Winter Weekend 2018 - “Spiritual Practices”
All-Church retreat to Frost Valley YMCA, Claryville, NY - Feb. 16-18, 2018
Winter Weekend FAQs
What is the purpose of this retreat?
A fun, get-away weekend with all meals and activities included.
A chance to form/strengthen friendships with other Union Cong members and friends
A place to further spiritual connection with God in an awesome outdoor setting
A place to develop/ renew family spiritual practices.
What activities are there?
Outdoor activities include hiking, snow shoeing, tubing & sledding, skating if pond freezes, cross country skiing, ice fishing, broom ball
Bring your own skates. All other equipment provided.
Indoor activities include archery, arts & crafts, climbing gym, campfire
What kind of lodging is there?
We will stay in Hussey Lodge.
There are 13 rooms with bathrooms and showers. Rooms sleep 4-6 people in bunk beds.
There is a large community room with fireplace.
Indiviuals may elect to share a room.
Where is Frost Valley?
Located at 2000 Frost Valley Rd. Claryville, NY 12725
It is 2.25 hours away
Check their web site at http://frostvalley.org
What will we do there?
We will share meals together in the dining room.
We will gather together in the common room at Hussey before the activity periods begin and at the end of the day.
We will explore spiritual practices we do at home.
We will have a communion service in the chapel Sunday morning.
Costs & Sample Schedule
$140 per person for ages 6 and up covers lodging, meals and activities
Children 5 and under are free
Scholarships are available, see Dave or Betsy
Where and when do I sign up?
Flyers are available at the church with sign up forms attached or click here
to get it done right now!
A $50 per person deposit is required at sign up or $100 for family sign up. This is not refundable after Nov. 12.
Fri. Feb 16
6:00 Arrival (no meal)
7:00 Snacks & games
8:30 Vespers in the common room
Sat. Feb 17
8:45 Union Cong activity
9:30 Camp Activities
10:45 Camp Activities
1:30 Camp Activities
3:15 Camp Activities
7:30 Evening Programs
8:30 Snack & Vespers
Sun. Feb 18
8:30 Chapel Service
9:00 Camp Activities
10:30 Camp Activities
11:30 Lunch & Departure