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Winter Youth Retreats at Lake Junaluska

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Winter Youth Retreats

Register by October 30 and receive free tobaggan hats for your group!

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The Winter Youth Retreats are an opportunity for adventure, spiritual growth and worship in the mountains of Western North Carolina! While energized worship with great bands is built into every program weekend, groups now have more freedom in choosing their recreational activities. You can ski or do a mission project during your time at Lake Junaluska.

 

Andy Lambert and Jimmy Atkins: December 29, 2018 – January 1, 2019 |  New Years Weekend

Lowell McNaney and The Advice: January 18–21, 2019 | Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend

Charlie Conder and The Advice: January 25–27, 2019

Stephanie Hand and TBD: February 8–10, 2019

Mark Oestreicher and TBD: February 15–18, 2019 | Presidents Day Weekend

Winter Youth Retreat Package

Packages includes lodging, worship, t-shirts, an activity of your choice (ski, zipline or mission work) and breakfast on first full day through breakfast on day of departure. Additional lodging nights and activity days (Biltmore, Zipline, Asheville Fun Depot) can be added to your package.

 

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2-Night Packages

West End

  • 2 Nights/1 Day Ski - $223
  • 2 Nights/2 Day Ski - $261
  • 2 Nights/Mission Project - $176

The Terrace

  • 2 Nights/1 Day Ski - $245
  • 2 Nights/2 Day Ski - $283
  • 2 Nights/Mission Project - $198

3-Night Packages

West End

  • 3 Nights/1 Day Ski - $346
  • 3 NIghts/2 Day Ski - $384
  • 3 Nights/Mission project - $299

The Terrace

  • 3 Nights/1 Day Ski - $375
  • 3 Nights/2 Day Ski - $413
  • 3 Nights/Mission Project - $328

WINTER YOUTH RETREATS

Worship and participate in fellowship at the Winter Youth Retreats! Lake Junaluska offers incredible winter programming through engaging speakers and worship bands, while your group can choose from SKI or MISSION WORK as your extracurricular activity.  

  • For SKI, our partners at Cataloochee Ski Area and Wolf Ridge Ski Area provide excellent customer service and convenience for your retreat.  
  • For MISSION WORK, help the local community by doing a project on property or nearby.

Lodging and meal packages are available.  Pricing depending on lodging nights, program, and days of skiing or other activities.

2018/2019 SCHEDULE

  • December 29, 2018 - January 1, 2019
  • January 18-21
  • January 25-27
  • February 8-10
  • February 15-18

 

Ski Only packages are also available throughout the winter season.

PROGRAM QUESTIONS

Mitzi Johnson, Director of Programming
mjohnson@lakejunaluska.com
828-454-6716

RESERVATIONS / REGISTRATION
reservations@lakejunaluska.com
800-222-4930

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LODGING AT LAKE JUNALUSKA

Groups will be assigned lodging based on availability. Primary facilities for youth weekends include the Lake Junaluska Apartments, the Hillside Lodge, The Terrace and Mountain View. 

CATALOOCHEE SKI AREA

There are several things you can count on when you bring a group to Cataloochee. Small town hospitality, a helping hand at every stage of your visit, excellent facilities, and of course, great skiing and snowboarding. Lake Junaluska is proud to partner with Cataloochee for our winter ski weekends. Snowboarding is available at no additional cost.

WOLF RIDGE SKI AREA

Nestled in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina and conveniently located just 5 miles off I-26, Wolf Ridge Ski Resort has tremendous offerings for the ski and snowboard enthusiast. Whether you are a beginner or expert, long-time regular or first-time visitor, you are certain to find exactly what you are looking for at North Carolina's premier snow sport facility!

MISSION PROJECT/INDOOR SWIM

We help your youth group live out its faith by coordinating 2 to 4 hours of mission work with a local agency. Your group will be assigned to one or more of the following based on need and availability: thrift store, food pantry, community kitchen, nursing home, chopping wood, painting, yard work. We will send you your mission work assignment 2-3 weeks before your arrival date. Paired with indoor swimming in a local pool, this option combines service with fun. Groups must register for mission work 60 days prior to their event.

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

There are many ways to explore your faith and have fun with your youth group. A trip to Biltmore Estate, Asheville Fun Depot or Ziplining can easily be added to your Winter Youth Retreats experience. Please call 800-222-4930 to inquire abou these options.