Conferences & Retreats

The 2015 Priest / Laurel Retreat will be held on November 13-14 and Zion’s Camp (starting at the Kentwood Building on Friday night).

The registration form and flyers can be obtained below:

Agenda Overview
5:00pm – Start time / Registration and car assignments – KENTWOOD BLDG
5:15pm – Opening Prayer – weekend review
5:30pm – Catered Dinner Truck (STAX)
6:15pm – Ice-Breaker Activity, “Get To Know You”
6:45pm – Stake Presidency Panel
7:15pm – Load-up cars for departure
7:30pm – Depart for Zions (provide maps)
9:30pm – Settle in @ Zions – Games
11:30pm – Prayer & Lights Out

7:45am – Prayer and Youth Spiritual Thought
8:00am – Breakfast – Pancake cook-off
9:00am – The Sabbath Day
10:00am – ROPES Course (time permitting)
11:15am – Service Project
12:15am – Return to lodge, pack-up and clean-up
1:00pm – Prayer and Depart for home
3:00pm – Arrival in Kent – KENT STAKE CENTER

5:00pm – Auburn Activity – Dinner and Presentation (optional)

The biennial Priest / Laurel Retreat will be held on Friday November 1st and Saturday November 2nd. The registration form can be found here:

This retreat will not be an over-nighter. Parents should plan to drop off their youth at Down Home Catering (211 1st Avenue South, Kent, Washington 98032) @ 5:00pm on Friday November 1st and pick them up again at 10:30pm that night (to sleep at their own homes). Saturday drop-off time is at the Kent Stake Center @ 8:30am (classes and bowling) with final pick-up at 2:30pm. ACME Bowl address: 100 Andover Park W #100 Tukwila, WA 98188 Ph: 206.340.2263

The tentative agenda is as follows:

Friday Evening

  • 17:00 Arrival & registration @ Down Home Catering in Kent
  • 17:30 Buffet Style Delicious Dinner & Desert
  • 18:30 Stake Presidency Address
  • 19:00 Team competition in the community (Photo Scavenger Hunt!)
  • 20:30 Return to KSC for dessert and video presentation
  • 21:15 Review scavenger hunt photos (winner presentation!)
  • 22:30 Dismiss for homes


  • 08:30 Arrive @ KSC (NE Foyer)
  • 08:45 Leave for off-site classes – Stillwater Greens Neighborhood
  • 09:00 Classes on personal finance, education, dating, and testimonies
  • 11:30 Leave for Tukwila
  • 12:00 Catered lunch and Bowling @ ACME Bowl Southcenter!
  • 14:00 Head for home
  • 14:30 Parents pickup youth @ KSC