Singles & Single Family 

Adventure Retreat

  • Up to 8 Delicious Meals Included

  • Inspirational Speakers & Workshops

  • ​Praise & Worship Band
  • Free-Time Fun Group Activities 

  • Friday Night Malt Shop & Dancing
  • Choose to Stay in Cabins or Yurts

  • Invite Your Single Friends

Don't know anyone?

Many first timers attend and don't know anyone. Meet and make many new friendships. We are happy to find roommates for you or request to room with your friends. Carpool coordination begins across So Cal before the retreat.

* Easy Payment Plans

* Pay on a Secured Site

* All Debit & Credit Cards Accepted 

* Pay Online, Mail or Call (909) 240-3997 or (951) 440-4201

For retreat pricing click here to visit the registration page.

To view the 2016 Speaker's Lineup, scroll down.

Thousand Pines Retreat Center near Lake Gregory

Thousand Pines features many amenities you are going to love from ping pong, hammocks for relaxing, horseshoes or settle in a swing around the fire pit. The Malt Shop and the Big Oak Cafe open for speciality coffees and delicious refreshments.

On Friday night, we'll hang out in the Malt Shop for a milkshake, nachos and other goodies for fun fellowship time. We even do some dancing with a DJ. Over the weekend, we gather around the bonfire with s'mores and go on a night hike.

There are a wide variety of optional fun free-time activities or relax and enjoy a nap in a swinging hammock. Free-time fun includes day and night hiking, climb the 322' wall with 3 skill levels and zip line 400' through the trees at 20 miles per hour.

Take a 30-minute mountain bike guided tour; play volleyball, climb the confidence ropes course; or play frisbee golf; archery; BB gun range; five-acre paintball course; skate park; swimming pool; game room; water sports at Lake Gregory, and more. A small fee is charged for some of the optional activities.

Lake Gregory Regional Park's new Splash Park is less than a mile away. Click here for all of the fun things to do at nearby Lake Gregory Regional Park.

Both singles and single parent families will enjoy an incredible retreat and awesome opportunity to getaway over Labor Day Weekend!

Retreat Update: MEN SPOTS OPEN! WOMEN'S SPOTS NEAR SOLD OUT. Stay 1, 2, 3 or 4 days through Labor Day. Over 100 have registered to attend. CLICK HERE to register and for all pricing and options. 

Wanna getaway? Make plans now to attend the "LABOR DAY WEEKEND" FALL SINGLES RETREAT from September 2-5, 2016. Experience the beautiful Thousand Pines Retreat Center, less than one mile from Lake Gregory. Signup today on secure site - click here.


We provide carpool coordination before the retreat. Thousand Pines is conveniently located less than 2 hours away from Orange County and Los Angeles.

This year, we will meet in the new Whittier Worship Center and stay in the Cedar Cabins and Yurts. Don't miss this amazing retreat!

Scroll down for the 2016 retreat lineup.


You'll hear inspirational speakers, workshop teachers, contemporary praise and worship, ministry and prayer, devotional time, and many fun optional activities during your free-time... or relax.


Thousand Pines has 255-acres of mountain trails surrounded by pine trees, cooler temperatures and expansive blue skies in the San Bernardino National Forest. Thousand Pines Christian Conference Center, 359 Thousand Pines Road, Crestline, CA 92391. Map Directions. Written Directions.


Singles and single parent families are invited! Kids have their very own teacher and separate learning time during retreat sessions. This gives adults time with other single adults, and single parents can build special memories with their child during free-time.


Family cabins are available for single parent families, while single adults room with other single adults. And, kids have their own time for fun activities and teaching with other kids during retreat sessions with Miss Kimberly their retreat teacher.

Mike Cano
Retreat Emcee & Comedian

Mike Cano has quickly risen through the comedy ranks to become a favorite at clubs and colleges all across the country and performed and opened for some of the biggest names in comedy. His comedic style and energy are off the charts read more

Hosted by Single+Passion Ministries, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Consider underwriting the retreat costs and speaker fees with a tax deductible gift of any size. And, consider becoming a sponsor.

The retreat is an inter-denominational faith-based retreat where all legally single and ages are welcome. We have a few 20-somethings and most ages are 30's 40's 50's 60's.

Over our past 2 retreats, we have had 8-15 children attend the retreat with their parents. This will be the 3rd year opening the retreat up for single parent families to attend.

You will find a great experience and many new friendships in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Rudy Benavides

Contemporary Praise & Worship 

Rudy Benavides began leading worship in 1993 for the singles ministry at EV Free Church in Fullerton. Rudy has been a worship leader for 23 years, and currently plays with the Jesus Crew, the Rudy Benavides Band and Storm Shelter Worship Band read more.

Adventure & Relaxation
Plenty of Free-Time

You'll find time for adventure and relaxation! You decide whether you want to lay in one of several hammocks in main camp or take advantage of the different group opportunities for new adventures and fun.  

Thousand Pines offers many amenities and we offer group activities as well over the retreat 4 days.

Signup today, the late fee has been extended!


"Enjoyed everything; the teaching, fellowship with other people, and the place is so beautiful. I wish we had more days to stay."

"Everything was perfect in all ways, but I think feeling the love from everyone was the best. Will be back, met new friends and truly felt the Lord was part of this retreat. Excellent topics for singles."

"I liked the time with brothers and sisters and the worship. You will be blessed, God will meet you here."

"Words could never fully describe the experience -- it was overwhelmingly a huge blessing."

"Great food, nourishing and delicious."


SEPTEMBER 2-5, 2016

Singles Adventure Retreat at Thousand Pines​

Rachel Abel
Healing My Heart: Rejection

This workshop will focus on the roots and fruits of rejection. You will learn how to position yourself to receive God’s perfect plan for your relationships, rather than continually sabotaging them. You will be able to recognize behaviors that are a result of a 'rejection’ mindset that help explain why we do the things we do. Rachel Abel is a licensed minister and founder of Healing My Heart Ministries  read more.

Retreat Theme - BraveHearts "OUTRAGEOUS COURAGE"

Be strong and let your hearts take courage, All you who wait for 

and confidently expect the Lord.      Psalm 31:24 Amp.

Frank & Pam Grubbs
Holt International Ambassadors

Frank and Pam Grubbs are Ambassadors  for Holt International helping vulnerable and orphaned children to thrive through sponsorship. Sponsorship provides basic life-giving essentials while Holt looks for a permanent loving family for the child. Without sponsorship most of these children would one day become a victim of human trafficking.


Over twenty-five years ago, God began to prepare Richard and Jan Lauletta for a unique healing ministry. They conducted small group Bible studies and home groups discipling the Body of Christ and teaching the Word of God read more.

Miss Kimberly
Children's Teacher

Miss Kimberly is the retreat children's teacher giving the adults their own time during retreat sessions. Kids have their own meeting room. 

Miss Kimberly was the children's teacher in 2015 and the kids loved her! Kim provides a positive and fun experience with snacks, crafts, Bible lessons and takes the kids to the game room. The kids win prizes and will enjoy hanging out with other kids.

Single parent families stay in the family cabins. Come experience an amazing retreat and build memories with your child with plenty to do on free-time.

Register Online, By Mail or Call Us –  (951) 440-4201

Tom & Kimberly Kordell

Main Retreat Speakers

Dick & Jan Lauletta
The Love of the Father

Dick and Jan love to minister the paternal/maternal heart of God.  They know that Parental Love from our Heavenly Father is perfect love from heaven above. When we come and learn that His uncreated, unconditional and unfathomable gift of love is given to fill, "the deepest heartfelt need of our human heart", then we can respond and experience for ourselves our heavenly Father's personal acceptance, affection and affirmation of us.    read more.

Married in 2012, Tom and Kimberly Kordell know what its like to be single. After many years of singleness, failed relationships and marriages, they both now experience what a Godly marriage looks like and are excited to be the main speakers to encourage you read more.

Dick & Jan Lauletta

Retreat Speakers/Ministry Team