Retreats

  • Fuel Fall Retreat (7th-12th grades)- September 9-11                                                                                                                                                The FUEL Retreat is a weekend focused on small groups and discipleship. This event takes place in town and students will stay in various Host Homes around Aiken. There will be games, food, fellowship, worship and Bible study led by engaging youth counselors. This is a great opportunity to invite friends and kickoff a school year focused on what God desires from us in our everyday lives. You won’t want to miss this awesome weekend!
  • Asbury Hills Fall Retreat (7th-12th grades) - November 18-20
Our biggest spiritual retreat of the year is held the weekend before Thanksgiving at Asbury Hills Camp and Retreat Center. Together, we will have the opportunity to renew our relationships with God through worship, small groups, and       retreating in nature! 
  • Revolution (7th-12th grades) - January 27-29,  2023
Revolution is an annual youth conference sponsored by SCMYP in late January at Township Auditorium. Students will come together with over 2,000 other youth for worship, committing their lives to Christ, and answering God’s call. Foundation students will have a lock-in style sleep over at St. John’s over the weekend and we will travel back and forth to Columbia for worship sessions.  
  • Ski Trip 2022 (7th-12th grades) - February 2024
Planning for our next trip has begun! Check back for more information at a later date.  Join us for a weekend with your favorite people in Fellowship and hitting the slopes! 
  •  Lake Junaluska Music and Worship Arts Week (7th-12th grades) - June 18-25, 2023
Music & Worship Arts Week is an event highlighting the arts, worship, education, and renewal in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina at Lake Junaluska. It is designed for all worship leaders of all ages: musicians, artists, dancers, actors and pastors. http://www.umfellowship.org/?page=MWAWHome
  • Immerse (7th-8th grades)  - Dates to Come in 2023
Immerse is designed for Christian teenagers who have a desire to GO DEEPER IN THEIR FAITH as they strengthen their relationship with Christ. Immerse incorporates powerful worship, spiritual conversations, and Christian fellowship to strengthen our relationship with God and each other. Immerse offers an opportunity for local churches and youth leaders to inspire students to become young disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world (scmyp.org/immerse/).
  • Refuge (rising 11th grade – rising college freshman) - July 27-31 
Join us for a long weekend in the summer right before school starts retreating in the mountains! *Registration will open January 2022*
  • Day trips 
Throughout the year, we like to take FUN day trips to get out of Aiken and hang out together! Some examples of day trips are listed below:
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