Events + Retreats


Young people and adult leaders from across our synods gather for a weekend of fun, Bible study, service, worship, and community building in large groups as well as smaller ones. Each day includes Family Time, an opportunity for prayer and reflection with your congregational group. We offer separate events for grades 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12.


Weekend event for youth in grades 6-8

Potomac Park Retreat & Conference Center, Falling Waters, WV

February 9-11, 2024 - High School Event

Weekend event for youth in grades 9-12

Potomac Park Retreat & Conference Center, Falling Waters, WV

March 9-10, 2024 - Seekers

Event for children in grades 3-5 and their parents/guardians

Mar-Lu-Ridge, Jefferson, MD

April 12-14, 2024 - Middle School Leadership Retreat

Leadership event for youth in grades 6-8 (maximum of four youth participants and one adult leader per congregation)

Mar-Lu-Ridge, Jefferson, MD


We are excited to return to in-person youth events for the 2023-2024 program year! Many things will look the same as they did in the past – small groups where youth can explore and deepen their faith, service projects to help us engage with the world around us, energetic large group gatherings, and time to connect with your congregational group. As your group or family consider whether to attend, we invite you to carefully read over our precautions and expectations of event participants to aid in your discernment.

An important update: We are no longer requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination. In accordance with CDC guidelines, we ask that anyone experiencing symptoms stay home. 

All youth and adult participants and staff will be expected to:

Adult leaders will be expected to:


For cancellations received by the registration deadline, the amount paid for that participant may be returned.

For cancellations received during the one-week late registration period, a partial refund may be given. Substitutions and additions can be made at the event registrar’s discretion.

For cancellations received after the end of the late registration week, participants are responsible for the full balance.