Journey to Simplicity

Lake Aurora Christian Camp • Lake Wales, FL • Feb 7 – 9, 2020

Young Adults (18-39) • $100.00

 

Experience Freedom

Discover the person God intended you to be in this weekend-long retreat ripe with scripture, fellowship, and soul-rich activities in a peaceful and tranquil environment.

One of our guest speakers, Christina Cook, author of JOMO, will share her personal experience of how she aligned her technology use to her values. Our other guest speaker, Dr. Joe Harvey will share on the importance of Sabbath for lasting rest & renewal. Altogether we will learn practical ways to implement healthy technology habits, share with our peers, engage in creative projects, and enjoy nature. Along with zip lines, dock hangs, and yoga, you’ve got a weekend to remember!

Join A-GAP at the Lake Aurora Christian Camp in sunny Lake Wales, Florida where we’ll throw it back to the days of summer camp. Make new friends and learn how to reconnect to your most authentic self away from daily technological distractions. Your registration fee covers the cost of the weekend including food, lodging, activities, guest speakers and A-GAP goodies to take home.

Speakers

Christina Crook


Christina Crook
, is an award winning author of the book JOMO: Finding Balance in a wired world and an in-demand speaker whose audiences have included The Young President’s Organization, World Vision and The All Tech Is Human summit. Her book helped pioneer the field of digital well-being and established her as a leading voice on technology and human flourishing. Her commentary has appeared in international media, including The New York Times, Psychology Today and Glamor Brasil. Christina is widely considered the leader of the global #JOMO movement and hosts the JOMO podcast which features founders, creators, and thought leaders embracing the joy of missing out to thrive in a rapidly-changing world.

 

 

Dr. Joe Harvey

Dr. Joe Harvey, served in ministry at a mega church for over 10 years. After being immersed in ministry he decided to start training up a new generation of people to send out to minister in churches around the world through teaching at Johnson University. Recently, Dr. Harvey toured around the world with his daughter Mandy Harvey who appeared on America’s Got Talent. Currently, he is back home enjoying time with his family and embracing every moment he is given.

 

Experience

Lake Wales, FL

February 7-9

 

Lake Aurora Christian Camp

Lake Aurora Christian Camp is a place where people can truly recapture the joy of interpersonal relationships in the wonder of Creation.

Lake Aurora provides the perfect place to get out in nature, enjoy the breeze on our face, the water splashing our skin & the grass beneath our feet. Lake Aurora will provide paddle-boats and canoes to use Saturday afternoon, along with a giant swing & zip line! We will also have available throughout the weekend experience basketball, sand volleyball, gaga-ball, ping-pong & disc golf.

Lake Aurora is an inviting partner to A-GAP; with their beautiful campus on a lake it truly embraces all Central Florida has to offer. Lake Aurora is a peaceful oasis where groups can come to strengthen their gifts and talents.

Itinerary

Evening

6pm – 7pm: Arrive at Lake Aurora Christian Camp

7:30pm: Orientation & Improv

8:30pm: Session 1 – Fostering Authentic Community

Breakout Groups

10pm: Engage in Community


Morning

9am: Community Breakfast

10am: Session 2 – JOMO Part 1

11am: Silence & Solitude

Afternoon

12:30pm: Community lunch

1:30pm – 5:30pm: Explore Creation & Enhance Creativity

Zip Line & Giant Swing*

Evening

6pm: Community dinner

7:30pm: Session 3 – JOMO Part 2

Breakout Groups

9:00pm: Engage in Community

Morning

9am: Community Breakfast

10am: Faith Gathering* – Practicing the Sabbath

Worship & Prayer

11am: Execute Change


Packing List

Mandatory Items
bedding for a twin mattress
reusable water bottle (with a way to identify it as yours)
comfortable closed toed shoes & sandals (water shoes, similar to chacos would be best)
rain jacket
jacket or sweatshirt
comfortable pants
athletic shorts
layered shirts
undergarments & socks
pajamas
swim suit (per camp guidelines females must wear one-piece swimwear or two-piece with cover up, males are allowed knee length swimsuits with no briefs or speedos)
basic toiletries (including sunscreen & insect repellant)
journal & pen

Optional Items
battery operated alarm clock
flashlight
analog hand watch – no smart watches
a book or artistic supplies you might use during your down time
please check the weather forecast, to assure you have comfortable clothes fit for the weather.

Items to Leave at Home
iPods, smart watches & other electronic devices
alcohol, drugs, illegal substances & any weapons that could be harmful.
*as a reminder, we will be collecting all phones at the start of the weekend & will return them to you at your time of departure. we do this to eliminate any distractions.
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Unplug and Experience Connectivity

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