Our youth have the opportunity to participate in many events throughout the year. Some of these are geared for specific age groups, while others are for the entire youth group.

Upcoming Youth Events


Annual Youth Events

Journey, a retreat for high school students

Journey, previously called Senior High Weekend, is an annual event that takes place at Eagle Eyrie Baptist Conference Center near Lynchburg, Virginia. The weekend is organized and hosted by the Virginia Baptist Mission Board / Baptist General Assembly of Virginia. Hundreds of Senior High Youth and Adults from across the state join together for a weekend full of dynamic speaking and worship, as well as special breakout out sessions designed for senior high students. It is a weekend full of fun and fellowship for teens in grades 9 through 12.

Ignite, junior high weekend

Ignite, previously called Junior High Weekend, is an annual event that takes place at Eagle Eyrie Baptist Conference Center near Lynchburg, Virginia. The weekend is organized and hosted by the Virginia Baptist Mission Board / Baptist General Assembly of Virginia. Hundreds of Junior High Youth and Adults from across the state join together for a weekend full of dynamic speaking and worship, as well as special breakout out sessions designed for middle school students. It is a weekend full of fun and fellowship for teens in grades 7 through 8.

Impact! Virginia

Impact! Virginia is a week-long mission trip for students who have completed the 7th through 12th grades. Impact! is arranged by the Virginia Baptist Mission Board and takes place in a different location each summer. The youth travel to meet up with about 250 youth and adults from Virginia to spend a week working on homes for low-income families in that community.