Join us for an incredible retreat experience! Our upcoming retreat will take place in May 3-5th at Salem Acres Bible Camp. At Ignite Retreats, our mission is to provide young individuals with the chance to connect, strengthen their faith, and rejuvenate their spiritual well-being. We've carefully crafted this retreat to offer a dynamic and enjoyable environment for everyone. Ignite Retreats is open to all youth in Grades 6 - 12!

Expect enriching worship, motivating messages, and exhilarating outdoor activities that promise an unforgettable time.

We are excited to welcome a special guest worship team who will bring their energy and passion to enhance your retreat experience and deepen your connection with spirituality. Don't miss out on this opportunity to bond with other like-minded youth who share your faith. With a wide array of activities and events planned, you're sure to form new friendships, strengthen existing ones, and leave with a deeper connection with God.

Thank you!

What an unforgettable weekend we had! 🎉 Over 100 smiling faces, buzzing energy, and a spirit of community that warmed our hearts. None of this would have been possible without the generous support of our fantastic sponsors and the loving community that stood with us.

A massive shoutout to Freson Bros and the Rotary Club of Drumheller for keeping our spirits high and our stomachs full with delicious meals throughout the event! Your commitment to community welfare is truly inspiring.

We are immensely grateful to Popes Lease Towing, Rustic Chic, Badland Bargains, Attention to Detail, Fellowship Baptist Church, Ignite Youth, 18-2 Camps, The Brick Drumheller, Canalta, Gangsters Towing, Coop Hardware, Badlands Community Facility, Town of Drumheller, and 356 Creative for your pivotal contributions. Each of you played a crucial role in not just making this event a success but also in shaping futures by providing free registrations to youths who could not afford to attend.

👏🏽 A big round of applause and a huge THANK YOU to everyone involved—from our sponsors to every member of the public who contributed, attended, and cheered. Together, we’ve shown what we can achieve with a little help and a lot of heart. 💖

Let’s keep this beautiful momentum going as we continue to support and uplift one another. Here’s to more joy, more achievements, and a thriving community! 🚀

"This retreat was such an amazing opportunity to grow as a spiritual leader, being able to see all these youth from different stages of belief come together and worship as a group was amazing to see."



SPEAKER | Pastor at Fellowship Baptist Church



This years IGNITE RETREAT will be held at:

Overlooking the Red Deer River, Salem Acres is a summer camp and year-round retreat center, a short drive from Calgary, AB. We provide exciting camps for kids, leadership opportunities for teens, and relaxing retreats.

Many Hiking Trails during Free Time

Archery and Axe Throwing is included

Dorm buildings for sleeping.... no tents!


What to expect at Ignite Retreats?
  • Powerful worship
  • Inspiring messages
  • Exciting outdoor games
  • Guest worship team from Living Stones Church in Red Deer, Alberta
  • A fun and engaging environment
  • A chance to get to know others and grow in the faith

Take a look at our SCHEDULE tab to see what the plan is for the weekend!

What are the sleeping arrangements?

We will be arranged as a 'camp style' sleeping arrangements, we will do our best arrange it amongst everyone. Yes this is a retreat, but with camp style sleeping arrangements!

Can a parent send their kid? or does it have to be a youth group?

ABSOLUTELY! This is not just for churches to send their youth groups, this is for parents to send their youth on their own! The goal for this retreat is for youth to grow in relationships with each other and new friends!

What does the registration include?

Registration includes all of the food and snacks, dorms for sleeping, games as well as a FREE Ignite Retreat T-Shirt!

Why attend Ignite Retreats?
  • Connect with other young people who share your faith
  • Grow in your faith through powerful worship and inspiring messages
  • Recharge your spiritual batteries
  • Have fun with outdoor games and other activities
  • Make new friends and deepen existing relationships
  • Come away with a stronger connection to God

Is there Financial Sponsorship if a family needs help?

We understand that finances can be a determining factor for youth to attend. With that in mind, we don't have a "Full Sponsorship" when it comes to the cost, but we are able to help provide a discount for some situations. If you are in need of some support, please contact us and we will see what we can do!

Im a Youth Leader from one of the churches going, can I help?

We would love the help! We can give you our volunteer form that is required as well as we would need a police check done. We have a discounted rate for leaders! We can chat more about that, so please send us a message at tyler@fbcdrumheller.com

Can I sponsor a youth?

ABSOLUTELY! If you would like to sponsor a youth to attend Ignite Retreats 2023, please send me a message at tyler@fbcdrumheller.com and I would love to talk to you more about it! We don't want anyone to miss out on such a great opportunity, so we would love to have your help!

We have more than 3 youth in our immediately family, is there a discount?

UMMM... Yup! If you have 3+ youth, we have a special discount for you!! . Message us for more details!

Help Support Ignite Retreats

If you want to help provide opportunities for youth that are unable to afford to attend Ignite Retreats, please feel free to donate below.

All donations will be put towards registrations for youth who need some help financially, we don't want anyone to miss out due to finances. Your generous donations helped over 10 youth last year to attend the camp at no cost to the family.

Ignite Retreat Donation