Youth Challenge

The bus trip from EWC includes transportation as well as three meals (two going, one returning). Meals are included as part of your Youth Challenge registration, but any other meals or snacks will be the responsibility of the camper. Please complete the EWC Registration for the bus trip on this page. If you have not registered for Youth Challenge yet, please do so at Be sure to choose "Yes" for the group discount option and select "Emmanuel Wesleyan Church" to be eligible for the 10% group discount.

Youth Challenge 2022 Schedule


4:15 AM Load at EWC

(The Bus will stop for one fast food & one buffet meal)

4:00 PM Arrive at Youth Challenge/Register

4:30 PM Supper

7:00 PM YC Worship (YC Singers & Dr. Michael Avery)


8:00 AM Breakfast

10:30 AM Morning Challenge (Dr. Michael Avery)

12:00 PM Lunch

4:30 PM Dinner

6:30 PM Pre-service

7:00 PM Evening Service (Dr. Michael Avery)

8:30 PM After Service, EWC Group Photo


9:30 AM Morning Challenge (Dr. Michael Avery)

10:30 AM Brunch - Big Country Breakfast

12:30 PM Afternoon Challenge (Dr. Michael Avery)

2:00 PM Closing Prayer

3:00 PM EWC Bus Departs for Home

(The Bus will stop for one fast-food meal.)

3:00 AM Arrive at EWC

Packing List

  • Sleeping bag or bedding to put on a twin bunk bed mattress.

  • Pillow

  • Casual clothing for Thursday

  • Casual or sports clothing for Friday in the day

  • Dressier clothing for Friday evening’s service

  • Casual clothing for Saturday

  • Towel & Washcloths

  • Toothbrush/paste, deodorant, etc.

  • Money for meals on the bus (We will stop for three meals, two fast-food and one buffet. Total Cost $20-$30 depending on how you eat!)

  • Money for snacks at YC (optional)

Trip Information


  • Please arrive at EWC no later than 4:15 A.M. We will be loading the bus and departing at 4:30 A.M. on Thursday morning.

  • Please pack light. There is limited space for luggage on the bus.


  • Since we plan to leave directly after the last service on Saturday afternoon, you need to have your luggage at the bus for loading BEFORE the last service. Check with Lester as to where the bus will be parked for loading.

  • We plan to get back to the church early Sunday morning.


  • If under the age of 18, you MUST have a Liability Release Form signed by a parent or guardian before getting on the bus.

  • You will be on the “honor system” to play only music and watch videos that are proper for a Christian or church function.

  • You are not allowed to go off campus for any reason without speaking to one of us!

  • Please be diligent to attend all scheduled services.

  • Girls should wear skirts or dresses…. no shorts, slacks or capris. Guys should wear trousers…. no shorts. All shirts, blouses, tops and attire must be modest and have at least a short sleeve.


  • Two stops on the way out and and two stops on the way home for food and restrooms, plus any travel snacks you may wish to purchase.

We are praying that this will be a very enjoyable and spiritually uplifting trip for everyone. If you have any questions or need us, please feel free to call or text Lester’s cell phone at 717-443-3732.

We love you all, and are so happy you are going to YOUTH CHALLENGE 2019!

Lester & Carol Hoch