Thank you for your interest in attending the 2019 Metropolis of San Francisco Young Adult Summer Retreat, at Thousand Pines Christian Camp & Conference Center in Crestline, CA.
This retreat is open to all Orthodox College Students and Young Professionals ages 18-30's9
May 31 - June 2, 2019
Thousand Pines Christian Camp & Conference Center
359 Thousand Pines Rd, Crestline, CA 92325
$170 for a Dorm Room (cabins with multiple bunk beds)
Includes 2 nights lodging and all meals: Friday dinner – Sunday breakfast
Dorm Rooms: Large rooms with multiple bunk beds. All of the dorms have attached bathrooms and electricity.
You will need to bring your own towel, pillow and sleeping bag or sheets and a blanket.
ONLINE REGISTRATION: NOW OPEN!
You can secure your spot with a $70 deposit and make payments until May 24, 2019 for the remaining balance.
ARRIVAL ON FRIDAY:
Arrivals begin at 5:00pm on Friday, Dinner is served at 6:30pm, and we will begin the retreat introduction around 8:30pm.
It is normal to have participants arrive at all times Friday night since many will be coming after work.
DEPARTURE ON SUNDAY:
We will attend Divine Liturgy on Sunday morning followed by breakfast, and the retreat will end around 10:00am.
FREE TIME ACTIVITIES FROM 1:00PM-5:00PM:
We will have the opportunity to enjoy the many wonderful activities the retreat center has to offer on Saturday afternoon.
These activities have a small fee, and are in addition to the registration cost, and you can bring cash to pay the retreat center directly.
ROCK WALL: $5 per person
ZIP LINE: $5 per person
PAINTBALL: $10 per person
ARCHERY: $1 per person
BB GUNS: $1 per person
COFFEE SHOP: Depends on what you purchase
MALT SHOP: Depends on what you purchase
We are also many free activities that are available to us during this time. There are beautiful hiking trails, swimming, sports fields, hammocks, swings, game rooms, and open fields for enjoying.
ONTARIO AIRPORT (ONT):
If you are flying, we recommend that you fly into the Ontario Airport. This airport is small and has limited flights (and sometimes expensive) but it is the closest to the Retreat Center. Ontario (ONT) airport is about 45 minutes away from the airport.
We will arrange one time on Friday evening to pick up participants (around 5:00pm) at the Ontario airport and bring them to the retreat center. More info coming soon!
OTHER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AIRPORTS:
You can also fly into any of the Southern California airports, but you will need to get a ride from a friend, or rent a car and drive to the retreat center.
-sleeping bag and/or warm blankets for a twin size bed
-casual/comfy attire is recommended for throughout the weekend
-Athletic shoes for hiking, rock climbing, and other athletic activities on Saturday afternoon.
-It does get colder in the evenings, so a sweatshirt or warm jacket is recommended
-musical instrument for campfire
-chapstick and sunscreen
-playing cards & board games
-notebook to take notes