2017-18 Christmas Camp

5:30 PM December 27, 2018 – 10AM January 1, 2019

This retreat is a week spent continuing the Christmas celebration in community with a backdrop of the serene beauty of the Upper Peninsula winter. Bring your family and friends to experience great home cooked meals, warm conversation by the fireplace, trivia night, the annual broomball and Rook tournaments,  and other exciting programming by our wonderful staff and volunteers. Christmas Camp check-in is from 3:00 to 5:30pm on December 27th in the Dining Hall, followed by dinner at 5:30PM. The retreat concludes at 10:00AM after our New Year’s Day brunch on January 1.

Pricing 

2018-19 Christmas Camp Pricing: 

  • Adult (age 13 and over): $270
  • Age 3-12: $150
  • Children under 3: $50

Schedule 

Sample Daily Schedule:

7:15AM – Coffee, hot water and cold cereal available
8:30AM – Hot breakfast
9:30AM – Intergenerational worship
10:15AM – Enjoy some free time or a staff-led activity
12:30PM – Lunch
1:30PM – Enjoy some free time or a staff-led activity
5:30PM – Dinner
6:45PM – Inter-generational worship
Next – Optional evening program
10:30 PM – Quiet time in the sleeping areas

 

 

Packing List

Packing List:

  • Bedding, sheets, pillows
  • Towels
  • Winter clothing, jackets, boots
  • Toiletries
  • Swimsuit for sauna and “polar bear” dip
  • Slippers, books, and games for around the fireplace and in the Dining Hall
  • Bible
  • Notebook and pen
  • Flashlight

Housing Options

  • Maple Lodge: 8 rooms housing 3-4 people per room, three bathrooms for the lodge and a lounge area shared by all rooms.
  • Aspen and Birch Lodges: 2 rooms in each, housing 12 people per room, each room having a private bathroom and a small lounge shared by both rooms. (Minimum fee for one room is full-time rate for 4 adults).
  • Pine Lodge: 4 rooms housing 8-12 people per room, two bathrooms for the lodge and a large lounge shared by all rooms.
  • Cedar Lodge: 4 rooms housing 10 people per room, each room has a private bathroom and a large lounge shared by all rooms. (Minimum fee for one room is the full-time rate of 4 adults). The lounge area overlooks the indoor climbing wall which will be used by people throughout the week on a limited schedule.
  • Squirrel’s Cage: 3 bedroom housekeeping unit; one room with two bunk beds, one room with a double bed and a bunk bed and one room with a queen size bed. (Minimum fee is the full-time rate of 5 adults).
  • Nature Center: 2 rooms housing 8 people per room, two bathrooms and a large lounge with a fireplace, shared by both bedrooms. (Minimum fee for one room is the full-time rate of 4 adults). NOTE: This building is in our “Back 40,” so it is a farther walk to and from the Dining Hall, but our groomed cross country ski trail and a small road provide easy access.

 

 

Register Online

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Download/Print the 2018-19 Christmas Camp Registration and Info Form

Retreat Promotional Materials:

Download/Print the 2019 Winter Retreats Poster

Download/Print the 2019 Winter Retreats Bulletin Insert