a weekend full of fun

father/son retreat at camp

Fathers and Sons get the opportunity to experience camp together!

April 14 - 15, 2023
$90 / per person for Standard Cabin
$102/ per person for Deluxe Cabin
Join other fathers and sons for a fun weekend at camp, experiencing Christ-centered teaching, fellowship, encouragement, and fun activities!
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Father/Son Retreat


April 14 – 15, 2023


$90 / per person for Standard Cabin

$102 / per person for Deluxe Cabin (bathroom inside cabin)

All-inclusive: meals, program, and all activities (except Paintball, see note below)


Check-in: Friday between 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm; Dinner starts at 6:00 pm

Check-Out: Saturday at 8:00 pm; after dinner and a final session

The messages, activities, and program will be geared toward fathers & sons 8 years old and older.


Shon TenKley

After growing up in Lynden, WA, (Go Lynden Lions!), he graduated from Centralia Community College with an Associate’s Degree in 1994. He received his B.A. in Bible and Youth Ministry from Multnomah University in 1997. Shon served as Youth Pastor at Central Bible Church in Portland, Oregon, from 1998-2011. In October 2011, Shon answered the call to serve on staff at Emmanuel Bible Fellowship and started as the Youth Pastor in 2012. In June 2014, Shon transitioned to the Associate Pastor role.

Some of Shon’s favorite things about being a pastor include: working with students & families, encouraging men, leading mission trips, going on retreats, meeting with people, helping new people get plugged into the church, teaching, seeing people grow in their faith, facilitating small groups, planning events. Shon also loves coaching basketball at North Thurston High School and enjoys hunting and fishing. Shon is married to Melody, and they have six children, one of which will be serving this summer at Trout Creek on Crew!

TenKley Family Photo








Info about Weekend

Arrival & Departure


Friday between 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Dinner starts at 6:00 pm


Saturday at 8:00 pm; after dinner and a wrap-up event

Fun Activities

Camp Activities Offered:

Archery, Big Swings, Chapel, Carpetball, Climbing Wall, Crafts*, Disc Golf, Gaga Ball, Singing, Tree House, Zip Line*, and much more!

* Crafts range from $2-8 depending on the chosen craft.

* Zip Line riders must weigh over 80 lbs to ride.


Dietary Information

Our expert kitchen staff prepares meals, and all meals will be served with fathers and sons in mind.

The camp kitchen can work with most dietary needs. There will be a $10 surcharge to meet special dietary requirements, not including peanut and/or nut allergy.

See how fun the retreat can be!

Father/Son Retreat