Joy El Pennsylvania Christian Retreat Centers include Momentum Youth Retreats


Bring your youth to a Momentum Retreat where they can get away from the daily busyness of life to connect with God and strengthen relationships. The program and planning are all provided. You are freed up from administrative details to spend time connecting with your youth. We manage the details so you can do ministry.

Special Offer!

Bring a FREE LEADER for every 10 campers when you register your group by October 11th!


Schedule: Select the one that suits your schedule and fits the grade levels of students you desire to bring.

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  • November 1-3, 2019 …  Grades 6 to 12  (for middle schoolers and high schoolers)
    Check-in begins at 7:00 PM Fri.  Check-out is at 2:00 PM Sun.
  • November 15-17, 2019 …  Grades 6 to 9  (for middle schoolers)
    Check-in begins at 7:00 PM Fri.  Check-out is at 2:00 PM Sun.

Your schedule includes include a connection time for youth leaders. Gather together with fellow adult leaders for sharing, encouragement and prayer.

Cost: $107.00 (students) and $97 (leaders). But, register three weeks prior to the start date of your event and pay only $101.00 (students) and $91 (leaders).  Cost includes a free event t-shirt for each camper! 


Jay Trainer speaker at christian retreats in paSpeaker: Jay Trainer of Infusion Ministry

Jay Trainer is a passionate follower of Christ, a husband, a daddy, an evangelist focused on students, and a ministry resourcing partner. He is the founder and coach of Infuzion, an itinerant youth ministry team. Jay currently travels with Infuzion around the United States and Canada, advocating excellence in organizations, individuals, and the people they serve.



Our cabins have bunk beds and sleep 12. Each cabin has its own bathroom with 3 shower stalls, 2 toilet stalls and a large double sink.

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.

Questions? Call Courtney at 717-369-4539 or email [email protected].


Ready to register?

We make it simple! To register your group by phone, call 717-369-4539 . Or download your info packet with contract here: Momentum. Return your completed contract to:

Joy El Camps & Retreats
Attn: Courtney Martin
3741 Joy-El Drive
Greencastle, PA 17225

Registration fees are nonrefundable within 14 days of any event.

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


Groups are welcome to join us for our other great Joy El retreats!

Home School Retreat – for students in grades 1 to 8

Mother-Son Retreat

Father-Daughter Retreat

Mother-Daughter Retreat

Father-Son Retreat

Bible Adventure Weekends for students in grades 2 to 6

Ready to ignite your youth group?