What is Winter Camp?

Winter Camp is our annual winter youth retreat that happens each year in the middle of February. It is an amazing opportunity for students (grades 6-12) to get away for a weekend and have a blast together participating in activities, games and building friendships with one another. Most importantly it is an opportunity for our students to take a weekend to focus on their relationship with Jesus. The experiences students have at winter and summer camps are invaluable and deepen their relationships with Jesus in a powerful way. If you are a parent, we hope you will not only commit to sending your student(s) to camp, but will also join us in helping to sponsor students in need by donating to our scholarship fund. If you are a student, we encourage you to do WHATEVER it takes to make sure you can be a part of this amazing weekend. We hope to see you at this year’s Winter Camp!

Register for 2018 Winter Camp Here:

Winter Camp Registration

Check out last year’s photo highlights:

Winter Camp Photo Album

When is Winter Camp?

February 23-25, 2018

Who Can Participate?

All students in grades 6-12 during the 2017-2018 school year.


Early Registration: $160
December 6 – January 25

Late Registration: $185
January 26 – February 18


BCA & Double K Ranch, Cle Elum

What to Bring/Not Bring

What to Bring:
Warm clothes
A set (or two!) of clothes that can get messy!
Extra socks
Extra athletic shoes
Sleeping bag/pillow
Toiletries and towel
Shower flip flops
Spending money

What NOT to Bring:
Electronic devices (iPod, gaming devices, tablets etc.), weapons (knives, handguns, lighters, etc.), explosives, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, bad attitude, inappropriate clothing (FOR LADIES: spaghetti strap tank tops, halter tops, sheer tops/bottoms, tops or bottoms that reveal the stomach, mini skirts, etc.; FOR GUYS: low rise jeans, spandex without shorts over the top; FOR BOTH: clothing with inappropriate images/sayings.).

Medication Policy:
For student safety, medication of any kind is not to be kept in the possession of students or leaders. All medication will be turned in to our camp nurse at check in. Please bring medication and any special instructions in a Ziploc bag labeled with your student’s name. This includes, but is not limited to: prescription medication, over the counter medication, vitamins/supplements, ibuprofen, allergy medication etc.

Cell Phone Policy:
We believe cell phones can be both a distraction and a tool. Students are permitted to bring phones if they choose and if parents allow it. True Life, BCA, and Double K Ranch are not responsible for lost or damaged cell phones. Phones are welcome and invited to be used for photos and to share with friends, families, social media etc. what’s going on at Winter Camp. However, if phones become a DISTRACTION from what is happening at camp, Life Leaders have been instructed to confiscate them until camp is over. It is our hope that cell phones will be utilized in a healthy way.

>> 2018 Winter Camp Schedule <<

  • Check-in begins Friday, Feb 23 at 5 PM at BCA, Everett campus.
  • Parents & students: please go through the check-in process together to ensure all forms are filled out correctly.
  • All students and parents are invited to our Encounter Kick-Off Party at 7 PM in the Worship Center.
  • Students will spend Friday night at BCA and buses will depart for Double K Ranch on Saturday at 9 AM.
  • Buses will depart Double K Ranch Sunday at 3 PM and are expected to return to BCA at 5:30 PM.
  • Parents are encouraged to join us for the Encounter Closing Party at 7 PM in the Worship Center.
  • Don’t forget about the Winter Camp After Party on Wednesday, Feb 28 at 7 PM in the Activity Center of our Everett campus.