Youth Winter Retreat
January 26-28, 2024
Registration Deadline: November 17, 2023
SnoGlo is an exciting, spiritually challenging, all-inclusive winter retreat for our youth group (grades 6-12). Held at Pinebrook in the Pocono Mountains, the weekend consists of solid biblical teaching, worship, and activities that encourage youth to grow in their walk with the Lord and connect with other youth across the Bible Fellowship denomination. Throughout the weekend youth have the option to participate in a wide variety of events including sports tournaments, arts competitions, board games, snack shop, and more. The weekend consists of four teaching session and additional breakout sessions for youth groups to gather together for discussion and prayer.
50% Discount for Siblings (*Must be registered at the same time to receive discount.)
Scholarships are available. Please request on registration form.
WHEN: DATES & TIMES
January 26-28, 2024, Fri-Sun
Friday – 6:30 pm meet at church
Sunday – we’ll be home by 2pm
Tuesday, November 17, 2023 – All registrations & payment due
Pinebrook Retreat Center
5339 Pinebrook Road
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Click HERE to check out the schedule for the weekend!
FLURRY OF FESTIVITIES!
This will include: knockout, gaga, and 9 square competitions (separated by age and gender), and a puzzle students will be trying to complete throughout the weekend for points for their team.
Anything from singing to juggling to skits to comedy sketches. They must be able to be performed on stage. Talents are judged on creativity (connecting to the weekend theme is a bonus), ability, and time (under 5 minutes in length). New this year: a video of your talent must be submitted by Sunday, January 7th. Please submit your video by using this form. Finalists will be chosen and notified a week in advance of their SnoGlo weekend, and will perform on stage during their SnoGlo weekend.
Artists may bring their favorite art tools; paint, chalk, pastels, etc… and enter the SnoGlo art show. We will provide the paper for you to design your art based on the theme of the weekend: Christ or Chaos. You can work on your ideas prior to the weekend. Your artwork can also be completed ahead of time or on site at SnoGlo. All artwork must be completed by 4:30 pm on Saturday so we can get it displayed for all to enjoy.
Mark Farnham is Professor of Apologetics at Lancaster Bible College and the founder of Apologetics for the Church. He loves helping ordinary Christians gain confidence to defend and proclaim the Christian faith. He is the author of two books, including Every Believer Confident: Apologetics for Ordinary Christians. He and his wife have three children and seven grandchildren. He is unusually tall and loves to fish for striped bass.
Cedar Routes is a talented band that blends folksy bluegrass with a contemporary worship feel. They are from the Lehigh Valley and currently serve as the worship band for Orchard Hills Church.
Each room has two sets of bunk beds, a queen bed, and an ensuite bathroom. Each room will have one adult chaperone.
– optional: spending money for the snack shop & game room
– Bible & pen
– bed linens, pillows, and bath towels are provided
– warm clothing
– warm boots & extra socks
– winter coat
– bathroom items: soap, shampoo/conditioner, toothbrush/toothpaste, etc.
– optional: modest one-piece swimsuit & towel (indoor pool will be open)