Bongiorno Conference Center, 430 Union Hall Road, Carlisle, PA 17013
Advance begins Friday night, September 2nd, with registration from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. Advance will conclude with breakfast on Monday morning at 9:00am, September 5th.
All youth enrolled in grades 7-12 during the 2016-2017 school year may attend. Please do NOT bring children under the age of 12 or infants.
$141 per person (group rate)/$241 per person (Individual Rate). Cost includes: accommodations (3 nights), food (7 meals), retreat activities, and use of facilities. A non-refundable deposit of $91 (group)/$141 (individual) per person is due with the pre-registration form. The balance of $50 (group)/$100 (individual) per person is due at the retreat.
All groups must pre-register for the retreat. Please fill out and return the
“Group Pre-Registration Form” at your earliest convenience. Pre-registration will be handled on a first come/first-served basis. All forms must be complete.
ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS: It is the responsibility of each group registering to provide adequate chaperones for their teens. Each group MUST send and register one male chaperone for every 10 guys they register, and one female chaperone for every 10 girls they register. At least one male and one female chaperone must accompany each group, regardless of group size. Pre-registrations received without the adequate number of chaperones will be returned! Each chaperone must be at least 20 years old.
You will receive a registration confirmation via e-mail approximately one week prior to Advance.
After 6:00pm Friday. Registration is from 6:00pm – 7:30pm, with the leader’s orientation beginning at 8:00pm and the first service beginning at 9:00pm. Please be on time for registration.
After breakfast on Monday. Everyone must depart from the grounds by 10am
Although there is no specific deadline, it is to your advantage to pre-register as soon as possible as we anticipate the Advance to sell out. Pre-registrations will be accepted until our maximum occupancy number is reached.
Please feel free to contact the District Youth Ministries at 717.795.5921 to speak with Jessica if you have any questions about Advance. The office is open from 8:15am–4:00pm, Monday–Friday. You may also email Jessica@penndel.org with your questions.