2014 AZ Young Adult Winter Retreat


Description: Join us for our third annual Winter Ski/snowboard trip to Flagstaff Arizona. This weekend will include worship services, community outreach projects, winter hiking, team building activities, exploring the town of Flagstaff, and the chance to ski or snowboard at the Snowbowl Ski Resort on Sunday. 

Address to Flagstaff Church:


Cost: The cost to take part in the weekend retreat is $20, please bring this is cash ready to turn in when you arrive in Flagstaff, please bring $20 if you come up Friday or Sabbath.

Who: This trip is open to all young adults in the Arizona Conference, however space is a bit limited so please sign-up sooner than later.

Lodging: All free lodging will include sleeping on the floor of some large general-purpose rooms, please pack accordingly and bring air mattresses and sleeping bags..  There is no available lodging for married couples at this time...sorry for those who are married.  If you are a married couple there are many local hotel options available.

Food: Arizona Conference & Flagstaff SDA Church together will be cooking the food for everyone for the weekend.  If you have any special diet needs please let Pastor Ben know.  On the way home Sunday evening the group will stopping by a wonderful Chipotle restaurant for dinner.

Transportation: There are two options for getting up to Flagstaff Friday night.  You are welcome to carpool with friends or drive your own vehicle.  You can also reserve a ride in one of the rented vans that will be heading up the mountain for $40, please bring this amount in cash when you arrive for van departure.  Friday evening the van will be leaving Thunderbird Academy (7410 E. Sutton Drive, Scottsdale, RD Scottsdale, AZ 85260) at 7:30pm sharp, please arrive at least 15min before the departure time.  

Group Prices for Skiing & Snowboarding: if you're interested in receiving group pricing for skiing and snowboarding on Sunday please arrange your own group and Click here to see group pricing. The individual price for skiing and snowboarding on Sunday is $67 for an individual all day lift pass, click here for more information.

Ski & Snowboard Rentals: if you do not have your own gear you can rent at the resort Sunday morning, click here for details. You can also rent at local shops in the Phoenix area. Sports Chalet or Ski Pro are two of the bigger equipment rental places in the valley.

Suggested Packing List: Bible, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, pillow, personal toiletries, winter clothing (hats, gloves, ski jacket, boots, snow pants, ski goggles), digital camera, little extra cash for food on the mountain on Sunday and for Chipotle on the way home, church dress for Sabbath will be casual, money for lift tickets and rentals, ski gear (ski, boards, boots) if you have your own, and an attitude of adventure. 

Rough Weekend Schedule:

Friday Night: Van leaves TAA 7:30p sharp, fellowship dinner & worship Service in Flagstaff

Sabbath: great breakfast, morning community outreach, adventure snow hike (really excited about this), fellowship lunch, evening Worship service with Flagstaff Church, evening games and social events...and more

Sunday: great breakfast , Skiing & Snowboarding Snowbowl Resort, Chipotle on ride home, arriving back in PHX by about 9:30p

All participants need to sign-up using the form below:


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