Student Ministries

Student Ministries consists of our Jr. High Ministry, called Midway, and our High School Ministry, called Campus After Dark (best known as CAD). 
We also have Trail Life and American Heritage Girls to help develop Godly character in our youth.

Our Mission:

  • Connect: Connecting with Jesus
  • Grow: Growing Together
  • Go: Going to Make Disciples

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Midway is our Junior High ministry reaching students from 6th thru 8th grade. Students are challenged with the basics of living as a believer in their schools and homes, growing as worshipers, and developing a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Contact Dan Horst for more information about Midway.
This retreat will provide an opportunity to fellowship with your small group, study God’s Word, worship together, and get refocused for the second half of the school year. The picturesque beauty of Camp White Branch will allow you to relax and remove the everyday distractions we all face. Completed online registration, medical release form and camp waiver due by Jan 3rd.
When:  Saturday, Jan 13 8am – Monday, Jan 15 by 5pm
Where:  Camp White Branch
Cost:      Early Bird $95 due by Dec 20. Regular Rate $120 due by Jan 3. Late fee of $25 applies from Jan 4 – Jan 8.
Registration: Begins Dec 6 – Ends Jan 3. Late Registration: Begins Jan 4 – Ends Jan 8 at 9pm.
We will be staying at the POINT and using the YMCA (Gym, pool, game rooms ) and the “RRRINK” for some winter time skating. Bring your friends for a weekend of hanging out and having fun. We will be having a blast, worshiping together and spending time in the Word of God. This weekend will also feature the chance to be with your small group in discussion groups. Don’t forget the 13th Annual talent show!
When:  Feb 16 – Feb 18 2018
Where:  The Point
Cost:     Early Bird $55 due by Dec 19. Regular Rate $75 due by Feb 6. Late fee of $25 applies from Feb 7 – Feb 11.
Registration: Begins Dec 9 – Ends Feb 6. Late Registration: Begins Feb 7 – Ends Feb 11 at 9pm.
Mexico 2015 Group
Campus After Dark (CAD) is River Valley’s Senior High School age ministry. Challenging both new believers and those who are growing and committed to a lifelong faith in Christ, CAD is built around intimate and ardent worship, biblical teaching and application, with an emphasis on small group involvement and personal growth.
Contact Dan Horst for more information about CAD.
Our highschoolers safely back from Mexico!! 
Trail Life
Trail Life USA is Christ-centered outdoor character development adventure program open to young men ages 5-17 that meets at the Redwood Campus. Young men will love the adventure and activities. Parents will love the commitment to a Christian worldview and moral consistency. For any questions contact Troop Master Todd Bushman at 541-226-7786.