neoLeader heads north…The RETREAT

A warm, North Queensland welcome to The RETREAT!


The RETREAT has been running now for 6 years and has firmly established its place in the hearts of scores of young adults from around North Queensland – especially Townsville! Although the majority of The RETREAT family are based out of Northreach, this event has become a blessing for many in our wider region, and we have been blessed to see a huge amount of fruit come from this annual getaway in paradise!

The goal is simple;
To launch the second half of the year (or start Sem 2) with a physically relaxing and spiritually empowering weekend escape!
Think amazing people, inspiring teaching, no-pressure activities, near-by cafes and a jaw-dropping location.
Speaking of location, how about the world-renowned AIRLIE BEACH, Whitsundays.
Ok… if we have to…

Can’t wait to see you there!



Online Registrations Open Now!

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2nd – 4thAugust 2019


Whitsundays Christian College, Airlie Beach, Whitsundays!



  • Option 1 (GLAMP): BYO bedding in fully air-conditioned Whitsundays Christian College classrooms
  • Option 2 (CAMP): BYO tenting gear, onsite at Whitsundays Christian College

[We suggest option 1 or 2 – Staying together is half the fun!]

  • Option 3 (BOOK): Sort out other accommodation (like an AirBnB) in Airlie Beach at your own expense.



Carpooling (We can help you find a ride!). If you are traveling from North of TSV, we can offer subsidies!



“Young Adults” – That’s from Grade 12 until you no longer consider yourself a Young Adult.

If an attendee is under the age of 18, we will require a parent permission form to be filled out and they will be treated as an independent young adult (i.e. no specific supervision).



Fully provided



Only $99 Early Bird   or   $109 after the 22 July


Online Registrations Open Now!

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Not Youth Camp:

We say it every year, but The RETREAT is not Youth Camp. This means that instead of packing the timetable with stuff, this is a space with self-guided freedom to enjoy what Airlie has to offer. There will be a bunch of optional ways to have a blast with great people!  ~ Beach Trips ~ Swimming Spots ~ Coffee Shops ~ Cedar Creek Falls ~ Water Sports ~ Bushwalks ~ Onsite Undercover Basketball Court ~ Onsite Tennis Court ~ Tropical Palm Trees to fall asleep beneath ~ and so much more…


Spiritual Input Time

The RETREAT is a time to be inspired and equipped for the Christian life. This year we are so excited to partner with the team at NEOLEADER and invite the amazing Dr David Benson as our guest speaker! Dr David Benson is the Director of Traverse (, the Malyon Centre for Bridging Church and Culture. He speaks on practical theology, worldviews, evangelism, apologetics, and faith–work integration at Malyon Theological College, based in Brisbane, Queensland. Dave will be bringing powerful and practical teaching across the three keynote sessions of The RETREAT!

This year’s theme, “Influencing Work & World”!




You can download a flyer to share with your friends, family, colleagues and church here

Register here now!