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Summer in the Son: Junior High Students

Summer in the Son (SITS) is not just a conference, and it's way more than camp. For three decades, Summer in the Son has been a catalyst in the lives of tens of thousands of students. Some come for the powerful experiential worship environment, others for the in-your-face teaching from some of the best in the country. Mix in the tremendous youth group building experiences and some of the best Christian artists, musicians and comedians around...and it's a pretty special week for you and your peers. This summer, come see what all the fuss is about. It's a great opportunity to create life-long friendships that are founded in Jesus.

Conference Information

Dates: June 24-29, 2018 - We will meet at the church building at 8 a.m. on Sunday morning, and then we will return late Friday evening. 

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Cost: $275 + three meals and snack money. (If a family has two students going on a summer trip, then one student is full price and the other is $100.) Fundraising and scholarships are available. Meals during the week are provided in the cost. If finances are an issue, don't let that stop you from going. Simply ask Justin about a scholarship. Non-refundable deposit of $50 is due May 2.

Who, What and Where: SITS is on the campus of Kentucky Christian University in Grayson, Kentucky. We'll be staying in the dorms of KCU. It is open to rising 6th grade through 8th grade students. During this trip, we want you to take steps toward Jesus and connect together with each other as a student ministry. Being a student can be hard, so don't do it alone.

Permission Slip: Parents need to fill out a permission slip prior to our departure.

What to Bring:

  • Bible, don't forget.
  • Clothes for the week, towels, washcloths, bedding, toothpaste, shampoo and all that stuff and any other stuff like that stuff.
  • Swimsuit, if you want.
  • Money for three meals and snacks.
  • Spending money, if you want. There will be merch from the bands, and we'll get to do a few fun things.
  • Snacks, if you want.
  • Required forms, as all students will need to have signed permission slips.

What Not to Bring:

  • Drugs, alcohol and tobacco.
  • Fireworks or weapons.
  • Grizzly, Polar or Brown bears. (Black bears are acceptable.)

We cannot be more excited about this week, because this is when lives are changed and life-long friendships are formed. You will not be the same, and you will like it. If you or your parents have any questions, contact Justin at 260-498-9406 or email

Earlier Event: June 17
CIY Move: Senior High Students
Later Event: January 18
Avoca Preschoolers Food Drive