N.C.I.S. Leadership Retreat
This retreat will include: - Team Building and Problem Solving - Leadership teachings and activities - A campfire - An adventure course - Boating/ kayaking - SO MUCH MORE!!
***NEW*** Online registration. To register your child:
1. Complete the Registration Form below, and hit "SUBMIT TEL HAI REGISTRATION."
2. If you wish to pay online, you may do so using the "ADD TO CART" button at the bottom and following the instructions.
WHERE: Tel Hai Retreat Center - 31 Lasso Drive, Honey Brook, PA - (610) 273-3969
WHEN: May 13-15, 2018 (Tuesday is Election Day!) *Monday will be a missed day of school - letters for excused absences will be written and given by Nicolle* Meet at the church: Sunday at 7:45pm. We Return: Tuesday between 12pm-1pm (parents will be called/texted on ride back)
WHO: Current High School youth (especially those who are interested in being leaders for NCIS summer 2018)
"What to Bring" and "What NOT to Bring" are listed below the registration form on this page.
Contact Nicolle with any questions.
Registration is Due by May 6. Space is limited!
$70 per student. Scholarships available.
***NOTE*** To register your child(ren), complete the Registration Form above, and hit "SUBMIT TEL HAI REGISTRATION."
After registering, you must ALSO submit images of the front and back of an active insurance card using the button below.
If you wish to pay online, you may do so using the "ADD TO CART" button below and following the instructions.
We now accept online credit card or PayPal payment for registrations.
- Indicate the number of children to be registered (Quantity)
- Click "Add to Cart" button
- Confirm the name(s) of registrants
Check or Cash Payments:
Make checks payable to "Calvary Lutheran Church." Put "Tel Hai" in memo line.
NOTE: Your child will not be registered until you complete and submit the registration form and payment is received.
What to Bring:
• A Bible, notebook, and pen
• Appropriate clothes for fun & games that can get dirty
• A jacket or sweatshirt & Sneakers
• A reusable water bottle
• Toiletries and towel
• Sleeping bag and pillow (rooms are airconditioned)
• Sunglasses, bug spray, sunblock
What NOT to Bring:
• Anything valuable
• Clothes that don’t fit or can’t get dirty
• Drugs, alcohol, weapons or clothes that promote these things
Brief Definitions and Possible Signs of Child Abuse
If you are able to drive, you must read these definitions and indicators:
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
- Poor hygiene
Emotional Abuse – Emotional abuse is 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:
- Withdrawal behavior
- Failure to thrive
- Threats of or attempts of suicide
- Extreme attempts to seek adult behavior
- Extreme passive/aggressive behavior patterns
Physical Abuse - Physical abuse is 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 – Sexual abuse is 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
- Run away from home behavior
- Physical symptoms, such as headaches, stomachaches, fatigue
- Sexually transmitted diseases