Confirmation 2019 Spring Beach Retreat
Details & Registration
For our Confirmation Spring Beach Retreat, we will be heading to the Kull Youth Center in Ocean City, NJ the weekend of April 26-28. We look forward to a weekend of team building, Bible Study, faith formation, good food, great friends, and lots and lots of fun. Please meet at the church at 6:00 pm, and eat dinner before you arrive. We will return to the church between 2:00 and 2:30 pm on Sunday, April 28. For more details and a packing list, scroll below the registration form.
What: Confirmation Spring Beach Retreat
When: April 26-28, 2018
Who: All current Confirmation students and chaperones.
Cost: $150/Student (Chaperones are free)
Medical Forms and Covenant details are included in the form below. Please fill it out completely.
We need chaperones. Please indication if you are able to be one on the form below.
As always, we offer scholarships; just mark that request on the form below and Pastor Cindy will be in touch.
If you would like to sponsor another child, you will also see that option on the form below.
Contact Pastor Cindy if you have any questions.
Retreat Registration form
More Retreat Details
Kull Youth Center
550 Wesley Ave.
Ocean City, NJ
Pastor Cindy’s cell 267-331-0810
LEAVE - FRIDAY April 26, 6:45 PM
RETURN - SUNDAY April 28, between 2:00 and 2:30 PM
EAT DINNER BEFORE/AS YOU ARRIVE
BRING $$ FOR FAST-FOOD LUNCH ON THE WAY HOME (SUNDAY)
What to bring:
Snack to Share – salty or sweet (last name B through Sc, please bring salty; last name Se through W, please bring sweet.)
Electronic devices are allowed for the ride to and from OC and during free time. However, we reserve the right to ask you to put your phone away or hold it for you if it distracts you from the rest of the group.
Sleeping bag or linens; we sleep on thin pads on wooden planks or on the floor.
Clothes and personal hygiene stuff - Bring casual, comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather outside, and for games indoors and out.
You may bring a slightly nicer outfit, still casual, for church Sunday (we attend St. John LC in Ocean City) but be sure it's comfortable for the ride home.
Comfortable walking shoes for the boardwalk and for walking to get frozen yogurt.
Sweatshirt/windbreaker (for beach walk); check the weather forecast to know how heavy a jacket to bring.
$$ for fast food meal on way home
A POSITIVE ATTITUDE!!!
We hope to enjoy the beach/boardwalk during free time - if you wish - bring spending money to bring home a souvenir!
Brief Descriptions and Signs of Child Abuse
· Neglect - Child neglect is defined as omission of the child’s basic needs – physical, environmental, emotional, and nutritional – that are necessary for a child’s physical and emotional well being.
Possible Signs of Neglect:
Failure to thrive
Inappropriate dress for climate
Stealing of food
Untreated medical conditions
· Emotional abuse – abuse in which a person exposes a child to spoken and/or unspoken violence or emotional cruelty. Emotional abuse sends a message to the child of worthlessness, inadequacy, and being not only unloved but undeserving of love and care.
Possible Signs of Emotional Abuse:
Failure to thrive
Threats of or attempts of suicide
Extreme attempts to seek adult approval
Extreme passive/aggressive behavior patterns
· Physical abuse - abuse in which a person deliberately and intentionally causes bodily harm to a child. Examples may include violent battery with a weapon (knife, belt, strap, or other), burning, shaking, kicking, choking, and any of a wide variety of non-accidental injuries to a child’s body.
Possible Signs of Physical Abuse:
Hostile and aggressive behavior toward others
Fearfulness of parents and/or other adults
Destructive behavior toward self, others, and property
Inexplicable physical injuries, repetitious injuries
Sexual abuse – abuse involving sexual contact between a child and an adult, or between a young child and a significantly older child. Also included is verbal abuse of a sexual nature and exposing the child to pornography.
Possible Signs of Sexual Abuse:
Unusually advanced sexual knowledge and/or behavior for child’s age and development
Sexually reactive behavior
Clingy behaviors -won’t separate from one adult to another
Runaway from home behavior
Physical symptoms, such as headaches, stomachaches, fatigue
Sexually transmitted diseases