The annual Nexus Back to School Retreat is open to all students in grades 6-12. Join us for a weekend that is packed with solid teaching, worship, encouragement in your faith, and lots of fun. This year, we will spend two days and two nights camping (in tents!) at Camp Awana in Fredonia, Wisconsin. 

*Parents, please consider volunteering as a driver either to or from camp! If you are available to drive, please let Pastor Ron know how many passengers you will be able to take.

* If you have any camping supplies, 6-man tent (or larger) that you are willing to lend, let Pastor Ron know.

What You Need to Know

DROP OFF: Saturday, August 31: Be at EFCCL by 8:00 am. Please eat breakfast before you come.
PICK UP: Monday, September 2:  Pick up your student at EFCCL at 3:00 pm.
Retreat Location: Tent Camping at Camp Awana, in Fredonia, Wisconsin.
Cost: $55 per student
Forms Required: 2019-2020 Participation Waiver and Medical Release* (found on our Nexus webpage)

*Once submitted, these forms are valid for all Nexus Student Ministries events and activities from June 1, 2019, through May 31, 2020.

What to Bring

*Please make sure your name is marked on everything!

  • Bible

  • Notebook and pen

  • Pillow and pillow case

  • Single bed sheets, blankets, and sleeping bag

  • Personal toiletries

  • Towels and wash cloth

Additional Recommendations (Optional)

  • Camera (inexpensive)

  • Flashlight

  • Swimsuit

  • Beach towel

  • Sunscreen

What Not to Bring

  • Electronic devices of any kind, including but not limited to: cell phones, mp3 players, handheld video games

  • Scooters

  • Bicycles

  • Lighters

  • Fireworks

  • Alcohol*

  • Drugs or tobacco of any kind*

  • Knives or other weapons*

We leave these things behind so that we can have a single focus on Jesus. Sometimes, we need to withdraw from things that consume our lives to grow closer to Him. We are asking you to walk truthfully in these guidelines for your growth in Christ.

*Possession of any of these items will result in immediate removal from the retreat.