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Southwestern Ontario Summit 2017

Southwestern Ontario Summit 2017
Experience Adventure, Experience Community, Experience God…never be the same! Summit is the annual fall retreat for Power to Change – Students. It is an amazing weekend for you to discover Jesus with students from Guelph, McMaster, Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier, Western, Brock, Lakehead – Orillia, Georgian College – Barrie, Georgian College – Orillia, Mohawk College, Niagara College, Conestoga College, and Fanshawe College (*others in the area are welcome)! You will learn more about Him through music, inspiring speakers and time spent alone with Him. You will learn how Jesus impacts our everyday life and how to share that great news with those around you. Please note that most Camp White Pine buildings are not currently wheelchair accessible. Our speaker this year will be announced soon. Stay tuned! The worship band for this year will be announced in upcoming months. Dates: Friday, September 29th (leave campus around 5pm) – Sunday, October 1st (arriving back at campus around 6pm) Location: Get out of the city, away from school, build new friendships and launch your year! It will be ridiculously fun! Camp White Pine is located next to a beautiful lake near Haliburton, ON. See a tour of the camp here: http://www.campwhitepine.com/tour.html. Price: First Years Cost: 9.99, Upper Years Cost: 9.99. (Optional: 1.25 hour ropes course session for more, maximum 30 people). At these prices everyone is subsidized – we really want you to come! This includes everything for the weekend including transportation from your campus to the camp and back, lodging, activities, snacks and all meals. ***Don't let the price be a reason not to come. You can apply for a discount. Apply for a discount here: http://p2c.sh/wpsummitdiscount. You will be contacted by a Power to Change staff member at your university about your request. If you do not hear from anyone within a week, please contact a local Power to Change staff member directly. Refunds are available, but of your ticket value is a non-refundable deposit. Registration Deadline: Sunday, Sept 24 @ 11:55pm. If you need to register after this date, please directly contact one of the staff at your campus. Paper tickets are not required as long as you have been registered online. Help a Friend Attend: Enter friend as a promo code to reveal the Help-a-Friend tickets, enabling you to purchase your own promotional codes to give to other people. Free Time Activity Options: **On Saturday afternoon there will be two 1.25 hour-long high-level ropes course sessions for those who paid extra for that option.** Other activities: Ball Hockey, Basketball, Canoeing, Swimming, Beach Volleyball, Hiking/Walk in the woods, Soccer, Tennis, Quiet Study Lounge, Hang out on the dock, Ultimate Frisbee, Mini-Putt, Shuffle Board, Photography. ATTENTION MEN! The Ninth Annual Summit Cup has finally arrived! This is the Summit ball hockey tournament, and it's fast and furious – so bring your "A" game! The tournament will be round-robin style, during Saturday afternoon, with the finals being held Saturday evening, under the lights, after extended Praise and Worship! Stay tuned for team registration details! ATTENTION WOMEN! The Third Annual Summit Soccer Tourney will be happening this year. The Summit Soccer Cup will only be presented to the worthiest of women. Be prepared for some stiff competition – may the odds be ever in your favour! FAQ ————— Why does it cost what it does? The cost includes transportation to and from camp, food, program, and accommodations for the weekend. What do I bring? Sleeping bag (or warm sheets and a thick blanket) Pillow(s) Flashlight Toiletries 2 changes of clothes Hoodie(s)/Sweater(s) Warm Jacket Toque/Warm hat Gloves/Mitts Long underwear Swimsuit Towel Bible Journal/Paper to write on Pens Umbrella/Rain coat Your game face and game clothes to play ball hockey Money/Cheque/Credit Card to pay (if you didn't pay the full cost of your ticket online) How do I get there? There will be buses leaving from your campus to get to Summit. Please help us schedule the buses well by indicating when your last class is before Summit. What if I have dietary restrictions? Lunches and suppers are accompanied by salads, vegetables and freshly baked breads. Large bowls of fresh fruit are available at all meals. Each meal offers a variety of choices. Center tables hold platters of vegetarian and lactose-free alternatives, which are prioritized for those with dietary needs but are available to everyone when the "Seconds" light has been lit. If you have additional dietary needs beyond this you are permitted to bring a small amount of food that can be kept in a fridge for you. The chefs have been very accommodating to help us each year. For further food information from Camp White Pine click here. If you still have specific questions or requests please ensure that you have filled out the appropriate section on the registration form when paying for your ticket. What are the accommodations? Everyone will be in a cabin with a group of 10-12 other students from your campus. The cabins are bunk bed style with padded mattresses and heaters. What if I don’t know anyone? It’s okay if you don’t know anyone. There will be plenty of opportunity to get to know people from your campus, especially on the bus ride up, in the cabins or during free time activities. Don’t be surprised if you end up making life-long friendships during the weekend of Summit. What’s the weather like? The weather may be warm but can also be very cold. Although the daytime can get as warm as 20 degrees, the evenings have been known to dip below 0 degrees. Please bring a variety of clothes for layering, especially a sweater/jacket for the evenings. Also be prepared for rain, just in case.

at Camp White Pine
1335 Camp White Pine Court
Haliburton, Canada

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