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May 17-19, 2024

Registration Opens on JANUARY 3rd!


Early Bird (YARLYBIRD24) = Save $10! Register by 11:59PM on April 10th and receive a $10 discount.

Play. Connect. Grow.

Calling all young adults between the ages of eighteen and thirty-five! Are you looking for an epic, fun-filled weekend? This is for you. Looking for a chance to grow current relationships or start new ones? This is for you. Looking for a chance to get away, relax, and be still? This is for you.  Whether you are married or single, solo or with a group, college-aged or business professional, we’d love to have you come to Camp Lebanon and join us at the Young Adult Retreat (YAR)!  

Planned By Young Adults

Step out of the busyness of life and take a weekend away to connect with old friends (or make new ones!), have fun, and grow in your faith… all in a beautiful setting.  YAR is planned by a team of young adults just like you, who build the weekend from scratch every year.  Choose from a ton of “Optional Options” all weekend – big games, theme nights, epic events, and seminars.  Plus, join us for inspiring worship and intentional bible study in daily chapels!

Planned by young adults FOR young adults

Retreat Highlights

Camp is filled with plenty of activities that you can enjoy anytime!  There are active options like ultimate frisbee, ziplining, wiffleball, laser tag, boating, and tournaments.  There are also chill options like Dutch Blitz tournaments, cards, reading, walking trails, and hammocking.  Throughout the weekend we’ll have scheduled Optional Options where you can come join in on an organized activity.

Craft Option: Bleach Tie-Dye

So excited to introduce a brand new tie-dye technique to Camp Lebanon at YAR // Spring!  Bleach tie-dye is a fun way to add some color and design to an item of clothing.  

This craft costs $7 for a t-shirt; $2 if you bring your own clothing item!

If you are bringing your own clothing item, we recommend dark clothing (black, navy, maroon, etc.) made out of cotton.  It can be hard to predict what color the bleached areas will turn out to be, so testing the inside of a sleeve cuff, or around the waist, or somewhere else you don’t mind having a little bleach is always a good idea! 

Remember to wear some clothes you do not mind potentially getting bleach on while doing this craft!  Let’s get crafty!


THURSDAY, May 18, 2023

$45 (arrive Thursday night)

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YAR: Unplugged

Do you need some extra time away at Camp? Come on up on Thursday instead of Friday!  The Bonus Day focus is “YAR Unplugged,” spawning from the perceived need to rest, take a breath, shut off the noise, and spend time in God’s Word & creation with God’s people. 

For this “unplugged” Bonus Day, you will be offered the opportunity to disconnect from your phone, social media, screens, and news sources. While not mandatory, we would love to have you join us for a 24 hour technology cleanse.  We’re even planning an afternoon tea party to help with the “detox” process!  The cost for the Bonus Day is only an extra $45 and includes 1 bonus night, 3 bonus meals, bonus activities, and bonus time with friends.  

The mentor panel is a beloved part of YAR weekend. This is a great opportunity for you to bring your questions and get some input and counsel from some friends who have walked the trail before us

Everything is optional at YAR, so it seems contrary to call something “mandatory.” But if you knew there would be root beer floats and a movie wouldn’t you say that’s bound to be fun?


Gui-YAR-ness Records!

During Friday evening check-in, we will be attempting to set some CAMP RECORDS for basketball shooting, field goals, bowling, and more arcade and sports-style games! Come at 5:30 to get your name on the GUI-YAR-NESS book of records!

SAturday Afternoon:
Coffee w/ a Grandp-YAR-ent

Need advice? Want to hear some stories? Miss your grandma? Sign up for coffee with a Grandp-YAR-ent.

Saturday NIGHT:
Heaven's Kitchen - Theme Dinner

Saturday dinner theme is “Heaven’s Kitchen.” Come dressed as your favorite celebrity chef, or just put on an apron and halo to enjoy the cut-throat competition!

SAturday Night:

Feeling hung-YAR-y? There will be a bake-off! This will be done with a team of your choosing and judged by our “celeb-YAR-ty” chef team on Saturday evening. 

*Schedule subject to spontaneous improvement

This weekend is filled to the brim with opportunities to have fun! Participate in epic activities, let out your competitive sports edge, play board games, sit around a campfire, or just relax in peace & quiet.
engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose.
Created for community, an important reason for this weekend is the chance to connect with people. This may mean growing deeper with your current friends or establishing brand new friendships.
bring together so a real link is established.
Along with the fun & fellowship, you can grow at your own pace. Be encouraged during chapel sessions, glean practical wisdom & insight during the mentor panel, go in-depth during the seminars, and process with peer small groups.  
cultivate; progress to maturity.

See more highlights in our photo albums!

2024 Speaker & Theme

Brad Spaulding

Brad is Director of Admissions at Oak Hills Christian College. He has a long history in Christian Camping, both in resident and wilderness ministry. He served at Camps in Maine, Wisconsin and Michigan and every one of them is home. Along with camp ministry, Brad has been a pastor, children’s and youth pastor, and guest speaker. He loves to see God’s word presented with excellence, and creativity drives a passion for the history of Christian Spirituality. Brad can often be found guiding groups through the spiritual rhythms of the Psalms.

Soul Hungry

What do our souls crave spiritually? What are you lacking and how are you trying to substitute it?

Matt Graf

Matt finds his identity first as the adopted child of the Triune God.  Blessed with an amazing wife and seven energetic kids, they journey together in the footsteps of Jesus.  Professionally he gets to hang out with college students discussing scripture, worship theology, and dad jokes.

YAR Leadership Team

This excellent team of young adults is working hard to prepare the best young adult retreat humanly possible.

Interested in being on the YAR TEAM?

Grow together.

Guest Reviews

"There are few other places in my life where I can so openly and easily discuss hard topics and dive into theology."
"The worship music, seminars, mentor panel, and chapel times really helped recenter me on God in the midst of a crazy spring. The messages challenged me to think in new ways and open up in deep conversation with my friends."
'I loved how inviting people were. Every group was willing to let new people in which I appreciated so much."

Pricing & Options

Weekend Retreat = Friday night arrival (no meals Friday) – Sunday

Early Bird Discount! = Save $10 when you register by April 10th!

Cabin or Dorm Styles
$ 125 / Person
  • 2 Nights
  • 4 Meals
Private Room
$ 135 / Person
  • 2 Nights
  • 4 Meals
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