Iowa-Nebraska Fall Fellowship (CCCA)

We are honored to host the 2022 Fall Sectional retreat for Iowa and Nebraska camps in the Christian Camp and Conference Association (3CA). This event is not for the general public, but for the staff of other 3CA camps in the bistate area.

Event details will be available here as they are determined.

Bill Tell, Guest Speaker

Our Iowa/Nebraska Fall Fellowship is thrilled to welcome back Bill Tell as our retreat speaker. Bill is currently a member of the Navigators Learning and Development team and serves as a US Staff Development Specialist. Bill will be encouraging us in God’s Word around the theme of “Understanding and leading movements of the gospel”. 

Anticipated Activities/Amenities Include:

  • Fishing, boating, relaxing around private lake (no fishing license required)
  • Roller skating
  • Spa/hot tub
  • State-of-the-art trap shooting course (shotguns and ammo available for a fee)
  • 18 hole frisbee golf course 
  • Full-service coffee and snack shop 
  • Zip line and rock wall
  • Biking/hiking trails 

Area Attractions

Available in North Platte, NE, within a 20 minute drive.

  • Buffalo Bill Historic Ranch
  • Historic downtown with charming coffee shops and ice cream parlor 
  • 18-hole golf courses
  • Union Pacific Railroad Yard and Golden Spike Tower (largest rail yard in the U.S.)

Registration Info

For this retreat, the following options are available:

Motel-Style Lodging- $120/person
Rooms with private restrooms – Some rooms have a capacity of 3 and others a capacity of 5 guests
(25 rooms, these go fast; first-come, first-serve)
Additional motels available nearby in North Platte, NE

Dorm-Style Lodging- $90/person
Rooms with hallway Jack-and-Jill-style restrooms – Up to 4 staff from your camp in a room (2 twin bunk sets)

Commute- $40/person
For anyone who can make the daily drive, or is only attending for the full-day of the retreat (Tuesday)

Schedule

Monday, October 17

4:00pm • Registration – Welcome Center
  – (Wagon Rides available till dinner)

5:30pm • Supper – Dining Hall
  – After dinner relax around the campus
  – Coffee Shop Open until Session 1 begins

6:45pm • General Session #1 – Chapel

8:15pm • Evening activities available
  – Coffee shop open
  – Campfire going
  – Roller Skating Night, Rock Wall open
  – Popcorn
  – Ping-pong, indoor corn hole and 9-square

Tuesday, October 18

Enjoy the campus

7:30am • Coffee Shop
  – (Open through breakfast)

8:00am • Breakfast – Dining Hall

9:15am • General Session #2 – Chapel

10:30am Department Walk-arounds/ Tours
  – Food Service
  – Recreation
  – Housekeeping
  – Properties and Maintenance
  – Technology, AV/IT
Or Just Enjoy The Campus

12pm • Lunch – Dining Hall
  – Coffee shop open over noon hour

1:00pm Group Discussions: Best Practices
  – Programming
  – Summer Staff Training
  – Full-time Staff Care
  – Mental Health Needs
  – Fundraising and Capital Campaigns
  – Hospitality, Customer Service, and First Impressions
  -Others?

2:30pm • Afternoon Activities Available
  – Disc Golf
  – Canoe, Kayaking, and Fishing (gear available)
  – Trap Shooting (shotguns/ammo available for rent/purchase $30)
  – Trail Hiking
  – Mini Golf
  – Open Gym
  – Coffee Shop Open
  – North Platte Attractions available (20 min away)

5:30pm • Dinner – Dining Hall 
  – Coffee shop open until Session 3 starts

6:45pm • General Session #3 – Chapel

8:15pm • Evening Activities Available
  – Sweet Shop Open, Yummy Treats Served at Sweetshop
  – Axe-Throwing
  – Night Zip-Lining

9:00pm • Table Volleyball Tournament (Gym)

11:00pm Night Sneak-Out?!?! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Wednesday, October 19

Enjoy the campus

7:30am • Coffee Shop Open (through breakfast)

8:00am • Breakfast – Dining Hall

9:15am • General Session #4 – Chapel

10:30am • Fall fellowship concludes!
  * Please check out of your room by 11AM *

BEFORE JOINING US, PLEASE CONSIDER:

  • Have you had a fever of 100.4 in the last 14 days?

  • Have you been exposed to someone who has had a positive COVID-19 test in the past 21 days?

  • Is there a medical reason why you should not be present?

  • If someone in my household begins showing symptoms of illness, please stay home and plan to attend a future event after symptoms clear.

  • Maranatha is committed to creating an environment that meets Nebraska’s Directive Health Measures (DHM) recommendations for safety.

Packing List

A packing list for overnight camps and retreats is available here.
Please Note: We have a no-pet policy. Please do not bring pets. Thank You.

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