Walking Wisely Weekend

February 28 - March 1, 2020

A weekend of small group fun

Talking to your student about Walking Wisely Weekend
Jen McGhee on inviting to Walking Wisely

Middle schoolers from across the city gather for Walking Wisely Weekend!

During this in-town retreat, students stay in local homes with their small groups and also gather together on campus for two mind-blowing sessions. 

Date/Location: February 28-March 1 at Woodstock City Church

Registration is now closed. Join the waitlist. 

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Walking Wisely Weekend
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5:30pm Leader check-in at host home
6:00pm Student check-in at host home
8:00pm Session 1 at Woodstock City Church


10:00am Session 2 at Woodstock City Church
1:00pm Free-time Activities
6:30pm Session 3 at Woodstock City Church


8:00am–8:30am Student pick-up at host home

What to Bring

  • Sleeping bag and pillow

  • Change of clothes for Saturday and Sunday

  • Clothes for free time (check with your small group leader for activity details)

  • Athletic shoes

  • Toiletries (toothbrush, deodorant, shampoo, etc.)

  • Bath towel

  • Bible, notebook, pen

What Not to Bring

  • Electronics (cell phones are okay, but will be collected by leaders for the weekend and returned on Sunday morning)

  • Anything used for pranks

  • Drugs, alcohol, or any form of tobacco

Cell Phone Policy

  • In order to limit distractions, cell phones will be collected by small group leaders

  • You can always reach your student through their small group leader

How will parents be contacted in case of an emergency?

Someone on staff will call the phone number you provided us when you registered your student.


Will there be a medical professional at W3?

Yes. We will have an EMT present during the main sessions. If your student is on medication, there will be a form to fill out at check-in.


How do I find out where my student will be during the weekend?

Your student’s group will be assigned a host home by the church before Walking Wisely. At that point, the small group leader should contact you with the necessary information.


What if my student has a food allergy?

Please indicate this in your student’s registration.


What if my student needs to be picked up early for a sporting event?

First, make sure your small group leader is aware of your plans. There will be a “time away” form to fill out at check-in.

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