Connecting with your son is tough in the midst of all the every day details. You want and need that time together–but how? Where? Join us for this set-aside weekend when the two of you can enjoy focused time together without all the distractions to strengthen that bond between you. You’ll build memories that will last a lifetime.

Schedule: November 8-10, 2019, check in starts at 7 PM Friday. Event concludes at 2 PM Sunday.


Who’s Invited?: Fathers and their sons in grades 1 to 12. (Sons are also welcome to attend with step-fathers, grandfathers, and “father figures” over 18 years of age.)


Cost: $154.00 per father/son pair, $74 for additional child. BUT, register and pay in full by October 11 to receive the discount prices of $144.00 per pair and $69.00 for additional child.


Activities: Zipline, Capture the Flag, the Giant Swing, basketball, hiking, go-karts, group games and lots more!


Speaker: Speaker to be announced at a later date


Our cabins have bunk beds and sleep 12. They have their own bathroom with 3 shower stalls, 2 toilet stalls and a large double sink. Lodge rooms are available on a limited first-come, first-served basis for an additional cost of $46.00.


What to Bring

Your Bible, notebook, pen or pencil, pillow, sleeping bag, enough clean clothes for the weekend, bathroom necessities and money for the camp store/canteen and friends to share the weekend with.


What to Leave Behind

Radios, CD players, iPods, MP3 players, cell phones, video games, etc.

Ready to register?

We make it simple! To register by phone, call 717-369-4539 . Or to register online, simply click the big orange “Register Now” button below.

Prefer to mail your registration? CLICK HERE to download a printable registration form.

Registration confirmations are emailed 2 weeks prior to each event.

If you do not register prior to that time, no confirmation will be sent.

Registration fees are nonrefundable within 14 days of any event. If a cancellation is necessary in the last 14 days due to illness or accident, a written request to transfer fees to another camp event must be submitted within one week of the conclusion of the original event. A note from a physician must be included. Certain restrictions apply and a transfer fee may be charged.

Call our office at 717-369-4539  or email [email protected] for additional information.


Join us for other great Joy El retreats!

Home School Retreat – for students in grades 1 to 8

Mother-Son Retreat

Father-Daughter Retreat

Mother-Daughter Retreat

Men’s Retreat – for men ages 18 to 108

Momentum Retreats – for students in grades 6 to 12

Bible Adventure Weekends – for students in grades 2 to 6

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