Have you been hearing your child exclaim, “I can’t wait a whole year to go back to Chanco!” since he/she returned home from camp? Well, guess what? They don’t have to wait an entire year! The Diocese of Southern Virginia hosts several youth retreats at Chanco this fall where youth from all over Virginia gather to see old friends and make new ones too!
October Weekend will be held at Chanco Friday, October 10 – Sunday, October 12. The retreat begins after dinner at 8 pm on Friday and concludes at 11 am on Sunday. This annual event is open to all teens in grades 8-12. The theme this year is “All you need is love” and the weekend includes fantastic music, socials and games, meaningful discussions, a dance and incredible worship experiences. Come see your friends from camp and meet some new ones, too. Click here for more information and to register for this fantastic weekend! The deadline to register is September 29.
Happening #62 is being held November 7-9 for grades 10-12 and adult advisors who have never attended a Happening program. Happening is a Christian renewal program where the focal point of the weekend is learning and experiencing the love of Christ. The weekend format includes a series of talks, movies, small group activities and worship, as well as opportunities for fellowship, fun and making new friends. Click here for details and registration.
November Weekend is being held November 14-16 for grades 6-9 and their adult advisors. Reunite with some of your old camp friends and make many new ones at this incredible fall retreat at Chanco. November Weekend includes music, games, activities, socials, small groups discussions and amazing worship! Click here for details and registration.
If you have any questions about any of our youth retreats, please feel free to contact Diocesan Youth Missioner Ashley Scruggs at firstname.lastname@example.org or 757-213-3393.
You may also visit the diocesan website at www.diosova.org for complete information on all upcoming youth events for the 2014-2015 program year as well as important youth ministry resources. Thank you and we hope to see YOU at one of our amazing youth events this fall!