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Overview

Life. School. Sport. What is it all for? What’s keeping you motivated? 

Winter Retreats are designed to help you grow spiritually, connect with fellow athletes in your region and relax as you take a weekend away from the daily grind.

Whether you believe in God, are just checking things out or want to grow your spiritual life, the winter retreat is open to you.

What's in it for you

  • A road trip with friends
  • Hanging out and relaxing
  • Hearing from a speaker who has walked in your shoes
  • Meeting athletes from other schools
  • Leave feeling like you had a great weekend

Want to see inside?

Check out this year's retreats below!


Locations

2017 Retreats Coming Soon

Great Lakes North Winter Retreat

Come join 150+ student athletes from campuses in Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin to be encouraged as you learn how God, life and sports connect

Dates: January 27th-29th, 2017

Location: Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile (633 North St. Claire, Chicago IL 60611)

Cost: $150 (Before Jan. 14th), $175 (After Jan. 14th)

Band: Run51

AIA Contact: Nick Castelluccio and Brad Noel

Other Details: Cost includes the conference, a shared bed, breakfast Saturday and Sunday, and dinner on Saturday. Parking at the hotel will be a discounted $25 for the weekend.

Great Lakes South Winter Retreat

Come join 150+ student athletes from campuses in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania to be encouraged as you learn how God, life and sports connect

Dates: February 3rd - 5th, 2017

Location: Athletes in Action HQ (651 Taylor Dr. Xenia, OH 45385)

Cost: $120 (Before Jan. 23rd), $145 (After Jan. 23rd)

Band: AHOP Xenia

Speaker: Emma Tautolo & Rasool Berry

AIA Contact: Kate Dannecker

Other Details: Cost includes 2 nights shared room, breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday.

Next Level Winter Retreat

Mountains. Trees. Snow. Athletes. Jesus. What else can you ask for? At this year’s NextLevel Winter Retreat athletes from across the Front Range of the Rockies will gather for a weekend filled with encouraging and challenging environments designed to propel athletes forward in their faith.

Dates: March 3rd - 5th, 2017

Location: YMCA of the Rockies (2515 Tunnel Rd, Estes Park, CO 80511)

Cost: $100 before February 17th ($120 after)

Band: Run51

Speaker: LaMorris Crawford

AIA Contact: Reza Zadeh and Karen Brackman

To register for the Next Level Retreat, click here!

Greater Northwest - Spokane Winter Retreat

Get away for a weekend and come join student athletes from campuses in Eastern Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana to be encouraged as you lean how God, life and sports connect.

Dates: February 10th - 12th, 2017

Location: UGM Camp (6088 Martha Boardman Rd. Ford, WA 99013)

Cost: $70

Speaker: LaMorris Crawford - Cincinnati Bengals Chaplain

AIA Contact: Mike Elsner

Other Details: Cost includes the conference, shared cabins with bunk beds, all meals Saturday and breakfast on Sunday, as well as evening snacks.

Northeast Winter Retreat

Come join 100 student athletes from Boston, Brown, NYC, Rochester, UConn, UMass, Yale, and more! Be encouraged as you learn how God, life and sports connect.

Dates: February 3rd - 5th, 2017

Location: YMCA Camp Woodstock(42 Camp Rd., Woodstock Valley, CT 06282 )

Cost: $140

AIA Contact: Mark Randall

Other Details: Arrive at 8pm with a full belly on Friday as no meal will be served. However, there will be snacks after the night meeting. Saturday includes three meals. Sunday includes breakfast. We will depart before lunch on Sunday.

Mid-Atlantic Winter Retreat

Come join 50+ student athletes from campuses in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, MD, DE, VA and WV to be encouraged as you learn how God, life and sports connect. Make some new friends, dive deeper into God's Word & be ready for some fun competition as well!

Dates: February 10th - 12th, 2017

Location: Kenbrook Bible Camp (190 Pine Meadow Rd, Lebanon, PA 17046)

Cost: $140

What to bring: Athletic clothes, toiletries, towel, bible, notebook, pen and an open heart and a bunch of your teammates!

Speaker: Lionel King

AIA Contact: John Maurer

Other Details: Cost includes the conference fee, 2 nights lodging, Saturday breakfast, lunch & dinner and Sunday breakfast. Plan on arriving sometime between 7-9pm Friday. PLEASE have dinner on your own before you arrive.

Pacific Southwest/SoCal Winter Retreat

Get away with other college athletes from Arizona and California for a weekend together having fun, building friendships and connecting with God! Our theme this year - FEARLESS! Join us!

Dates: January 20th - 22nd, 2017

Location: Pine Valley Retreat Center (8668 Pine Creek Rd, Pine Valley, CA 91962 )

Cost: $135 ($125 for those who register by December 12th)

Speaker(s): Reza Zedah & Emma Tautolo

AIA Contact: Jimmy Brown

Other Details: Included are two nights lodging, four meals (BLD on Saturday and B on Sunday). Bring your own sleeping bag and pillow, towel, casual and athletic wear. Check-in starts at 7:30 PM Friday night. Retreat ends at 11:45 AM on Sunday morning.

Red River Winter Retreat

Come join 100+ student athletes from campuses in Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana to be encouraged as you learn how God, life and sports connect!

Dates: January 13th - 15th, 2017

Location: Dallas Sheraton Galleria Hotel (4801 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy, Dallas, TX 75244 )

Cost: $130

Band: Omari Head Band

Speaker: Todd Ahrens & The Maze (Jim Munroe)

AIA Contact: Stuart Dodds

Other Details: To register for Red River, click here: REGISTER

Seattle Winter Retreat

Get away with other college athletes from around Seattle and Pacific North West for a weekend together having fun, building friendships and connecting with God! Our theme this year - Oneness! Join us!

Dates: January 6th - 8th, 2017

Location: Sambica Camp and Retreat Center (4114 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE Bellevue, WA 98008 United States

Cost: $75 ($40 for those who register by December 20th)

Speaker: Emma Tautolo, former UCLA Basketball player

AIA Contact: Nikita Motorin

Other Details: Included are two nights lodging, four meals + snacks and (Pizza, Friday Night). Bring your own sleeping bag and pillow, towel, casual and athletic wear, swimsuit. Check-in time 6-8pm PM Friday night. Retreat ends 10AM on Sunday morning.

Mid South Winter Retreat

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