Teen Spectacular is hosted by Dr. Jon Jenkins and the Grace Baptist Church of Gaylord, MI. It begins on Thursday, March 1, at 1:00 PM (doors open at 10:00 AM) and concludes Saturday, March 3 at 12:30 PM.
The Saturday portion of the conference begins at 9:00 AM, doors will open at 8:00 AM.
Registration & Sessions: All sessions will be held at Treetops Resort Convention Center, 3962 Wilkinson Road Gaylord, MI.
Thursday Evening Activities:
Skiing, Snowboarding, Tubing – Treetops Resort Ski Hill
Other Skiing Options Include: Boyne Mountain & Nub’s Nob
Game Time & Media Madness – Treetops Convention Center
Laser Team Challenge – 205 Water St., Alpena, MI (1 hr. east of Gaylord)
Sports Tournament: Volleyball & Basketball Tournaments will be held at the Gaylord Community Center, 315 S. Center Ave, Gaylord, MI
Swimming & Ice-skating: Gaylord Sportsplex, 1250 Gornick Ave, Gaylord, MI
The following meals are covered by the conference cost:
Thursday Dinner: “All American Cookout” at Grace Baptist Church, 232 S. Townline Rd, Gaylord, MI
Friday Lunch: “Box Lunch” distributed after morning session at Treetops Resort Convention Center
Friday Dinner: “Pizza Blast” at Grace Baptist Church
Friday Junior/Senior Banquet: Corwith Township Hall, 8170 Mill St, Vanderbilt, MI (7 Miles north of Gaylord)
No meal served on Saturday / Conference dismisses at lunch time (12:30 PM)
FULL CONFERENCE COST (THURSDAY - SATURDAY):
$45 per person (deadline Thursday, February 15)
$55 per person (After Thursday, February 15)
1 Group Leader FREE
Additional FREE leaders per every 10 paying delegates
SATURDAY ONLY COST: $10
To receive a $10 discount per delegate, you must pre-register by Feb 15. To pre-register for the conference, $20 per delegate must be paid. Once each delegate has been pre-registered, the remaining conference cost will be due on the day of the conference at the registration table.
*Plan to attend Saturday only, the cost is $10 per person. Payment is not necessary until the day of the conference, but pre-registration is appreciated. There is no discount available to Saturday only delegates.
Groups are now responsible for reserving their own skiing, tubing & laser tag. Each group wanting to participate in these activities must personally make reservations with Treetops resort.
Skiing & Tubing Treetops: Group leaders must call 866-348-5249 (please reserve by Wednesday, February 21)
Laser Team Challenge: Group Leaders must call 989-358-2444 (please reserve by Wednesday, February 21)
Additional Activity Costs:
$35 person – Treetops Resort, Gaylord: Skiing & Snowboarding (ticket & rental) Thursday 5 - 9 PM
$15 person – Treetops Resort, Gaylord: Tubing (Thursday 6:30 - 8:30 PM)
$17 per person – Nub’s Nob, Harbor Springs: Skiing (ticket & rental)
Call 231-526-2131 for reservations (Ask for Stephanie in the rentals dept.)
$90 person – Boyne Mountain, Boyne Falls: Skiing (ticket & rental) no reduced rates available / no reservations required
Teenspec Tournament Costs:
$10 per player - Basketball & Volleyball Friday Tournament
See registration for sign-up, payment and details
*The deadline to register your team(s) is Wednesday, February 21. Payment is due upon sign-up and is included on the registration page.
*This is a single elimination tournament. The final two teams in each sport will advance to the championship game. The winning basketball and volleyball teams will be awarded $50 per player, framed team photo, and team ball! Second place teams will be awarded $25 per player.
Swimming & Ice-skating Activity:
The Friday morning session will be dismissed approximately 10:30 AM. Upon dismissal, delegates will be given a box lunch. Sports tournaments, swimming and ice-skating will take place from 11:00 AM-3:30PM. Swimming and ice-skating will be hosted at the Gaylord Sportsplex and the sports tournament will be hosted at the Gaylord Community Center. Lady lifeguards will be present for the ladies’ swim time and male lifeguards will be present for the guy’s swim time.
(Please see Pool Rules for very important swimwear rules.) Conference staff will be on location for assistance. Conference concessions will also be available.
11:15 AM – 12:45 PM Girls Volleyball Tournament (CC) & Guys Swimming & Ice Skating (SP)
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Location switch
1:45 PM – 3:15 Guys Basketball Tournament (CC) & Girls Swimming & Ice Skating (SP)
3:30 PM – 5:30 Return to hotels and prepare for dinner and evening revival services at Treetops Resort
Skiing Winter Wear:
We kindly ask groups that they dress warm and modest for all outdoor snow activities during the Thursday evening conference. We encourage ladies to wear culottes or skirts over their snow pants.