Annual Fall Youth Retreat

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Annual Fall Youth Retreat

Friday Sept. 30, 7:00 pm – Sunday, October 2, 2016

You are invited to the annual Lake Erie Yearly Meeting fall K-8 youth retreat.

Location: Pilgrim Hills UCC Camp, 33833 Township Rd 20, Brinkhaven, OH 43006

Phone 740-599-6314

Families and friends are invited to bring their youth (K-8th grade) to the Pilgrim Hills Camp & Conference Center in mid-Ohio to explore our Quaker connections with each other and our environment. Older youths and single adults are also welcome to come and assist with activities.

We will be staying in Fellowship Hall, a newly renovated gathering place with 2 person rooms, one larger community bedroom, and a living room. We will be eating most meals at the camp dining hall (Saturday breakfast and dinner, Sunday breakfast and lunch).  Please plan to eat supper before you arrive on Friday night.

Bring a sleeping bag and your favorite camp bedding, layers of clothes for various types of weather, rain gear, sturdy shoes for wandering and a separate pair that can get muddy, flash light, towels and bathroom toiletries. Bring a journal if you use one, word or board games to share if you have favorites, a T-shirt to silkscreen, and your imagination. Please do not bring electronic devices, unless they are absolutely necessary for work or school. Cell phone reception is erratic, so don’t plan lots of time talking with folks elsewhere – there will be lots of good folks with whom to visit at the retreat.

You can find a description of and directions to Pilgrim Hills Camp on its website (scroll down to bottom of page). You can also see pictures of the camp on Google Images.

Registration Details:

  • The cost per person is $70. If you would like a $25 scholarship, please mark that on the registration sheet.  There is no charge for children under the age of 6.
  • Deadline to Register: September 10*
  • Please bring the completed registration form and the registration fee to camp with you. A form needs to be filled out for each person attending the youth retreat.
  • Please call Diane Mott at 419-352-5376 or e-mail her to register by the deadline and/or to ask any questions.

*If you have any dietary restrictions, the camp site director needs to know about them by August 30 so that the camp kitchen staff can adequately prepare for appropriate meals.  Anyone who does not contact the camp staff by August 30 about dietary restrictions will need to bring and prepare their own food in the Fellowship Hall kitchenette (which has a refrigerator and microwave).

Registration form to print out.