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800 - 2020 Winter Connections

Location: Three locations: Bismarck, Rapid City, and Sioux Falls 
Date: January 24 at 7:00pm - Jan 25, 2020
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Three locations: Bismarck, Sioux Falls & Rapid City
Date: January 24-25, 2020
Ages: Youth grades 6-12 

Winter Connection is an annual event for middle school and high school youth that takes place in the Bismarck, Rapid City, and Sioux Falls this year. This is an opportunity for youth to gather, share, worship, and serve others. Each year there is a focus on a particular theme and scripture along with a unique and important component of service. Our theme for 2020 is "Love Is" Our scripture is 1 Corinthians 13:4-7.   

Make sure to bring: sleeping bag, pillow, toiletries, weather appropriate clothing, winter jacket, and gear.


Note: Each individual must register. Group registration is not available. However, you may download an individual registration form and then submit them as a group via email to or by fax to 612-870-1260.

Bismarck, ND—McCabe United Methodist Church

Check-in: Friday, Jan 24, 7-8 pm (CST)
Concludes: Saturday, Jan 25, 3:00 pm (CST)                                        
Cost: $40 (includes 2 meals and activity)
Activity: SkyZone indoor trampoline park. A waiver for Sky Zone must be completed for each youth before the event begins. 
Lodging: Church floor (bring your own sleeping bag/bedding)
Bismarck Welcome Letter 

Sioux Falls, SD - Sunnycrest UMC

Check-in: Friday, Jan 24, 7-8 pm (CST)
Concludes: Saturday, Jan 25, 3:30 pm (CST)
Cost: $40 (includes 2 meals and activity)
Activity: Swimming at Midco® Aquatic Center. All patrons using the Midco® Aquatic Center must bring their own towel and swimsuit. Locks are not provided for the on-site lockers, but locks can be brought by patrons or purchased on-site.
Lodging: Church floor (bring your own sleeping bag/bedding)
Sioux Falls Welcome Letter

Rapid City, SD—Storm Mountain Center

Check-in: Friday, Jan 24, 6-7 pm (MST)
Concludes: Saturday  Jan 25, 3:00 pm (MST)
Cost: $40  (includes 2 meals and activity)
Activity: Jump Craze indoor trampoline park: features foam ball pits, a dunk zone, and an open freestyle jumping area. Bring your “Jump Craze” socks if you have been there before! A waiver for Jump Craze must be completed for each youth before the event begins. 
Lodging: Camp beds (bring your own sleeping bag/bedding)
Rapid City Welcome Letter 

Required Forms

If you completed these forms in your online account, you are good to go!  
If you did not complete these forms in your online account, please download each form and take them with you to event check-in.


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