Hillyer Youth News: February 15

Hillyer Youth News: February 15

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This Weekend…

  • Saturday, February 20, our Hillyer Hoopsters play at 4:00pm at First Presbyterian (the gym is off Hargett Street)!
  • Sunday, February 21, there will be Regular Youth (Hillyer Live at 4:15pm, Snack Supper at 6:00pm, and Youth from 6:30-7:30pm).

Chi Rho Spring Retreat…

  • Friday, March 4, Chi Rho (middle school) will travel to Camp Caroline for their Spring RetreatRegister today! Cost is $90. The church van will leave at 4:00pm on Friday and return by 2:00pm on Sunday, March 6.

Regional Assembly Youth Lock-in…

  • Friday, April 22, Chi Rho (middle school) and CYF (high school) will travel to First Christian Church, Greenville, NC to join in mission, worship, friendship, and fun at the 168th Regional Assembly. Register today (deadline is March 31)! Cost is $60. The church van will leave at 4:00pm on Friday and return by 10:30am on Sunday, April 24. Inside the registration packet, you can find a schedule of events.

Hillyer Hoopsters…
See you at First Presbyterian (the gym is off of Hargett St.)

  • Saturday, February 27Hillyer Hoopsters’ tournament game TBA!

Regular Youth…

  • Sunday, February 28, there will be Regular Youth (Hillyer Live at 4:15pm, Snack Supper at 6:00pm, and Youth from 6:30-7:30pm).
  • Sunday, March 6, there will be Regular Youth for CYF and JYF (Hillyer Live at 4:15pm, Snack Supper at 6:00pm, and Youth from 6:30-7:30pm). Due to Spring Retreat, there will be no youth for Chi Rho.
  • Sunday, March 13, there will be Regular Youth (Hillyer Live at 4:15pm, Snack Supper at 6:00pm, and Youth from 6:30-7:30pm).

Snack Supper…

  • Youth contribute $3 each for their meal. Food costs will be offset from those contributions. Please make sure if your child is eating you send $3 cash with them!

For Parents…

  • Table Talk continues Sunday, February 28 at 4:15pm at The Stag’s Head, 106 Glenwood Ave. If you have youth grades 3-12, you can drop them off at the church to participate in Hillyer Live!
  • As our Second Centennial Task Force begins the work of discerning God’s calling for the future, we seek your input. To that end, over the next six to eight weeks, a series of Holy Conversations will be held throughout the county. This will give everyone an opportunity to provide feedback as we seek God’s will for Hillyer. Holy Conversations are open to everyone. Sunday, February 28, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm in addition to an adult session, Catherine and Luke will lead a youth session of Holy Conversations. Childcare will be provided. You may attend one, two or every one of them as we strive to be the church that God is calling us to be.

Important 2016 Summer Camp Registration Info…

  • Congrats Lindsey Buccolla for winning a free camp from this weekend’s drawing! 
  • Several changes have come with the release of the 2016 Summer Camp Registration information. As we kick off the registration season at Hillyer on January 31, we wanted to simplify the timeline in order for families with children and youth to better plan their summer and fee payment schedule.
  • Each youth will be awarded a $100 scholarship from Hillyer towards their total 2016 camp fees. In order to receive this scholarship, you must register through Hillyer with the following guidelines:
    • Thursday, March 10: Early Bird Deadline
      • In order to get the early bird pricing, all fees must be paid in full to Hillyer by this date.
    • Friday, April 29: Last Day for Refunds
      • After April 29, no refunds will be issued. Prior to April 29, you can be refunded minus a $100 penalty from the region ($50 for weekend camps). Registrations using the YES Fund will be responsible for paying back the refund penalty to Hillyer.
  • This year, your youth will not be registered with the camp until your full fee payment has been recorded at Hillyer. We are ready and available to answer questions, address concerns, and assist with YES Fund Scholarships.
  • The Yes Fund is a need-based event scholarship available through application for Hillyer members. With the changes in fees, the YES Fund will not cover refund penalties or the $25 fee up-charge to registrations past March 10.
  • Hillyer provides transportation to camps with 4 or more youth registered. Transportation is first come, first serve and will be finalized by May 15. After May 15, youth will only be able to be added as space allows. Otherwise, youth are responsible for their own transportation.
  • If you have a question or concern, please ask!! Communication up front with Catherine or Donna Moore is encouraged! Communication will help us help you have a fun and enriching camp season!

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