The expectations for the confirmation program, are not necessarily strict rules, but more guidelines for behavior and participation in the program.
Bring your Confirmation Bag with you to every lesson (this bag should include your Bible, Here We Stand Student Book, binder, & writing utensil).
Respect yourself and others by:
Listening during the large and small group times.
Participating in discussions.
Allowing others to learn.
Sunday School Attendance:
Retreats: Youth are expected to attend one of the 3 retreats each year
- The RMS Youth Gathering is held in January. This event takes place in a new location each year. This is a great opportunity for students to sing, dance, play games, do service work, and explore their faith with over 400 other Middle School Youth from around our Synod. Cost is $180. Scholarships available.
- Rainbow Trail Lutheran Camp Confirmation Retreat is a weekend of fun and learning with an interactive study by a great speaker. We’ll spend time in fellowship and learning with the extraordinary RTLC staff doing crafts, team-building activities, outdoor activities such as hiking or sledding, fun games and camp-style songs and worship in God’s beautiful creation. The retreat is held in October and the cost is $100
- Rainbow Trail Lutheran Camp Confirmation Week. During this week long program youth will get their first chance at the ropes course, white water raft the Arkansas River, and climb Eagle Peak. They will experience Bible Study, Games, Arts and Crafts, & Archery! All this while hanging out with youth their own age and very cool counselors. Confirmation week is June 24 – 30, 2018. But there are other weeks available at camp. The registration is $425. Scholarships are available.
Youth are encouraged to attend RTLC Confirmation camp at least once during their three years in confirmation.