Colorado Trip July 5-12, 2024

UPDATED:  1/20/2024

Sign up on Pastor Tim's Door!
Youth entering 8th grade and older are welcome to join us on our youth trip to Colorado from July 5-12 The trip is $400 which includes a $100 deposit which is due as soon as you’re able to get it to us. Please remember that we want the trip to be possible for anyone, so we do have funds available for families that need it. Just speak with Pr. Tim.     First Lutheran youth get preference. Will open it to non-members later if there is space available. We have room for 12 kids, and we have 7 adults that have signed up to go with us.

Trip details (This is the information from the 2022 Trip.  Use this as an Example for now.  These details will be updated as soon as possible.)

Sunday 7/10: Depart from church at 8am for North Platte, NE  (We have a rental van and a mini van lined up.)
  • Bring Treats.   Lunch, & Supper are on your own (Bring $).
  • Stay at Quality Inn 2901 S. Jeffers St., North Platte, NE, 69101, (308) 532-6144

Monday 7/11: Drive to & stay in Dillon, CO. 
  • Breakfast at Quality Inn, Lunch & Supper on your own.
  • Stay at a beautiful hotel in the mountains Comfort Suites Summit County 276 Dillon Ridge Road, Dillon CO 80435 (970) 513-0300

Tuesday 7/12: Arrive at Noah’s Ark in Buena Vista, CO
  • Breakfast at Hotel, Lunch on your own in Mountains at Breckenridge, Colorado
  • Dinner & Camping at Noah's Ark
  • Noah's Ark is a private Christian adventure business. They have great Christian staff that will lead us and guide us in all of our adventures.

Wednesday 7/13: Rafting!
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner at Noah's
  • Rafting

Thursday 7/14: Rock Climbing!
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner at Noah's
  • Rock Climbing

Friday 7/15: Hiking!
Saturday 7/16: Head for Home.  Depart @ 8am
  • Breakfast at Noah's
  • Lunch & Supper on your own
  • Stay at Quanity Inn & Suites  7333 Husker Circle, Lincoln, NE68504 (402) 817-7807

Sunday 7/17: Arrive home
  • Breakfast at Quality Inn
  • Lunch on your own.
  • Arrive home for dinner

Packing List for Colorado
Pack light-1 Medium Size Bag, 1 small backpack for car (No hair-dryers, curling irons, etc.) Dress in layers- plan on wearing & re-wearing clothes.
All medicines shall be revealed to Pastor. No tobacco, vaping, alcohol or foul language - (for youth & adults).

____1 pants/sweats _____3 Pair of shorts _____5 t-shirts _____1 Long sleeve shirt _____1 sweatshirt ____Tennis Shoes ____Socks
_____Toiletries _____repellent _____Any medication _____Warm Sleeping bag ____ Blow up mattress or pad ____ Jacket
_____Swim suit _____Nylon quick dry shorts _____ Lip balm and sunscreen, _____ Camera (waterproof camera if desired)
____A hat/cap _____sunscreen _____ 2 towels ____ Small Pillow ___ Quarters for showers ___ Flashlight ___warm hat-sleeping
_____Rafting Shoes (no “flip-flops”or Crocs. Sandals with backstrap are OK if they are made for river activity)
_____Polypro/polyester clothing (no cotton) for rafting

Whitewater: Rentals Available: I have never rented these things, but you can if you bring enough money.
Polypropylene Shirt (“polypro”), Full Length WETSUIT, “BOOTIES” for feet, Splash Jackets

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