For Parents of students already registered for LH FALL RETREAT  2018 here is the pkg list as well as last minute details to be aware of:

Mission Springs Camp and Conference Center
1050 Lockhart Gulch Rd
Scotts Valley, CA  95066   
Cell service is limited at Mission Springs, so do not expect to hear from your student(s) during the weekend. If there is an emergency, contact Katie Falgien 925-639-3448.
Please arrive at Hope Center on Friday, 11/16 as close to 3:00 pm as possible.  So we can get packed and be on the road ASAP.  (We know that school dismissal time is different for everyone, so please communicate with Katie if you think that your student will be later than 3pm).  BE ASSURED we will not leave without your student.
We will be returning on Sunday, 11/18 between 2 & 3 pm, your student will call or text you when we are 20-30 minutes away from returning to Hope Center.
Here’s the packing list (please pack light):

  • Bible/pen or pencil
  • Water bottle, flashlight 
  • Money – for ice cream at Mary Anne’s (they are cash only) and lunch on the way home Sunday. Mission Springs does have a café/snack shop and small gift shop.
  • Jeans, shorts, t-shirts, jacket, clothes you can layer (Santa Cruz averages cool in the day, cold at night – Avg.67/45 in November)
  • Socks, underwear
  • Closed-toe shoes, hat & sunglasses
  • Beach towel, modest bathing suit – Ladies & Gentleman please bring modest swimwear.  Ladies a one piece or cover-up.  Gentleman no speedos. 
  • Toiletries: Toothbrush, toothpaste, washcloth, shampoo, soap, towel, etc.
  • Sleeping bag, pillow
  • Optional: camera, card game, snacks

What NOT to bring:
Any drugs (unless prescribed by a doctor – These should have already been listed on your release forms. Please let Katie know of any changes and any instructions to dispense.)
No alcohol or weapons {including knives, pocket knives, or guns (airsoft or Nerf guns)}
**Electronic devices will not be allowed during daily activities, please talk to your student about cooperation. 
Please contact Katie if you have any questions.  

If you have not already turned in your students fees & their current 2018-2019 year long permission slip please send it this Wed. Night 11/14 or drop it off at Hope Center for the Youth Assistant, Robin Vitale, between 9am-4:30pm before Wednesday 11/14.  

                                                             We are looking forward to a fantastic weekend with your students!