Dear Parents & Students,
We’ve been announcing our Accelerant trip to Gatlinburg, TN on January 30th-February 2nd for several weeks now. A few deadlines are approaching as we prepare for this life-changing weekend. Accelerant Conference hosts 4,000+ students & youth leaders for a powerful conference with live worship, dynamic teaching, & encounters with God. We’ll spend a lot of time seeking the Lord, but also a lot of time having fun in community with one another. It’s going to be a weekend we won’t soon forget! Here are a few details to be aware of as we get closer…
Coupon Book Fundraiser — We’ve been running our fundraiser of Attractions Coupon Books over the past 4 weeks. If you haven’t turned your sales in at YouthQuake, this needs to be done THIS WEEK! If you met your sale goal, or even enough for your deposit, we’ll let you know if your deposit is covered. Otherwise, we’ll send you your balance. We hope your selling was successful!
Costs — The total cost of the trip is $140 (non-skier) OR $185 (skier). This includes conference costs, travel gas, breakfasts, & lodging during our stay. All lunches, dinners, snacks, extra beverages, & souvenirs ARE NOT INCLUDED! You’ll need to bring extra money for these times. We do this because of the compacted, hectic nature of Gatlinburg which makes it nearly impossible for us to all eat in one location for every meal. You know your eating habits better than we do, but we will prepare a “proposed menu” to let you know what kind of places we’ll be eating at throughout the trip. We’ll give these out mid-December. In the meantime, plan for 4 lunches & 4 dinners!
Deposit — A non-refundable $70 deposit is due NEXT WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH. THIS DATE IS NOT FLEXIBLE…WE MUST SEND IN OUR HEAD COUNT & DEPOSIT THE NEXT DAY TO CONFERENCE. The remaining $70 (non-skiers) or $115 (skiers) is due by December 11th. Please help us with this and get your deposit in as early as possible. Please contact Brad if you have any questions, issues, or concerns regarding deposits or payments (email@example.com /// 336.266.0045). We’ll help any way we can!
Final Informational Packet — We’ll send a final information packet in December to cover extra details & additional paperwork. You’ll receive a proposed menu, T-Shirt order form, full itinerary, emergency information, & anything else pertaining to the trip. If there’s a topic you wish to be covered please email me & I’ll be sure to get your questions answered.
Again, if you have any other questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to give me a call or shoot an email. Once more, firstname.lastname@example.org /// 336.266.0045. I look forward to an awesome weekend in a few months. Hope you are too!