BREAKAWAY is the FALL RETREAT experience for the Jr. High students (6th, 7th, and 8th graders) of the South Barrington campus of Willow Creek Community Church. This weekend is designed to catalyze growth in students’ relationships with God and their small groups. We hope your student can join us!
Registration is closed.
Check-in at Willow Creek’s Main Lobby (D Entrance) on Friday, November 3, staggered by grades:
6th Graders – 6:00pm
7th Graders – 6:10pm
8th Graders – 6:20pm
Eat dinner before you arrive.
Drop off your luggage first: Please arrive with your luggage clearly labeled. Drop it off at the luggage truck labeled with the student’s grade when you arrive. Bring ONE piece of luggage, and ONE small carry-on for the bus labeled with your name (bring your Bible in it if you have one!). The hotel provides all linens and pillows. No sleeping bag necessary.
Drop off all medications at the Medic Station inside the D Entrance doors.
Pick-up at Willow Creek on Sunday, November 5 at 12:00pm
Students meet parents at the E Entrance where luggage and medications will be unloaded. Please come early if you can to help us unload! Unloading will happen at about 11:20am.
To follow what is happening at Breakaway, like our parent Facebook page - "Elevate Parents: WCCC" or follow us on Instagram - @Elevatewc.
Check out highlights from last year!
Medications – Must be turned in to our nurses at check-in along with the Medication/Allergy form (below).
Housing – Students will be staying in hotel rooms and are housed with their small groups. We cannot accommodate specific roommate requests.
Small Groups – Adult small group leaders are with their groups 24/7. Your student will never be alone or without adult supervision.
Meals – All meals are served buffet style with excellent choices that meet most dietary requirements. If your student has a severe allergy, please let us know in the registration form. Your student is also welcome to pack allergy-safe snacks.
Check In – Friday in the Main Lobby of Willow. Staggered check-in based on grade: 6th Graders at 6:00pm, 7th Graders at 6:10pm, 8th Graders at 6:20pm. Busses will leave at 7pm for Pheasant Run. Please eat dinner before you arrive.
Return – Busses will arrive back at Willow South Barrington on Sunday at 12pm. Students and luggage will be at the E Entrance (by Dr. B’s).