7th Grade North Florida Trip

Every year in October the seventh graders pack up their bags and sleeping bags and head up to north Florida for a week. They stay at a retreat center called Dogwood Acres in Chipley, Florida. More information about Dogwood Acres can be found at www.dogwoodacres.org.

During the week the students explore Torreya State Park and St. Andrew’s State Park, visit Florida Caverns, and take a canoe trip down the Chipola River.

At a time in their lives when everything is in flux, the theme for the week is change. We talk about and witness how we change, how the elements change the environment, how some things change very slowly (caves), and how some things change relatively quickly (sand dunes and beach erosion). We acknowledge that although change is happening all around us, God never changes.

Great is Thy faithfulness, O God my Father;
There is no shadow of turning with Thee;
Thou changest not, Thy compassions, they fail not;
As Thou hast been, Thou forever will be.

Trip Information

  • Dates: October 26–30, 2020
  • Chaperones: Matt Clark (trip leader), Sarah Cloke, Matt Frazer, Vanessa Schaefer
  • Cost: Approximately $400
  • Informational Meeting: Thursday, September 10, at 6:00 pm (prior to Fall Open House)

Forms

Please click HERE to submit the intent form.
Form must be submitted by Monday, August 10.

Please click HERE to view and download the packing list.

Please click HERE to submit the medical form for this trip.
Form must be submitted between Friday, September 25 and Monday, October 12.

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August 10, 2020
  • LS Meet the Teacher (K4-6th Grade)

    Date: August 10, 2020 - August 10, 2020
    Time: 8:00 am- 3:30 pm
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  • 12th Gr - Senior Boot Camp

    Date: August 10, 2020 - August 10, 2020
    Time: 1:00 pm- 11:00 pm
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August 11, 2020
  • US Meet the Teacher (7th-12th Grade)

    Date: August 11, 2020 - August 11, 2020
    Time: 11:30 am- 3:30 pm
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August 12, 2020
  • First Day of School Special Schedule

    Date: August 12, 2020 - August 12, 2020
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • First Day of School

    Date: August 12, 2020 - August 12, 2020
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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August 10, 2020
  • LS Meet the Teacher (K4-6th Grade)

    Date: August 10, 2020 - August 10, 2020
    Time: 8:00 am- 3:30 pm
    See more details

  • 12th Gr - Senior Boot Camp

    Date: August 10, 2020 - August 10, 2020
    Time: 1:00 pm- 11:00 pm
    See more details

August 11, 2020
  • US Meet the Teacher (7th-12th Grade)

    Date: August 11, 2020 - August 11, 2020
    Time: 11:30 am- 3:30 pm
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August 12, 2020
  • First Day of School Special Schedule

    Date: August 12, 2020 - August 12, 2020
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • First Day of School

    Date: August 12, 2020 - August 12, 2020
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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