“Kids’ Quest 2010” NBBI Children’s Retreat
This fun-filled weekend is for ages 7-12. Get your children ready for some good Bible teaching, carnival booths, puppets, games and more! Swimming at the Civic Centre in Woodstock is also part of this weekend.
Our guest speaker this year is Mr. Gary Long. After attending Bob Jones University, as a Business Administration Major, Gary became a student at NBBI, He graduated in 1990 and was accepted as a missionary with the Canadian Sunday School Mission as Assistant Director of Hampton Bible Camp. From there, he and his wife, Christine moved to Nova Scotia and took the leadership of Cape Breton Bible Camp. In April of 2000, Gary became the Atlantic Branch Director. He held that position until March 2009.
He is now the Director of Miramichi Bible Camp and carries on itinerant children’s ministry. He loves young people and is a sought after speaker for camps, kids’ clubs and various young peoples’ events.
Our students are on hand at all times and your children will be well cared for. Get ready for “Kids’ Quest 2010.
Important Information Concerning This Retreat
Location: “Kids’ Quest 2010” will be held on the campus of New Brunswick Bible Institute which is located 16 kilometers north of Woodstock, NB, at 2335 Route 103 and approximately 48 kilometers from Houlton, ME.
Dates: Friday, September 24 – Saturday, September 25.
Age Limit: All children ages 7-12.
Application Process: The total cost for the retreat is $35. This fee must accompany the registration form. A clean photocopy of the form is acceptable. You can use our online form below. Payment can be made by mailing in a cheque or money order or by calling 506- 375-9000 with your Visa or Mastercard number. No application will be considered complete without the payment of fees.
Acceptance: Acceptance will be made on a first-come, first-serve basis according to the postage date of your application or the date payment is made by phone. Space is limited, so register Early! We will notify you of your acceptance by email if an address is provided. Otherwise, your acceptance letter will be sent by mail.
Registration: Registration will be held on Friday night at 6:00 (Atlantic time). Children are expected to arrive after supper. The Friday evening meal will not be provided.
Activities: This retreat will include Bible lessons, singing, carnival games, barrel ball and many other activities. Retreaters will also be going swimming in Woodstock.
What to Bring: Bring a Bible, a note- book and pen, a sleeping bag and pillow, a tooth brush and tooth paste, soap, a towel & face cloth, a comb, a change of clothing (suitable for games) sneakers and a modest swimsuit. (It may be helpful to have nametags on as many items as possible. New Brunswick Bible Institute will not be responsible for articles left behind.)
US Citizens: Children from the USA, under the age of 16, will need to have their birth certificate (or other form of proof of citizenship such as a naturalization certificate). The original birth certificate or a copy may be used. US customs are now requiring all adults to have a passport, or a passport card, or a NEXUS, SENTRI or FAST card, or an Enhanced Driver’s License when returning to the US. Visit http://travel.state.gov/travel/cbpmc/cbpmc_2223.html for more information.
If necessary, NBBI will send a van to pick up children in Houlton, Maine for adults not having one of the above forms of identification. Please call ahead for more information.
US citizens are also advised to make sure they are covered by their insurance company while outside the country.
Please Note: No accommodations or meals will be provided after the retreat has ended at 4:00 pm on Saturday.
Leaders (Drivers): Registration is required for ALL. The fee for leaders (drivers) is only $15. No more than one leader (over 18 years of age) may come with each five children. Leaders who remain on campus are responsible for their children for the entire weekend and are encouraged to accompany them to all activities. Please fill in a leader application form. If you don’t have one, call (506) 375-9000 or fill out the online form by following the links below:
This retreat information is also available in a printable (pdf) brochure and can be downloaded here.