FPC Student Ministry
Winter Retreat
Info and Registration
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Join us for a weekend getaway
at Lake Geneva Youth Camp!
What Can I expect at the winter retreat?
You can expect a weekend full of fun games, meaningful camp chapel time, incredible worship music, cabin time with our group, free time with friends, and more. Some of the activities our students look forward to each year during the generous amounts of free time include the giant swing, broomball tournament, open gym time, the indoor rock climbing wall, the game room, paintball, exploring the camp, and hanging out at the camp café.

Who can participate?
This experience is open to all current 7-12 grade students. Friends are welcome!

When is the retreat?
Friday, January 19th - Sunday, January 21st, 2024

Where is the retreat?
We partner with Lake Geneva Youth Camp and join churches from around Wisconsin and Illinois for the weekend (we stay in cabins with our church group).

Registration Fee:

$100 Early Registration Special (sign up by 12/31)

Finances tight this time of year? Don't allow that to prevent from this amazing experience. FPC has funds set aside to help make sure all students can participate - simply contact Ezrah for details.

What's included?
Chartered bus transportation to and from camp, all meals, lodging, and activities (with the exception of paintball), and more fun than you can anticipate!

Optional Costs
  • Camp café - purchase snacks, drinks, and camp merch
  • Paintball (TBA - likely $10 per game)

Packing List

Sleeping bag or twin sheets, pillow, towel, toiletries, warm clothes and footwear, snow pants, gloves, hat, flashlight, and any spending money for the camp store you may desire.

Don’t bring
Cell phone*, electronics, video games, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, weapons, or anything else deemed to be inappropriate.

*Cell phones are to be left at home to allow students to be fully present with each other and God during the trip. Leaders will have cell phones in case of emergency. For questions on this, please contact Ezrah.

Transportation Details
We will take a chartered Lamers school bus to and from camp.
  • Drop off on January 19th is 5:30 @FPC (please make sure to eat dinner prior to drop off or bring something for the drive)
  • Pick up on January 21st will be approximately 2:00 @FPC

Please make your payments through FPC (button below) as the camp requests that you do not make the payment through them.

Friends are always welcome!
Spots are limited, so sign up today!
Register today by clicking below and signing up directly through Lake Geneva Youth Camp (instructions provided).

After you've registered, please click the payment button to make your payment via First Presbyterian Church.

I'm happy to answer any questions you might have about this season's winter retreat at Lake Geneva Youth Camp. Email me on the link below and I am happy to answer your questions via email, in person, or on the phone.