Refuge 2017 Info & Registration


Check below for some final details. 

Refuge is an areawide retreat held at Babler Outdoor Education Center.

Here are some things you need to know for the weekend!

Look for highlight in red below!

Register by 

  1. Download the REFUGE 2017 Registration Form OR Pick up the Registration Form in the EPICenter
  2. Fill out pages 3 & 4 (if you can print it front and back, that would help)
  3. Return the form to Mike with your correct registration fee.
    1. Note the deadlines:
      1. Until Oct 8 – $75 (includes $10 discount) & T-shirt
      2. Oct 9 until Oct 22 – $85 (Regular price) & T-shirt
      3. After Oct 22 – $90 & no T-shirt
    2. (Please use an Event Envelope if possible).


teenEPIC Student Notes:

  • Be at the building by 6:45 to pack the trailer Friday night.
  • Make sure you eat dinner BEFORE you arrive!
  • Only bring what you can carry…remember the cabins are a bit of a walk to get to especially if you’re carrying all your stuff!
  • Bring warm clothing.
  • Yes – YOU – BRING YOUR BIBLE – not on your phone
  • MORE “Items to bring” Below

  • We will return to Lafayette by the end of class time on Sunday.
  • Don’t hesitate to email, text or call (leave a voicemail or I will assume it’s not important) if you have any questions.
  • YOU ARE EXPECTED to take at least one shower over the course of the weekend!!! So bring a towel and soap!!!
  • You are discouraged from driving separately, however, if you need to meet us there, please let Mike know.


About the camp:

Babler State Park hosts Refuge.  We use the Outdoor Education Center with lodging in heated cabins, showers in your cabins, meals on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday, Friday night and Saturday night snacks, and lots of fun!



What to Bring:

BIBLE, Sleeping bag, pillow, toiletries, towel, pen, notebook, flashlight, water bottle, a positive attitude. Sporting equipment, games, musical instruments. (Whatever you bring, understand the risks involved in things getting lost, broken, or stolen).

It’s going to be cold. Bring warm clothes – we will be outside for evening devos…COLD!!!

Anything else you would bring to camp for the weekend, including jackets and sweatshirts, depending on the weather. Watch for more information as the date approaches.


What NOT to Bring:

iPods, cell phones, alcohol, fireworks, tobacco products, drugs, firearms, knives or pets. Leave electronics and anything illegal at home, please.