2016-2017 Confirmation Retreats

All St. Luke's confirmation students who sign up for "Track 1" or "Track 2" need to participate in an overnight retreat, but students who are in "Track 3" are still highly encouraged to participate.

Click here to download the Retreat Permission Form

2016 6th Grade Retreat

When: Friday, September 30 at 7 p.m. to Saturday, October 1, 8:30 a.m.
Where: St. Luke's
Cost: $40
Theme: Who are we?
This is a chance for 6th grade students to get to know each other as we spend our time together playing games, going bowling, and eating pizza!  We'll play get-to-know-you games and have some group-building activities as well as some favorite games like "Gaga Ball," and then we'll have a late-night worship in the sanctuary.  It will be a blast!

2017 7th Grade Retreat

When: Friday, January 27, 5:00 p.m. to Saturday, January 28, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Lutherdale Bible Camp, Elkhorn, WI
Cost: $100
Theme: Who am I?
We know that we are all a part of something: a team, a family, an ensemble, a church, etc.  But, who am I?  Who did God create me to be?  What gifts do I have to offer the world?  How do I use my talents and abilities to serve God and serve the world?  These are the questions we'll look at on our retreat.  We'll also have a chance to go down the toboggan runs at Lutherdale!

2017 8th Grade Retreat

When: Friday, February 24, 5:00 p.m. to Saturday, February 25, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Lutherdale Bible Camp, Elkhorn, WI
Cost: $100
Theme: Who is Jesus?
Savior, Redeemer, Prince of Peace, Lamb of God, Messiah, the Christ, The Lord, God.  These are just a few of the names/phrases people use when they talk about Jesus.  What do all these things mean?  Why are they important?  We'll spend our time trying to answer these and other questions as we explore the larger question, "Who is Jesus?" as we go back to Lutherdale for our retreat.

2017 9th Grade Retreat (REQUIRED for all 9th grade students!)

When: Friday, April 28, 12:00 p.m. to Saturday, April 29, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Lutherdale Bible Camp, Elkhorn, WI
Cost: $125
Theme: So what's the point?
This retreat, as you can see above, is REQUIRED for all 9th grade students regardless of the track you have signed up for.  Please also note that you will be leaving during the school day, so you must make appropriate arrangements with your teachers since you will be missing your afternoon classes.
At our final confirmation retreat we try and put everything together as we explore the question, "So what's the point?"  We'll talk about the promises you are making before God and the congregation, how St. Luke's is prepared to help you live out those confirmation promises, and what it means to "live among God's faith people" as an adult in the church.  We will also do the low ropes course at Lutherdale as part of this retreat!