Are you ready for Vertical Reality?

At Vertical Reality, students (7th-12th grade) will enjoy a weekend retreat where they can experience God and hang out with friends. Woodlands Camp offers a lakefront with a blob and slides, basketball court, beach volleyball court, zip line, and high ropes course—this is not your typical weekend in the mountains. Our goal is for students to grow in their walk with God, while recharging emotionally and relationally.

WHEN: November 11-13, 2022
WHERE: WOODLANDS CAMP
WHO: 7TH-12TH GRADE STUDENTS
REGISTRATION CLOSED - Join the waitlist!

Check out this recap from VR 2021


FAQs

Vertical Reality is November 11-13, 2022 at Woodlands Camp

Woodlands Camp is located in Cleveland, GA. The address for the camp is 1242 Old Blue Creek Rd, Cleveland, GA 30528.

Starting cost for Vertical Reality 2022 is $209.

Every year we try to offer as many scholarships as possible so that every student can experience camp. You can find the link for the scholarship application here!

  • Linens | sleeping bag or bed sheets for twin bed, pillow, bath towel
  • Clothes | comfortable clothes and shoes for the weather
  • Swimsuit and towel | ladies: one-piece bathing suit or dark colored shirt over a two-piece // guys: no speedo style 
  • Toiletries 
  • Helpful items | flashlight and water bottle
  • Bible, notebook, pen
  • Snacks (optional!) | personal snacks and/or to share with cabin mates
  • Spending money (optional!) | for items to purchase from the store or snack bar. Prices range from $2.50 - $30.00

Check-in begins at 5:30pm Friday, November 11 at Athens Church. Buses will pull out at 7:45pm. Dinner will be provided at the church before leaving. 

There will be a parent meeting at 1:15 and then students will return to Athens Church on Sunday, November 13 by 1:30pm.

Woodlands camp activities include: a gym with basketball goals, lake activities which include the Blob, a swimming area, and other waterfront activities, recreational fields, ropes course, as well as a really large game room with ping pong, air hockey, and more.

Please indicate this in your student’s registration and we will do our best to accommodate their specific needs. 

Yes, we will have trained medical professionals present throughout the event. If your student is on medication, we will collect their medication at check-in along with instructions for administering the medication. Our nurses, along with your student’s small group leaders, will help ensure your student takes their medication correctly. 

Cancellations must be emailed to [email protected] by Sunday, November 6 in order to receive a full refund. Cancellations received after November 6 are not eligible for a refund of any kind.

We wish to respect and partner with you as parents, ensuring that your student has an excellent camp experience. There are however a few things that will cause your student to be removed from camp: We will not tolerate fighting. We will not allow drugs, alcohol, or any form of tobacco. If problems arise we will ask you to come pick up your child.

Go to the help desk at check in to let our team know!

While we want to leave the communication line open, we ask that both students and parents respect the “retreat” environment. Part of the experience for students is to get away from their normal schedule and spend a weekend interacting with other students and connecting with God. 

We offer the following phone numbers as an emergency contact: 

Trevour Wiltshire (Transit Director) – (404) 786-6067

Mark Lamb (InsideOut Director) - 931 267 9194

Yes! Every year, we rely on generosity to send more students to camp, you can give towards that fund here.