ARP Events

Bonclarken is pleased to host the following ARP events in 2018. These events are not limited to ARP Church members only. Feel free to contact the person listed should you be interested in attending.

CAMP BONCLARKEN

Camp Bonclarken offers a unique experience for boys and girls who have completed grades 2-8. Under the leadership of Camp Directors Trip McGill and Lynn Grimsley, the campers learn to grow “in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.” Luke 2:52.


2019 Dates Camp Bonclarken I
Camp Bonclarken II
July 21-26, 2019
July 28-August 2, 2019
Fees Overnight Campers
Day-Only Campers
tbd
tbd

CAMP JOY

Camp Joy is a Christian Education Ministries event planned especially for adults with mental handicaps. Campers, each accompanied by a special friend, have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities including worship, Bible study, and recreation.

2018 Camper Dates Camp Joy I
Camp Joy II
Camp Joy III
Camp Joy IV
June 3-8, 2018
June 24-29, 2018
July 1-6, 2018
July 15-20, 2018
Registration For Camper Information
Ann Brice
P.O. Box 1205, Flat Rock, NC 28731
828.606.5782
eannbrice@gmail.com
For Counselor Information
Neal Stroup
704.589.2045
nealstroup@me.com

FAMILY BIBLE CONFERENCE

Family Bible Conference is a Christian Education Ministries event for the entire family. Powerful Bible teaching, helpful seminars, and family activities highlight this great week. Schedule includes time for worship, relaxation, music, and fun. To get more info please click on the Christian Education Ministries link.

2018 Dates July 23-27, 2018
Housing

Housing Registration Form
Please note: This pdf form is intended to be printed and faxed or sent by US Mail. If you wish to send an email, please use this pdf as a guide for the information you must include in your request for conference housing. Please indicate method of payment, but do not send credit card information via email. A Bonclarken representative will contact you when it is time to process your deposit.

Susan Frohlich
Bonclarken Customer Service
(t) 828.692.2223
(f) 828.697.1735
sfrohlich@bonclarken.org

Deadlines

February 1, 2018- the earliest date written (email, fax, and US mail) housing reservation requests can be postmarked.

February 15, 2018- the earliest date telephoned housing reservation requests can be accepted.

HORIZON

Horizon, is the senior high conference led by Christian Education Ministries. Horizon is a week-long opportunity for spiritual growth and development, fellowship, and teaching on pertinent information from God's Word. The goal of this conference is to send young people out into their world, spiritually nurtured, fed and equipped to live out their faith and share it with those around them.

2018 Dates June 18-23, 2018
Got Questions? Contact: Brent Turner
bturner@arpsynod.org
864.233.2491

MUSIC CONFERENCE

Music Conference is a wonderful opportunity for all ages to enjoy a great time of fellowship, music, and fun!

2018 Dates July 8-13, 2018

 Music Conference Information & Registration

MUSIC/DRAMA CAMP

Music/Drama Camp is a great opportunity for boys and girls who have completed grades 2-8 to have lots of fun learning about production, set design, costuming, and program design in preparation for a musical production.


2019 Dates July 7-12, 2019
Fees Overnight Campers
Day-Only Campers
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PRESBYTERY SENIOR HIGH/MIDDLE SCHOOL RETREATS

Each year the Catawba, First, and Second Presbyteries hold high school and middle school retreats during the spring and fall. The events are excellent opportunities for youth to grow in their faith and enjoy Bonclarken.

Spring 2018 Retreats Senior High
First/Second Middle
Catawba Middle
March 2-4, 2018
March 16-18, 2018
March 23-25, 2018
Fall 2018
Retreats
Senior High
Catawba Middle
First/Second Middle
September 21-23, 2018
November 2-4, 2018
November 9-11, 2018
Registration First & Second Presbyteries Middle School Retreat
Rev. Andrew DiIulio
andrew@devengerroad.org
First & Second Presbyteries Middle School Retreat Information
Catawba Presbytery Middle School Retreat
Rev. Jeremiah Thomas
jeremiah@centennialarp.org
Catawba Presbytery Middle School Retreat Information
Senior High Retreat - First, Second & Catawba Presbyteries
Jon Oliphant
joliphant@firstarpchurch.org
Senior High Presbyteries Retreat Information

QUEST

Quest is the middle school conference led by Christian Education Ministries, and is held at Bonclarken during the month of June. It is always a time of high energy and fun combined with an exciting presentation of God's Holy Word and how it applies to daily life.

2018 Dates June 11-16, 2018
Got Questions? Contact: Brent Turner
bturner@arpsynod.org
864.233.2491

SEE THE LEAVES

Our annual fall program in 2018 will be centered around a trip to Gatlinburg TN.

The “See the Leaves” experience will also include a matinee at the Flat Rock Playhouse. The Glass Menagerie, a drama of great tenderness, charm and beauty and one of the most famous plays of the modern theater.

More details to come!!!

Costs, including all meals, fees and tickets, are as follows:

$310 per person Single Occupancy

$263 per person Double Occupancy

$218 per person Private Housing

For more info please contact mdill@bonclarken.org

2018 Dates October 10 - 12, 2018

SYNOD

The 214th Meeting of the General Synod
of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church

Dates June 5-7, 2018
Housing Online Housing Registration
Housing Registration Form [Printable PDF]
For 2018, you may choose to extend your Synod housing reservation to stay for World Focus, June 7-8.
Please note: This pdf form is intended to be printed and faxed or sent by US Mail. If you wish to send an email, please use this pdf as a guide for the information you must include in your request for conference housing. Please indicate method of payment, but do not send credit card information via email. A Bonclarken representative will contact you when it is time to process your deposit.
Susan Frohlich
Bonclarken Customer Service
(t) 828.692.2223
(f) 828.697.1735
sfrohlich@bonclarken.org
Registration Dates January 15, 2018- the earliest date for online housing reservation requests
February 1, 2018- the earliest date written (email, fax, and US mail) housing reservation requests can be postmarked.

February 15, 2018- the earliest date telephoned housing reservation requests can be accepted.

   

VOLUNTEER WORK WEEK

 

Bonclarken’s annual Volunteer Work Week is a great time of fellowship, fun, and work as volunteers are housed and fed free of charge in exchange for their labor as the grounds are prepared for the upcoming summer season.

2018 Dates April 16-20, 2018
Registration

Registration Form & Job Descriptions

Michael Dill, Bonclarken, 828.692.2223
mdill@bonclarken.org

ARP WOMEN'S MINISTRIES

  2018 Dates

March 9 - 10     Executive Committee and Executive Board

July 22 - 23       Executive Committee and Executive Board

Oct. 12 - 13        Executive Committee and Executive Board

Oct. 13              Annual Meeting