An exciting retreat packed full of exciting activities and powerful preaching – it will be sure to impact young lives for Christ! Come prepared for a Summer 2023 Preview!

This year we have a special Jumpstart Thursday! If you cannot come on Thursday, join in progress on Friday. We can’t wait to see you here!

Date: April 6-8, 2023

Speaker: Pastor TJ Mechling

TJ Mechling is a youth pastor at Harmony baptist church in Galesburg, Illinois.  Pastor TJ has a heart for our youth. While a teenager himself, he felt the will of God for his future ministry to be with teens. He is passionate about preaching the Bible, seeing souls saved, and lives changed to further the kingdom of God. Pastor TJ and Haley are thrilled to be able to serve in Galesburg, and see the great things God is going to do! Read here for more information. To find a sermon by Pastor TJ Mechling please visit here.

Brochure: Teen Extravaganza 2023

General AGENDA

Check-in is from 4-6 PM on Jumpstart Thursday with progress check in at 4-6 PM on Friday. The retreat ends 4 PM on Saturday.

Be sure to check out our What to Pack page.


Retreat Cost:

  • $75 per person (Thursday – Saturday)

    $55 per person (Friday – Saturday)

  • Adult Sponsors can upgrade from a Deluxe Room to a Driftwood Cabin fro an $20 per person, $10 per child maximum of $60 per family

  • $50 deposit to reserve your spot.


As we must turn away late registrations to hold a reserve spot, your deposit can only be transferred to a future retreat you attend if you email your cancellation to within a week of the retreat. Please send your registration form and non-refundable, non-transferable deposit to Camp Joy.

The balance will be due when you arrive at camp.


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