Journey to Simplicity
North Florida Christian Service Camp • Keystone Heights, FL • TBD, 2020
Young Adults (18-39) • $150.00
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.
Keystone Heights, FL
North Florida Christian Service Camp
North Florida Christian Service Camp is a place where people can truly recapture the joy of interpersonal relationships in the wonder of Creation.
North Florida 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. North Florida will provide paddle-boards on the water front lodge, along with a water slip & slide into the lake & a giant water trampoline in the lake! We will also have available throughout the weekend experience basketball, sand volleyball, pool tables, ping-pong & disc golf.
North Florida is an inviting partner to A-GAP; with their beautiful campus on a lake it truly embraces all North Florida has to offer. North Florida is a peaceful oasis where groups can come to strengthen their gifts and talents.
6:30pm – 7:30pm: Arrive at North Florida Christian Camp
7:30pm: Orientation & Improv
8:30pm: Session 1 – Implementing Healthy Tech Habits
10pm: Engage in Community
8am: Community Breakfast
9am: Session 2 – Importance of Silence & Solitude
10:30am: Silence & Solitude
12:00pm: Community lunch
1:00pm – 2:30pm: Enhance Creativity
2:30pm – 5:30pm: Explore Creation
Slip & Slide, Paddle Board & Water Trampoline*
6pm: Community dinner
7:00pm: Session 3 – Fostering Authentic Community
9:00pm: Engage in Community
8am: Community Breakfast
9am: Faith Gathering* – Practicing the Sabbath
Music & Prayer
10:30am: Execute Change
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)
jacket or sweatshirt
undergarments & socks
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
battery operated alarm clock
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.
EMERGENCY NUMBER: (772) 359-7901
“One of the best things you can do is physically separate yourself from the device.”