Lutherlyn Events & Retreats (2019)
Throughout the year Lutherlyn hosts a wide variety of both day, and overnight programs.  Some of our events are specifically offered to children, while others are designed for crafters like our quilters and scrapbookers, and still other retreats which were created for the whole family!  
Please use the calendar of events listed below to find out more information about each of our many great events, we'll update it as we set our schedule for 2019.

You can follow the link for each event to learn more or register.

As always, if you have any questions please feel free to give us a call at 724-865-2161.


January 2019

- 15 - 20:  Crafting Retreat:  (Formerly known as our UFO Retreat) Come and join us for a fun-filled week (or just the weekend) of "UnFinished Object" project completion.  It's a great time of fun and fellowship that's very popular with quilters, scrapbookers and other crafters.  (Registration Required)  Registration for 2019's Crafting Retreats are not yet available.

- 25th - 27th:  Winter Youth Retreat:  4th - 12th campers have the opportunity to enjoy their favorite summer camp activities in the beautiful winter weather at camp.  (Registration Required)

 

February 2019

- 2:  Saturday Safari:  Saturday Safaris are a great way to spend a Saturday morning!  They are designed and open for families of all sizes and shapes, youth groups, scout groups, and any interested parties.  Dress to be outside.  (Registration Required)

 

March 2019

- 2:  Saturday Safari (Maple Sugaring):  This Saturday Safari features winter tree identification, tapping a maple tree, collecting sap, and observing the evaporation process.  (Registration Required)

- 19 - 24:  Crafting Retreat:  (Formerly known as our Mystery Quilt Retreat) This week (or just a weekend) will awaken your creativity and stimulate your crafting ambitions.  There's also the opportunity to work on a Mystery Quilt, receiving clues throughout the weekend.  (Registration Required)

 

April 2019

- 26 - 28:  YouthFest:  The Southwestern & Northwestern PA Synod gathering of junior high and senior high youth at Lutherlyn, including a special musical/keynote guest speaker and many activities in both small and large group settings.  


May 2019

- 4:  Work Day:  It takes a lot of help to get Lutherlyn ready for our campers!  Come help us with spring cleaning, basic yard work, and other small projects to help us prepare for Summer Camp 2019!  (Registration is not required, but is helpful for us to prepare enough materials and tools)

- May 10 - 12:  CampBlast! Family Getaway Weekend:  Spend time together as a family taking advantage of all the fun and games CampBlast! has to offer while enjoying the beauty of spring at Lutherlyn. (Registration Required) 

- 11:  CampBlast!:  Invite your family, friends, and church members to come enjoy a totally FREE day of fun at Lutherlyn.  This fun day highlights all we have to offer and is the perfect opportunity for people to learn more about our programs.  (No registration is required; just show up!)


​June 2019

- 2 - 14:  Summer Staff Training:  Each summer our staff members participate in an intense 13 day training program to prepare them for summer camp, and summer campers.  You can learn more or apply to join us easily online.

- 9:  Trinity Pines Club Banquet:  As a thank you for our Trinity Pines Club members we host an annual banquet prepared and served by Chef Nick and our Summer Staff members.

- TBD:  Open School Day at LEC:  Take this opportunity to work on riding skills you may not have the space or equipment for at your home pasture!  (Registration Required)

- 16:  Summer Camp Begins!



July 2019

- 1 - 30:  Summer Camp Continues:  


August 2018

- 2:  Last Day of Summer Camp

- TBD:  Open School Day at LEC:  Take this opportunity to work on riding skills you may not have the space or equipment for at your home pasture!  (Registration Required)

- 14-18:  Grown-Up Camp:  Our Grown-Up Camp includes all of the fun and excitement of kid camp with some relaxation, fellowship, and "extras" for grown-ups.  You can enjoy a weekday retreat or a weekend getaway, or stay through both sessions!  (Registration Required)

- 30 - 31:  Fathers & Sons Retreat:  Fathers and Sons Day is for fathers and sons of all ages; for fathers who “borrow” sons and for sons who “borrow” fathers. Every man and boy is welcome.  It's a great opportunity for building relationships and making memories. (Registration Required)


September 2018

- 3 - 8:  Crafting Retreat:  (Formerly known as Crafty Lady Getaway) If you've ever thought you need a vacation just to get some of your craft projects complete...this is the perfect opportunity.  You bring the project supplies and we'll take care of all the food, lodging and provide great opportunities for fun and fellowship. (Registration Required)

- TBD:  Build a Better Barn Dance:  This family friendly event will include a pig roast, dancing, yard games, raffle baskets, and some fun surprises!  It will be a great time for friends to come together, have fun, and support a great cause!  

- TBD:  Saturday Safari:  Saturday Safaris are a great way to spend a Saturday morning!  They are designed and open for families of all sizes and shapes, youth groups, scout groups, and any interested parties.  Dress to be outside.  (Registration Required)

- TBD:  Open School Day at LEC:  Take this opportunity to work on riding skills you may not have the space or equipment for at your home pasture!  (Registration Required)

 

October 2019

- 4 - 6:  Wild Women Weekend:  Join us for a celebration of womanhood strengthening relationships, exploring faith and redefining what it means to be "girly".  (Registration Required)

- TBD:  Judged Pleasure Trail Ride:  Enjoy Lutherlyn's beautiful trails while completing some fun obstacles and challenges, followed by awards and drawings.  (Registration Required)

- 19 - 20: Woodland Quilters Quilt Show:  Enjoy a weekend display of quilts and quilting in the autumn splendor at Lutherlyn. This show is a non-judged exhibit of the art of quilting.  (No registration necessary)

- 25 - 27:  Family Halloween Getaway Weekend:  Bring the whole family for a weekend of fall activities like campfires, hikes, and Halloween movie night.  The Family Halloween Fun party is included in this great weekend at no additional cost.  (Registration Required) 

- 26:  Family Halloween Fun:  Enjoy Halloween fun with pumpkin decorating/carving, hay rides, costume parade and trick-or-treating.  (Registration Required)

 

November 2019

- 2:  Saturday Safari:  Saturday Safaris are a great way to spend a Saturday morning!  They are designed and open for families of all sizes and shapes, youth groups, scout groups, and any interested parties.  Dress to be outside.  (Registration Required)

- 19 - 24:  Crafting Retreat:  (Formerly known as Santa's Workshop)  Come for a weekend designed to provide a stress free opportunity to complete some of those unfinished crafts you want to give as Christmas gifts.  (Registration Required)

 

December 2019

- 6 - 8:  Advent Family Getaway Weekend:  Enjoy the start of the holiday season decorating cookies, singing carols and playing games with your family amidst the wonder of winter at Lutherlyn.  The Family Advent Festival is included in this great weekend at no additional cost.  (Registration Required)

- 7:  Plunge!:  This fun filled fundraising event features a brave group of "Plungers" taking a very chilly dip in Lower Lake while spectators enjoy a bonfire and s'mores at Lower Lake.  

- 7:  Advent Worship:  Join us to celebrate Advent at Lutherlyn.  (Registration Required)