Winter Meltdown Youth Retreat
Winter Meltdown is an action-packed, spiritually challenging, all‑inclusive weekend adventure for your youth group!
Winter Youth Retreat
Finding the right winter retreat experience for your student ministry can be a challenge— one that is exciting, relevant, and engaging with its activities AND deeply impactful and spiritually challenging to today's teens. At RVR, we know the crucial gap youth leaders stand in and are thrilled to come along side of you in providing your middle and high school students with a weekend experience they won't forget!
Dates for 2023:
- January 13-15 | Middle School Only
- January 20-22 | Middle & High School
- January 27-29 | Middle & High School
- February 3-5 | Middle & High School
- February 10-12 | Middle & High School
- February 17-19 | Middle & High School
*Contact our office to be placed on a waiting list once weekends above become marked as FULL.
Once you have called and registered, please complete the Youth Leader Registration Packet and send it to us with your deposit to confirm.
Winter Meltdown Activities & Things To Do
Choices abound for students when it comes to activities at Winter Meltdown. Saturday afternoon provides the opportunity to choose between several of RVR's exciting and best known activities: color the snow (and your opponent) in an exciting game of paintball, race your friends down our 1500’ Triple zipline (the longest on the east coast), or try your hand at Archery Tag!. You can also jump in on a game of football, try stay on your feet playing broomball on our outdoor ice rink, or go Snow Tubing when the weather is just right!
There’s also tons to do inside. Play team sports like basketball or dodgeball in our gym, or challenge your friends to a game of ping-pong, fooseball, carpetball, or air hockey in our game room. More the chill type? No problem, hang out by the fire in the Wagon Wheel snack shop or browse the Tradin' Post camp store for some new swag.
Meals, lodging, activities, game room, worship band, speaker, and more— Winter Meltdown is your complete retreat! Learn more about our Retreat Facilities here.
Winter Meltdown is your time to challenge yourself, go crazy and have fun, or just relax around a fire and make new friends. Our goal is to provide a place free from the distractions of everyday life— a winter youth retreat where students and leaders can focus on God and build meaningful relationships with each other.
Every weekend features powerful music with a band* that's excited to engage your students! Some bands that have joined us recently are shown below:
*Bands and Speakers subject to change.