Several times each year East Bay Camp (near Bloomington-Normal, IL) and Little Grassy Camp (near Carbondale, IL) host confirmation retreats for Middle School/Junior High youth in 6th to 8th grade.
The retreats are designed to complement, not replace, the confirmation classes in the local church. Participants are urged to register early for their first choice of retreat site. Retreats typically start on Friday at 7:00 p.m. and end after worship on Sunday by 11:00 a.m.
Register for a 2017 Confirmation Retreat
In the company of other confirmation candidates from other local churches, participants will explore what it means to be a well-grounded, growing, committed, and missional member of the church. Using Credo, published by The United Methodist Publishing House, participants will be challenged to:
For information about the 2016-2017 schedule for confirmation retreats, please phone the main camp and retreat office at 217-529-2646 or write firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local churches are also welcome to schedule their own retreats by contacting the camps directly:
East Bay, 309-367-3751, email@example.com
Little Grassy, 618-457-6030, firstname.lastname@example.org