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Marriage Camp at Pine Lake Camps

Choose your week! Pick the retreat that works best for you.

OLDER MARRIED COUPLES (40’s & Up)

This time in life as a married couple is unique. Your kids are older now. Some have already left the house. It is a season of transition or “empty nesting”. Come hang out with other couples in a similar place in life and learn to “rejoice in the wife of your youth” (Prov 5:18).  We believe the best years of marriage can be those years when the kids have grown up and moved out and you get to just enjoy life together!

When: March 15-17

Where: Pine Lake Camps (Eldora, Iowa) 

The plan: As part of this weekend you will experience 3 powerful teaching sessions designed to connect partners and strengthen relationships. Unifying worship, amazing meals, a Sunday FGU worship service, and plenty of free time to check out all the exciting camp activities (or just rest!) round out a refreshing time away. The two of you can bunk in your own cabin on camp or reserve a room at a local VRBO or hotel.

Pricing:

  • On-site cabin with attached bathroom: $300/couple
  • On-site cabin with a short walk to men’s/women’s restrooms: $275/couple
  • Off-site (includes all retreat sessions & activities & meals; no lodging): $175/couple
  • Retreat Sponsors (help make this event awesome for everyone! Includes a private lodge room with bedding, towels, and private bathroom): $500/couple

Hosts: Pastors Eric & Kelly Dykstra, Senior Pastors of Free Grace United, along with their friends and colleagues Pastor Jason & Tracy Keech of FGU Zimmerman

Speakers: Mark and Elizabeth Bjorlo of Converge North Central (the denomination of churches that FGU partners with)

OLDER MARRIED COUPLES REGISTER HERE

YOUNG MARRIED COUPLES (20’s & 30’s)

This special weekend is for young married couples in their 20’s and 30’s! This season of life as a married couple is special: becoming newly-weds, learning to live together, (maybe) having your first child and learning to parent young children…It’s all so fun, but also a lot to learn! Come hang out with those in a similar season of life and learn how to love each other well, parent your kids, keep the romance alive, and more!

When: March 22-24

Where: Pine Lake Camps (Eldora, Iowa) 

The plan: As part of this weekend you will experience 3 powerful teaching sessions designed to connect partners and strengthen relationships. Unifying worship, amazing meals, a Sunday FGU worship service, and plenty of free time to check out all the exciting camp activities (or just rest!) round out a refreshing time away. The two of you can bunk in your own cabin on camp or reserve a room at a local VRBO or hotel.

Pricing (We recognize the fact that young married couples tend to have less resources, so we priced this weekend a little cheaper than usual):

  • On-site cabin with attached bathroom: $250/couple
  • On-site cabin with a short walk to men’s/women’s restrooms: $200/couple
  • Off-site (includes all retreat sessions & activities & meals; no lodging): $150/couple
  • Retreat Sponsors (help make this event awesome for everyone! Includes a private lodge room with bedding, towels, and private bathroom): $500/couple

Hosts: Pastor Braden & Alanah Dykstra, the Student Pastor & Resource Manager at FGU

Worship by: James & Nicole Benincasa of FGU

Speakers: Pastor Ben & Ana Saffrin of FGU Albertville

YOUNGER MARRIED COUPLES REGISTER HERE