Retreat in a box

Let Walcamp lead your next Youth Group Retreat!  Our Retreat in a Box makes planning your event easy!

Step 1: Choose your Timeframe:

Two Nights, 4 meals = $150/Participant

One Night, 3 meals = $115/Participant

Discounts available in winter months.
Minimum 15 participants.  

Price Includes:

  • One or Two night stay

  • Either 3 or 4 meals

  • Walcamp Led Devotions

  • Up to 4 Walcamp-led Activities

  • GIC Low Rope Course included
    (Fills 2 Activity Slots)

  • GIC High Ropes or Paintball Available  for $25/Participant
    (Fills 2 Activity Slots)

Step 2: Choose your Program Style:

Walcamp-led Group Development
Team building games (icebreakers), 1 or 2 morning Bible Encounters, one evening campfire and devotion. 

Hybrid Group Development
Lead as many of the above options as you like, and work with Walcamp staff to fill in the rest. Great for Confirmation Retreat Leaders with a specific topic/focus for the retreat.

Step 3: Choose your Activity Options:

Up to 4 Walcamp-led activities
Options available at right.

GIC Course and up to 2 other activities
Our Group Initiative Course engages participants in games and challenges that develop team skills, leadership, communication, creative problem solving and personal/interpersonal reflection.

High Ropes Course and up to 2 other activities
Build on your team builiding experience by addition our Climbing Wall/Zipline to your retreat.  
Weather dependant. Additional $35/participant

Paintball Course and up to 2 other activities
Weather dependant. Additional $35/participant

Please Note: For planning purposes, GICs, High Ropes and Paintball each count as two activities.

Activity Options:

Walcamp-led
(weather permitting)

  • Archery

  • Canoeing

  • Guided Nature Hike

  • Nature Crafts

  • Outdoor Ed Adventures

    • Angry Birds: Physics
    • Alien Invaders: Invasive Species
    • Animal Antics
    • Ahh! Rollercoasters
    • Aquatic Antics
    • Going Batty
    • Life of a Tree
    • Orienteering
    • Mad Scientist
    • Nature Tales: Storytelling
    • Space... the Final Frontier
    • Survival
    • Weather or not
    • Where is my Polar Bear? Endagered Species
    • Who Gives a Hoot: Owls
  • Evening/IndoorActivities
    • Awe-Stronomy
    • Escape Room
    • Night Hike
    • Xtreme Games

Self-led Options

  • Capture the Flag

  • Sports options: baseball, football, Soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball.

  • Flashlight Tag

  • Gaga Ball

  • Nature Hikes

  • [Your awesome ideas here!]

Step 4: Choose an Evening Activity:

Walcamp Led
Choose from the list on the right.

Self led
Group bonding time! Capture the Flag, Gaga Ball, Talent Show, Board Games, Journaling/Prayer Stations.

Step 5: Schedule your trip:

Call 815-784-514 or Email office@walcamp.org

Register Early!
Walcamp's weekend programs fill up fast.

Weekend Dates
Please have 2-3 possible dates ready when you register to reduce the possibility of a schedule conflict.

 

Retreat in a Box - Sample Schedule

(Schedule can be modified to fit you needs)

 

Day 1 (Friday)  

6:00 pm
7:00
8:00
9:00
10:00

Arrive and get situated
Games or Icebreakers (Walcamp led)
Campfire/S’mores (Walcamp led)
Cabin Time (Self led)
Lights out

Day 2 (Saturday)  

7:00 am
8:00
8:40
9:00
10:30
12:00 pm
12:30
1:30
3:00
3:30
5:00
5:30
6:30
7:30
8:30
9:30
10:00

Rise and Shine
Breakfast
Morning Devotion (Walcamp led)
Activity #1  (Walcamp led)
Activity #2  (Walcamp led)
Lunch
Rest & Relaxation  (Self led)
Activity #3 (Walcamp led)
Snack break / Option to buy souvenirs
Activity #4 (Walcamp led)
Cabin time: (Self–led) 
Dinner
Evening Game (Walcamp led)
Night Hike 
Campfire/Devotion (Walcamp led)
Cabin Time (self led)
Lights Out

Day 3 (Sunday)  

7:00 am
8:00
9:00
10:00
11:00

Rise and Shine
Continental Breakfast
Closing Devotion (Walcamp led)
Clean up, pack, etc. 
Load up and depart