Father/Son B*U*I*L*D

April 26 – 28, 2024

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Boys Under the Influence of Loving Dads is a retreat that enables fathers and sons (grades 1-12) to spend a weekend of fun, fellowship, and encouragement together in a beautiful lake setting.   Families have found this retreat to be both foundational and life-changing in their relationships.  We host this retreat in April each year.

Each family will have the opportunity to spend some quality time together away from the busyness and distractions of everyday life.  There will be plenty of planned group activities but also time to fish, talk, play ball, canoe, or hike.

This weekend provides a combination of great Biblical teaching, inspiring worships, fellowship with other families, terrific food, and a host of recreational opportunities including a high ropes course with zip line, climbing wall, giant swing, archery, riflery, canoeing, basketball, field games, and fishing.  Other highlights of the weekend include a BBQ feast, game and movie night, campfire fellowship, and a massive father vs. son pin dodge game!

The cost for the weekend is $280 for father and one son. Additional sons are $140 each.  This includes 2 nights, 5 meals, all program fees, and a T-shirt for each person.


“We couldn’t miss it!  The highlight of our year honestly.”

“This retreat is among some of my son’s best memories.  I know
they are among mine.”

“Had a super time and enjoyed the sweet Spirit of the Lord here at this place.”

“I learned a lot about being a father and drew much closer to my son.”

“Really enjoyed the weekend.  Made a profound difference spiritually and physically.  Great time with son!”

“CWR has allowed my son and I to have the best quality time
ever spent together.”

“The time to get away from everything and sit alone with my son with a spiritual emphasis is priceless.”

“The retreat continues to create stronger bonds between my
sons and myself.”

“Again you provided a wonderful time and atmosphere to help me bond with my
son and we look forward to coming back next year.”