Fall 2022 Trips

WMPC's High School Fall Beach Retreat

@ Trinity Center
September 24-25
Cost: $155

Our Beach Retreat is open to all high schoolers, 9th-12th grade. Join us for a short, sabbath weekend as we head to Morehead City. This time is carved out for intentional community, fun on the beach, and all things sabbath practices. We’d love to answer all of your questions and concerns! Please contact Deb Smith or Bailey Morton.

Financial Aid available through the Bob Ames Scholarship Fund.

WMPC’s Middle School Fall Retreat

@ Camp Chestnut Ridge
October 7-9, 2022
Cost: $155 

Calling all middle schoolers 6th-8th grade! You are invited to the middle school fall retreat at Camp Chestnut Ridge! This amazing retreat is two nights and three days of fun, fellowship and growing in faith! We’ll load up the church buses at White Memorial on Friday and head over for the best weekend retreat of your fall semester! We’ll sleep in cabins, eat delicious food at camp’s dining hall, get to know the other middle schoolers in our youth group through games and small groups AND we’ll get to do the fun camp activities like canoeing, kayaking, archery, zipline, foursquare, gaga ball, 9 square in the air and more! And what retreat to camp not is complete without s’mores around the campfire! We hope you can join us for this weekend away to grow in your faith and church friendships.Registration opens July 15th. You will not want to miss this awesome weekend! We’d love to answer all of your questions and concerns! Please contact Deb Smith or Genevieve Brooks.

Financial Aid available through the Bob Ames Scholarship Fund.

WMPC's High School Mountain Retreat

November 4-6, 2022
Cost $160.00
Grade:  9th-12th

The mountains are calling and so we must answer. All high school students are invited to join us for two nights and three days of growing in our faith through spiritual practices and intentional community. This year we will be staying at in Black Mountain in the Blue Ridge Assembly. From worship to afternoon hikes, workshops to an epic game night, this retreat is the idyllic fall getaway. We hope you’ll join us for this second annual spiritual retreat. Please contact Deb Smith or Genevieve Brooks.

Financial Aid available through the Bob Ames Scholarship Fund.

Summer 2023 Trips

Appalachia Service Project (ASP)

June 11-17, 2023
Cost: $400, $150 deposit
Completed 9th-12th grade

Appalachian Service Project (ASP), has a rich history with White Memorial! We’ve been sending mission teams with ASP for 30 years! This amazing mission trip provides one of the most rewarding structured service opportunities in the nation, bringing thousands of volunteers from around the country to rural Central Appalachia to repair homes for low-income families.

Required Trip Meeting – Tool Training (for every participant): (10:00 a.m.) June 10, 2023.

Please contact Deb Smith or Bailey Morton.

Financial Aid available through the Bob Ames Scholarship Fund.

Middle School Massanetta Springs Youth Conference

July 13-16, 2023
Cost: $350, $150 deposit       
Completed 6th-8th grade

This middle school conference is the prefect blend of faith-filled, hands-on experiences designed specifically for middle school youth. This conference is a chance to meet other young Presbyterians from across the country and, foster a deeper understanding of the broader church. Massanetta’s unique conference includes keynotes, music, recreation, workshops and small groups—led by high school, ministry-minded “Advocates”.

Note: Any registration after April 16, 2023, will incur a $40.00 late fee.

Required Trip Meeting (for the student participating and one parent): (12:15 p.m.) May 21, 2023

Please contact Deb Smith or Genevieve Brooks.

Financial Aid available through the Bob Ames Scholarship Fund.

High School Montreat Youth Conference

July 16-22, 2023
Cost: $580 per person, $150 deposit
Completed 8th-12th grade

The Montreat Youth Conference is a gathering of high school students and their adult leaders from all over the country for a week of study, worship and recreation. Activities include morning energizers, music, keynote speakers, small group meetings, afternoon recreation activities and evening worship. Montreat Youth Conference clears space for encountering God, discovering and deepening a vibrant and durable faith in Jesus Christ, and hearing an invitation to make a personal commitment to embody the love, justice and righteousness of Christ in our world.

Please contact Deb Smith or Bailey Morton.

Financial Aid available through the Bob Ames Scholarship Fund.

Charleston Youth Mission

July 30-August 4, 2023
Cost: $360, $150 deposit       
Completed 6th-8th grade

This urban outreach ministry is in community with Charleston Atlantic Presbytery headquarters and Youth Mission Co. Located in the Park City area of Charleston, Charleston Youth Mission immerses young people in one of the oldest cities of our nation. Participants will learn about the area’s rich history as well as the current situation of the city.  From slavery to today’s racial-economic disparity, at Charleston Youth Mission we will look at the common threads, serve our neighbors, and reflect on God’s call for justice and equity for all.

Required Trip Meeting (for the student participating and one parent): (12:15 p.m.) May 21, 2023.

Please contact Deb Smith or Genevieve Brooks.

Financial Aid available through the Bob Ames Scholarship Fund.