Tuscarora Conference Center
August 5, 2024 – August 9, 2024
Tuscarora Conference Center
Located less than two hours from New York City, Philadelphia and the Jersey shore, this beautiful retreat is pleasantly situated along the Delaware River in the majestic Poconos Mountains of Pennsylvania. The old charm of the buildings lends itself to a comfortable, safe, relaxing and fun atmosphere to get away and focus on your relationship with Christ. Free time options include outdoor pool, diving pool, Delaware River (with deck for reading), sand volleyball court, table tennis, basketball, softball and soccer fields, tennis, canoeing, boat tubing and snack shop.
Jeff currently serves on the Student Leadership University Team as the Chief Strategic Officer of the LIFT Tour and Youth Pastor Summit. Jeff is nationally known as an urban ministry pioneer, communicator, innovator, and mentor. For 25 years, Jeff has served as the Pastor of Youth Development at Peace Baptist Church in Decatur, Georgia, where he oversaw all of the children, student, and young adult programming and then he transitioned to the role of Executive Pastor.Read More
Jeff is also the Founder of FrontLine Urban Resources, Inc., which is an organization that provides resources and trainings to help leaders engage an evolving generation of families as well as teaching them how to redefine and reshape their traditional views of urban ministry and urban culture. Jeff received his undergraduate education from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia and his Master of Divinity (MDiv) from Indiana Wesleyan Seminary in Marion, Indiana. Jeff earned his PhD in Organizational Leadership from Southeastern University.
Jeff has produced several resources designed to empower and equip youth ministry leaders, parents, and students in a variety of contexts and environments. He is the author of Urban Ministry from Start to Finish, co-author of Everybody’s Urban, Urban LIVE curriculum, The Skinny on Communication, and 99 Things Every Guy Should Know. He is a writer in the Simple Truth Bible and a contributor in Reggie Joiner’s Creating a Lead Small Culture book. Jeff enjoys doing life with his wife Quovadis and three boys, Jeffrey, Christopher, and Cameron.Read Less
At the age of 17, Isaac attended the International Youth Conference in Colorado. He shared the stage with contemporary Christian music artist Chris Tomlin and the experience changed his life forever. There his steadfast love for the Lord became a full-time commitment to ministry. After completing his time at Cedarville University in 2007, Isaac set out on a pursuit of music.Read More
In 2010, Isaac joined contemporary Christian artists Brandon Heath and Jars of Clay on tour as a representative for Food for the Hungry. Throughout his musical career, he has shared the stage with several international artists including Bethany Dillon, Shane & Shane, Rachael Lampa, Taylor Sorensen, Meredith Andrews and Jessa Anderson.
Today Isaac Pittman leads worship for numerous conferences, youth events and camps across the United States. He inspires believers by the thousands to draw near to the Lord in an intimate relationship inspired through the power of prayer and delicacy of music.
Student Life is proud to partner with Isaac Pittman in pointing students to Christ this summer.Read Less
Tuscarora Inn & Conference Center
Food is served in the dining hall, family-style. The dining hall is made up of eight-person round tables that make for a homey environment. Their wait staff serves drinks at the table and food is served buffet style. They keep a dessert and salad bar available throughout the week.
Guys: 2 or 4 per room; hall or private bathrooms
Girls: 2 or 4 per room; hall or private bathrooms
The housing is mostly hotel style. All housing provides close proximity to the worship center, cafeteria and pool.
Free Time Options
Outdoor pool, diving pool, Delaware River (with deck for reading), sand volleyball court, basketball, softball and soccer fields, tennis, canoeing*, boat tubing* and snack shop*
*Requires additional fee