Central Conference Pastor & Family Getaway Weekend

Friday, Jan 22 (7pm) – Monday, Jan 25 (9am)

We’re excited to offer 2021 Central Conference Pastor & Family Getaway Weekend, despite significant programatic changes for safety during this COVID-19 pandemic! We have taken great care to craft a fully distanced and safe experience for you and your family. Enjoy CPBC’s winter activities, share homemade Covenant Point meals served to-go and eating in a dining space set up in your own private lodge, and spend quality time while growing closer to Christ as a family.

This is not a conference and there will be no seminars or group programing. Take the weekend to relax and disconnect, but if necessary, limited bandwidth Wi-Fi will be available. Wi-Fi does not reach all lodges, so please let us know if you need it. Individual socially distanced work spaces with Wi-Fi can be made available to use for the duration of the weekend if needed.

This program will include no indoor gatherings with multiple family pods. Here are some other notable changes to how we’ll run this program:

  • Meals – We will not be serving meals in the Dining Hall. Instead, all meals will be served to-go from the Dining Hall and may be picked up to take back to enjoy in your lodges. Each lodge will be outfitted with a table and chairs to eat meals. Breakfast and Dinner will include hot meals, while lunches will be a cold bag lunch (which you can pick up early), that can easily be taken to eat at the Ski Hill, your lodge, or on any other winter adventure.
  • Housing – we’re committed to house only one family unit per lodge (unless asked otherwise). Some space in each lodge will be converted for dining. 
  • Dining Hall – this space will not be available for playing games or gathering. 
  • Worship – We will not be holding group worship services, but we will provide a remote (booklet, audio, or video) intergenerational devotional message to go through each day as a family. (We’re still working on what exactly this will look like)
  • Program – This weekend is directed more towards spending time with only your individual family unit, and a less with the broader camp community. We will not be holding large group activities. Many of the planned activities will be “Do It Yourself,” where camp simply provides resources: 
    • Tubing Hill – with one family unit at a time
    • Ice Rink – CPBC has ice skates in a variety of size, but feel free to BYO
    • XC Skiing – if weather cooperates, we’ll have our Ge-Che Cross Country Ski Trail (16km) groomed and ready. Skis can be checked out from CPBC for the week.
    • Downhill skiing at Ski Brule. *Ski Brule will not be making snow for the 2020-21 season, so this is dependent on snowfall.
    • Sauna and polar bear dip – one family unit at a time (sign up for a time) 
    • Snowshoe (check snowshoes in/out daily)
    • Ski or snowshoe at Anvil Lake (30 min drive, get map & birdseed to feed chickadees from your hand before you go! There is a $5 parking fee.)
    • Cookie Decorating (get a kit & take to your cabin)!
    • Games & puzzles in your lodge
    • DIY Ice Fishing (BYO gear & License), snow fort building, or any other winter activity your family can think up!
  • COVID-19 Guideline and Screening – Before your arrival at camp, please thoroughly read our Retreat COVID-19 Guidelines and fill out a COVID-19 Waiver and Screening Form.


Excited to offer this opportunity to enjoy camp this winter!

Price & Lodging 

2021 Central Conference Pastor & Family Getaway Weekend Pricing: 

  • Adult (age 13 and over): $70
  • Age 3-12: $45
  • Children under 3: $15

CPBC will assign lodging based on availability and your household size and needs. We’ll limit to one household per lodge unless asked otherwise. Some space in each lodge will be converted to dining space.

*Numbers reflect our typical bed numbers. For winter getaway weekends, we’ll remove or rearrange some bed space to set up a dining area in each lodge.

  • Maple Lodge (30 beds): 8 bedrooms housing up to 3-4 people per room in bunkbeds, three shared bathrooms for the lodge and a lounge area shared by all rooms, including a woodstove.
  • Pine Lodge (40 beds): 4 bedrooms housing up to 8-12 people in bunkbeds per room, two shared bathrooms (each with two toilets and two showers) for the lodge and a large lounge shared by all rooms, including a woodstove.
  • Aspen and Birch Lodges (24 beds each): 2 bedrooms in each lodge, housing up to 12 people in bunkbeds per room, both bedrooms having a private bathroom, and a small lounge and fireplace shared by both bedroom.
  • Tall Trees (5 beds): A cozy 1-room cabin that sleeps up to 5 in two bunk beds and a single bed and includes a single bathroom/shower.
  • Cedar Lodge (40 beds): 4 bedrooms housing up to 10 people in bunkbeds per room, each bedroom has a private bathroom and a large lounge shared by all bedrooms.
  • Squirrel’s Cage (10 beds): A 3 bedroom cabin with a small living room and kitchen; two bedrooms with two bunk beds each, and a master bedroom with a queen size bed.
  • Nature Center (16 beds): 2 bedrooms housing up to 8 people per room, two full bathrooms and a large lounge with a fireplace, shared by both bedrooms. NOTE: This building is in our “Back 40,” across the road from the main CPBC campus.
  • Upper Tamarack Right & Left (8 beds X 2): 2 side by side units which each house 8 in bunkbeds. One full bathroom in each unit.
  • Krubba Apartment – Upper Tamarack Gable End (1 bed): 1-bedroom apartment with full kitchen and it’s own full bathroom and living room; has 1 full bed and a pullout couch.
  • Infirmary Bunks (7 beds) & Infirmary Apartment (4 beds): The infirmary bunk side has two bedrooms, each of which house 3 or 4 in bunkbeds and has a shared full bathroom. The infirmary apartment has two bedrooms, one with a bunkbed and one with a full bed and a full bathroom, as well as a living room and partial kitchen (sink, toaster oven, and small refrigerator).

*bed numbers reflect our normal FULL capacity

Schedule 

Sample Daily Schedule (subject to change):

7:00AM – Coffee available in Dining Hall
8-8:30AM – Breakfast Pickup (eat in individual lodges)
12-12:30AM – Bag lunch pickup (if you didn’t pick up at breakfast)
5:30PM – Dinner Pickup (eat in individual lodges)
On your own – CPBC will create an intergenerational devotional for families to go over together remotely (audio, video, or print format) during the weekend – we’re still working on what this will look like.

Packing List

Packing List:

  • Bedding, sheets, pillows
  • Clothing for cold weather
  • Snow gear, boots, etc
  • Swimsuit for sauna & polar bear dip (optional)
  • Face masks
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Bible, notebook, pen
  • Flashlight
  • Feel free to bring fishing poles, bikes, craft supplies, games, or other recreation supplies!

Registration  

Register Online! – Opening Friday, Dec 11 @ 9am!

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Download/Print the 2021 Central Conf Pastor & Family Getaway Registration Form – Coming Soon!

 

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