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Quest

Quest

A Ministry for High School Students

 

Discover Your Call! Live the Adventure!

Quest is a ministry of Southern Wesleyan University for high school students who want to explore God's call on their life and what purpose God has in store for them.

Quest offers two types of experiences for high school students: Quest Academy and Quest Adventure Weekends. Students can participate in either of the experience or in both!

Learn more about both below.

 

 

 

QUEST ADVENTURE WEEKEND

Explore Your Calling at Southern Wesleyan University

 

Spend a weekend fully immersed in ministry experiences. Learn from great leaders while having the opportunity to experience real ministry. Multiple track options are offered. Each weekend begins on Friday at 5:30 p.m. and concludes at 3:00 p.m.

Adventure Weekend Registration Fee: $55.00

Students who went through Quest Academy at a summer camp are eligible to sign up for a Quest Adventure weekend for free!


September 28-30, 2018

Adventure Options

Missional Church (Limit — 12 students)
Departing from SWU after dinner on Friday, students will stay two nights in the heart of Atlanta, partnering with Remerge (http://remerge.org) to serve the homeless and urban poor.

Sign up for Missional Church Track

Wilderness Adventure (Limit — 12 students)
Departing from SWU after dinner on Friday, students will spend two nights on a backpacking trip in the North Carolina mountains. Participants will need good hiking shoes. All backpacking gear and supplies will be provided.

Sign up for Wilderness Adventure Track


October 19-21, 2018

Adventure Options

Missional Church
High School students in this track will stay on the SWU campus. After being taught principles of missional outreach, they will spend Saturday and Sunday in organized outreach activities.

Sign up for Missional Church Track

Worship
High School students in this track will stay on the SWU campus. Professional, quality instruction in music and worship leading will be provided by SWU faculty, musicians and audio-visual experts. On Sunday morning, teams of students will lead worship in local area churches.

Sign up for Worship Track

Preaching (A Worship Track Option)
High School students in this track will stay on the SWU campus and will be taught the craft of sermon preparation and delivery by excellent communicators of the Gospel.

Sign up for Preaching Track

Wilderness Adventure (Limit — 12 students)
Departing from SWU after dinner on Friday, students will spend two nights on a backpacking trip in the southern wilderness. Participant will need good hiking shoes. All backpacking gear and supplies will be provided.

Sign up for Wilderness Adventure Track

QUEST ACADEMY

(At Youth Camps)

 

In these sessions held at regional youth camps, a Southern Wesleyan University representative will help teens explore who God made them to be and imagine what He has in store for their future!

Those who complete Quest Academy will receive a cool t-shirt, a CliftonStrengths (also known as StrengthsFinder) code (to discover personal strengths), a certificate, and a full scholarship for a Quest Adventure weekend at Southern Wesleyan University in Fall 2018 or Spring 2019.

Get your CliftonStrengths Code

 

Participating Summer Camps

June 10-15
North Carolina East Wesleyan Youth Camp (Victory Mountain, NC)

June 22-23
Renuevo (Hispanic Wesleyan Family Camp), SWU Campus (Central, SC)

June 25-29
Kentucky Wesleyan High School Camp, (Maysville, KY)

June 25-29
South Carolina Wesleyan Youth Camp (Table Rock, SC)

July 8-13
North Carolina West Wesleyan Youth Camp (Victory Mountain, NC)

July 16-20
Never the Same Camp (SWU Campus, Central, SC)

July 22-27
Never the Same Camp (SWU Campus, Central, SC)

July 23-27
Florida Wesleyan Youth Camp (Brooksville, FL)


Made possible by the Lilly Endowment's High School Youth Theology Institute grant.