Turning Point Weekend is Venture Students’ annual fall retreat designed for students to reach a powerful turning point in their faith and walk with Christ. Students from every Venture Church campus will come together to build relationships, play games and, most importantly, passionately worship Jesus Christ. 



This event is open to all 7-12th grade students. For more information read our FAQs below.

Pricing for Turning Point Weekend:

  • Cost for Students and Leaders is $65

All payments and paperwork must be submitted by Sunday, November 5.


Registration for Turning Point 2017 is now open.




Donations may be made to help students with the cost of the trip. Simply log in to your Secure Give account and select Youth/Students, then write "Turning Point" on the comment section.


1. Who can attend Turning Point Weekend?

Turning Point Weekend is for students in 7-12th grade.

2. When is Turning Point Weekend?

Friday, November 10 - Sunday, November 12

3. Where is Turning Point Weekend taking place?

For over a decade, Turning Point Weekend was housed at King's Arrow Ranch in Lumberton, MS. But due to God's abundant blessing, we have outgrown that location! Turning Point 2017 will take place at Camp Shelby, located several miles south of Hattiesburg, MS off of Highway 49.

4. What all does the registration cost cover?

The registration cost includes transportation, housing, activities and all meals.

5. What is the Turning Point Weekend schedule?

Check in for Turning Point Weekend will begin Friday, November 10 at 5:00 p.m. Students and leaders will check in at the Venture Church campus that they attend on Sunday mornings. Students and leaders will check in and have a short orientation session. From there, students and leaders will travel via bus to Camp Shelby, where they are tentatively scheduled to arrive at 7:15pm. Students will stay at Camp Shelby Friday and Saturday night where they will participate in worship, messages, games and small group time. They will return Sunday morning for the 9:30 worship service at their Venture Church home campus.



If you have questions, would like help, or are in need of financial assistance, please click the button to reach out to the contact person for your Venture Church campus: