2020 Registration is now closed!
Registration for WQ 2021 will open in October. Please check back then!


WQ is a retreat. It’s a getaway for teens in the midst of a busy school year, a time to pause and reflect on what the Lord is doing.
WQ is a place to meet new friends and spend time with old ones!
WQ will challenge and encourage you in your walk with Jesus.
WQ has indoor games and outdoor activities!
WQ provides space to spend time with the Lord.
WQ will show you how to serve in your own community!
WQ is full of surprises!

2020 Details

Ages: 12-19 (Must be 13 by June 1st, 2020)

Registration fee: $100 ($25 non-refundable deposit due with registration)

Location: Crystal Springs Camp, near Medina, ND just 65 miles east of Bismarck (Directions)

Check-in: Fri, Jan. 24th at 9 pm ● Check-out: Sun, Jan. 26th at noon

Transportation:  Provided from local meet-up sites (listed below). Registered students will receive more details.

For other questions about WQ, please contact coordinator Shar Carlson: 701.389.8816 or shar@ndcef.com

Chapter Pick-up/Drop-off Location Fri Pick-up Sun Drop-off
Northwest (Minot) Kmart parking lot, Minot 5:45 pm 3:00 pm
Northeast (Grand Forks) Starbucks on 32nd  5:30pm 3:30/4pm
Marlin’s Family Restaurant/Tesoro 7:30pm  1:15 pm
Southeast (Jamestown) Buffalo Mall (TJ Maxx parking lot)
2400 8th Ave SW
9:00 pm 1:00pm
Fargo-Moorhead  CI Apparel (formerly Gander Mtn)
2121 43rd St. S, Fargo
 7:10 pm 2:30ish pm

More about WQ

Safety: WQ will be chaperoned by CEF staff and screened adult volunteers.

Insurance: Please fill out the registration form (online or by mail) completely to ensure your healthcare in case of an emergency.

Packing list:
● Bible/notebook/writing utensils
● Toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, etc.)
● Towel
● Sleeping bag/bedding and pillow
● Extra blankets (if desired)
● Clothing suitable for cold weather (coats, boots, scarves, gloves, snowpants, etc.)
● Spending money (for the road, Crystal Springs coffee shop)

Please Remember…
● to leave electronic devices at home
● anyone under 18 will turn in cell phones during check-in; they will be available for use Saturday afternoon.

Highlights from 2017:

To view videos from the lip sync battle, click here. (Due to privacy concerns, you will need a password to view these videos. If you were in attendance at WQ, please contact Shar at shar@ndcef.com for the password!)