Events at Dalesdown
Our great programme of Children Worldwide Christian Camps, led by Children and Youth events coordinator Michelle Quibell, offer a great blend of fun, food, and teaching. We have an experienced team who deliver great summer camps, plus Life Camp during the Easter School holidays. This years summer camps are in July / August. Full details of dates, ages and application forms are on our Dalesdown Camps Website.
If you’d like to help join the team to deliver Dalesdown Camps, drop us a message using our contact form so we can get the conversation started!
Children’s Ministry Training Day by Children Worldwide
We’re excited to be welcoming Ruth Hassell to Dalesdown, as we host a Children Worldwide Training Day on 25th November. As well as being an excellent speaker, Ruth is the Assistant Director of Mission for the Birmingham Diocese, and has wide experience of developing mentoring programmes. She is author of “Growing Young Leaders: A Practical Guide to Mentoring Teens”. Tickets cost £15 if bought in advance, and demand is likely to be high. To book your place on this event, contact the office on 01403 710712, or use our contact form.
Children Worldwide Training Days are free to CW members. Visit the Children Worldwide website to find out more about how you could to join the team.
We partner with our friends from Splash! and local Churches to present Re:Fresh, an event which is open to local Christian youth groups. We encourage local youth leaders to bring their young people to Dalesdown for a couple of hours of fun, food and worship.
Dalesdown Retreat Programme
Our retreat programme runs during throughout the year. All of our retreats start at 10am and aim to end around 3pm. Coffee and tea are served from 9.45am and available throughout the day. Our guests at these events have free access to the whole of Dalesdown, meaning that you can make the most of our 8 acres of ground with inspiring views of the South Downs National Park. Staff or volunteers are always on hand to take a few minutes to chat or pray with you if you wish.
Our experienced team are also able to offer day or part day retreats for your Church or small group. Please contact us for further information.
To help with catering arrangements, booking is essential for all of our retreats. Our guests are allowed to stay at Dalesdown for tea and coffee at the end of the day, but we recognise that some guests may need to leave a little early to pick up children from school!
Breathing Space – 16th November 2017
Breathing Space is a personal day retreat with a very relaxed feel, led by Richard and Jo Jackson. Join us for coffee from 9.45am, followed by a time of reflective worship from 10am. After that, you simply make the day your own, taking the opportunity to read, pray or reflect in the restful facilities and grounds of Dalesdown. The day concludes at around 3pm after the opportunity to share Communion. Places are strictly limited so it is essential to reserve your place through the Dalesdown Office on 01403 710712 or using our Contact Us form. Tickets cost £20 which includes a light lunch.
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Two or three times each year we offer great breakfast events in partnership with Christian Vision for Men (CVM). Great speakers and great speakers in great surroundings! Normally held between 8am and 10am on a Saturday morning, these are great events for you to bring a group from your Church, or even neighbours and friends. Details of our next event will appear first on our Let’s Have Breakfast page.
If you’d like more info, or even to host your own breakfast event at Dalesdown, give us a call on 01403 710712.