Men’s Retreat | March 27–29, 2020

TRUE GRIT: LIVING LIKE CHRIST IN A DARK WORLD

WHERE Skycroft Retreat Center; 9621 Frostown Rd; Middletown, MD 21769
LODGING The first 80 registrants will be assigned a double-occupancy motel room. After that, registrants will be assigned to a bunk-style shared house. ADA-accessible rooms available.
COST $71 registration fee covers meals, lodging, and retreat materials. Optional recreation activity may incur an additional fee.
QUESTIONS? Check out our FAQs or contact Kevin Kaufman (KaufmanKD1@gmail.com).

Get to know other men at Cherrydale and around the Metro DC area. Join us and you’ll experience:

  • biblical community and personal growth through worship and prayer,
  • practical sessions and personal testimonies,
  • small group discussions, and
  • time for fellowship and recreational activities.

Registration is now closed.


Schedule Overview

  • Friday, Mar. 27: Retreat begins with dinner and opening session.
  • Saturday, Mar. 28: Breakfast is followed by large group sessions and discussion breakouts. After lunch, enjoy free time or your scheduled afternoon recreation. We’ll gather together over dinner and evening activities.
  • Sunday, Mar. 29: Enjoy breakfast, closing session, and lunch on our final day.

Saturday Afternoon Recreation

Skycroft Adventures

Those who have signed up in advance may experience one of the following Saturday afternoon team-building adventures led by an experienced Skycroft facilitator (schedules overlap, so you won’t be able to participate in more than one organized activity):

  • Paintball (additional $15 fee, pay $5 cash on-site for 200 extra paintball pellets) | Plan ahead and bring clothing that can get splattered with paint! Activity fee includes safety equipment, a gun, and a pod of 150 paintballs.
  • High Ropes Course (additional $21 fee)** | This high-impact, team-building course is designed to challenge you physically, mentally, and spiritually. **If you register for this Skycroft-led event and the minimum number of participants is not met, your activity fee will be refunded and you can choose a different activity.

Games and Activities

Additional Saturday recreation options will be available to attendees (with no added fees):

  • Fields, courts, and outdoor play | Join a basketball game or get a group together for soccer, football, kickball, or other outdoor games. Prefer other sports? Enjoy the frisbee golf course, volleyball nets, softball diamonds, tether-ball courts, and horseshoe pit.
  • Game room | Join in friendly competition at the ping pong and foosball tables, or play on the walleyball/racquetball court.
  • Hiking trails | Explore the over three miles of hiking trails that surround Skycroft.
  • Board and card games | Bring your favorite game or learn a new one!