Where is The Big Event?

Young Life’s Lake Champion is a premier 370-acre year-round retreat center located in the foothills of the southern New York Catskill Mountains. Our facilities are nestled amongst towering pines, peaceful streams, and overlook our spectacular 50-acre lake.

Check-in Registration at Lake Champion begins at 6:30 PM.

  • Camp Map of Lake Champion
  • All bedding and towels are provided
  • Please bring: Bible, notebook, warm clothes, and an open mind and heart.  You’ll also need money to buy snacks, gifts, books, and dinner on the way home.
  • Emergency contact at Lake Champion: (845) 981-9713

How much does The Big Event cost?

Early Bird Registration:    $160

  • On or before October 9, 2017

Standard registration:   $185

Register and pay your $25 non-refundable deposit online via credit or debit card.

How do I get to The Big Event?

From New York, NY:

  • Get on I-78 W/Holland Tunnel from Hudson St – 8 min (1.0 mi)
  • Take I-280 W and I-80 W to NJ-15 N in Morris County. Take exit 34B from I-80 W – 42 min (36.3 mi)
  • Follow NJ-15 N to US-206 N in Frankford – 22 min (17.2 mi)
  • Continue onto US-206 N – 20 min (15.2 mi)
  • Follow River Rd to E Main St in Orange County – 11 min (7.5 mi)
  • Turn left onto E Main St – 5 min (1.4 mi)
  • Follow NY-97 N and Upper Mongaup Rd to Mohican Lake Rd in Lumberland


If you have any questions about The Big Event, please contact the registrar at tberegistrar@gmail.com.