Father-Daughter Retreat

April 6-8, 2018

Now, newly expanded grades levels for daughters!! Girls in grades 1 to 12 are eligible to attend.

“This weekend I discovered how important it is to be the influencer of my daughter through the word of God.” Rob, a dad retreat camper

Where you lead she will follow. Dads, are you taking care where your feet will lead her? How carefully are you following your Leader-Jesus?  Join us for this set-aside weekend where the two of you can enjoy focused time together without all the distractions. The Father-Daughter Retreat is the perfect setting to draw closer to one another and to God.

Special Activity:  On Saturday evening, your daughter will delight in having a candlelight dinner and dance with dad.

Who’s Invited?: Fathers and daughters in grades 1 to 12.


Cost: $151.00 for each father-daughter pair. Cost is $73.00 for each additional child.  A minimum nonrefundable deposit of $50 will hold your reservation. Reserve and pay in full by March 10 to get the discount prices of $141.00/pair and $68.00/additional child. 

Schedule: Starts 7 PM Friday and goes through 2 PM Sunday.

Housing: Fathers and daughters will stay in separate cabins. In the cabins, daughters will be supervised by Joy El staff/counselors. Campers staying in the lodge pay an additional $47.00 for lodge space. Lodges are reserved on a first-come basis.Father and Daughter Retreat

What to Bring: your Bible, notebook, pen or pencil, pillow and sleeping bag, bathroom necessities and money for the camp store/canteen and friends to share the weekend with.

Register online now! Use the big green "Register Now" button at the top right of this page. (Note: You will need to make two registrations; one for Dad and one for daughter.) To register by phone, call us at 717-369-4539. To register by mail, you can download a printable registration form. Simply CLICK HERE to download.

Registration confirmations are emailed 2 weeks prior to each event. If you do not register prior to that time, no confirmation will be sent.

Registration fees are nonrefundable within 14 days of any event. If a cancellation is necessary in the last 14 days due to illness or accident, a written request to transfer fees to another camp event must be submitted within one week of the conclusion of the original event. A note from a physician must be included. Certain restrictions apply and a transfer fee may be charged.

Call our office at 717-369-4539 or email info@joyel.org for additional information.