Schedule

  Sunday (March 11)


  • 7:00am Leave Bloomington
  • 5:00pm Arrive at The Mountain, Highlands
  • 6:00pm Dinner
  • 7:00pm Introduction and Ice breakers
  • 8:00pm Singing and Theme Talk 1
  • 9:00pm Snacks and Buzz Groups
  • 9:30pm Free time
  • 11:00pm Quiet Hour
  • 12:00pm Lights Out

  Monday (March 12)


  • 7:30am Devotions (Optional)
  • 8:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00am Singing and Theme Talk 2
  • 10:00am Break
  • 10:15am Buzz Group Discussions
  • 10:45am Break
  • 11:00am Workshop 1
  • 12:00pm Lunch, Outdoor activities
  • 6:00pm Dinner
  • 7:30pm Big group event
  • 9:00pm Snacks and Buzz group
  • 9:30pm Free time
  • 11:00pm Quiet Hour
  • 12:00am Lights out

  Tuesday (March 13)


  • 7:30am Devotions (Optional)
  • 8:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00am Singing and Theme Talk 3
  • 10:00am Break
  • 10:15am Buzz Group Discussions
  • 10:45am Break
  • 11:00am Workshop 2
  • 12:00pm Lunch, Indoor activities
  • 6:00pm Dinner
  • 7:30pm Big group event
  • 9:00pm Snacks and Buzz group
  • 9:30pm Free time
  • 11:00pm Quiet Hour
  • 12:00am Lights out

  Wednesday (March 14)


  • 7:30am Devotions (Optional)
  • 8:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00am Singing and Theme Talk 4
  • 10:00am Break
  • 10:15am Buzz Group Discussions
  • 10:45am Break
  • 11:00am Workshop 3
  • 12:00pm Lunch, Outdoor activities
  • 6:00pm Dinner
  • 7:00pm Talent Night Preparation
  • 8:00pm Talent Night
  • 10:00pm Snacks and free time
  • 11:00pm Quiet Hour
  • 12:00am Lights out

  Thursday (March 15)


  • 7:30am Devotions (Optional)
  • 8:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00am Singing and wrap up
  • 10:00am Clean up
  • 10:30am Leave The Mountain, Highlands
  • 9:30pm Arrive in Bloomington

What to Expect

Meals and Lodging

All meals from Sunday dinner through Thursday breakfast are included. Vegetarian food is available. Lodging is 2 or 4 persons to a bedroom with twin or full size beds.


Outdoor Activites

Cost for some activities like ziplining, white water rafting, and horse-back riding will be separate. Free time and group recreation time have been built into the schedule.

Buzz Group

Buzz groups consist of 4 to 6 people of the same gender. It will provide an excellent opportunity to be honest and open with yourself and each other as you reflect upon what you are learning each day.

Talent Night

Everyone is welcome to participate in the Talent Night which takes place on the last evening of the retreat. Song, dance, music, poetry, drama, karaoke, or any other forms of talent can be performed individually or as a group.

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