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Friday, May 17, 2019 at 8:00 PM EDT
Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM EDT

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Chanco on the James


Diocese of Southern Virginia

May Weekend at Chanco - God's Love is... 

God's love is so many things.  How would you define it?  Join other teens from around the diocese for a weekend retreat that will fill you with God's love and help us finish the sentence "God's love is....."

Fellowship is fun, spiritual, games, musical, and moving ... AND it's at Chanco, so register now!

Suggested packing list: toiletries, prescription medication in original case, seasonal appropriate clothing, bring layers including a sweater, hoodie, jacket, and raincoat, comfortable shoes including one pair with closed toes, Bible, camera, musical instrument, books, bedding, pillow, flashlight, bug spray.

Click here for complete packing list.

For this weekend, we will be staying in the chalets which are screened.  Bring appropriate layers, towel/washcloth, and bedding/blankets.  The weather will still be cool in the evenings in May.

Check-ins: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 17

Departure: 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 19

Retreat begins at 8:00 p.m. (Friday) and ends at 11:00 a.m. (Sunday)

Registration fee: $135.00      Registration deadline:  Monday, May 6

* Release form must be provided hard copy upon check-in for both adults and youth.

** Youth may only administer certain medications themselves at diocese-sponsored events.  Those medications are nebulizers, Epi-Pens, and birth control medication.  All other medications must be provided to the on-duty nurse who will administer during the retreat.  The medical form will be shared with each family closer to the retreat date.

Payment is required to complete your registration.  No registrations will be accepted after Monday, May 6.  Please register early as space is limited.

Partial scholarships are always available based on financial need.  Click here for an application form.  Send application to the Diocese of Southern Virginia, 11827 Canon Blvd., Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606.

*** The typical practice is your family pays a third, your church pays a third, and the diocese will pay a third.

**** No refunds can be issued once we are within 10 days before the event.  For this event, refunds will not be issued after Monday, May 6.  If after registration you are no longer able to attend this event, please contact the diocesan office at 757-423-8287 so we can plan accordingly.