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Youth Winter Retreat 2019
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We're excited to announce that the Illinois Conference Youth Winter Retreat is January 18-21, 2019.  We'll be staying at beautiful Camp Wakonda, WI and joining the youth from WI Conference.  
If you aren't interested in any of the winter sports, feel free to come along and simply relax. 

Youth leaders: Bring your teens and young adults for a spiritual re-charging yet casual weekend packed with exciting winter sports and fellowship with friends old and new.  

Schedule Overview:
Friday night we'll get acquainted with games/activities and start the Sabbath with interactive worship. 
Sabbath we'll connect, worship, and enjoy nature and Camp Wakonda. 
Saturday night we'll ski, snowboard and/or tube at Cascade Mountain. 
Sunday morning we'll return and pack in a full day of fun on the slopes!
Monday morning pack to return home and you're welcome to hit the slopes again before you head back. 

Lodging and all meals from Friday supper through Monday brunch are included in the $50 registration fee. 

The following are the prices for Cascade Mountain:
  Saturday Night Fees: Sunday All Day Fees:
Lift ticket Ages 13 & Up $23 Ages 13 & Up $49
  Ages 12 & Under FREE Ages 12 & Under FREE
Rentals (ski/snowboard) $18 (All Ages) $30 (All Ages)
Tubing Ages 7 & Up $12 Ages 7 & Up $22
  Ages 6 & Under $8 Ages 6 & Under $12
  Add tubing to a lift ticket $10 Add tubing to a lift ticket $10

A letter will be available for students needing to be excused from school on Friday, January 18. Most students do not have school on Monday, January 21, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Other forms you will need are:
Parental Permission Form
Packing List
Minor Rental Release of Liability
Snow Tube Rental and Release

For more information, feel free to contact the Youth Department at (630) 856-2857,