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Retreats & Trips

High School Senior Trip
Greece and Italy
Every June

High School Senior Trip
Greece and Italy
Every June

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    Retreats & Service Trips Overview
    Forms and Information

    Below is a brief list of our annual trips and retreats. Friends are always welcome.

    • Footsteps of Faith - June - Greece and Italy - High school graduates traveling in the footsteps of the Apostle Paul and the early church. Follow their upcoming adventures and past trips here.
    • Middle School Service Trip - July 
    • High School Service Trip - July  
    • Youth Ministries Fall Retreat - November - Pyoca Camp and Conference Center - Brownstown, IN - 6th-12th grades. A retreat for everyone with activities and curriculum for each grade. Plan on joining us to get away from the busyness of the everyday and take time with friends for fellowship and faith exploration.
    • Middle School Great Wolf Lodge Getaway - President's Weekend - Great Wolf Lodge in Mason, OH. 
    • High School Winter Retreat - President's Weekend - Jameson Camp in Indianapolis, IN. 

    If you haven't done so, please fill out the online release and release form.

    Scholarships are available for many of these activities. Please contact Tom Markey or Tyler Wolfcale for information on these available funds.

    Our summer trip philosophy can be found here.

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    Service Opportinities
    For Middle & High School Students

    In addition to church-wide service projects, the youth of Second Presbyterian Church serve regularly in these (and many other) ways:

    • Hospitality Team - greeting and driving the golf cart;
    • Canned Food Collection - year round for Northside Food Pantry - focused in January and February;
    • Scripture Reading and Worship Participation - worship services throughout the year;
    • Fall Service Day - mid-September;
    • Crop Walk - mid-October;
    • Presbyterian Women Fall Sale - Friday & Saturday in early November;
    • Advent Celebration- early December;
    • Christmas Benevolence Food Shopping Night - Wednesday in early December;
    • Christmas Eve Candlelight and Carols Worship Service;
    • Souper Bowl of Caring - first Sunday in February;
    • Presbyterian Women Summer Sale - early June;
    • VBS Volunteering - June;
    • Middle School Work Trip - late June;
    • High School Work Trips - July;
    • Northside Food Pantry - throughout the year;
    • Interfaith Hospitality Network - various weeks throughout the year.