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Breakaway Retreats for Christian Schools.

Looking for a way to kick off the new school year and inspire your students?

Look no further than Carolina Creek’s Fall Breakaway retreats! 

Designed exclusively for Christian Schools, Breakaway retreats offer a unique opportunity for your students (4th – 8th grade) to bond, grow in their faith, and have fun in a safe and exciting outdoor setting. It’s like a super-powered field trip with an educational purpose full of fun times and memories.

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Research has shown that schools who invest in off-campus activities experience greater student engagement, strengthened friendships, and higher student retention.* 

So why not give your students the opportunity to experience all of these benefits and more at Carolina Creek’s Fall BREAKAWAYS? 

During the retreat, your students will bond in small groups, connect with God in authentic worship experiences, and grow in their faith with insightful and challenging messages. They’ll also have the opportunity to laugh, play, and increase their self-confidence with high adventure and experiential fun. Most importantly, they’ll experience and know the love of Jesus in a safe, fun, outdoor setting.

Desired Dates

  • Sept 6-8
  • Sept 13-15
  • Sept 20-22

Space at Creekside is limited to the first 150 students from multiple Christian Schools.

 

Includes

  • 2-nights lodging at Creekside
  • 7 delicious all-you-can-eat meals
  • Fun activities like: cable park, water zipline, pool, lagoon, climbing wall, vertical playpen, target sports, canoes and arts.
  • Themed worship & teaching
  • Small group interactions with leaders

Rates

  • Students: $199
  • Leader: $159

 

Register your school now!

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Here's what people are saying about Carolina Creek's Breakaways:

  • “I had an incredible time at Breakaway. I made new friends and grew closer to God.” — Student
  • “The retreat was well-organized and the staff was excellent. Our students had a great time.” — Teacher
  • “As a parent, I appreciated the emphasis on faith and character development. My child came home with a renewed sense of purpose.” — Parent
  • “We’ve been sending our students to Carolina Creek for years and have always been impressed with the quality of the programming.” — Administrator

Endless Fun to be Had

Adventure is at your fingertips at Carolina Creek. From High Adventure activities, to swimming pools, to Team Building, if adventure is on your wish list, we’ve got you.
  • Archery
  • Canoes
  • Low Ropes
  • Zip Line
  • Tomahawks
  • 9 Square in the Air
  • Gaga Ball
  • Disc Golf
  • Climbing Wall
  • Giant Swing
  • Giant’s Ladder
  • Lagoon
  • Quarry
  • Power Pole
  • Vertical Playpen
  • Swimming Pool
Activites Zip Line
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Activities Archery
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Tentative Schedule for Breakaways

Wednesday

11:00 Arrival
1130-11:50 Opening Event
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:15-6:00 Activities
6:00-7:00 Dinner
7:15-8:15 Keynote
8:15-8:45 Small Group
9:00-10:00 Pool Party
10:00 Cabins
10:45 Lights Out

Thursday

8:00-8:45 Breakfast
8:45-9:00 Morning Devotional
9:00-10:00 Keynote
10:00-10:30 Small Groups
10:45-11:45 Activities
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:15-5:00 Activities
5:00-6:00 Free Time
6:00-7:00 Dinner
7:15-8:00 Evening Event
8:00-9:00 Keynote
9:00-9:30 Small Groups
9:30-10:30 Campfire
10:30 Cabins
11:00 Lights Out

Friday

8:00-8:45 Breakfast
8:45-9:00 Morning Devotional
9:00-10:00 Keynote
10:00-10:30 Small Groups
10:45-11:30 Themed Event
11:30-12:00 Pack/Clean
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00 Depart

FAQs

What should my camper bring to camp?

  • 2 swimsuits (Girls – One piece; Guys – swim shorts, no Speedos)
  • 1 pair of closed toe water shoes
  • 1 pair of sturdy athletic shoes
  • 5 – 6 pairs of shorts
  • 5 – 6 T-shirts
  • 5 – 6 pairs of socks
  • Bonus day / Theme night attire
  • Pajamas
  • 1 beach towel
  • 1 bath towel
  • 1 pair of jeans
  • 1 sweatshirt / jacket
  • Sleeping bag or twin size sheets, blanket, and pillow
  • Toiletries (soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant, shampoo)
  • Sunscreen (spray is suggested)
  • Insect Repellant
  • Flashlight
  • Bible
  • Notebook and pen
  • Camera (optional)

***Label everything- please put your camper’s name on clothes, shoes, towels, camera, everything!

***Campers and adults must wear shoes at all activities. Once inside of the pool area, shoes may be removed.

What NOT to Bring

  • Cell phone, iPod, video/electronic game, laptop or tablet, MP3 player, etc.
  • Candy, gum, food or drink of any kind
  • Any weapon: knife, gun, etc.
  • Fireworks
  • Laser pen/pointer
  • Illegal drugs/substances
  • Alcohol
  • Pets (Service animals may be accommodated. Please call our office ahead of time to arrange accommodations)

 

Carolina Creek is not responsible for any lost or stolen items. Carolina Creek also reserves the right to perform a search of belongings with reasonable suspicion.

What if my camper takes medication?

When you register, you will fill out a medical waiver in which you will list the medications and dosages your camper needs to take. Please bring your camper’s medication in its original packaging when you drop off your camper. We will be unable to accept or dispense medication that is not in its original packaging. Our Camp Health Staff will be responsible for dispensing medications at the times indicated on the form.

What do I do if my camper has a food allergy?

Please describe any food allergies or dietary restrictions on your medical waiver during the registration process. Our kitchen staff is prepared to make the necessary accommodations for the following: gluten free, dairy free, egg free, peanut free (our kitchen staff does not cook with any peanut products and we will remove any snacks containing peanuts due to the severity indicated), vegan/vegetarian diets. If you have any questions regarding your child’s dietary needs, please call our offices at 936.577.0436. We kindly request that you do not send your camper to camp with any food.

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*Recent research from the National Center for Education shows participation in extracurricular activities increases students‘ sense of engagement or attachment to their school.