This retreat for Senior High youth incorporates all the best parts of Deep Freeze events – great food, fun winter activities, inspiring chapel speakers and full worship band – but the schedule will include more free time for your group to chill out together and make some lasting memories with new and old friends.
Finding God in every moment
Winter Blast retreaters all come with their church youth groups and so there is a lot of time in the schedule for deepening friendships that will continue at home. There are also fun opportunities to mix with other youth groups and make new friends. We'll make sure the hot chocolate machine is primed and ready!
A full worship band and chapel speaker will provide opportunities to be encouraged and challenged in your faith journey. There is also time set aside in the schedule for Chillin' in Church groups - a time when each church youth group can spend time discussing what was taught in the chapels and how it applies to daily life.
Winter activities include an outdoor skating rink, downhill tube run, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice-fishing, etc. We'll provide program leadership where youth groups can mix together and work on their team building capacity while having fun outside.
Meet the Chapel Speaker for Winter Blast 1!
Jeff Martens is the Outreach Pastor at Cornerstone Community Church where he first started working as a Youth Pastor in 2010. Jeff’s main responsibilities include equipping believers for sharing the gospel in the local community and around the world. He is a graduate of Capernwray Harbour’s Bible School Leadership Training Program and has studied at Tyndale University College. Jeff got married to his wonderful wife, Michele, in May of 2018.
Toasty or Bring it On!
Pricing depends on the type of accommodation. All the prices below are the full charge for the weekend (taxes included)!
Toasty – $110
Bring it ON! (Cabins) – $90
Toasty spaces are either a cabin or a room. They are fully winterized with washroom facilities (most include showers) and will be assigned by size of group.
Bring it ON! cabins are not winterized, but do have electricity and baseboard heaters. There are no washroom facilities in these cabins, but you can use full washroom facilities (including showers) in the Centre (a short walk away). The temperature of these cabins is usually around 15C, so make sure to bring a good sleeping bag and an extra blanket!
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