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Cross Trails Ministry provides a number of retreats for youth, adults, and families
to spend time at camp all year round! Programmed retreats give you the opportunity
to come and relax at Camp Chrysalis and Ebert Ranch. In addition to retreats at the
camp sites, Cross Trails can come to your congregation with the “Cross Trails Comes
to You” program. Take a look at the descriptions of our retreats and programs below.
 

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Registration Instructions

Registration is pretty easy. You can either register online or just download the
registration form from above, fill it out and send it back to us one of these ways.
You can:

    • Print, complete your form, scan and email it to info@crosstrails.org.
    • Print and fax your completed form to: (830) 257-3060
    • Print out and mail your completed form to:

Cross Trails Ministry
391 Upper Turtle Creek Road
Kerrville, TX 78028

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at
info@crosstrails.org or (830) 257-6340.

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 Family Retreats

Two weeks before the first day of the retreat, fees increase by $10 per person and household maximum increases accordingly.
Household maximum applies to families residing under the same roof.

 
 

 

Mother/Teen Daughter Retreat

For Daughters in Grades 6-12 and their Mothers

DATES: February 3-5, 2017 at Ebert Ranch Camp

“Bloom Where You Are Planted”

Come together to Ebert Ranch and learn what it means to bloom where you are planted. Together we will look at what God has planted in our lives, and how we can grow and nourish it, and appreciate it when it blooms. Bring your mother or daughter and enjoy a fun weekend of special Bible studies, worships, and your choice of several fun camp activities like creative crafts, horseback riding, the ropes course and more! Make memories that will last a lifetime! Stay in comfortable Lela Haus with other moms and daughters.

EARLY BIRD COST:
Mothers: $125
Daughters $85

Early Bird Costs end January 20. After this date, fees increase by $10 per participant.

Registration Closes: January 31

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The “Dangerous” Retreat for Teen Sons and Their Dads

For Sons in Grades 6-12 and their Fathers

DATES: February 24-26, 2017 at Ebert Ranch Camp

Are you ready for some “danger?” Teens and their dads are invited to come to the ranch for a weekend of “dangerous” activities like skeet shooting, horseback riding, the ropes course, and other activities that are just plain fun! Dare yourselves to make camp-style memories and grow in faith together. Stay in comfortable Lela Haus with other fathers and sons.

EARLY BIRD COST:
Fathers: $125
Sons: $85

Early Bird Costs end February 10. After this date, fees increase by $10 per participant.

Registration Closes: February 21

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Camp Volunteer Day

For Families and Individuals

DATE: May 13, 2017 at Camp Chrysalis or Ebert Ranch Camp

Help our camps get ready for campers this summer! There are projects for all skill levels! Arrive at Ebert Ranch or Camp Chrysalis by 9am and leave by 4pm. Lunch will be provided. Wear clothes that can get dirty and sturdy shoes. Sign up so we know who is coming!

COST: FREE

Registration Closes: May 9

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Wrangler Weekend Retreat

For Youth in Grades 4-8 and a Parent

DATES: August 11-13, 2017 at Ebert Ranch Camp

Horse loving youth are invited to bring their parent to this brand new Ebert Ranch retreat! Join us for a weekend in the saddle with western riding lessons and scenic trail rides. No previous riding experience is necessary. We will also have inspiring Bible study and worship along with your choice of our high ropes course, swimming, archery, volleyball, gaga ball or just relaxing! Youth will be housed in the Bunkhouse with camp staff supervision and adults will be in Lela Haus. Make some memories on horseback!

EARLY BIRD COST:
Parent: $125
Youth: $85

Early Bird Costs end July 28. After this date, fees increase by $10 per participant.

Registration Closes: August 8

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Family Camp

For Families

DATES: August 6-9, 2017,  August 6-11, 2017, or August 13-18, 2017  at Camp Chrysalis

The fun and faith-filled memories will last a lifetime! Get your own cabin and fill your day however you choose with activities for all ages.

COST:
Full Week Cost: Adults and Youth Completed Grades 6: $235, Youth Completed Grades K-5: $210, Preschool Youth: Free, Household Maximum: $940
Half Week Cost – Sunday to Wednesday: Adults and Youth Completed Grades 6: $140, Youth Completed Grades K-5: $115, Preschool Youth: Free, Household Maximum: $560

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Grandparent Camp

For Grandparents & Grand-kids

DATES: August 6-9, 2017,  August 6-11, 2017, or August 13-18, 2017  at Camp Chrysalis

A great way to have faith-filled fun with your grandchildren! Share a cabin with your grandchildren and then let one of our camp staff help to make sure that there is something for everyone. You can choose to do as much or little as you please while your grandchildren enjoy a wide range of camp activities!

COST: 
Full Week Cost: Adults and Youth Completed Grades 6: $235, Youth Completed Grades K-5: $210, Preschool Youth: Free, Household Maximum: $940
Half Week Cost – Sunday to Wednesday: Adults and Youth Completed Grades 6: $140, Youth Completed Grades K-5: $115, Preschool Youth: Free, Household Maximum: $560

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Family & Friends Labor Day Retreat

For Families and Individuals

DATES: September 1-4, 2017 at Camp Chrysalis

“Chrysalis City Limits”

Make a joyful noise! Families will get to encounter God as we explore the gift of music. Join our Christian community in a retreat that will incorporate musical instruments, singing, camp activities, concert venues, crafts, Bible study, worship, and much more. Not a musical person? Don’t worry! Camp has plenty to offer and is an exciting place to explore new things. Each family will be housed in their own air conditioned cabin and are encouraged to participate as much or as little as they would like.

EARLY BIRD COST: 
Adults and Youth in Grades 7-12: $160
Youth in Grades K-6: $135
Preschool Youth: Free
Household Maximum: $640

Early Bird Cost ends August 18. After this date, fees increase by $10 per participant.

Registration Closes: August 29

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Mother/Daughter Retreat

For Daughters in Grades 4-6 and their Mothers

DATES: Fall 2017 at Ebert Ranch 

EARLY BIRD COST: TBA

Early Bird Cost ends TBA. After this date, fees increase by $10 per participant.

Registration Closes: TBA

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The “Dangerous” Retreat for Sons and Their Dads

For Sons in Grades 4-6 and their Fathers

DATES: Fall 2017 at Ebert Ranch

EARLY BIRD COST: TBA

Early Bird Cost ends TBA. After this date, fees increase by $10 per participant.

Registration Closes: TBA

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Family Advent Festival Retreat

For Families

DATES:  All at Camp Chrysalis
November 24-26, 2017
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December 15-17, 2017

EARLY BIRD COST: TBA

Early Bird Cost ends two weeks before the retreat starts. After this date, fees increase by $10 per participant.

Registration Closes: the Tuesday before the retreat starts

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Youth Retreats

Two weeks before the first day of the retreat or day event, fees increase by $10 per person. For overnight youth retreats, churches must provide same gender adult overnight supervision for each group of up to nine youth. With advance notice, for an additional $10 per person fee to cover the cost, Cross Trails may be able to provide background screened overnight youth supervision.

 

Upper Elementary Spring Retreat

For Youth in Grades 3-5 – Group Registration Only

DATES: March 24-26, 2017 at Camp Chrysalis

“Fire It Up”

The Upper Elementary Spring Retreat is here to help you fan the flame of your faith, and learn about believers that walked through the fire unharmed. March confidently as you show this world what God can do through you! Group registration is required.

EARLY BIRD COST:
Youth: $55
Adults: $30

Early Bird Cost ends March 10. After this date, fees increase by $10 per participant.
 
Registration Closes: March 21

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Cross Trails Cuppie

For Youth in Grades 6-12 – Group Registration Only

DATES: March 24-26, 2017 at Camp Chrysalis

On your mark…get set…GO! Get ready for another year of competition! Be the underdog that takes on the mighty favorite as you join a team trying to win the elusive Cuppie Trophy. Score points in all sorts of activities ranging from puzzles, music, camp activities, games, and more. Youth will work together, learn more about their relationship with Christ and explore who they are in Christian community. Group registration is required.

EARLY BIRD COST:
Youth: $55
Adults: $30

Early Bird Cost ends March 10. After this date, fees increase by $10 per participant.

Registration Closes: March 21

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Upper Elementary Advent Retreat

For Youth in Grades 3-5 – Group Registration Only

DATES: December 1-3, 2017 at Camp Chrysalis

EARLY BIRD COST: TBA

 Early Bird Cost ends November 17. After this date, fees increase by $10 per participant.

Registration Closes: November 28

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Adult Retreats

Two weeks before the first day of the retreat, fees increase by $10 per person.

 

Youth Ministry Retreat

For Professionals and Volunteers Who Work with Youth in Congregations

DATES: April 20-22, 2017 at Ebert Ranch Camp

All involved in youth ministry are invited to spend a few days at scenic Ebert Ranch. Share ideas and catch up on the latest trends in youth ministry all the while taking a few moments to relax, reconnect, and enjoy God’s beautiful creation! Special presentations will be geared towards those working full-time as well as for those serving as volunteers. You will leave this retreat fired up and ready to continue sharing the Gospel!

EARLY BIRD COST: $55

Early Bird Cost ends April 6. After this date, fees increase by $10 per participant.

Registration Closes: April 18

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Women’s Craft Retreat

For Adult Women

DATES: April 28-30, 2017 at Camp Chrysalis

Spend time with the girls and come to beautiful Camp Chrysalis for a weekend of learning new skills and escaping from the busy-ness of normal life. Slow down and relax as the Camp Chrysalis staff pampers you with wine and cheese, worship, and devotions Bring your own project to work on or sign up for two to three new crafts to learn. Featured crafts include:

Making a Spa Set: $50 – Make soap, bath bombs, and bath salts.

Photo Transferring: $50 – Learn how to transfer photos on to wood, canvas, and ceramic tiles.

Photography: $25 – Learn tips and tricks for DSLR, point-and-shoot, and cell phone cameras. Bring your own camera.

Herb Wall Planter: $40 – Make a wall planter and get tips and tricks from a Master Gardener.

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Wine Cork Boards: $70

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Mug Decorating: $25

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EARLY BIRD COST: $125 plus craft fees

Craft fees are listed with descriptions above and include all materials except cameras.

Early Bird Cost ends April 14. After this date, fees increase by $10 per participant.

Registration Closes: April 25

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“Lumberjack” Men’s Retreat

For Adult Men

DATES: May 12-14, 2017 at Camp Chrysalis

Do you like flannel and sporting a beard? Even if your don’t you can join us for a weekend of tree cutting, log splitting, trail clearing, and more! Help Camp Chrysalis work to clear trails and prepare enough wood to feed the summer campfires. Worship, great food, and some good ole lumberjack friendly games will also be part of the weekend fun. Stay with other men in one of our comfortable quad cabins. Get your work gloves on!

EARLY BIRD COST: $55

Early Bird Cost ends April 28. After this date, fees increase by $10 per participant.

Registration Closes: May 9

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Women’s Big ‘R’

For Adult Women

DATES: August 9-12, 2017 at Camp Chrysalis

Women’s Big R is all about Rest, Relaxation, and Rejuvenation. At this half-week summer retreat you can enjoy faith-inspiring Bible studies and all of the camp activities you want to try. Or just relax! Then on Friday night, join us for a special dinner and night out on the town to see one of Kerrville’s stage productions. Faith and fun come together for women at this retreat! Stay with other women in one of our comfortable quad cabins.

COST: $165

Registration Closes: August 2

 



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