September 28-30, 2018
Riverbend Retreat Center
Glen Rose, Texas

  • Enjoy a fun and relaxing weekend away from UTA

  • Spend time with friends and connect with new people

  • Stay in a beautiful retreat center on the Brazos River

  • Worship God and hear practical Bible messages

  • Bonfires with smores, great food, fun group mixers

  • Free time to play, study, talk, or nap

SIGNUP DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 25. Signup online, at Vertical, or at the BSM anytime! 


COST: $50 includes travel, housing, three meals & program.


  • Everyone meet at the BSM at 3pm Friday unless you indicated otherwise during registration.

  • DRIVERS: We will contact you IF we need you to drive. If you don’t hear from Gary, we don’t need you to drive. Want to bring your car anyway? That’s OK, but BSM won’t reimburse your fuel. PLEASE TELL GARY if you plan to drive but weren’t asked.

  • LEAVING LATE? You should be contacted personally on Thursday with details about your ride / passengers.


SCHEDULE: Meet at the BSM on Friday at 3pm and we will leave at 3:15pm. Need to come late? Let us know; there will be cars leaving later.  We will depart Riverbend around 8:30 on Sunday and arrive back in Arlington in time for church. 

WHAT TO BRING: We will have cabins with bunk beds. Bring bedding (pillow, blanket / and/or sleeping bag) towel, extra clothes, CLOTHES YOU DON’T MIND GETTING DIRTY DURING SATURDAY REC, etc.  Dress is casual. Bring a Bible and notebook.

QUESTIONS: or 817-277-4195

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3pm – Meet at BSM
3:30 – Depart BSM
5pm – Arrive at Riverbend, unpack
Women: Cabin 2&3
Men: Cabin 5
  Optional: hiking, volleyball, ultimate
7pm – Dinner: Dining Hall
8pm – Friday Night Session 1: Worship Center
10pm – The Big Event! Worship Center
11pm – Bonfire & Smores: Rock Amphitheater

8:15am – Breakfast: Dining Hall
9am – Saturday Morning Pre-Session: Worship Center
10am – Saturday Morning Session 2: Worship Center
12:30pm – Lunch-Dining Hall
1:30-3pm – Field Day Team Competition (wear clothes you can get DIRTY)
3pm – Free Time (nap, study, hike, play, talk)
5:30pm – Dinner-Dining Hall
6:30pm – Saturday Night Session 3 -Worship Center
8:30pm – Late night activity (Wear your athletic shoes!): Rec Point
9:30pm – Bonfire & snacks: Rock Amphitheater



7:30am – Wake up & Pack up
8:15-9am – “Grab & Go” Breakfast: Worship Center Lobby
9am – Depart for home (Can leave sooner or later depending on church plans.)