Middle School Retreat

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The Middle School Retreat is for youth in grades 5-8. Youth must be a part of a group with a chaperone.

Tentative Schedule



7:00 PM                    Arrive/Settle In/Register
8:00 PM                    Opening Devotion & Meal Prayer (Fireside)
8:15 PM                     Pizza (Dining Hall)
Games (Activity Room)
9:15 PM                     Session 1 (Fireside)
10:00 PM                 Activities
11:00 PM                  Evening Devotion (Fireside Room)
Free Time
Lights Out



8:00 AM                    Breakfast and Table Talk (Dining Room)
8:45 AM                    Morning Devotion (Fireside)
9:00 AM                    Session 2 (Fireside)
9:45 AM                    Outdoor Activity
10:45 AM                  Session 3 (Fireside)
11:30 AM                  Free Time
12:00 PM                  Lunch and Cleanup (Dining Room)
1:00 PM                    SNOWLYMPICS
3:00PM                    Review Session and Closing Devotion
3:30 PM                    Depart

The IDE Middle School Retreat & Snowlympics takes place each year in late January or early February at Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca. Unfortunately, the January 2021 retreat was been cancelled. The 2022 Middle School Retreat and Snowlympics is scheduled for January 28-29, 2022. 


The 2020 IDE Middle School Retreat and Snowlympics took place January 31- February 1, 2020. The topic was “Music and Me: The Good and the Evil and was led by Pastor Bradley Ferch from Immanuel Lutheran Church in Davenport.

Retreat Location: Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca