Youth Retreat


Building Leaders & Making Friends.

Our annual Thrive Mat-Su Youth Retreat takes place every summer, at beautiful North Star Bible Camp in Willow, AK. Dates for 2019 are June 10th-13th. Eligible Valley youth are invited to four days of skills building, leadership development, and interactive workshops. Free transportation is available.

Past retreats have featured workshops on mindfulness, self-care, ACEs & resiliency, Myth Busters, Stand Up Speak Up, True Colors & personalities, media awareness, the Be[You] campaign, and breakout sessions including yoga, foraging in Alaska, and plenty of lake time.

To register for the 2019 Youth Retreat, please text YouthRetreat to 51555 to receive your application via mobile.

If you are unable to utilize text-to-register, please contact Becky Stoppa at (907)745-5827 or email

Space is extremely limited. Applications will be reviewed as soon as possible and you will be contacted regarding your status.