The Summit Lighthouse Teens United

2016 SUMMER YOUTH EVENTS

OVERVIEW OF EVENTS
River Retreat Partnership: June 21-24
Knights and Ladies of the Flame Retreat: July  12-16
TSL Teens Mentor Training: June 27 – 28
TSL Teens Retreat/July Conference: June 29 – July 4
SU at the River Retreat: July 6-10
HOW TO REGISTER FOR ALL YOUTH EVENTS
STEP 1: Download the forms Youth 2016 Summer Events Registration Packet and mail or email to address indicated on the form.
STEP 2: Pay for your event by enclosing cash or check with your application form, OR by contacting Customer Service to pay via credit card: 1-800-245-5445 or 406-848-9500. *If paying through Customer Service you MUST still mail/email a registration form to the address on the application.
PROGRAM DETAILS
RIVER RETREAT PARTNERSHIP
Join us for a week of service at the River Retreat as we work to beautify our retreat facility (projects include helping  painting, landscaping,  outdoor activities, etc.), learn about teachings on community service, and enjoy fun, outings and games together.  After participating in the week of service, choose one additional spiritual event to attend, free of charge for all River Retreat Partnership participants. Choose from either the KLF Retreat, Teen Retreat, July Conference or SU at the River Retreat.
When: June 21 – 24 (service week) + Your choice of one additional summer event (KLF Retreat, Teen Retreat, July Conference or SU at the River Retreat)
Where: River Retreat Facility, The Summit Lighthouse, Gardiner, MT
Who: Ages 15-33
Cost: $100 (includes service week program (room, board, activities) and your choice of one additional summer event)
*When registering for this event, be sure to tell Customer Service which additional summer event you’d like to attend for free.

TSL TEENS MENTOR TRAINING

This two-day training is designed to prepare a group of teen and adult mentors to facilitate the TSL Teens United Retreat and prepare youth leaders to facilitate local youth groups and retreats year-round. Mentors are key to the success of every youth retreat. From running team-building activities to leading spiritual sessions and bunk groups, you can help to create the magic that makes these retreats so special for all involved. Mentors are accepted on a limited basis by application only. All those accepted are expected to also attend the TSL Teens Summer Retreat.


When: June 27 – 28
Where: River Retreat Facility, The Summit Lighthouse, Gardiner, MT
Who: Ages 16+, by application only.
Cost:  *Mentors must pay for the teen retreat, however scholarships are available. To apply for a teen retreat scholarship, complete a Youth Scholarship Form and return to cvann@tsl.org
Application: To apply, complete Mentor Application 2016 and email to cvann@tsl.org by May 1.
TSL TEENS SUMMER RETREAT
Experience the teachings in a truly meaningful context shared from the hearts of the youth and the mentors. Make new friendships and strengthen old ones during this awesome week! This program is an overnight camp – 6 days, 5 nights. Activities include: interactive spiritual lessons and dynamic decree sessions, hikes, sports, campfires, team building games, arts and crafts, a talent show, and much more!
When: June 29 – July 4                                                                                                 
Where: River Retreat Facility, The Summit Lighthouse, Gardiner, MT
Who: Ages 13 (or 7th grade) – 18
Cost: $200 before June 6th, $240 after June 6th (cost includes room, board, activities and local transportation).
*Limited scholarships available. To apply, Youth Scholarship Form  and return to cvann@tsl.org.
SUMMIT UNIVERSITY @ THE RIVER RETREAT
Teens and young adults ages 16-36 are invited to participate in this program that offers youth a way to share in the Summit University experience together. Participants will attend SU during the day and house together at the River Retreat. In the evenings, engage with friends in discussion and recreational activities or take the time for personal reflection/meditation.
When: July 6-10
Where: River Retreat Facility, Corwin Springs, MT
Who: Ages 15-36
Cost: $245 (includes SU Registration, all lunches, dinners, breakfasts and room at the River Retreat)
*Ten youth scholarships are available for the summer SU seminar. Full-time high school and college students ages 15-24 may apply. For information and an application form, call Mark Chapin at 406-848-9752 or email
mchapin@tsl.org. Applications are due by May 31st.
KNIGHTS & LADIES OF THE FLAME RETREAT
Join the young adults of our community as we engage in a week of spiritual study, community and inspiration through action! Discover the joy of sharing in a retreat with like-minded peers, learn answers to many of life’s questions through practical application of the teachings of the ascended masters, participate in decree and meditation sessions and enjoy service projects, hiking and fun activities!
When:  July 12 – 16
Where: River Retreat Facility,  The Summit Lighthouse, Gardiner, MT
Who: Ages 18-36
Cost: $200 before June 6, $225 after June 6.*Limited scholarships available. To apply, complete Youth Scholarship Form and return to cvann@tsl.org.
AVAILABLE DISCOUNTS
Consider the following options:
(1) Participate in the River Retreat, June 21-24 to receive one additional summer event FREE!
(2) Scholarships: Apply for small scholarships for Teen and KLF retreats by submitting the following form: Youth Scholarship Form
(3) SU tuition Scholarships available. See above for more information on how to apply.
(4) Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteer during the July Conference to receive housing and meal benefits during the conference. Contact VIA@tsl.org for more information on our Volunteers In Action Program.
All youth programs include lodging at the River Retreat. Accommodations include bunks and cots, so please bring a sleeping bag and warm cloths for cool evenings. A packing list is included in the registration packet.

For Conference Accommodations:

Glastonbury Private Homes

If you’d like to stay in a private home of a Keeper of the Flame® in a residential community 25 miles north of the Inner Retreat, call Clare at 406-333-4614 or e-mail GlastonburyRentals@TSL.org.

  • Gardiner Motels

    Inner Retreat East Gate Campground
    Book Reservations Early!

    The East Gate Campground is adjacent to the Yellowstone River and conveniently located one mile from conference events. Restroom and shower facilities are nearby. Your options include:

    1. Staying at a campsite with your own camping equipment,
    2. Bringing a sleeping bag and sleeping in a multiple-cot tent,
    3. Parking an RV (no hookups available).

    Temperature range: Possible lows in 30s°F (0°C) to highs in the 90s°F (30s°C).

    Appropriate clothing and sleeping bag are essential as nights can be chilly and it can rain day or night.

    Fee: $20 per night for all options.

    You can select your campsite when you arrive for the conference. Cots in multiple-cot tents are limited, so sign up early!
    For additional campground information: 406-581-7380, info@yvcampground.com.

TRANSPORTATION
Teen Retreat: Contact cvann@tsl.org
KLF Retreat:Contact amartin@tsl.org
Questions on any of the above information, contact Candice Vann at cvann@tsl.org
We look forward to connecting with you this summer!


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