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WRF Creekside Trip Information

For 7th-8th graders currently attending: 
Garry, Mountainside, or Northwood Middle Schools
 
Trip information
 
When am I leaving and when do I get home?
You leave July 1st, 2017 at 7:00 am and arrive back in Spokane July 5th, 2017 around 7pm. Please arrive at least 30 minutes early on the 1st to check in and get your items stored on the bus.
 
From where do I leave and where do I get picked up?
You will depart from the North Spokane Young Life office. You will arrive back at the North Spokane Young Life office. (9425 N Nevada St.)
 
Where is Washington Family Ranch?
WFR is roughly 80 miles northeast of Bend, Oregon. This is a 7-hour ride. There will be a stop for food in the Tri-Cities to and from camp.
 
How much does the trip cost? The whole trip costs $520.00. This includes transportation to and from camp, lodging, meals while at camp and a T-shirt. Please bring extra money for food to and from camp, and for whatever you may want to buy at the camp store or snack shop at WFR.
 
When am I supposed to have all my paperwork turned in?
Your FINAL PAYMENT and completed medical forms must be turned into the Young Life office no later than June 19th, 2017. Neither money nor forms will be accepted at the bus.
 
How can I be contacted in case of emergency?
If parents need to reach their camper in the event of an emergency, the WFR office is open 9-5pm Monday through Friday. You can reach the office at 541-489-3100. After hours there is an answering machine. Please remember this number is for emergency situations only.
 
What if parents want to mail a letter to their camper?
The address for WFR is:
Young Life’s Washington Family Ranch
PO Box 220
Antelope, OR 97001.
 

What To Bring To Camp
MONEY:  Please bring enough money for the meal/snack stops to and from WFR.  There is a snack shop, espresso stand and a camp store at WFR. Please bring enough money for whatever you might want to buy while at camp. Campers typically spend between $5.00 and $10.00 a day.

PERSONAL ITEMS:
  Summer temperatures at WFR average in the 90’s, so be sure to bring a beach towel, sunscreen and sunglasses. There can be a lot of mosquitoes, so you might want to bring some repellent.  A water bottle is also a great thing to have when it’s so hot!
 
CLOTHING: There are no laundry facilities, so think this through! You will need casual clothes like jeans, shorts, tennis shoes, lots of T-shirts, and a jacket and/or sweater as the evenings are cool.  Bring your swimsuit.  You will also need grubby clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty during night (pants & sweatshirt) and day (shorts & t-shirt) activities.
 
LUGGAGE: You may bring ONE suitcase and ONE carry-on bag (like a backpack).  Please mark each of your bags CLEARLY with your name. Only pack what you can carry. You do not need to bring a sleeping bag, linens, blankets or regular towels.  They are provided!

ELECTRONICS: You may bring your phone and or tablet for traveling, but when you reach WFR it will be kept in the office until your trip home.  All electronic devices will be collected and returned on the day of departure. Please inform your family that they will not be able to reach you on your cell phone.  (There is no cell service at Washington Family Ranch.) If you want to take pictures, bring a camera that isn't a cell phone or tablet.
  
What shouldn’t I bring because I will be sent home at my parent's expenses? 
Drugs
Alcohol
Weapons 

Trip Leaders
Melanie Hynden
206-999-9869

Steven Mumford
503-367-3336
 
Address

Young Life North Spokane | PO Box 28861 Spokane, WA 99228-8861

Phone: (253) 376 - 1465

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