Explore Day Retreat

“I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” - Philippians 4:13

Explore is a day retreat designed for elementary aged kids to discover the magic of exploring God's creation and life at camp. Challenge yourself on the high ropes course, learn how to build a fire and cook outdoors, meet some amazing animals, make new friends, and grow your connection to Jesus Christ!

Saturday, October 21
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Carol Joy Holling Camp - The Springs
Cost - $10 per participant
Grades 1-6


8:45 a.m.   Reigstration/Check-In
9:00 a.m.   Gathering Games
9:15 a.m.   Welcome Worship
9:40 a.m.   Village Time
10:00 a.m. Rotation 1 **
11:00 a.m. Rotation 2 **
12:00 p.m. Lunch – Cookout (Provided by CJH)
12:45 p.m. Bible Study
1:15 p.m.   Rotation 3 **
2:15 p.m.   Big Group Game
2:45 p.m.   Snack (Provided by CJH)
3:00 p.m.   Closing Program
3:30 p.m.   Departure

** Tentative rotations include high ropes/zip line, fire building and fun with animals


Parents bringing campers to the Explore! Elementary Day Retreat are welcome to stay for a Question & Answer session with members of the CJH Program Staff if you are interested in knowing more about camp or learning how to send your children to summer camp at Carol Joy Holling Camp. Parents are also welcome to attend our closing worship for the day at 3:00pm prior to picking up your campers.

Pastors, Youth Directors and Other Church Leaders:

Church Leaders attending with groups of youth: We would love to have you out for the day to be in community with your youth!  There will be no charge for church leaders attending Explore. Please RSVP to Jacqueline Goering by emailing JGoering@NLOM.org or calling 402-944-2544.

NOTE: This event will be held outdoors, so please dress in layers, and be sure to bring a water bottle to stay hydrated throughout the day! 

Registration fee is non-refundable or transferrable. If you have questions about the Explore! Retreat, please contact Jacqueline Goering at JGoering@NLOM.org or 402-944-2544.