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Youth Winter Retreat


  • Camp Barakel 1798 Shear Lake Road Fairview, MI, 48621 United States (map)

The Byron Community Youth Group is heading to Winter Retreat in 2020! Winter Retreat is a great fun-filled winter weekend with your friends, while learning more about and drawing closer to God.

When and where does it all happen?

  • Camp Barakel, Fairview, Michigan.

  • Friday through Sunday, January 17-19, 2020.

  • Leaving Byron Baptist Church at 4pm Friday and returning around 4pm Sunday.

Who is it for and how much does it cost?

  • Any 7th-12th grade student.

  • $95 for the weekend, includes lodging, meals, and activities!

  • Spots fill up quickly and are limited, so a $40 pre-registration fee is due by September 29th. The $55 balance is due on January 17th.

  • Money can be turned in to Jacob or Sarah Smith (The Village) or Theresa Kreci or Katie Heath (Byron Baptist). Cash should be in an envelope clearly marked “Winter Youth Retreat” Checks should be made payable to “Theresa Krejci”.

Things to bring:

  • Bible/notebook/pen

  • Snow clothes

  • Bedding (sleeping bag, pillow etc.)

  • Toiletry/hygiene items (toothbrush, deodorant, soap, shampoo, etc.)

Things to expect:

  • Four engaging, relevant, biblically-sound chapel sessions!

  • Snow tubing, cross-country skiing, and ice rink for hockey, an ice rink for skating, snowshoeing, snow football, broomball, ice fishing and a game room!

If you have any questions please contact Jake and Sarah Smith by email at youth@thevillagemi.com or by phone at (989) 413-8487.

Earlier Event: December 29
All Family Sunday