ARP Events

Bonclarken is pleased to host the following ARP events in 2020. 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.

2020 Dates Camp Bonclarken I
Camp Bonclarken II
July 19-24, 2020
July 26-31, 2020
Fees Overnight Campers
Day-Only Campers
$575
$550
Registration Online Camp Information & Registration
For more information on Bonclarken camps, please contact us at 828.692.2223.
Deadline Wednesday, April 15, 2020

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.

2020 Camper Dates Camp Joy I
Camp Joy II
Camp Joy III
Camp Joy IV
June 7-12, 2020
June 28-July 3, 2020
July 5-10, 2020
July 19-24, 2020
Registration For Camper Information
Brent Turner
bturner@arpsynod.org
864.233.2491
For Counselor Information
Neal Stroup
nealstroup@me.com
704.589.2045

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.

2020 Dates July 27-30, 2020
Housing Online Housing Registration will be available on Monday, February 3, 2020.
Deadlines Monday, February 3, 2020– the earliest date online housing reservation requests will be accepted.
Contact

Sheri Clarke
Bonclarken Customer Service
(t) 828.692.2223
(f) 828.697.1735
sclarke@bonclarken.org

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.

2020 Dates June 22-27, 2020
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!

Information
2019 Music Conference Informational Poster

2019 Music Conference Registration Forms

2019 Music Conference Booklet

2020 Dates July 12-17, 2020

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.

2020 Dates July 5-10, 2020

Fees

 

Overnight Campers
Day-Only Campers

Online Camp Information & Registration

$575
$550

 

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.

Fall 2020
Retreats
Senior High
Catawba Middle
First, Second & Grace Middle
September 25-27, 2020
November 6-8, 2020
November 13-15, 2020
Spring 2020 Retreats Senior High
First, Second & Grace Middle
Catawba Middle
March 6-8, 2020
March 20-22, 2020
March 27-29, 2020
Registration First, Second & Grace Presbyteries Middle School Retreat
Seth Gurley
gurley.seth@gmail.com
First & Second Presbyteries Middle School Retreat Information
Catawba Presbytery Middle School Retreat
Josh Madsen
jmadsen@firstprescolumbia.org
Catawba Presbytery Middle School Retreat Information
Senior High Retreat – First, Second, Grace & Catawba Presbyteries
Josh Hjemvick
jhjemvick@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.

2020 Dates June 15-20, 2020
Got Questions? Contact: Brent Turner
bturner@arpsynod.org
864.233.2491

SEE THE LEAVES

2020 Dates TBA

SYNOD

The 216th Meeting of the General Synod of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church

For more info please go to ARP Church.org

2020 Dates

June 9-12, 2020
Housing Online Housing Registration will be available on Monday, February 3, 2020.
Deadlines Monday, February 3, 2020– the earliest date online housing reservation requests will be accepted.
Contact

Sheri Clarke
Bonclarken Customer Service
(t) 828.692.2223
(f) 828.697.1735
sclarke@bonclarken.org

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.

2020 Dates April 19-24, 2020
Registration Registration Form & Job Descriptions

 

Michael Dill, Bonclarken, 828.692.2223
mdill@bonclarken.org

ARP WOMEN’S MINISTRIES

2020 Dates

March 6-7 Executive Committee and Executive Board
July 26-27 Executive Committee, Board Orientation, and Executive Board
July 27 Annual Meeting
October 9-10 Executive Committee and Executive Board
November 6-7 ARP Women’s First Presbytery Retreat