- What is Rising Light Ridge?
- Where is Rising Light Ridge located?
- Is Rising Light Ridge open now?
- When will Rising Light Ridge open?
- What programs will Rising Light Ridge have when fully operational?
- Can I visit Rising Light Ridge prior to opening?
- How is Covid-19 affecting Rising Light Ridge?
- How do I get more information?
- How do I apply for a position with Rising Light Ridge?
- Can I volunteer at Rising Light Ridge?
- Are summer programs available for adults?
- Are rustic camp programs designed for individuals with disabilities?
Q. What is Rising Light Ridge?
Rising Light Ridge will, Lord willing, be a year-round ministry center where all participants, regardless of background or ability, will experience profound growth physically, mentally and spiritually in an environment designed to celebrate that which unites us all as children of God and image bearers.
Q. Where is Rising Light Ridge located?
Rising Light Ridge will be located in Bear Creek Township, Pennsylvania, just outside Wilkes-Barre, PA
Q. Is Rising Light Ridge open now?
No, Rising Light Ridge is currently under development, currently in the design stage.
Q. When will Rising Light Ridge open?
We currently plan to open Rising Light Ridge in stages as facilities and staffing allow. Our current timeline calls for the launch of rustic, platform tent camping programs in the Summer of 2021, with additional programs being added in the Fall of 2022 and Summer of 2023.
Q. What programs will Rising Light Ridge have when fully operational?
Rising Light Ridge plans to support the following programs:
- Weekly summer residential camping
- Weekend retreats in spring and fall
- Community based events throughout the year
- Training and educational events
- Animal assisted programs, incorporating both equine and canine programs
- Family respite programs
Q. Can I visit Rising Light Ridge prior to opening?
At this time we are not scheduling visits to the campus but hope to begin in the near future
Q. How is Covid-19 affecting Rising Light Ridge?
Rising Light Ridge is closely monitoring all Covid-19 related restrictions which could affect our program offerings in the summer of 2022. At this time, we fully anticipate being able to deliver our rustic camping experiences this summer. We will comply with all CDC, state and local guidance regarding safe operations. If, due to changing circumstances, we are unable to conduct our summer sessions, we will offer a full refund or a 100% credit toward future programming to all participants impacted by program cancellations.
Q. How do I get more information?
Visit our website to get the latest information. You can also click on the ‘Learn More About Us’ link to request additional information.
Q. How do I apply for a position with Rising Light Ridge?
Click on the “Join Our Team” link on our homepage for more information or to apply.
Q. Can I volunteer at Rising Light Ridge?
Yes! We will have a number of volunteer opportunities available, both short and long term. Click on the “Join Our Team” link on our homepage for more information.
Q. Are summer programs available for adults?
While we fully intend to offer programs for all age ranges in the future, due to the limited summer season and rustic camping facilities, we are not currently offering programs for adults. As on year-round campus is constructed, we will add program offerings and expand the age ranges for those we serve.
Q. Are rustic camp programs designed for individuals with disabilities?
Our rustic camping programs can accommodate some individuals with disabilities depending on specific needs and level of function. For more information and to discuss specific scenarios, please email email@example.com and we will be happy to discuss options available. As we complete construction on our campus, additional opportunities and programs will become available as we strive to realize our vision for a community of belonging where all are welcome regardless of background or ability.