Field Trip Registration Form

Orion Christian Academy's next field trip will be to Battle Creek, Michigan, to visit historic sites relevant to the Adventist faith. Among other activities, we will tour the home where Ellen White lived when she wrote "The Great Controversy," and the only home she lived in with all four of her boys. Following the 

The Itinerary

Thursday

  • 5:00 pm - Arrive and settle

  • 6:30 pm - Dinner

  • 7:30 pm - Welcome activities/OCA Q&A Session

  • 8:30 pm - Worship

  • 9:15 pm - Quiet time and/or bedtime

Friday

  • 7:45 am - Worship

  • 8:15 am - Breakfast

  • 8:45 am - Lunch prep

  • 9:30 am - Leave for Belle Island

  • 12:30 pm - Lunch (Picnic)

  • 7:15 pm - Dinner and Sabbath prep

  • 8:15 pm - Sabbath Opening Service

  • 9:15 pm - Quiet time and/or bedtime

Sabbath

  • 7:45 am - Worship

  • 8:15 am - Breakfast

  • 9:30 am - Sabbath School

  • 11:00 am - Sabbath Service

  • 12:30 pm - Lunch

  • 1:30 pm - Nature Walk

  • 4:00 pm - Historical Presentations by OCA Students

  • 6:00 pm - Dinner

  • 8:15 pm - Sabbath Close Service
  • 9:15 pm - Quiet time and/or bedtime

Sunday

  • 7:45 am - Worship

  • 8:15 am - Breakfast

  • 8:45 am - Lunch prep

  • 9:30 am - Leave for Battle Creek

  • 12:30 pm - Lunch

  • 7:15 pm - Dinner 

  • 8:15 pm - Worship

  • 9:15 pm - Quiet time and/or bedtime

NOTE: Schedule subject to change.

Lodging options

The warm-hearted OCA families of Michigan are opening their homes and inviting visitors to stay with them without charge. They do ask, however, that all guests bring their own bedding and towels. This option will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. When the spaces fill up, they are filled. All others will be responsible for finding their own lodging.

Meals

Once again our Michigan OCA families are rising to the occasion to provide all meals. Meal costs are covered with the registration fee.

Cost summary 

Registration: $15 per adult per day (ages 13 and up); $9 per child per day (ages 3 - 12);

FREE for infants (ages 0 - 2)

NOTE: Thursday does not count as a chargeable day.

 

Lodging: FREE (if staying with an OCA host family)

Belle Isle Conservancy: $11 per car (do not pay OCA for this cost. Each car will pay its own fees upon arrival at Belle Island.)

Adventist Historic Site: FREE (There is a gift shop with a nice collection of old and new SDA books, DVDs, and souvenirs.)

What to bring

Light jackets, good walking shoes, sleeping bags, pillows, towels, personal hygiene toiletries, Bibles, hymnals, musical instruments, cameras, and a happy spirit.

Registration and payment

We look forward to spending an enjoyable learning adventure with you! Please fill out the registration form on the right and submit it as soon as possible. Payment can be made by check or money order and mailed to: Orion Christian Academy, PO Box 105, Cedartown, GA 30125. Or you can pay online through Paypal using the email address info@ocaedu.org as the recipient.

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