Youth Group Trip Info Sheet & Packing

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DISCIPLE NOW

An in-house retreat cheering on students to continue to be connected to Christ and onMISSION for Him. storiesof.us/dnow

CHECKLIST

⬰ Did your guardian/parent complete permission form?  (storiesof.us/offsite)

⬰ Did you pay online or put payment in an envelope with “trip tix” form in the Student Account mailbox (gym)?  Or, did you confirm that you have available funds in your Student Account by emailing youthadmin@bloomingdalechurch.org?

PACKING LIST [Please pack in a soft-shell duffle bag.  Always pack as light as possible.]

Bible

Journal + Pen/Pencil

Pillow

Sleeping Bag

Towel/Wash cloth

Toiletries (toothbrush/paste, deodorant, soap/shampoo)

Comfortable, modest clothing for 2 days/2 nights.  (You will mostly be inside).

Jacket/hoodie (for travel)

You are welcome to bring a snack to share with your small group at your host home, but do not feel obligated to do so.

Do not pack: electronic devices (iPods,etc) or weapons (including knives).

Cell phones are allowed, but must be kept off (except for emergency use).

If you have any prescription medicine: please arrange to give to your small group leader.

DROPOFF/PICKUP: Coffeehouse Lobby: Friday (7pm) / Sunday (12:15pm)

WINTER CAMP

A high energy weekend at Expeditions Unlimited Camp including a band, speaker, small groups, winter activities, and memories with friends.

CHECKLIST

⬰ Did your guardian/parent complete permission form?  (storiesof.us/offsite)

⬰ Did you pay online or put payment in an envelope with “trip tix” form in the Student Account mailbox (gym)?  Or, did you confirm that you have available funds in your Student Account by emailing youthadmin@bloomingdalechurch.org?

 Did you turn in the Expeditions Unlimited Media Release Form and Expeditions Unlimited Health Form to the student account mailbox (gym).

PACKING LIST [Please pack in a soft-shell duffle bag.  Always pack as light as possible.]

Bible

Journal + Pen/Pencil

Sleeping Bag & Pillow

Bagged dinner for trip on Friday night

Toiletries (toothbrush/paste, deodorant, soap/shampoo)

Towel/Wash cloth        

Comfortable, warm, modest clothing for 3 days/2 nights.  

Warm jacket  (waterproof if possible)

Hats/scarves/gloves

Extra socks!

Waterproof boots (if possible)

Any medications need to be “checked in” upon arrival.

Do not pack: electronic devices (iPods,etc) or weapons (including knives).

Cell phones are allowed, but must be kept off (except for emergency use).

If you have any prescription medicine: please arrange to give to your small group leader.

DROPOFF/PICKUP: Church Parking Lot: Friday (4-4:30pm) / Sunday (4:30pm)

STUDENT LEADERSHIP RETREAT

A memorable leadership development and teambuilding weekend at Expeditions Unlimited Camp for those on the Student Leadership Team.

CHECKLIST

⬰ Did your guardian/parent complete permission form?  (storiesof.us/offsite)

⬰ Did you pay online or put payment in an envelope with “trip tix” form in the Student Account mailbox (gym)?  Or, did you confirm that you have available funds in your Student Account by emailing youthadmin@bloomingdalechurch.org?

 Did you turn in the Expeditions Unlimited Media Release Form and Expeditions Unlimited Health Form to the student account mailbox (gym).

PACKING LIST [Please pack in a soft-shell duffle bag.  Always pack as light as possible.]

Bible

Journal + Pen/Pencil

Pillow

Sleeping Bag

Toiletries (toothbrush/paste, deodorant, soap/shampoo)

Towel/Wash cloth        

Comfortable, warm, modest clothing for 3 days/2 nights.  

Warm jacket/hoodie (We will be outside most of the weekend)  

Bagged dinner for trip on Friday night.  (If you want to bring extra snacks to share on the ride...go for it!

StrengthFinders Book

Any medications need to be “checked in” upon arrival.

Do not pack: electronic devices (iPods,etc) or weapons (including knives).

Cell phones are allowed, but must be kept off (except for emergency use).

If you have any prescription medicine: please arrange to give to your small group leader.

DROPOFF/PICKUP: Church Parking Lot: Friday (4-4:30pm) / Sunday (4:30pm)

EMERGING KINGDOM LEADERS CONFERENCE [10-12th]

High school students engaging with each other as they learn about leadership and their relationships with God.

CHECKLIST

⬰ Did your guardian/parent complete online permission and payment form on TIU’s website?  (http://undergrad.tiu.edu/student-life/emerging-kingdom-leaders/conference)

 Did you complete TIU Medical Release form?

PACKING LIST [Please pack in a soft-shell duffle bag.  Always pack as light as possible.]

Bible, Journal + Pen/Pencil

Sleeping Bag, Pillow

Warm jacket/hoodie

Overnight clothes and clothes for Saturday

Toiletries (toothbrush/paste, deodorant, soap/shampoo)

Towel/Wash cloth        

Do not pack: electronic devices (iPods,etc) or weapons (including knives).

TEAM UP TRIP

Have you ever been a part of a group in which everyone was excited to be together, all sharing a common purpose?  

CHECKLIST

⬰ Did your guardian/parent complete permission form?  (storiesof.us/offsite)

⬰ Did you pay online or put payment in an envelope with “trip tix” form in the Student Account mailbox (gym)?  Or, did you confirm that you have available funds in your Student Account by emailing youthadmin@bloomingdalechurch.org?

 Did you turn in the Expeditions Unlimited Media Release Form and Expeditions Unlimited Health Form to the student account mailbox (gym).

PACKING LIST [Please pack in a soft-shell duffle bag.  Always pack as light as possible.]

Bible, Journal, Pencil

Pillow & Sleeping Bag

Towel/Wash cloth

Toiletries (toothbrush/paste, deodorant, soap/shampoo)

Comfortable, modest clothing for 2 days/1 night

Camping Sleeping clothes, flashlight

Additional warm clothes (such as a hoodie), socks, and shoes

You are welcome to bring additional snacks.

If you have a 6-12 person tent, please email youth@bloomingdalechurch.org

Do not pack: electronic devices (iPods,etc) or weapons (including knives).

Cell phones are allowed, but must be kept off (except for emergency use).

If you have any prescription medicine: please arrange to give to your small group leader.

DROPOFF/PICKUP: Church Parking Lot: Saturday (7:30am) / Sunday (9pm)

BLOOMINGDALE CHURCH WILL BRING...

Bloomingdale Church brings a first aid kit on all of our youth group trips.  Students can see an adult leader if they need any minor medical attention.  The First Aid Kit contains:

-Latex Gloves                                 -Band-Aids (large and small)                          -Antibiotic ointment

-Gauze (4x4, 2x2)                       -Gauze Roll, medical tape, bandage scissors        -Bugspray    

-Antibiotic hand cleaner              -thermometer                                                  -Tweezers

-Q-Tips                                        -Ace Wrap                                                           -Cold pack

-Heat Pack                                  -Tampons & pads                                               -Aloe Vera

-Extra contact solution                -Bactine: antiseptic for scratches and scrapes        -Sunscreen

-Acetametaphen/Tylenol: pain reliever/fever reducer                                                        -Cough drops

-Pepto Bismol                         -Allergy medication/antihistamine: hives/allergy symptoms

-calamine lotion & hydrocorison cream 1%: bug bite or minor rash

                       

If you do not want any of the above items to be administered to your child (if needed), please email: youth@bloomingdalechurch.org at before the trip.