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For High School Students, June 10-15

Sponsored by Cru’s high school ministry, this event gathers students from the middle and western half of the country for a six-day event held in breathtaking Estes Park, Colorado.

During the school year you’re bombarded with homework, studying, sports, and other activities. Take advantage of your summer by investing a week into your relationship with God. Learn God’s Word and more about His plan for your life alongside your friends – and meet new people too! Along with gorgeous views of the mountains and exciting activities, awesome speakers will teach you how to apply the Bible to your life. By the end of your week in the Rockies you’re sure to be renewed, refreshed, and energized!

Dates 6/10/17 - 6/15/17
Conference Start Saturday, June 10 (please arrive between 4:00 and 5:30 PM, supper is included)
Conference End Thursday, June 15 (groups are free to leave any time that morning, breakfast is included)

$409   through May 15

$439   after May 15

Includes a $50 non-refundable registration fee

NOTE: Cost is $75 more per adult volunteer for married couples staying in room alone (or with young child)


YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, Colorado


The Estes Park Center/YMCA of the Rockies is located northwest of Denver and sits at an elevation of 8,010 feet. The Center is just outside the quaint town of Estes Park and is within walking distance to the Rocky Mountain National Park. Be sure to bring your hiking boots and camera.

Event Speakers Afshin Ziafat and Darryl Smith
What's Included

Conference cost includes your $50 non-refundable registration fee, lodging for five nights, all meals, training materials and some on-site recreation options. Bring money for snacks, bookstore and optional recreation like rafting, shopping in Estes Park, etc.


The Estes Park Center is at 2515 Tunnel Road in Estes Park, CO 80511, located 70 miles northwest of Denver and five miles southwest of Estes Park on Highway 66 (970-586-3341 or 800-777-9622).



Registration Info

Registration (click here) is valid only if all personal contact and insurance information is provided, including proper signatures on required forms. Registration price includes the non-refundable registration fee. Balance due no later than conference check-in.

Register Online

Download and complete the age-appropriate release form (under 18 click here; over 18 click here), then register online. You can pay the $50 non-refundable registration fee with a credit card online or by check (payable to “Cru”) to your Cru leader, along with your completed release form; let your leader know you have registered online.

If not part of a Cru group, register online and pay the $50 non-refundable registration fee with a credit card or mail a check (payable to “Cru”), along with your completed release form to the address below.  Please indicate that you have registered online.

High School Ministry of Cru
CruSC /// Rocky Mountains 
100 Lake Hart Dive 3200
Orlando, FL 32832


Register at one of the buttons on the top right of this page. Download the appropriate waiver for the rafting you registered for and mail it in to the address below by June 1 (if you sign up after June 1 bring your paper form along to the conference) to secure your spot. Space is limited, deadline to sign up is 11:59 on June 4th.

CruSC 17 /// Rockies Recreation
c/o Hunter Jaggers
3925 Vitruvian Way #2505
Addison, Texas 75001


Conference Director Nicole Matuska
Contact/Administrator Conference Administrator
Who Can Attend? This conference is open to all high school students and youth leaders, including graduating seniors and incoming ninth graders. Our Cru teams bring students and volunteers to these locations, and youth groups and individuals are invited to join us.

Groups who attend the Rocky Mountain Getaway include:
Various Church Youth Groups
Cru Boise
Cru Cincinnati
Cru Dallas
Cru Denver
Cru Houston
Cru Indianapolis
Cru Omaha
Cru Phoenix
Cru Suttons Bay
Cru Ann Arbor
Cru Twin Cities