Retreats

Use this page to find information on all our off-season events, including dates, pricing, and registration. Please contact Stratt Byars (stratt@campmcdowell.com) with any questions.

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Winter Weekend

January 13, 2017 - January 16, 2017

Winter Weekend is a 3 night retreat open to all 7th and 8th graders. If you are missing summer camp, need a break from the school-year routine, or are just curious about what Summer Camp is all about, this is the retreat for you. There will be a fun, thoughtful program centered on knowing who God is calling you to be in the world. The Reverend Jamie McAdams from Grace Episcopal in Cullman will be our Director. We will have all the exciting camp activities such as hikes, canoeing, arts and crafts, hay rides, s’mores and much more! Come and see what is waiting for you at Winter Weekend at Camp McDowell.

Price: $145 (Scholarships available upon request)

Registration: Opens November 4, 2016

Drop off: 5-6pm, January 13

Pick up: 9:00am for Closing Eucharist, January 16

Register Here!

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Awakenings

March 17, 2017 - March 19, 2017

Awakenings is a spiritual retreat for all 7th and 8th graders at Camp McDowell. Awakenings is designed to explore the Life and Light of Christ within us. High school counselors lead junior high participants by sharing their stories and facilitating small groups, games, music, and worship.

High school youth counselors may use the link below to apply to staff Awakenings. Use your camper log-in information that you would use for Senior Camp registration. If you are new to Camp McDowell, use the link below to create a username and log-in. High school and some college staff are expected to miss school on Friday, March 17th. Please contact Stratt Byars at stratt@campmcdowell.com for more information.

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Fall Fling

October 27, 2017 - October 29, 2017

Fall Fling is a 2 night retreat open to all 5th and 6th graders. If you are missing summer camp, need a break from the fall routine, or are just curious about what Summer Camp is all about, this is the retreat for you. There will be a fun, thoughtful program centered on knowing who God is calling you to be in the world. We will have all the exciting camp activities such as hikes, canoeing, arts and crafts, hay rides, s’mores and much more! Come and see what is waiting for you at Fall Fling at Camp McDowell.

Drop Off: 4-5pm on Friday, October 27th

Pick Up: 12:45-1pm on Sunday, October 29th

Director: TBD

Fee: $135 (scholarships available)

Register Here beginning on August 15, 2017