2015 Senior Retreat
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Class Retreats at Bishop Kelly

Thursday, October 27th

9AM – 3PM

Meet in the Carley!

Dates: March 8-10th
Location: Ford Idaho Center Sports Arena, Nampa
Cost: $175  (some partial scholarships are available)
Cost includes: ICYC Registration, all meals, transportation, hotel lodging, ICYC t-shirt
Deadline: February 9th
BK Sophomores: All BK Sophomores attending this event together will get out of class at noon on Friday, March 8th in order to participate in an afternoon pre-conference mini-retreat at BK to prepare for ICYC. We will bus students out to the Idaho Center at 5:30pm.
BK will provide small group leaders and chaperones for this event. Parents will need to pick-up their teen(s) on Sunday at 12noon from the Idaho Center.
ICYC is a powerful Catholic High School Conference hosted by the Diocese of Boise that brings in National Catholic Speakers, musicians and entertainment with the goal of creating a meaningful opportunity for teens to encounter God’s profound love, mercy and grace. Mass with Bishop Peter, opportunities for reconciliation and adoration are also part of this experience.
Students in grades 9,11, & 12 that would like to attend ICYC are encouraged to register through their parish. 
Questions?: Please email our Director of Campus Ministry, Lorissa Horn at




February 18-20 at Trinity Pines Retreat Center, in Cascade
Cost: $120 to be charged to your TADS Account
There is some financial aid and scholarships available.

Students will be transported by Bus to and from Cascade.
Bus departs BK at 1:30 PM on Sunday and returns to BK at 1:00 PM on Tuesday.

All Meals Provided.


Registration Deadline is February 5th.

What to Pack: Students need to bring warm, comfortable clothes for the retreat as well as outer gear for sledding. Snow boots or boots with good treading are recommended. Jeans without holes are fine. Participants will also need to bring a sleeping bag, pillow, shower towel & toiletries, and a notebook or journal.

Lodging/sleeping arrangements: Guys and Girls will be sleeping in separate dorm like lodging arrangements on twin beds. Each will have access to showers during the weekend.

Cell phones: There is no cell reception at the camp. Students will be asked to either not bring their phones, or to have them turned off for the entire retreat. We will have land line phone numbers to give out to parents in the case of an emergency.

This retreat is limited to the first 40 Juniors to register. Students will only miss one day of school on Tuesday, February 20th. This is a school excused absence.

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Bishop Kelly Two (2) Night Senior Retreat

When: April 14-16 (Sunday – Tuesday)


Where: Trinity Pines Retreat Center, Cascade Cost: $125 (This will be charged to your student BK TADS Account.)
Time: Sunday, April 14th at 2:00pm (Meet in front of the Carley Center)
Return: Tuesday, April 16th by 1:30pm to Bishop Kelly Due Date:


Online permission/registration is due by Wednesday, April 3rd.

Questions: Please contact Lorissa Horn at to answer any questions. Some partial scholarships are available.




Retreat FAQ’s:

Q: Will the retreat interfere with sporting events/other extra-curricular activities?
A: Students will be back by 2pm on Tuesday to participate in any practices/games or extra-curricular activities.

Q: Will Mass be celebrated on the retreat?
A: Yes, we will have Sunday Mass at Trinity Pines in Cascade.

Q: What will the retreat be like?
A: Our main goal of this retreat is twofold.

  1. To reflect on the past four years -and-
  2. To prepare for life after BK—all through the lens of the Catholic faith. We will engage in powerful talks and small group discussions, participate in Mass, spend time together in fun games and competitions, campfires and s’mores, music, outdoor hikes and fishing with Coach Brennan for those that want to bring their fishing poles! It will be different from any other retreat offered at BK.

Q: When is the registration/permission form deadline?
A: The online registration/permission forms must be filled out by Wednesday, April 3rd.

Q: Will this retreat count as a school excused absence?
A: Students attending this retreat will receive a school excused absence and the days away from school will not count against them in any way.