Friends and guests of our congregation are cordially invited to participate in our ministry. Please feel free to share.
Please thoroughly review the details below and complete the questions and permissions at the end.
**Sponsored by** First Congregational Church, UCC
**Dates** 1) Participant Orientation & Pizza Party - - Thursday, February 21st 2) Parent Orientation & Luncheon - - Sunday, February 10th 11:45 am 3) Retreat - - Thursday, February 28, 5:30 pm to - Saturday, March 2nd, 3:00 pm - (NOTE: no confirmation class the next morning)
**Leaders & Chaperones** 1) Catherine Curtis, Staff (cell phone 630-202-9675) - Chaperone 2) Paula Rada 3) John Pottebaum - Chaperone 4) Tracy Gliori - Leader 5) Tim Landry - Leader 6) Phil Gliori - Leader 7) Gwen Miller - Leader **Transportation** Bus rental with professional driver
**Overnight Accommodations** Marshall Hall Tower Hill Camp and Retreat Center (http://www.il-outdoorministries.org/assets/tower-hill-brochure-2015.pdf) 12173 Tower Hill Rd Sawyer, MI 49125 269-426-3881 Photo and layout of Marshall Hall: (http://il-outdoorministries.org/assets/marshall-hall-layout-sheet_w_buttons.pdf)
**Fee** $160 to $200.00/youth - We are doing a sliding scale for payment in order to cover the expense of hiring a bus with driver. If your family is able to pay $200.00, this will assist us with this expense. - Pay via check made out to "First Congregational Church" w/ Jr Hi OWL on memo line to Catherine Curtis or by following the link in your confirmation e-mail to pay on-line via credit card - If this fee is a hardship, please contact Catherine Curtis, to confidentially discuss payment schedules or scholarships. **Packing List**1) Sleeping bag and pillow (sheets if preferred)2) Toiletries/wash cloth/towel(s)3) Pajamas/sleep clothes4) Boots (the dining hall is separate from accommodations and we'll be doing some activities outside)5) Change of clothes appropriate to weather7) Water bottle with name8) Winter outer clothes - parka/snow pants (see #4 above)9) Quiet individual activity if desired, book, mandala10) Games or cards to share11) An item that has special meaning to you
**Tentative Schedule (subject to change)** Thursday **5:30 - 6:00 pm***Arrive at Church, Check-in & load vehicles **6:00(CST)-9:00pm (EST)***Departure & Driving **9:00 - 9:40 pm***Arrive at Tower Hill, Un-load, Set-up Saturday **2:00 - 4:00 pm (EST)***Departure & Driving **3:00 pm (CST) ***Arrive back at FCCGE, assist with unloading of supplies before checking out with a leader