Try new activities, make new friends, and learn about the Bible during this five-day retreat at a scenic, historic location in Michigan's upper peninsula.
Every year is a bit different...we might get lots of snow or not much at all...we might have lots of people or a smaller group. But we always make new friends and memories that last a lifetime. This video gives the flavor of the event!
When? Arrive December 28, 2023; depart January 2, 2024
Where? Cedar Bay, a 500-acre (200 hectare) retreat center on the shores of Lake Huron in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. From lower Michigan, you will cross the Mackinac Bridge, then drive 45 minutes East on M-134.
What? A time of playing, laughing, learning about the Bible, and making new friends
Who? International visitors or long-time residents and friends
How much does it cost? Regular pricing is $350/adult and $160/kid (ages 6-17); free for kids 5 years and under. UPDATE 11/29 - We are near capacity for housing. Register to be added to the waiting list; at this time, we have beds available for singles only. If finances are an issue, please contact us for a scholarship information.
Cross-country skiing* (on flat ground, not a steep slope)
Traditional Finnish sauna ("dry" sauna)
Traditional American group dance
Table games (table tennis, foosball)
Relaxing by a fire with a good book
Thought-provoking talks on key Bible themes
Friendly, small group Bible exploration and discussion
* weather-dependent activities that require specific snow or ice conditions and cannot be guaranteed