Auburn UMC Youth Winter Retreat

February 4-6, 2022
Shocco Springs Camp | Talladega, Alabama

It’s almost time for Winter Retreat 2022! WR22 is a student retreat for grades 7-12. Join Auburn UMC Youth Ministries at Shocco Springs Camp in Talladega, Alabama for our annual Youth Winter Retreat. Transportation will be by charter buses. We are excited about discovering and exploring what it means when we say Legacy! WR22 is a fun weekend filled with engaging worship, Biblical teaching, intimate small groups, and lasting friendships.


New for 2022
All Students and Leaders must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test. The test must be completed within two (2) days of departure to the retreat. Because we are requiring a negative COVID-19 test, masks are optional. More details to come in January.


Online Registration:

  • Early Registration November 2021—Fee – $190 /student, includes t-shirt.
  • On-Time Registration December 2021—Fee – $200 /student, includes t-shirt.
  • Final Registration through January 19, 2022 – Fee – $200/student, t-shirt not guaranteed.
    • January 20 – January 31, 2022-Fee – $215/student, t-shirt not guaranteed.

CLICK HERE for online registration

Paper Registration:

  • Payments by cash or check payable to AUMC.
  • Bring completed registration form & payment to the receptionist in Mathison Lobby or mail them to AUMC Youth Ministry, Winter Retreat, P.O. Box 3135, Auburn, AL 36831-3135.

CLICK HERE for paper registration

Speaker—Charlie Conder
Charlie Conder has worked with students for over 19 years in education and ministry settings. Since 2005, she has served as the middle school youth minister for Grayson UMC in the Atlanta area. Charlie specializes in youth ministry for medium-sized churches, small groups, volunteer training, developing relational growth with youth, and creating small group environments. Charlie lives near Atlanta with her husband and teenage daughter.

Scholarships are provided by the Travis Rabren Memorial Scholarship Fund. Full and partial scholarships are available. If you are applying for a scholarship, do not register online. For scholarship information contact Jill Perry in the Auburn UMC Youth Office or 334-826-8800 ext. 223. All Scholarship requests will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee.

If you would like to make a scholarship donation, please go to Click GIVE ONLINE.

CLICK HERE for packing list and conduct guidelines