Spring Break Retreat

10-12 March 2017 | $75 (Lodging and meals included)

Frontier Camp | Grapeland, TX

What are we invited to?

You are invited to enjoy a fun and relaxing retreat at Frontier Camp, halfway between Houston and Dallas, and nestled in the East Texas Piney Woods.

Take a break and come on a journey with friends old and new! Join other international students studying in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas for a weekend of outdoor recreation, refreshing conversations, and learning about Jesus through a guest speaker and group discussions.

Register by Friday, 3 March 2017. Payments can be made online. A NON-REFUNDABLE deposit of $25 must be made for registration to be valid. Any cash/check payments should be made to your campus staff. Checks should be made payable to “IVCF”. Sign up soon to reserve your spot! SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE! (talk to your Campus staff).

Questions? Contact your Campus Staff or email jovin@intervarsity.org

What will we experience?

  • Special Guest Speaker
  • Small group bible discussions
  • Musical Worship
  • Games, Camp Fire, Fun Night
  • Horseback riding
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Archery
  • Giant Rope Swing
  • 2 nights lodging cabin & five meals
  • Meet new International friends from other campuses
  • Discover more about who Jesus is

Who's our speaker?

Lisa Espineli Chinn is a leadership coach, a cross-cultural trainer and a missions consultant. She served as National Director of International Student Ministry of InterVarsity/USA for 14 years.

Lisa shares from her rich and varied background as a former international graduate student at Wheaton College in Illinois (MA in Communications), a campus staff worker with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship-Philippines, Bible teacher, a pioneer of several ministries in the Philippines and the USA, a world traveler, an author, and speaker at various college events and conferences. She is on the Advisory Board of The Global Diaspora Network of the Lausanne Movement.

Lisa comes from a close-knit Filipino family of 7 children, She grew up valuing family, relationships, hard work, sacrifice, faith, and service. She is mother to 3 adult and married children.

On her free time, she enjoys investing in the lives of her 4 young grandchildren, Kai, Leila, Kade and Penelope.

What do we bring?

  • Be sure to eat dinner before arriving at Frontier Camp on Friday evening; while we'll have some snacks, dinner will not be served on Friday night.
  • Bring a sleeping bag or sheets and blanket, pillow, towel, toiletries, and change of clothes for 2 days. (Include warm clothing, as it can still be chilly in early March!)

  • Comfortable shoes and bathroom slippers

  • Bring your Bible, a notebook/journal, and pen. (optional)