Theme: The 'Mindfulness' of Christ (Philippians 2:5)
October 5-7, 2018 (Columbus Day Weekend)
Where: Phantom Ranch Bible Camp, Mukwonago, WI
Who/What: Organized by Teachers Who Pray, GRIP Outreach for Youth and prominent education leaders, this retreat is designed to refresh and equip educators (teachers, administrators and school staff who directly serve students in schools).
With the backdrop of the "great outdoors," we will unite in prayer, worship, and educational workshops aimed at promoting professional and spiritual best practices.
(CPDU credits will be provided)
Attendees will enjoy family-style meals (three meals on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday), country bunk cabins and may choose from a variety of free activities including: archery, canoeing, hayrides and s'mores around the bonfire. Horseback riding will be available for $15 and paintball will be available for $10.
Registration opens at 6pm on Friday, Oct. 5th
Retreat begins at 8pm on Friday, Oct. 5th
Retreat concludes at 10:30am Sunday, Oct. 8th
Phantom Ranch Bible Camp- W309 S10910 Hwy I- Mukwonago, WI 53149
(map located below)
*The actual cost per person is $200. However, Phantom Ranch, TWP and Together Chicago are subsidizing the additional costs per attendee to keep the registration cost low.
If you cannot find other arrangements for childcare for the weekend, EDify is offering full camp programming for children, led by the Phantom Ranch staff. There are 12 slots for boys and 12 slots for girls (ages 4-15). Girls and boys ages 4-6 will sleep in a private room with their parent(s), while girls and boys ages 7-15 will sleep in their own single-sex cabins, supervised by female and male camp leaders who work for Phantom Ranch. If spots fill up, we will add children's names to a waiting list.
The cost for childcare is:
-- 1 child
-- 2 kids, same family
-- 3 kids, same family
Children will engage in safe, fun activities with Phantom Ranch staff while their parents participate in retreat sessions and free time, however, the children will join their families for mealtimes and during the Saturday recreational block.
Teaching Mindfulness to Students
The 'Mindfulness' of Christ
A Purposeful Mind: Finding What God Has Called You To Do
Religious Rights in Public Schools 101
Men's and Women's Ministry Breakout Sessions (optional)
Powerful Praise & Worship
Prayer & Communion Service
Reflection & Recreation Time
Bonfire with S'Mores
Daniel "Danny" Buggs- author, minister, former executive for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and former NFL player for the New York Giants and Washington Redskins
Marilyn Rhames- founder and CEO of Teachers Who Pray, Inc.
Shawn Procter- GRIP The School Program Director at GRIP Outreach for Youth
Tynisha Jointer LCSW, M.Ed- founder and social-emotional expert at SELoutions
Anthony LoCoco- associate counsel at the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty
Erica Harris- founder and life coach at PurposeFULL Seed
...And other guests
Phantom Ranch, W309 S10910 Hwy I- Mukwonago, WI 53149