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Father and Son Weekend

Dates to be announced February 15.

Fathers and sons (entering 1st grade and up) come out for a fantastic weekend of activities at Tilikum. Highlights include waterfront activities including swimming and canoeing on the lake, team-building on the Challenge Course, Bible teaching and musical and spiritual worship, and lots more. Best of all, dads will have an incredible opportunity to impact their sons and build lifelong memories together.

Father and Son Weekend dates

Dates and arrival and departure times will be posted prior to the opening of registration on February 15.

Program

Speaker – TBA

Speaker bio and information coming soon.

Worship Leader – TBA

Worship Leader bio and information coming soon.

Sample schedule

Friday
  4:30PM – Registration Opens, swimming and canoeing
  6:30PM – Dinner
  7:30PM – Session 1 – Welcome Orientation
  8:30PM – Free Time and Snacks

Saturday
  6:45AM – 7:45AM – Canoeing and swimming
  8:00AM – Breakfast
  8:45PM – Family photos, Tilikum presentation, Session 2
10:15AM – Crafts, Climbing Wall, hiking
12:30PM – Lunch
  1:00PM – Free Time Activities may include Big Swing, Little Zipline, Big Zipline, rafting, canoeing and swimming
  6:00PM – Dinner
  7:00PM – Session 3
  8:00PM – Campfire with Smores and worship

Sunday
  7:15AM – 8:15AM Swimming and canoeing
  8:30AM – Breakfast
  9:30AM – Session 4
10:30AM – 11:00AM Depart

Accommodations

Lodging

Stay at Tilikum Lodge in a comfortable country, retreat center setting. You and your child(ren) will have your own guest sleeping room with three single beds and a private bathroom.

The commuter option

Commute to Tilikum for all Family Weekends except for the Single Mom and Family Weekend. Join in the fun with your family and return home to sleep in your own bed at night. Rates include 5 meals, all sessions and recreation activities for the weekend.

Food service

Expect delicious home-style meals when you visit Tilikum.​

Medical diets

Food Service can accommodate your medical diet request if you let them know at least two weeks in advance of your scheduled event at Tilikum. A link to the medical diet form will be sent to you once you complete your online registration. There is an additional charge of $1 per meal per person due to the increased cost of food. You can make arrangements to pay when you arrive and check in.

Cost for Family Weekends

Realizing that families have different abilities to pay, Tilikum has instituted a three-tier fee program. Tiered pricing is intended to help families recognize the full cost of Family Weekends and then select the level suitable for their circumstances. By choosing to pay the full cost of the program, Tilikum is able to offer financial assistance to families that need it. Please select an appropriate tier at the time of registration.

Full Cost

     Adult: Rates available February 15
     Child: Rates available February 15

Partially-Subsidized

     Adult: Rates available February 15
     Child: Rates available February 15

Subsidized

     Adult: Rates available February 15
     Child: Rates available February 15

Registration for Family Weekends begins February 15 and ends the Monday before each Family Weekend begins.

Costs for Single Mom and Family Weekend per registrant are at least $45 lower for adults and at least $40 lower per child at checkout.

Scholarships are available for those who qualify.  [VIEW/DOWNLOAD]

Changes or Cancellations – If you need to change or cancel or your camp registration for any reason, notify Crystal Headrick, Camp Registrar, as soon as possible. If you cancel more than three weeks from your camp start date, you will receive a full refund minus a $40 transaction fee. A 50% refund will be given for cancellations made between 8 and 21 days prior to the first day of camp. Cancellations made 7 days or less prior to the first day of camp will not be refunded. Exceptions can be made for illness or accident with a note from the camper’s physician. Tilikum prorates the amount of refund based on the number of days the camper attended, minus a $40 transaction fee. There is a $40 transaction fee for switching from one week of camp to another. Simply email the Camp Registrar.

What to bring

  • swimsuit
  • closed-toe shoes
  • sandals
  • Bible
  • notepad
  • casual clothes
  • jacket
  • camera (and charger)
  • mosquito spray

Registration for Father and Son Weekend opens February 15.

Mark your calendar. These weekend camps can fill up quickly so register early to get the weekend(s) you want.