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JOY Getaways

Trade in your bathing suit for a snowsuit, water skis for snow tubes and have some summer-camp style fun in the snow during one of our JOY Getaways!


Married Couples' Retreat
January 12-14, 2018                                                                                         couples                                       

Need a break away with your spouse? This is the perfect opportunity to spend some quality time with the one you love.

This is a great opportunity for couples to escape the routine of everyday life and experience a getaway at scenic JOY. A time to take part in fun winter activities, fellowship with friends and take in great teaching ministry from God's word for your marriage.

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Speaker: Glen & Cheryl Mowat - Relational Care Canada

Hosts: Shane & Shelley Johnson

2018 Weekend Retreat Price:

  • Aspen/Lakeside Lodge - $320 per couple, linens provided
  • Birch/Hillside Lodge - $289 per couple, linens provided
  • Cedar Lodge - $225, no bedding provided

All-inclusive Getaway includes: Sessions, meals & evening snacks, accommodations and indoor/outdoor recreation.

Special Walk-in Promotion:

  • $150+hst per couple

Getaway Includes: Sessions, meals & evening snacks & indoor/outdoor recreation. No accommodation provided.

Registration opens at 9pm on Friday evening.  Retreat ends after lunch on Sunday.

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Don't miss our couple's retreat!  For more details about this or any other retreat, call us today at 613-332-3696 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


winterJoywinterjoy-sm - Youth Retreat / Ages 14-19
February 2-4, 2018

JOY is just as awesome in the winter as it is in the summer! This reunion is an excellent opportunity to strengthen the friendships you developed this summer, and to be encouraged and challenged by more Jesus-centred teaching. Invite your friends to join in the goodness!

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Speaker: Matt Naismith

Bio: Matt, his wife Andrea and their two sons Nixon & Cade live in Guelph, Ontario.  The Lead Pastor of Teaching and Scattered life, Matt is passionate about teaching God's Word and helping people discover the mission God has for them in their.  Matt is a church planter, avid coffee drinker and follows the Denver Broncos.  This is Matt's fourth time teaching at JOY and he couldn't be more excited to be here.

PRICES:

Early Bird: $125 ($110.61 plus HST) - register by January 15, 2018

After January 15: $135 ($119.46 plus HST)

Bus (round trip): $55 Burlington, $55 Guelph, $48 Toronto, $40 Bowmanville, $32 Peterborough

WinterJOY Bus Schedule & What to Bring

Printable Registration Form

WinterJOY Promo Poster

Registration opens at 8pm Friday evening. Pick up on Sunday after lunch, 1-2pm.

Want to apply to be a volunteer at WinterJOY?  Applications Available Soon!


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Winter Family Getaway
February 16-19, 2018

Add some JOY to your winter! Bring the whole family along to experience 3 days of retreating from routine while being refreshed from God's word. A great time connecting with your family and others!

You can expect:
8 JOY meals & snacks, inspiring chapel & worship times, kid's programs, indoor & outdoor recreation, linens provided (except in Cedar Lodge).

Speaker: TBA

Hosts: Graeme & Jen Kirk

2017 Weekend Retreat Prices:

Per Adult:  

  • Birch/Hillside - $172
  • Aspen/Lakeside - $190

Per Child:

  • 3 & under - free
  • 4-6yrs - $50
  • 7-11yrs - $75
  • 12-17yrs - $100

Family Maximum: Birch/Hillside - $530    Aspen/Lakeside - $585

Cedar Lodge Special: Per Adult - $135 Per Child - $50 (4-17yrs) Family max. - $390 (No linens provided)

Price includes: meals, accommodation & linens (except Cedar), chapel & worship times, kid's program, indoor & outdoor recreation.

Sample Getaway Schedule

Registration Friday from 7-9pm.  Getaway ends Monday after lunch. 

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ladies getawayGirls' Getaway
April 20-22, 2018

Join us for our annual Girls Getaway at JOY! A fun-filled weekend with great worship, relaxation and inspiring speaker.  Don't miss this special weekend for the girls!

Theme: The High Seas

You Can Expect:   JOY meals & snacks, all linens provided, inspiring chapel & worship times, craft times, seminars, a hot tub, 2-for-1 Christian book swap, opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxing afternoons drinking coffee in the fireside lounge.

Weekend Retreat Prices:

  • Aspen/Lakeside Lodge - $148/pp, linens provided
  • Birch/Hillside Lodge - $135/pp, linens provided  

Speaker: Marie Joynt

Topic: TBA

Registration Friday at 8pm.  Getaway ends Sunday after lunch.

For more details about this or any other retreat, call us today at 613-332-3696 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 


guys getaway weekendGuys' Getaway
May 25-27, 2018

Come hang out with the guys at JOY for a fantastic weekend of fun and spiritual growth!

You Can Expect:

JOY meals & snacks, all linens provided, inspiring chapel & worship times, Saturday out-trip of your choice, opportunities for outdoor recreation such as riflery, paintball and skeet shooting and relaxing in the fireside lounge.

Saturday Activities:

  • ATV trail ride - bring your own ATV, license & insurance, registration/ownership (we do not rent out ATV's)
  • Fishing on a nearby lake - bring your own gear
  • Golfing - golfers pay their own rental & green fees 

Weekend Retreat Prices:

  • Aspen/Lakeside Lodge - $148/pp, linens provided
  • Birch/Hillside Lodge - $135/pp (double occupancy), linens provided - $141/pp (single occupancy)
  • Prices include all meals, accommodation & linens, chapel sessions and programming.                                                                            (Additional fees may be associated with Saturday out-trips. ie. Golf - green fees, ATV - fuel, licenses & insurance, Fishing - licenses & gear)

Speaker: TBA

Registration Friday at 8pm.  Getaway ends Sunday after lunch.

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 ladies dayLadies' Day
June 5, 2018

A day to fundraise and support the ministry of JOY!

We invite you to a special day at camp.  Fill the car with friends and join us!

10:30am - 3:00pm

Speaker: Karen Brock

You Can Expect:

  • Luncheon
  • Prayer focus for camp & prayer calendar to take home
  • Special music performance & worship service
  • Silent Auction - please bring like-new items to contribute to our auction
  • Homemade JOY bread & buns for sale
  • Offering for special project 
  • Nursery provided for pre-schoolers

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Fall Colour RetreatFall Colour Retreat
September 24-28, 2018

A week for the young at heart set against one of Ontario's most beautiful autumn backdrops.

Speaker: TBA

Hosts: John & Flo Coles

For more details about this or any other retreat, call us today at 613-332-3696 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..