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Potomac Highlands District Winter Youth Retreat @ Aldersgate Camp/Retreat Center, Terra Alta WV

April 3 @ 6:30 pm - April 4 @ 5:00 pm

Click on this link for Registration Form & Information Page: PHD Youth Retreat 4-3-20 Registration-Info

Potomac Highlands District Winter Youth Retreat
April 3-4, 2020
Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center

Youth Name____________________________________________________ Date of Birth______________________


Male______ Female______ Grade________ Home Church__________________________________

Parent/Guardian Name _______________________________________________________________________________

Address (if different)_________________________________________________________________________________

Home Phone___________________ Cell Phone____________________ E-mail_________________________________

I hereby give permission for my child to attend the Potomac Highlands District Winter Youth Retreat:

____________________________________________ ________________________________________________
Parent/Guardian (Printed) Parent Guardian (Signature)

Who to contact in case of Emergency?

Person #1_____________________________________Relationship________________Phone_____________________

Person #2_____________________________________Relationship________________Phone_____________________

Special Medical Conditions___________________________________________________________________________



Current Medications_________________________________________________________________________________

EMERGENCY CONSENT PERMITTING CARE OF MINORS: If the staff of the youth event has to bring your child to the Emergency Room for treatment, any person under 18 years of age cannot authorize treatment for him/herself. I, the undersigned parent or guardian, do hereby grant permission for the above-named applicant to attend the youth event. In order that my child may receive any necessary treatment from the medical staff of an area hospital, I hereby consent to medical treatment for my child for such injury or illness during the youth event and authorize the adult or event staff to obtain such treatment. I hereby release and discharge the responsible adult, the Potomac Highlands UMC, the WVUMC Conference and the event location from any and all debts, judgments, or suits of any kind that may arise or be occasioned as a result of the applicant’s participation in the youth event. I further acknowledge and understand that while participating in the youth event there is a possibility of physical illness or injury and that my child assumes the risk for such illness or injury by his/her participation.

___________________________________________        ___________________________________________
Parent/Guardian Name (Printed)                      Parent/Guardian (Signature)


Potomac Highlands District Winter Youth Retreat
April 3-4, 2020
“How to fail and still be successful”

Purpose: Through Biblical examples, we desire to encourage young people on how to learn to fail and still be successful. Participants will learn how to keep God first, how to listen for God and how to follow God’s plan for them.

Study Leader: Rev. Shea James is the Youth Director for the West Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. She has led numerous camps and retreats over the course of her lifetime. She has a passion for developing young disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. We are beyond excited to welcome her as our Study Leader for this retreat experience!!!

Friday Schedule (subject to change):
6:30 p.m. Registration
7:00 p.m. Welcome & Opening Worship
7:30 p.m. Games
9:00 p.m. Session #1 (Rev. Shea James)
10:00 p.m. Indoor Campfire (with Flashlights)
11:00 p.m. Break Out Meeting
11:30 p.m. Lights Out

Saturday Schedule (subject to change):
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Game with Lesson
9:00 a.m. Session #2 (Rev. Shea James)
10:00 a.m. Break Out Meeting
10:30 a.m. Activity
11:30 a.m. Games
Noon Lunch
1:00 p.m. Session #3 (Rev. Shea James)
2:00 p.m. Break Out Meeting
2:30 p.m. Activity
3:15 p.m. Games
4:30 p.m. Clean Cabin
5:00 p.m. HOME

Cost: $20 (Scholarships are available upon request)
(Checks should be made to Potomac Highlands District UMC and sent with registration)
Drop-off: Friday @ 6:30 p.m.
Pick-up: Saturday @ 5:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: March 27, 2020
What to Bring: Bible, Bedding (Sleeping Bag, Bed Sheets, Blanket), Hygiene Items, Flashlight
What NOT to Bring: Electronics, Tobacco, Drugs, Alcohol, Pornography, Weapons

Please mail all checks and registration forms to: Potomac Highlands District Office, 97 Goldsborough Ave., Romney, WV 26757 Also find information & registration on the District Website at: https://phdumc.org/events/potomac-highlands-district-youth-retreat-aldersgate-camp-retreat-center-terra-alta-wv/

Camp Information: 54 Camp Aldersgate Ln., Terra Alta, WV 26764 Phone: 304-789-5252
Website for Camp Aldersgate: http://campaldersgate.com/home-page/slider/blog/contact-directions/

For more information, please contact Rev. Larry Hakes at (608) 482-1611


April 3 @ 6:30 pm
April 4 @ 5:00 pm


Potomac Highlands District of the UMC


Aldersgate Evangelical Center
54 Camp Aldersgate Ln
Terra Alta, WV 26764 United States
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