Is there a schedule of the activities planned for the weekend?
2018 schedule is coming soon.
Is this a No Greater Joy event?
No, but Michael and Debi Pearl will be speaking. This shindig was started in response to the Pearls realization of a need for fellowship with like-minded Christians. If you enjoy the teachings of the Pearls the shindig is a great place to meet other like-minded families!
Who will attend?
Christian families and singles from across North America. The Shindig is a great opportunity to fellowship, build connections and friendships, and be encouraged and edified in the Lord by other like-minded families!
How many people will be there?
We are predicting a minimum 500 people.
Will singles be there?
Yes. We are expecting many singles to attended. There are bunkhouses reserved for singles and there will also be activities specifically for singles.
Can we bring our own food?
No, There are no cooking facilities on the camps grounds. When you register through the park, you will also pay for meals. LMCC has a very nice dining hall known for their gourmet cooking. Please leave any food allergies in the comment section of registration.
Can we bring snacks or a cooler?
Yes, you can bring a cooler with snack foods/drinks. Although food is not allowed in the dorms. Please leave coolers outside of dorms or in vehicles.
Is there a place to prepare food?
No, Although there are 3 cabins available upon request with full kitchens. If you lodge in one of them you can bring own food and prepare own meals and will not be required to buy the parks meals.
Am I required to buy meals?
The parks policy is “all or nothing” we have requested meals for Friday morning through Sunday afternoon. So when you register you will be charged for these meals. As of Thursday we opted out of scheduling meals with the dining hall do to people arriving at all times of the day. You are welcome to bring sack lunches in a cooler for Thursday afternoon and Friday evening. Remember there is no cooking facilities, or food in the dorms. The shindig will be grilling hamburgers as an option for Thursday evening meal at $5.50 a plate. This meal is optional. Please request this meal at registration time.
It’s too far for me to drive. Can I fly?
Yes. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is about an hour and a half a way from the camp.
Are accommodations still available?
Please contact Leah Powers for availability.
What is the Market?
There will be a limited amount of tables set up at the Tabernacle that can be purchased for $25 for selling items of your choice. The building will be open during each morning and evening speaking times. (9am, and 7pm) There will be time before and after for selling and or purchasing.
Can we stay at the camp after the shindig?
Unfortunately you cannot make reservations to stay at the camp before or after the shindig.
Are pets allowed?
Are bicycles allowed?
Is there swimming?
There is a swimming pool but we will not have it rented. There is a lake in which we have the water slide rented. You can slide down into the lake and swim back but there is no free swimming around allowed.
What ages can participate in the activities?
Most ages can participate in most activities. The zip line, rock climb, and ropes course are ages 6 and up, or if they are big enough to properly fit harnesses.
Are there any extra fees for activities?
No, all activities are included in registration pricing.