Rock the Universe is an unforgettable weekend of faith and fun. On January 27 and 28, 2023, experience powerful beats from Christian Music’s brightest stars and thrilling rides at Universal Studios Florida. Students, families, and siblings would all be welcome to join us for some of the weekend or all of it! Skycrest UMC students and adults will be joining us for this trip. We’ll be reserving 40 seats on the bus for students and volunteers, but our bus holds 57 people so it will be first come, first serve for the extra seats. Make it a family weekend! (Please keep in mind that all adults attending will need to have a background check.)
$150 includes 2 nights lodging, 3 meals, Rock the Universe ticket, gas.
- $75 payment is due on Sunday, December 18.
- The second payment is due on Sunday, January 15.
The fast pass is an optional add on you can purchase directly from Universal. If students plan to watch a concert or two, they may only need the one time pass. Students should coordinate with their friends to see if others are purchasing the fast passes before purchasing one on their own.
- $34.99- Unlimited times per ride
- $24.99- One time per ride.
- If you’d like to purchase one, please do so through Universal’s website.
- Bible, notebook, pen
- Money for dinner and snacks at Universal (think $20+) and Sunday’s lunch.
- Snacks for the weekend. *Universal allows visitors to carry water bottles (maximum 2 liters) and small snacks! Bring backpack for this.
- Sleeping bag or sheets and a blanket
- Bath towel
- Shower shoes
- Clothes for serving, the event, and church on Sunday
- Warm clothes for Saturday afternoon/evening...it was COLD last year!!
- Trash bag for wet towel and dirty clothes
- Phone charger
FRIDAY, JANUARY 27
5:30 p Meet on Friday at 5:30p. Eat dinner before arriving.
8:00p Arrive at Forest Lake Academy, our lodging
9:00p Evening Session: Worship, games, message
11:30p Lights Out
SATURDAY, JANUARY 28
9:00 Volunteer project with Serve Orlando
12:00 Lunch and free time
4:00 Rock the Universe
SUNDAY, JANUARY 29
1:00a Event ends and we’ll head back to Forest Lake
8:00a Pack up, breakfast
9:30a Worship service at St. Luke’s UMC in Orlando
11:00a Lunch on the road
2:00p Arrive back at church
Anyone who hasn't gone on a retreat this year needs to fill out a consent form.