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Youth Retreat

  • Lake Champion Young Life Camp 247 Mohican Lake Road Glen Spey, NY, 12737 (map)

Metro C&MA Youth Retreat

Jr. & Sr. High Retreat
Fri-Sun // April 12-14, 2019
Lake Champion

Packing List

  • Pillow / Blankets / sleeping bag

  • Soap, shampoo, towel, toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant (please), shower shoes, etc.

  • Clothes - warm clothes / gym clothes / PJs

  • Money - for Saturday offering / snack shop / vending machines

  • Bible / journal

  • Snacks

  • Medication


Going to Retreat

  • Transportation // 2-3 hr bus ride to campsite

    • Meet in NYCAC lobby at 4:30 PM to catch the bus

  • Food

    • No dinner will be provided by the campsite on Friday evening. Please bring dinner to eat on the bus

    • Snacks - for the 2-3 hr bus ride. Counselors will bring snacks and cup noodles

  • Shower

    • Since we’ll be attending an evening service upon arriving at the retreat site, we advise the youth (especially those with long hair) to shower before leaving for retreat

Returning from Retreat

  • Bus will be leaving Lake Champ on Sunday at 1:00 PM

    • If you’d like to pick up your child from the campsite, please arrive before 1:00 PM

  • Bus will arrive at NYCAC around 3:30 - 4:30 PM, depending on traffic

Cell Phone Policy

  • Up to parent’s discretion whether or not their youth brings their cellphone to retreat

  • Cellphones will be collected during Worship Service and Small Group times to help students better focus and connect

  • Counselors will have parent’s emergency contact numbers and parents can communicate with youth by contacting counselors

What to expect

  • Our district retreats at Lake Champion are full of not only tons of excitement, fun, and games, but are also filled with many moments to encounter Jesus.

  • There is a Chapel session Friday night, 2 sessions on Saturday, and 1 session on Sunday morning. There are also 2 small group times after the sessions on Saturday meant for you and your students to dive deeper into what the speaker has shared, as well as be a safe place for your students to talk about whatever it is they may be facing in their lives in a smaller, more familiar and personal group.

  • Saturday afternoon is left open for lots of free time for you and your students to play basketball, frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, sand volleyball, climb the rockwall, hang out in the game room, eat at the snack bar, ride the giant swing, test your balance skills at the high ropes course, and maybe even take a ride on the zipline into the lake (weather permitting, of course). Free time is meant to give your students a break, as well as for you to build relationships with your students through having some fun!

Retreat FAQ


Registration Forms & Fee Due Sunday, 3/17/19

1. Sign-up for Youth Retreat

Student Name *
Student Name
Release Forms *
Print, Complete, and Return the following Mandatory Forms (linked on the right)
3Stone YM Registration *
Is your youth already registered with 3Stone Youth Ministry? If not, please register here (linked on right)
Registration Fee *
Scholarship Available. Let us know if you'd like to be contacted with more info. Make Check payable to: NYCAC

2. Print & Sign Liability Release Forms

Both forms MUST be completed by each attendee and brought to retreat!

3. Youth Registration

If you’re youth is not already registered with 3Stone YM, please register here:


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