Single Mom & Families Weekend

Friday, July 7 – Sunday, July 9, 2017

Tilikum’s Single Mom & Families Weekend emphasizes times of spiritual and relational renewal, exploring creation, building community, encountering God and transforming lives. Whether fishing with your son or daughter on the lake, exploring the grounds during a nature hike, or racing up the climbing wall together, the setting, the people, and the presence of God create an ideal opportunity to experience life side by side.

Single moms and their kids (entering 1st grade and up) are invited to spend a relaxing weekend at Tilikum, just enjoying each other! Take time to be encouraged by biblical teaching and wonderful worship times, playing in the woods, canoeing on the lake, or just enjoying some down time. There will be times together as well as times for moms to be alone while the kids are with Tilikum counselors. A truly refreshing weekend and a great memory-making opportunity for your family!

Weekend price includes lodging for two nights, five meals and all program activities.

When

Date: Friday, July 7– Sunday, July 9, 2017

Arrival Time: Check-in begins at 4:30pm

Departure Time: 1:00 pm Sunday

Program

Speakers: Alex Fredrickson & Melody Olmsted

Worship Leader: Carrie Friedrich

Activities: Worship & spiritual time, canoes, aqua jump & swing with waterslide during swim time, relax in the hot tub, big swing, big canoes (new for 2015!), climbing wall, craft projects, campfire, exploring the barn and animals, hiking, and free time fun!

Accommodations

Lodging: You’ll stay in the Lodge at Camp Tilikum in a comfortable country, retreat center setting. You and your child(ren) will have your own guest sleeping room with private bathroom (three single beds). Please bring your own bedding, towels and toiletries.

Special Diets:  We are able to accommodate most medical dietary needs when given prior notification. Tilikum charges an additional $1 per meal for “Medical Diet” requests due to additional preparation and higher cost of food. Tilikum prepares family-style meals rather than ‘individual short orders’ based on ‘food preferences’. We will make you an individual meal with the specifications listed below to the best of our abilities.

We take great care to avoid cross-contaminating food groups, but are not a dedicated facility and will process all types of foods in the same kitchen. Guests are encouraged to bring supplemental snacks or foods, when faced with a restrictive diet. All guests assume personal responsibility for their dietary needs and communication of those needs. We encourage you to clarify with us at the time of service, if there are ingredients that are unsafe for you. Our staff will attempt to modify food preparation when we are able to do so. Please return this Tilikum Medical Diet Form upon registering for this event to our camp registrar (registrar@camptilikum.org or fax to 866-536-2852).  Payment is collected at check-in.

Things to Bring: Bible, pen/pencil, notepad, swimsuit, closed-toe shoes, sandals, casual clothes, jacket, camera (& chargers), flashlight, and mosquito spray.

Sample Schedule

Friday

4:30 pm Arrival, Check-in and explore the grounds (Sling-shot Alley, canoe/swim/fish)
6:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Session 1
9:00 pm Snacks and Free Time; shoreline fishing

Saturday

6:00 – 7:45 am Guided Fishing and Canoeing
8:00 am Breakfast
8:45 am Family Photos, Tilikum Presentation, Session 2 Moms only (Kids Program grades 1-5th and outdoor activity for teens 8th grade and older)
10:45  am Craft Time, Fishing at Beaver Bridge, Big Zipline
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Free Time Activities may include: Geronimo, Big Swing, Little Zipline
3:00 pm Waterfront Activities: Swimming, Canoeing, Rafting and Archery
6:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Session 3 (Moms only; kids programs continue from earlier in day)
8:30 pm Campfire and Worship and fishing

Sunday

8:30 am Breakfast
9:15 am Session 4 (everyone together)
10:30 am – 11:30 am Boxed Lunches with relaxed Departure (waterfront will be opened for canoeing and swimming)

Registration

Registration for all family weekends will begin in mid-February.

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Single Mom & Families Weekend Cost

Realizing that families have different abilities to pay, Tilikum has instituted a three-tier fee program beginning this year. Tiered pricing is intended to help families recognize the full cost of the weekends and then select the level that is most suitable for your family circumstances. By choosing to pay the full cost of the program,Tilikum is able to give more financial assistance to families that need it. Please select the appropriate tier at the time of registration.

Full Cost

Adult: $138

Child: $90

Partially-Subsidized

Adult: $127

Child: $83

Subsidized

Adult: $115

Child: $75