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2018 Dates Coming Soon!

A retreat for anyone working professionally in ministry with youth, young adults, children, and families.  Designed as a time of personal renewal, professional development, continuing education, and networking with other Youth Directors, Pastors, and Christian Educators .

Time is spent in a peaceful mountain setting surrounded by God’s creation and wonderful people.  Days are filled with time to relax, play, worship and be engaged in conversation and learning. This retreat will begin with lunch on Monday and ends with brunch on Wednesday. Early arrival options are also available.

The Guest Speaker

Guest Speaker update coming soon!

The Typical Schedule


** SUNDAY** (optional Personal Retreat)
4-10 pm – Arrival and Registration
6-7:30 pm – Soup and Salad supper available

11:00 – Arrival and Registration
12:00 – Lunch
1:00 – Welcome and Introductions
1:30 – Session #1 
2:30 – Renewal Options
5:30 – Dinner
7:00 – Session #2
8:15 – Worship
9:00 – Social Time, Snacks, and Games

7:00 – Optional Continental Breakfast
8:00 – Devotions
8:30 – Session #3
9:45 – Brunch
11:00 – Session #4
1:00 – Renewal Options
4:00 – Ministry Sharing
5:30 – Dinner
7:00 – Worship
8:00 – Social Time, Snacks, and Games

7:30 – Cereal Bar
8:30 – Session
9:45 – Brunch
10:30 – Sending Worship



If you are traveling a long distance, or would simply like a little more time on the mountain, join us starting at 4pm on Sunday evening.  There are no organized activities, just lots of room for your own retreat.  Self-led options include hiking, porch-sitting, prayer labyrinth, reading, enjoying the warmth of the fireplace, and a prayer stations worship.  A light soup and salad supper, breakfast buffet, and lodging are provided for $25.



The Summit — $125* (program fee includes two nights lodging, meals, and all activities at camp)

Early Arrival Personal Retreat — $25**

A $75 deposit is required to register, and is non-refundable. The balance of the Retreat Fee will be charged at the time of the retreat.

*Rocky Mountain Synod ELCA Youth Directors and Pastors, this event is FREE for you.  However the $75 fee is required to reserve a spot at the event.  It will be refunded when you arrive at the retreat.  The deposit is non-refundable if you are a no-show.

**The $75 retreat deposit will also act as your deposit for Early Arrival options.  Payment will be due upon arrival.



Rainbow Trail Lutheran Camp in located approximately two hours from the Colorado Springs Airport and three hours from the Denver International Airport.  RTLC is not able to offer airport transportation.  However, there are many local participants coming from those areas who may be willing to carpool.


Email Jordan at jordan@rainbowtrail.org, or call our Cañon City office at (719)276-5233!