High School Young Life Trip 2018 - SharpTop Cove

Adventure Awaits!  Spend the week navigating your way through the ropes course. Climb the Appalachian Foothills and soar down the zip line. Play Frisbee golf, shoot some hoops, grab a game of volleyball and wiffle ball. Make crafts, hang at the pool, and do some epic battling in archery tag . Just take it easy in the game room or grab some ice cream with friends at the snack bar.  All of this, along with plenty of surprises, awaits you at SharpTop Cove this summer!

Print out a PDF version of the Registration Form and the Early Bird Coupon.

SharpTop Cove July 2018

Where: SharpTop Cove, Jasper, GA
When: July 7-15, 2018
Cost: $899
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An amazing week in an incredible place with lots of your friends. Sign up today!
Camp Registration Policy for SharpTop Cove
  • Signups begin at the “Camp Signing Night” on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 7:00-8:30 pm at Parc Lafayette on a first come, first served basis.  No signups will be accepted until then.
  • Any repeat high school campers must visit with a leader to come up with a plan to encourage/invite others to be first-time campers. It is Young Life’s national policy that the number of second-timers is limited to provide availability to people who have not before been to Young Life camp.
  • Registration forms and deposits received in person at "Camp Signing Night" will be processed first in the order they are received and then online registrations will be processed in the order after the in-person signing night is over. 

Due Dates: Forms Due on 2/26/18
Due at signup:
[1] Completed registration form
[2] $200 non-refundable deposit.

Due on February 26, 2018:
[1] Second payment of $200
[2] Fill out the online health and consent form and NOT the PDF version. Below is info you will need to fill out the form.
       Home Area: LA25
       Guest Type: Camper
       Camp: SharpTop Cove
       Dates: July 8-14 [These are the actual dates at camp. July 7 and July 15 are travel days.]
[3] Photo Release Form: under 18 years old or 18 years old and over - print, fill out, turn in to YL office.
       Mail to: Young Life Lafayette, P.O. Box 51952 / Lafayette, LA, 70505
       Deliver to: Young Life, Building D, Suite 10, 1720 Kaliste Saloom

Due on May 1, 2018:
[1] Remaining balance due.
  • We are aware changes occur, but Young Life is also held financially responsible to secure camp spots, transportation, etc. on certain dates. Deposits are non-refundable and all other payments are non-refundable after March 15, 2018.

Fundraising for Camp
We are committed to each and every kid who desires to go to Young Life Camp getting to go.  We work hard with kids and families who need financial assistance to come up with the cost of camp.  There are fundraising and scholarship opportunities for those in need.  We offer a few ways to fundraise:

1. The Serv-a-thon is designed to help Lafayette area students raise funds for their participation on a Young Life summer trip while at the same time helping agencies who work with people who are in need in the community.  Students collect donations for their service to the community and then volunteer with a local relief agency.  The donations help send students on a YL summer trip and the students give back to the community. This is a winner for everyone.  We prefer this to a bake sale, car wash, selling candy, etc. because it is a great opportunity for us to serve those who need help in our community and hard work helps build character! All sponsorships are tax deductible.

Action steps: Print out sponsorship letters and form letters (see below), and send them out to relatives, friends, etc and start sending them now. Sign up to work in the spring and show up to the Serv-a-thon work project during the Spring 2018 semester.  Then send thank you notes to those who respond/sponsor.  The letter details what the Serv-a-Thon is and how it works, but you may edit it if you feel like adding a personal touch.

SharpTop Cove 2018 Serv-a-thon letter
The Serv-a-thon work day for high schoolers will be scheduled in the spring, typically on a Saturday from 8am-12:00pm.  Sign up to participate in the spring and be sure to start sending out your letters to sponsors.  Location and details about our work project are forthcoming.
The following fundraisers are subject to Young Life following up and confirming with event organizers. We've had great success with thise fundraisers in the past and hope to have them again in 2018.

2. Young Life's Festival International Parking Lot: We typically have the great opportunity to run a pay-to-park parking lot in Downtown Lafayette during Festival International (April 26, 27, 28).  Kids and parents work shifts and earn an hourly wage, which is then credited toward the camper's trip cost.  Note: WyldLife students, 9th grade students, and Capernaum students working the parking lot must have a parent working alongside them.

Action steps: Let us know your availability to work the parking lot (form will be live in April 2018).  According to everyone's availability, we will confirm the shifts that you are signed up to work as Festival International approaches.


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Phone: (337) 989-9595

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