2023 Program Calendar: Save the Date

SUMMER CAMP: Registration goes live on Sunday, January 8th at 12:00PM (noon) ET.
Summer camp is right around the corner! We offer a wide variety of programs for folks of all ages. Join us for a youth program for those entering 2nd grade all the way through high school grads, or bring the whole family to Family Camp! You also won't want to miss out on Grown-up Summer Camp or our brand new week of Day Camp. There's a program this summer for everyone, let us help you find yours!

CONFIRMATION RETREAT: March 3rd - 5th, 2023
Confirmation is an important step in one's life of faith, and we are excited to once again offer our Confirmation Retreat this spring -- open to all PC(USA) confirmands and their mentors. This retreat focuses on building strong bonds between youth and their mentors, as well as helping confirmands learn the tools they will need on a lifelong journey of faith.

MYSTERY QUILT RETREAT: March 22nd - 26th, 2023
Join us this coming spring for our 20th annual Mystery Quilt Retreat! Participants gather together each year to sew their own "Mystery Quilt." Before arrival, each participant receives fabric measurements and cutting instructions for the Mystery Quilt, but will not see the full quilt pattern until they arrive.

MUSICAL MIDDLERS RETREAT: April 15th - 16th, 2023
Join us this April for our first ever music retreat created just for older elementary kids. Experience song in a whole new context as your kiddos get to learn advanced musical concepts from accomplished professionals in children's music. A fun weekend full of exploration of Christian music, blended with traditional camp activities, this will be a program you won't want to miss!

DAY OF SERVICE: Saturday, April 29th, 2023
Each spring, Pyoca enlists members of our greater camp community to assist with our annual spring clean-up of camp! Volunteers with all different levels of skills are welcome. Projects typically include landscaping, cleaning, painting, small building/woodworking projects, and more. Join us from 10AM - 3PM -- free will lunch provided.

FAMILY DAY: Saturday, July 8th, 2023
Each year Pyoca hosts Family Camp the weekend after July 4th. Can't get away for the entire weekend? Come down to camp for a day of family fun! Join us from 10AM - 6PM for a day of Family Camp activities. Waterfront will be open all afternoon to swim, boat, and fish. Check out the link for more information on how to register.

GROWN-UP SUMMER CAMP: July 27th - 30th, 2023
Join us for all of the fun of camp -- all grown up! This program partners with Second Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis to host Grown-up Summer Camp, open to adults 21+. Experience all of the traditional fun camp activities, enjoy time for rest, and spend the last night out with your new camp friends at the Jackson County Fair.

WEEKEND AT THE LAKE: September 1st - 4th, 2023
Join us for our last major weekend of the summer! Similar to Family Camp, Weekend at the Lake is open to families of all ages. We'll relax together swimming and boating on the lake, plus experience a weekend filled with fun family-friendly activities.

OVERFLOW WOMEN'S RETREAT: September 8th - 10th, 2023
We welcome you this coming September to Overflow, a women's retreat designed to provide women with a space to rest, renew, and engage in fellowship with other women. Every woman will come to this retreat seeking renewal in her own way. Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, we seek to affirm, connect, and lift up women in the church the best way we know how: fellowship.

UNFINISHED OBJECT (UFO) RETREAT: October 25th - 29th, 2023
Quilters and crafters gather at camp each fall for fellowship and to work on a variety of unfinished projects that are piling up at home. What kind of projects you may ask? Any and everything. Many guests bring their sewing machines and work on quilts, but feel free to bring your knitting, needlepoint, scrapbooking, or any other sewing/craft project along!

FALL YOUTH RETREAT: November 17th - 19th, 2023
Join us for our annual Fall Youth Retreat this November! Each year youth gather together from across Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio for a weekend of rest and fall fun at Pyoca. Youth will gather for keynotes and worship each day, meet new friends through small group sessions, and have plenty of time to explore all that Pyoca has to offer.

JACKSON COUNTY 50/50 ULTRAMARATHON: December 1st - 3rd, 2023
Each year we partner with D.IN.O. (Do INdiana Off-road) to host the Jackson Co. 50/50 Ultramarathon. Runners of all levels are welcome to choose their length of race: 10 miles, 50k, or 50 miles. The challenging race course, coupled with Pyoca's warm hospitality, makes for a great weekend when you add a meal and lodging package to your registration.

Help support our runners! Each year we invite members of the community to volunteer at aid stations throughout the forestry. Learn more about how to volunteer for this event.