Group Leaders

Weekend of the Cross 2018 is July 19 – 22 at Camp Bethany. Check‐in will be Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm and checkout will be Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 10:00 am. We are looking forward to working with your group this summer. On this page you will find everything you need to register your group.


Discount Rate (Until June 4th) - $190
     - Minimum $100 deposit due with individual registration, balance of $90 due by June 4th

Regular Rate (June 5th - June 18th) - $225
     - Full payment and individual registration due by June 18th

     - NO refunds will be given after June 18th
     - NO registrations will be accepted after June 18th
     - NO volunteer substitutions will be allowed after June 18th

Please let us know ASAP if one of your volunteers is unable to attend.



     - Each church will need to register 1 driving adult (21+) for every 3 youth.

  • Adults 19‐21 that have graduated high school can participate as adults but cannot drive youth.
  • Youth that have completed high school in the same year as the event can not attend as an adult.
  • Group leaders will need to provide a copy of all drivers’ current license and proof of auto insurance at the adult leader meeting.

Adult Requirements

  • Every adult must have completed a UMC Safe Sanctuary training. Date of last training will be required during online registration.
  • Group leaders must provide a copy of every adult’s background check at the adult leader meeting.

Adult Leaders Orientation Meeting

  • At this meeting you will receive important information, including your worksite assignment, a list of tools you will need, the event schedule and other information for the weekend.
  • July 7th – 10:00 AM at Grace Community UMC.
  • All adult volunteers and group leaders must attend this meeting.

Please make sure you read through the following information:

Group Leader Checklist

Adult Information Sheet



Map To Camp Bethany

9766 US Hwy 79
Bethany, LA