Conference Retreats

MidWinter Retreats 2018

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MidWinter 1 and MidWinter 2 registrations have closed.

MidWinter 1

January 26-28, 2018, at Bridgeport Camp

MidWinter 2

February 9-11, 2018, at Bridgeport Camp

Join us for a weekend of exciting teaching, relevant messages and powerful music in an inviting community. These are mixed MidWinters — both junior high and senior high are invited.

Cost is $110 per person until December 29, 2017. Adults and students all pay the same price.

Late registration will be available for $130 until January 16, 2018 (MidWinter 1), and January 29, 2018 (MidWinter 2).

Check-in is from 8:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m. on Friday night. We conclude by 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.

You must bring 1 adult for every 1-7 youth. Please note gender ratios of youth to adults (i.e. bringing 7 girls and 1 male adult makes cabin assignments difficult).

ALL Adults must register, pay and submit their MinistrySafe certificate (valid for two years from time completed), signed medical release and completed background check (completed within one year of the last day you are attending retreat). For example from MW 1 the background check must have been completed since Jan. 28, 2016. Please return all of this information to Chelsea at the camp:

ALL students must have a signed medical release. Also, please send to Chelsea at the camp:

Confirmation Connection Retreat 2018

January 19-21, 2018

Confirmation Connection is a new retreat-style confirmation program in the North Texas Conference that partners with local UMC Churches to provide a connectional confirmation experience. The Curriculum for the weekend is developed from Credo and other confirmation Curriculum that allows it to fit well with what UMC Churches are already doing with their Confirmation classes.

Who: Junior High and Senior High Youth
When: January 19-21, 2018
Where: Bridgeport Camp and Conference Center
Cost: $100 before December 31, 2017, and $125 after December 31, 2017

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The idea behind Confirmation Connection Retreat is simple. We want to give small to medium size churches a resource to help with confirming their students. By connecting with other small churches seeking to confirm their students we can create an environment where students are learning together along side their peers.

Our retreat works well as a confirmation kick-off event, mid way point, or closing retreat based on when your church begins and ends confirmation. It can also act as a confirmation program for churches that don't currently have something to offer their students. Each church will receive more detailed confirmation lessons to use at their discretion.

Our Weekend Schedule includes worship, activities and 6 lessons that are designed to give students a basic overview of information taught in traditional confirmation programs. Students are divided into family groups based on their age and grade in order to help foster age appropriate discussion within those family groups.

Check-in begins at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and camp ends at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday morning.

Any questions regarding NTC Confirmation Retreat, please contact Joseph Bradley at the NTC Conference Office, or 972-526-5011.

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Camp Bible 2017

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Please contact Chelsea at or 940-683-2555 with questions.

Camp Bible 2016

Dates: September 23-24, 2017

Join us for a Bible Retreat for children who will be in Grades 3-5 in the 2017-2018 school year.

You are going to be part of this very special weekend where our focus will be Reunion: Family and Friends, the People of God. At Camp Bible we recognize how important it is for us to use our Bibles, since God continues to talk to us through words and stories. Not only will we share in the adventure of learning about our Bibles, we will share in camp life as well. Get ready to look at the stars, eat outside, play outdoor games, fish, shoot arrows, dance, do crafts and so much more.


10:00-10:45 a.m. on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in Kiker

Closing Worship

10:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at the cross

Camp will be finished at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Parents and families are invited to join us for the closing worship that begins at 10:00 a.m. at the cross. Campers will all work on an element of worship during their rotations on Saturday in order to lead Sunday’s service. We hope you will join us for Sunday morning worship at Bridgeport Camp!

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