Most of the year Twin Pines is busy hosting retreats and conferences programmed by the groups using the facility.
During the eight weeks of summer camp, Twin Pines runs many different programs. But, on special occasions, Twin Pines offers programs and activities which are open for anyone to attend. Listed below is what is planned for the upcoming months.
2018 Program & Activities
Downloadable 2018 Twin Pines Calendar of Events here.
|Lift Hymn Up!||Various Dates & Locations||A widely held church tradition has been Hymn Sings. Twin Pines is going to different communities to lead hymn sings at different churches throughout the year. Be sure to stay up to date with what is happening with Twin Pines to learn when and where they will be held. Come with your favorite hymns in mind to sing together with other believers!|
|Winter Thaw: Youth Weekend||WT-A: Jan. 12-14
WT-B: Feb. 16-18
|A retreat for youth groups which features a speaker and worship band to help make this weekend awesome! Youth leaders, you just need to focus on building relationships with your group. Participating youth groups must provide chaperones for this retreat. Register by Nov. 30, 2017 (WT-A) or Dec. 29, 2017 (WT-B) to receive a free t-shirt for each participant!|
||April 6-8||Enjoy a laid-back weekend of fellowship and Bible study while working on your own crafts. There will also be a special craft for all to learn.|
|Spring Fling Children Retreat||April 27-29||A special weekend focused to those currently in grades 3-5. Come enjoy Twin Pines in the spring and get ready for the summer. Participating groups must provide chaperones for the weekend.|
|Adult Retreat||May 4-6||Believers seek a time to retreat from their daily busy life and spend time with the Father, just as the Gospel writers state that Jesus did at times. Get away for a weekend to spend time with God in nature, rest, relaxation, relationships and the Word.|
|For Ladies Only Retreat||May 15-17||An exciting mid-week retreat “for ladies only.” Come enjoy fellowship, worship, and in-depth Bible learning as the retreat looks at what it means to be a woman of God.|
|Summer Celebration & Yard/Craft Sale||June 9||This open house is an exciting day which features many activities for the family! Some things you can enjoy include the dunk tank, paddle-boats, wagon rides, cake walk, and much more. There will also be a yard and craft sale that day for you to sell or buy items.
No prior registration required for Summer Celebration.
Registration required for Yard/Craft Sale table.
|Summer Staff Sing||August 4||Join us for a time of worship led by our summer staff! Hear about how God has worked through them during summer camp. No prior registration required.|
|Fall Fix Up||September 18 -20||Help camp to “batten down the hatches” for winter, complete special projects and extensive cleanup after summer camp has concluded! The various projects are both indoor and outdoor in nature. You may choose to participate for all or part of the time.
|5th Annual Family Fall Festival & Ridge Runner 5K||September 29||
Come run (or walk) the trails around Twin Pines amidst the beauty of the colorful fall foliage. Enjoy time with your family as you participate in pumpkin decorating, hay rides, homemade soups, and much more!
|October Getaway Weekends||October Weekends||Getaway for relaxation, relationship building, enjoying nature, and spend time with God. Housing, breakfast and spiritual guidance materials are provided in the weekend rate. You can choose getaways for Family, Couples or a gathering of your Friends.|
|Celebration Banquet||October 16||Join us for a special evening as we celebrate how God has blessed and used the Ministry of Twin Pines the past year. The banquet is free; however, there is the collection of a free-will offering to support the ministry.
Good 'n' Plenty Restaurant, Smoketown, Pa
Doors Open: 6:00 pm Supper Begins: 6:30 pm
|Minister's Retreat||October 23-25||A special mid-week retreat focusing on serving ministers. The event will focus on one’s personal pastoral life. Based on Biblical principles, ministers will come away with practical concepts to encourage their own spiritual care.|
|Jr./Sr. High Fall Retreat||November 3-5||This weekend for youth in grades 6-12 is like a mini week of summer camp. Campers get to participate in many of their favorite camp activities, and reunite with camp friends! They will explore their faith in Jesus Christ through group discussion and Bible study. Twin Pines provides staff for this retreat.|
|November 30 - December 1||
Enjoy the Christmas spirit at camp! Take time to browse and shop various vendors and find something for everyone: handcrafted items, repurposed, renewed, and reused items, holiday items, and gifts for your friends and family. Back by popular demand is Pop Pop’s Country BBQ, and Mixed Nuts will play Christmas favorites during the day. And maybe there will be a visitor from the North Pole. Vendors are always needed.