In addition to our do-it-yourself retreat options, DuBois Center also offers a number of focused retreats throughout the year. These weekend and day-long events are built around different interest groups and are perfect for getting away and enjoying the outdoors. Contact the office or check out our News page for regular updates.
Spring and Fall “Wrangle & Ride” Days – April 4, 2020, then again in Fall 2020
Join us for a fun pony-filled day at DuBois Center! From 9 am – 5 pm, those ages 12 and older can enjoy a day of grooming, tacking, riding and horse-related crafts and games. Lunch is included. Sign up early – these days are limited to the first 12 riders! Click HERE for a downloadable flyer with Reservation Form or register online. Early bird deadline is March 14, final registration deadline is March 21.
Father-Son Retreat – April 24-26, 2020
Join us for a weekend of male bonding, faith-filled fun, “fellow”ship, and good food! Fish, hike, canoe or just hang out together. Make cool crafts, share in vespers and work on your archery skills. Horseback riding is available for an additional fee. Click here for a downloadable flyer with Registration Form or register online.
Nature Photography Retreat – May 1-2, 2020 – NEW!
This overnight retreat will feature two experts – Brady Kesner, professional nature photographer from Highland, and Marty Kemper, biologist and avid birder from Nashville. They will guide you through camp during spring bird migration and spring wildflower season. Friday night will include presentations on common wildlife, rare plants and photography skills. Saturday will allow plenty of time for photos anywhere your feet can take you at camp.
This is a great opportunity to explore some flora and fauna at camp, hone your photography skills, or just enjoy a spring weekend outdoors. Bring your friends and a camera – beginners and amateurs of any age with a DSLR camera are welcome. Early bird registration deadline is April 1. Final registration deadline is April 17. Click below for details and a link to registration.
Rainbow Camp – August 8, 2020
Rainbow Camp is a full day of fun, with water games, canoeing, fishing, horseback riding, archery, crafts, pontoon rides and more. We finish with a yummy dinner and closing circle as the sun sets over the lake.
Rainbow Camp is for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer singles, couples and families. Straight allies are welcome too.
DuBois Center is a place where everyone is welcomed as a child of God. Come experience camp in the beauty of God’s creation and have a whole lot of fun.
An informational flyer and registration information will be available in April on the Rainbow Camp page.
Mother-Daughter Retreat – October 16-18, 2020
This retreat brings the generations together to celebrate and build relationships. Escape for a playful faith-based weekend of fun, laughter, music, crafts, movement, joy-filled worship as well as favorite traditional camp activities! Check back later for more information.