Route 56 Fall Retreat

Route 56 Fall Retreat | September 29 - October 1

Walk in It is the Route 56 fall retreat that will pave the way for a year of growing in the Lord. Walk in It will be a weekend for Route 56 students and leaders to deepen friendships as we study God's Word, worship, have fun, relax, eat s'mores, pray, and encounter Christ together on our spiritual journey. 

When and where will the retreat take place?
September 29 - October 1, 2017 at Look Up Lodge in Traveler's Rest, South Carolina

How much will it cost?
$140 will take care of the entire weekend!

How can I sign up my student?


Please use the link above to register your child. On the registration, you will see where you can either pay the $50 deposit or pay the trip in full. If you decide to pay the $50.00 non-refundable deposit this will get you registered and guarantees your spot for this trip.

The final balance totaling $140.00 is due by the departure by September 29. Your trip balance can be made via the online payment link below, mail, or in person. Please contact Leslie Rogers if you would like to discuss other financial arrangements ( ).

The deadline to register is Tuesday, September 5 at 11:55 p.m.

Make a payment

Forms Needed
After registering your child, please fill out and turn in (via email, mail, or in person) these three forms. Each child must have these forms completed in order to attend the trip.

AFUMC 2017-18 Health Form

Look Up Lodge Release Form

Who can attend the retreat?
This trip is for Athens First United Methodist Church students in grades 5 and 6 who are participating in the Route 56 program. If you are interested in going as an adult chaperone, please contact our leadership!

What will the lodging be like?
We will be staying in cabins at Look Up Lodge. You will need to bring a sleeping bag or sheets and blanket for your bunk bed, along with a pillow!

What time will you be leaving and returning?
Check-in is at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 29, and we will depart from the church parking lot around 5:00 p.m. We will be returning early Sunday afternoon-- exact times to be announced soon!

What will my student need to pack for the weekend?
Below is our packing list for the weekend!

Packing List

Please contact Kayla Thomson (kayla ) if you have any questions regarding registration. You can also return the three completed forms to Kayla via email, mail (327 N. Lumpkin St. Athens, GA 30601), or in person. If you have any other questions about the retreat, please contact Leslie Rogers ( ).