Religious Education

LOCATIONMystic Lake YMCA Camp of course!  Camp facilities include heated cabins with showers, a lodge for meals and indoor recreation, large sports fields, a challenge course, hiking trails, archery, a natural bog and much more.

REGISTRATION & FEES:  The price for the weekend retreat is only $85.00 per person*.  This covers lodging in heated dorms (with showers), all activities, snacks, Saturday meals plus Sunday breakfast.


*Fees include lodging Friday & Saturday nights, 3 meals on Saturday, breakfast Sunday, snacks and all activities including but not limited to the challenge course, campfire and cooperative games.   Dinner will NOT be provided Friday night.


Registration Deadline:  September 30, 2015

  • Register and pay fees via Google docs:
  • Or, mail the registration form with a check made payable to Birmingham Unitarian Church, 38651 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills MI 48304.
  • Permission and Health Form MUST be presented at time of check-in at the retreat.
  • We must have a registration and health form for each person attending – youth and adults.
  • You must inform your DRE that you have registered to ensure she/he can coordinate transportation and chaperone responsibilities.


WHAT TO BRING:  Sleeping bag or blankets, pillow, jacket or sweatshirt for cool nights, toiletries, appropriate clothes for the weather, extra socks, raincoat or poncho (just in case).  You might want to bring a camera, appropriate CD’s, cards, a Frisbee or football, a good book, a favorite board or card game, etc.  Please do not bring electronic equipment (i.e. video games, iPods, PSPs, etc).    

DETAILS, DETAILS:  We must have an adult to youth ratio of 1:7 and there must be at least one adult from each congregation.  Financial aid may be available from your congregation.  Contact Diane Melvin for details.


Mystic Lk Jr High reg forms 2015 pdf

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