Youth & Young Adult Ministries

Meet the Team

Dana Howard
Youth Ministries Director
Blair Lemke
Young Adult Ministries Director
Caitlin Cloete
Youth and Young Adults Departmental Assistant

Our vision is to see young people flourish in a local church.

Youth Events

Download the 2021 Youth Calendar
Important Updates:
Have you read the rules for after December 1st.
Major changes, BUT the good news is, now we can run almost normal camps. No division between vaccinated and non-vaccinated, social distancing down to 2sq m, singing and no masks for most situations.
So, here is what we are now going to do. We believe there will be no changes from here on.

Staff Camp - Dec 31st to Jan 2nd

Teen2 - Jan 3rd to Jan 9th. Arrive Monday afternoon, finish Sunday breakfast. 110 places at Yarra.

Junior - Jan 11th to 16th. Arrive Tuesday afternoon, finish Sunday breakfast. 110 at Yarra plus those staying with parents at Stuarts Point. Total 150.

Teen1 - Jan 17th to 23rd. Arrive Monday afternoon a, finish Sunday breakfast. 110 places at Yarra.

We are able to have 110 campers plus staff at Yarra. Almost normal numbers.

For Junior camp we will take 110 campers, plus another 40 kids can come for the activities only and camp with parents at night. We will supply lunch for the extra 40 kids .

Applications will open:

Teen 2 Age 15-17 Tue 12th Oct at 7pm Cost $380

Junior Age 10-12 Wed 13th Oct at 7pm Cost $360 or $160 if saying off site.

Teen 1 Age 13-15 Thur 14th Oct at 7pm Cost $380

A bus will now be traveling up and back from each camp. Details are on the application.

NNSW Youth Department

Applications for summer camp staff are now open! Register here.

Adventurers Online Rally:

October 16th - 2pm


Pathfinders NNSW Camporee cancelled.
Union Camporee - January 3rd to 8th 2023 - Tumbarumba NSW


Youth Ministries

Please feel free to contact us so we can answer any questions you have.

Pr Dana Howard - Youth Director
Mobile: 0406 880 172
[email protected]

Blair Lemke - Young Adults Director
Mobile: 0425 394 121
[email protected]

Caitlin Cloete- Departmental Assistant
Phone: 02 4951 8088
[email protected]

Yarrahapinni Adventist Youth Centre

Address: 366 Grassy Head Rd Grassy Head 2441 NSW
Phone: 02 6569 0730
Camp Office: 02 6569 0461
Fax: 02 6569 0461
Mobile: 0407 283 837
Email: [email protected]

Stuarts Point

Address: 250 Grassy Head Rd Grassy Head 2441 NSW
Phone: 02 6569 0576
Fax: 02 6569 0461
Mobile: 0419 224 371
Email: [email protected]

Adventurer Directors

Northern Rivers (Above Coffs Harbour)
Daniel and Sharon Rusterholz

Mid-North Coast Director
Alan Bates

Southern District Director
Sharon Bolst

Pathfinder Directors

Southern District
Trent Keegan, Natasha Sua, Kevin Price & Simon Harold

Hunter District
Tim & Meredith Etheridge

Mid North Coast District
Eric Dorman

Norther Rivers District
Ros & Darryl Camps

Youth and Young Adult Regional Leaders

Central Coast
Morgan Vincent 
Phone: 0435 950 634
Email: [email protected]

Lake Macquarie
Trent Keegan
Phone: 0400 756 775
Email: [email protected]

Emily Shield
Phone: 0499 177 720
Email: [email protected]
Jye Watson
Phone: 0433 788 138
Email: [email protected]

Northern Rivers
Courtney Tyler
Phone: 0408 757 444
Email: [email protected]

Luke Reeves
Phone: 0410 761 320
Email: [email protected]

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