Memorial Day Work & Worship

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Dates:

2020 Work & Worship - RETREAT CANCELLEDMay 22 - 25, 2020

Location:

Covenant Pines Bible Camp

Our 2020 Memorial Day Work & Worship Family Camp has been cancelled.

Memorial Day Work & Worship

2020 Memorial Day Work & Worship Family Camp Cancelled. Please see note below from our Program Director, Natalie: 

Covenant Pines has made the decision to cancel our Work and Worship weekend (May 22-24). This decision comes from a posture of deep care for your families and also the desire to model Christlikeness as we all navigate our responsibilities to our communities in this season of unknowns.

In the spirit of the work and worship retreat of partnership of serving alongside one another, we have some different options for your retreat registrations:

  1. Full refund of registration fees  (including deposit)
  2. 50% refund of registration fees AND 50% donation of registration fees
  3. You determine the amount to be refunded and donated 
  4. Full donation of registration fees

We recognize the unique financial situations we are all facing in this season. If we have not heard from you in regards to your retreat registration by Monday May 11, you will receive a full refund of your retreat registration. Please follow this link to let us know what you would us to do with your registration.

Please know that we will miss serving alongside each of your families this year and look forward to welcoming you home soon! 

Join us in preparing camp for the summer.

We are excited to welcome guests over Memorial Day Weekend to help us out with lots of projects around camp!Work and Worship Retreat is absolutely essential for getting camp ready for the Summer. Winter and Spring take a toll on the grounds and facilities at CPBC and Silver Beach. Without the generosity and help of folks like you, we would not be able to get camp ready for the 1,700 kids and families that will be up here in a few weeks.

Come join us for a mix of work projects, worship and fun activities. Scroll down to see some of the projects we’ll need help with. Click below to visit our website for more information about housing, pricing, and activities.

Click the projects tab below to see a list of tasks we hope to accomplish over the weekend. If you have any questions, please call camp at (218) 768-2610. We look forward to seeing you!

The retreat begins Friday AFTER 4 PM (no evening meal provided) and ends after brunch on Monday. Please bring additional cleaning supplies and tools if you have them. Childcare is not provided.

Activities

Activities

Activities are provided for all members of your family. Our trained camp staff will be happy to assist you with:

  • Sailing
  • Climbing Tower/Zipline
  • The Giant Swing
  • Crate Stacking

There are plenty of other activities you can do on your own as well:

  • Swimming Beach
  • Canoeing
  • Paddleboarding
  • Playground
  • Open Gym
  • Volleyball
  • Lawn Games
  • Board/Card games
  • Gaga Ball
projects

Projects

  • All Camp Clean Up
  • Clean Big Chapel
  • Prepare Care Packages
  • Put Docks in
  • Rake Around Camp
  • Split Wood
  • Gardening
  • Cleaning Screens
  • Clean Gutters
  • Kitchen Help
  • Oak Ridge Clean Up
  • Automotive Repair
  • Organize Camp Store
Packing List

Please bring any tools that would be useful for the projects listed below in addition to those specifically listed.

Tools

  • Work gloves/gardening gloves
  • A general tool bag for fix it projects
  • Drills (most screws around camp are T25 or Philips)
  • Socket Set
  • Ladders
  • Rakes
  • Chain saws with safety gear
  • Paint brushes/rollers/other supplies
  • Lawn mowers
  • Leaf blowers
  • Trailers for sticks/logs and misc. projects
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