retreat.

  • JC Trip Slip (you need this for every JC Youth Trip)
  • JC Medical Form (fill this out once for 2016-2017 and you're good. 2018-2019 forms coming soon!)

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Or both.


[contacts]:    Scott Velasquez—Youth Pastor


                Youth Office—301.963.9250 x 104



[locations]: (both about 2 hours from church offices)

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL RETREAT - Sandy Hill Retreat Center, 3380 Turkey Point Rd, North East, MD 21901
  • HIGH SCHOOL RETREAT - Northbay Camp, 11 Horseshoe Point Lane, North East, MD 21901



A note from the Youth Pastor-guy:

Invite a teen to Fall Retreat 2017! Invite 2! We know that students in our world need Jesus. This is a great opportunity to invite them to meet Him in a way that really connects! Do it, peeps!