FAQs

WHEN IS CHECK IN? AND WHAT IS NEEDED?

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WHEN IS CHECK IN? AND WHAT IS NEEDED?

CHECK IN:

Middle School - Friday, February 22 from 3:15-4:00 PM

High School - Friday, March 1 from 3:15-4:00 PM

 

Lakewood Campus (5810 W. Alameda Ave. Lakewood, CO 80226)

 

All students from every campus need to be dropped off at Lakewood because we are unable to leave cars in the parking lot all weekend.

 

In order to help the check in process move quickly, please be sure to fill out the waivers before check in. (See “waiver” section on the for the link to fill it out.)

WHEN IS PICK UP?

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WHEN IS PICK UP?

Middle School - Friday, February 24 at 1:30 PM

High School - Friday, March 3 at 1:30 PM

 

Lakewood Campus

5810 W. Alameda Ave. Lakewood, CO 80226

 

Please be on time. If the buses are running late for any reason, we will have students will text or call parents.

WHAT IF THE STUDENT HAS SPECIAL DIETARY NEEDS?

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WHAT IF THE STUDENT HAS SPECIAL DIETARY NEEDS?

Crooked Creek Ranch’s food service team is very willing to work with your child’s dietary needs. On the registration form, there’s a spot to indicate any dietary needs. Please be sure to fill this out.

WHAT IS THE EMERGENCY CONTACT?

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WHAT IS THE EMERGENCY CONTACT?

The emergency contact number for Red Rocks Youth during The Retreat is (720) 446-8087.

 

This number is only active during the weekend. Please use this number for emergencies only.

WILL THE RETREAT BE FILMED?

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WILL THE RETREAT BE FILMED?

Yes! Please be aware that filming will take place in connection with retreat activities. By participating in these activities, you agree to allow photographs and videos of your voice and likeness to be used by Red Rocks Church for non-profit use and without charge to display at a service or event, use in a multimedia presentation, reprint and distribute in any Red Rocks Church non-profit publication, and to display on the Red Rocks Church website and social media, and you release Red Rocks Church from all liability on account of such usage. 

WHAT IF THE STUDENT NEEDS MEDICAL ATTENTION?

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WHAT IF THE STUDENT NEEDS MEDICAL ATTENTION?

In the event of an unexpected accident, there is always a qualified medical professional on call to tend to your child’s needs. If needed, the local hospital is only a short drive away.


A medical professional will be at registration on Friday afternoon and would be happy to talk through any medical needs or concerns you may have.

WHERE IS THE RETREAT?

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WHERE IS THE RETREAT?

We have the privilege of renting Crooked Creek Ranch, a YoungLife camp, in Fraser, CO. Take a look at the camp: https://crookedcreek.younglife.org.


Crooked Creek Ranch
3000 County Rd. #517
Fraser, CO 80442
(970) 726-6690


All students will ride together in busses up and down the mountain. If you are absolutely unable to make it to check-in, please see late arrival and early pick up sections.

WHAT IF A STUDENT MUST ARRIVE LATE OR GET PICKED UP EARLY?

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WHAT IF A STUDENT MUST ARRIVE LATE OR GET PICKED UP EARLY?

If for any reason you must drive your student to Crooked Creek Ranch late, or need to pick them up early, you must fill out this form one week before the retreat.

 


MIDDLE SCHOOL LATE ARRIVAL/EARLY PICKUP

 

HIGH SCHOOL LATE ARRIVAL/EARLY PICKUP

IS RED ROCKS YOUTH RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS?

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IS RED ROCKS YOUTH RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS?

Red Rocks Youth is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please do not send your student with valuables. We suggest labeling items such as phone chargers to prevent them accidentally going home with the wrong student. 

WHAT SHOULD STUDENTS BRING TO THE RETREAT?

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WHAT SHOULD STUDENTS BRING TO THE RETREAT?

Clothes:

  • Warm Clothes, jacket, and shoes
  • Clothes for games and activities
  • Clothes for services (jeans, casual wear)
  • Bathing Suit- There is a giant hot tub. Please make sure your student brings an appropriate bathing suit. We ask that female students wear a tankini or one-piece suit that covers up their stomach. Guys, no speedos. If they cannot provide this, we will ask that they do not swim, or wear a t-shirt.
  • Attire for the black light dance party - white or neon clothes.

 

Attire for Team Competitions:

7th - Tomato Head - Red

8th - Moonwalkers - White

9th - Default (Army) - Army Green

10th -  Nitelite/Light Show - Neon / Glow 

11th - Venturion/Ventura - Gold / Metallic

12th - Scoundrels - Black & White Stripes 

 

 

Bedding:

Crooked Creek provides all sheets, blankets, and pillows as well as shower towels. Your student can bring their own pillow, but they do provide everything. If students plan to swim, they may want an extra towel.
 

Money:

There is a snack bar open at various times throughout the weekend.

 

Snacks:

Feel free to pack your student with as many snacks as they can handle. It’s always a good idea to pack a water bottle too!
 

HOW ARE ROOMS ASSIGNED?

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HOW ARE ROOMS ASSIGNED?

We arrange rooms according to grade, gender and campus. Rooms have anywhere from 10-17 beds per room with at least one leader per room. Guys and girls are in separate buildings and are never allowed to enter a building of the opposite gender.

CAN A STUDENT ROOM WITH SOMEONE SPECIFIC?

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CAN A STUDENT ROOM WITH SOMEONE SPECIFIC?

If your student wants to room with a specific person, you may fill out this form:

ROOMMATE REQUEST

 

We cannot guarantee any roommate requests, but we will do our best accommodate requests.

What’s the coffee situation?

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What’s the coffee situation?

We will have coffee to purchase at Magness, but bring your own cup of joe to save yourself money and time in line! There are also a couple of coffee shops around campus, so head in early to pick up something before session.

WHAT ARE THE RULES?

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WHAT ARE THE RULES?

1. If a student is caught in the room/dorm of the opposite sex, this will result in immediate expulsion from camp.

 

2. If a student is found with any illegal drugs (including marijuana), drug paraphernalia, alcohol, tobacco, vaporizers, juuls, weapons, or any other inappropriate material, this will result in immediate expulsion from camp.

 

3. If a student leaves the campground, this will result in immediate expulsion from the retreat.

 

4. We ask that all students respect the adult volunteers who are in charge. We have a lot of volunteers who are giving up their time and we ask that they be appreciated.

 

5. Students must participate in all activities.

 

6. Lights out means students must be in cabins and quiet.

 

7. Fines will be given for any property damage.

WHAT WILL CAUSE A STUDENT TO BE SENT HOME?

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WHAT WILL CAUSE A STUDENT TO BE SENT HOME?

1. If a student is caught in the room/dorm of the opposite gender, this will result in immediate expulsion from camp.


2. If a student is found with any illegal drugs (including marijuana), drug paraphernalia, alcohol, tobacco, vaporizers, juuls, weapons, or any other inappropriate material, this will result in immediate expulsion from camp.  


3. If a student leaves the campground, this will result in immediate expulsion from the retreat.


4. If a student is caught stealing.

WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE?

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WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE?

FRIDAY:

 

3:15 – 4:15 – Check-In at Lakewood Campus

4:15 - 4:30 PM – Load Buses

6:30 PM – Room Check In

7:15 PM – Pre-Service Prayer

7:30 PM – Service

9:15 PM – Room Connect

10:15 PM – Late Night Games

10:30 PM – Team Rally

11:00 PM – Dodge ball Tournament

12:00 AM – Lights Out Saturday

 

SATURDAY:

   
9:30 AM – Breakfast        
10:15 AM – Service        
10:45 AM – Breakout Sessions        
11:15 AM – Reflection Time        
12:00 PM – Lunch        
1:00 PM – Team Competitions        
2:30 PM – FREE Time/V-Ball Tourney/B-Ball Tourney        
5:30 PM – Dinner        
6:15 PM – Pre-Service Prayer        
6:45 PM – Service        
9:00 PM – Room Connect        
10:00 PM – Late Night        
10:30 PM – Dance Party        
12:00 AM – Lights Out        

 

SUNDAY:

 

8:30 AM – Pack Up

9:15 AM – Breakfast

10:00 AM – Final Service/Communion

11:30 AM – Load Buses

1:30 PM – Pick Up at Lakewood Campus

ARE THERE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE?

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ARE THERE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE?

We have a limited number of scholarships available. In order to best steward church finances, we need to ask families to pay as much as they’re able.

 

Please email your campus to inquire about scholarships.

 

Arvada: rryarvada@redrockschurch.com

Lakewood: rrylakewood@redrockschurch.com

Littleton: rrylittleton@redrockschurch.com

WHAT IS THE SUPERVISION LIKE?

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WHAT IS THE SUPERVISION LIKE?

The ratio of adults to students is approximately 1:5. Every room has at least one adult volunteer in it. All adults have gone through a thorough background check.

 

Each night staff does room checks to make such every student is in their room. Students are never allowed in the dorms of the opposite gender.

HOW ARE STUDENTS TRANSPORTED TO AND FROM CROOKED CREEK RANCH?

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HOW ARE STUDENTS TRANSPORTED TO AND FROM CROOKED CREEK RANCH?

We hire a professional charter bus service to transport students and leaders to and from Crooked Creek Ranch. If the weather is severe, the bus company may decide to delay departure to ensure the safety of all. In the event of a delayed departure, we will notify families by email as soon as we hear from the bus company.

 

If your student must be driven up late to or picked up early from Crooked Creek Ranch, this form must be submitted one week before the retreat.


MIDDLE SCHOOL LATE ARRIVAL/EARLY PICKUP

HIGH SCHOOL LATE ARRIVAL/EARLY PICKUP

WHERE CAN I FIND THE WAIVERS?

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WHERE CAN I FIND THE WAIVERS?

WHERE CAN I FIND THE WAIVERS?

 

In order to help the check in process move quickly, please be sure to fill out both waivers before check in.

 

Red Rocks Church Waiver

 

Crooked Creek Ranch Waiver