2019 AFLC WINTER Youth RETREATs
February 1-3, 2019
Our SIDExSIDE speaker for 2019 is Caleb Holt. Caleb is a 2017 AFLBS graduate, who is currently pursuing a degree in Communications at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul. While he enjoys basketball, music, and movies, Caleb is thrilled to share with teens at SIDExSIDE this year since it is a winter retreat that he attended when he was in high school.
Andy Britz is our speaker for Sno-Daze 2019. Andy has been involved in youth ministry for the last 20 years as a full-time, part-time, and volunteer youth worker and speaker. He is a graduate of AFLBS and the University of Northwestern-St. Paul with a degree in youth ministry. He currently lives in Boyceville, Wisconsin with his wife, Jill, and 5 children where he runs his own screenprinting business, (ASK Wear) and drives a school bus. When he is not printing t-shirts or volunteering, he is buried under a pile of children, pets, chickens, and house remodeling projects in the woods of western Wisconsin.
Sessions will challenge our youth to go deep in their faith in Christ, equipping our youth with the tools they need to stand strong in a fallen world. Spiritual education and fellowship with others of similar beliefs enables us all to stand strong. This retreat provides a place where your child will grow closer to Jesus.
PRICING - $115 per student Through January 27th, 2019
Starting January 28, $150 per student
(multiple brothers & sisters from one family):
Child #1 - Always pays Full Price
Child #2 - This child gets a 10% discount
Child # 3+ -These children get a 15% discount
When registering online for students who qualify for a family discount, please choose the payment option that says "Pay In Full When You Arrive At The ARC" and we will add these discounts to your payment manually at the check in table. Thank you!
Itinerary and other info:
Event Costs cover lodging, meals & speaker’s fees
Registration Begins at 5:30 PM in the Gym Classroom.
First Sessions for Side x Side Friday 8PM in the Tabernacle
First Session for Sno Daze Friday 8PM in Tadmor
Saturday: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
SIDE X SIDE WINTER YOUTH RETREAT IS FOR STUDENTS IN GRADE 9 - 12
SNO DAZE WINTER YOUTH RETREAT IS FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES 4 - 8
Parents or youth leaders may decide that your 8th grade student should register for Side X Side even if they haven't reached the 9th grade yet.
This decision is often based on which event their friends will be attending. For instance- if your youth group combines 8th grade students with the high school kids, you might want to consider enrolling them in the Side X Side event rather than the Sno Daze event.
If your youth group wouldn't normally mix 8th grade students with the high school kids, then it might be best to enroll the 8th grade students in the Sno Daze event.
if there is any doubt which retreat the student should attend, consider sending them to the recommended age appropriate retreat. Much of the discussion and content in the older side X side retreat will be more challenging, require more focused attention, and more maturity.
The Side X Side students can have the opportunity to ski, snowboard or go snowtubing with their youth group if they wish!
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We follow the same principals and guidelines expected for youth attending FLY Convention.
Cell phone use; Zero tolerance policy; Clothing Guidelines.
Find these online under Helpful Information at https://www.flyconvention.org/
and share with your youth prior to attendance at ARC events.
Recommended packing list:
Winter clothing including boots, hats and gloves/mittens. Snow pants recommended.
Clothing and personal care items. Flashlight. Bible.
Bath Towel, hand towel, washcloth. Camera or image capturing device.
Money for the Camp Store -Canteen.
Sleeping bag, pillow and fluffy stuffy toy or whatever will jam pack the youth van!
Ski or Snowboard equipment (Side X Side) if your youth group is going to Trollhaugen.
Please remember that no snacks/foods or beverages should be eaten in sleeping areas, but may be kept in building lounge areas.
Got questions? Contact Valerie by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone @ 715-294-2877