Events

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Women's Challenge

09/09/2022 - 09/10/2022

Country Lake Christian Retreat, Underwood, IN map

Northside Christian Church info@mynorthside.com

Description:

Life is busy and we know it can be hard to slow down and take intentional, extended time with God. Come and slow down with us for the weekend!

 

Women’s Challenge is an opportunity for women of all ages to get away, enjoy lots of activity options, reconnect with God, experience live worship, and connect with other women of Northside. You will walk away knowing how God sees you, values you, and feel closer to Him!

 

WHO: Juniors in high school and up. There will be something for everyone no matter your age, marital status, or interest in outdoor activities (or lack there of - yes we will have indoor activities). This event is NOT just for one type of woman, this is for EVERY type of woman!

 

WHEN: September 9th & 10th. Check in starts at 5pm on Friday the 9th and we will conclude at 10pm on Saturday the 10th. See detailed schedule below. 

 

WHERE: Women's Challenge will be hosted at Country Lake Christian Retreat in Underwood, IN, only 25 min from Northside.  

 

COST OPTIONS: 

Dorm Package: $119 (Early Bird Rate of $99 ends July 24th)
This complete retreat package for Friday & Saturday includes Friday night accommodations in one of the three large dorms, all meals, programs, and activities at Country Lake. Dorms are divided into large rooms with bunk beds, have AC & heat, and have their own restroom and shower facilities. Bring your own bed linens, pillows, and towels.

Tent Package: $89 (Early Bird Rate of $79 ends July 24th)
This complete retreat package for Friday & Saturday includes Friday night accommodations in the tent camping area, all meals, programs, and activities at Country Lake. Bring your own tent and bedding to sleep under the stars. There are no electrical or water hookups, but a bathroom is nearby.

Sleep at Home Package: $85  (Early Bird Rate of $75 ends July 24th)
This complete retreat package for Friday & Saturday allows you to go home and sleep in your own bed. It includes all programs, meals, and activities at Country Lake.

 

SPEAKERS: Beth DeFazio and Olivia Fitchett will be teaching us about how God used different Women in the Bible to move His kingdom forward.

 

GENERAL SCHEDULE: 

***NOTE: This schedule is subject to change and we will do our best to update as we go along. You will receive final schedules upon arrival to camp.

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

5:00pm-6:00pm Arrive and Check-in 

6:00pm-7:00pm Dinner 

7:00pm Main Session 1

After Party- The Main Session will be followed by an 80’S PARTY!! There will be a costume contest, photo booths, games, and MORE. Show up on Friday in your best 80’s gear!

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

8:00am-8:30am Morning Devo

8:45am-9:45am Breakfast 

10:00am-11:30am Main Session 2 

11:45am-11:35am Breakouts 

Breakout Options (Pick One)

  • Thriving In Your Singleness
  • Mom’s Panel: Real Women And How They Love Jesus And Mom At The Same Time 
  • Mental Health
  • Permission To Be Powerful: How The Women Of The Bible Show Us How To Be Powerful
  • You’re Not Done Yet: How To Best Serve Jesus In Retirement   

12:45pm-1:25pm Lunch

1:30pm-3:30pm Activities/Free Time:

***No previous experience is required to participate in any activities offered. 

  • Axe Throwing & Archery:  
    • Target Sports teach you patience and really help you focus. It isn’t always about hitting the bulls-eye (although that’s quite nice!) but more about learning how to improve with each shot. 
  • Self Defense Class:
    • Self Defense begins with the belief that you are worth defending! Regardless of your age or physical ability, you can and should defend yourself and Women Empowered will show you how. Women Empowered addresses the most common and dangerous threats facing women. The simplicity and effectiveness of the techniques will enable you to use awareness, leverage and proper timing to escape from seemingly impossible situations. No experience is necessary. All fitness levels and ages are welcome. Wear your comfortable workout clothes.
  • Bingo:
    • A classic game of marking off numbers on cards as the numbers are drawn randomly by a caller, the winner being the first person to mark off five numbers in a row or another required pattern.
  • Beading Class:
    • Learn the skill of beading from a professional seamstress   
  • Workout Class by 413:
    • Learn what the Bible says about health, body image, and more. Plus get an awesome workout in. This is for all ages and all ability levels. Learn more about 413 Fitness at fitness413.com.

3:30pm-5:30pm Activities/Free Time: 

  • Adventure Zone:
    • Zipline, Paintball, & High Ropes- You will receive all of the equipment you need for a fun and safe experience. Overcome fear, build each other up, and enjoy the thrill! 
  • Self Defense Class:
    • Self Defense begins with the belief that you are worth defending! Regardless of your age or physical ability, you can and should defend yourself and Women Empowered will show you how. Women Empowered addresses the most common and dangerous threats facing women. The simplicity and effectiveness of the techniques will enable you to use awareness, leverage and proper timing to escape from seemingly impossible situations. No experience is necessary. All fitness levels and ages are welcome. Wear your comfortable workout clothes.
  • Bunco:
    • A dice game that only requires luck to win. There is no strategy, no talent is needed, and it moves fast.
  • Paint It Sweet:
    • Learn how to paint from our friend Hannah while snacking on some cupcakes. Walk away with a beautifully painted canvas. Visit paint-it-sweet.com to learn more about Hannah’s company.

Anytime Activities (available at both blocks) 

  • Kayak/Canoeing:
    • Glide through the water in a kayak or canoe. Life jackets are provided.
  • Hiking:
    • Take a leisurely stroll around the lake or conquer the Knob Trail, a winding, uphill trail that takes you to the top of the ridge where the view is breathtaking.
  • Fishing:
    • Open fishing. Please bring your own gear and bait.
  • Cornhole:
    • Start up a game with friends anytime.

6:00pm-7:00pm Dinner

7:00pm Main Session 3 

After Party- Session 3 will be followed by a Bonfire at The Pit with S'mores & Mocktails.

 

PACKING LIST:

  • Toiletries 
  • 80’s outfit (Friday outfit) 
  • Pajamas 
  • Meds 
  • Pillows & Blankets (IF staying on site)
  • Towel
  • Comfy walking shoes should be worn at all times 
  • Athletic wear all day Saturday: We would love it if you would wear your Challenge T-Shirt, which you will receive upon arrival.
  • Money for Northside Women Merchandise

 

REGISTER HERE

***NO KIDCARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS EVENT***