A 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization​

NOVEMBER 27-29, 2020


Green Oak Ranch

1237 Green Oak Road

​Vista, CA 92081

The FRIENDSGIVING Singles Retreat is a non-denominational retreat teaching the Bible. All ages of adult singles are welcome. You must be LEGALLY SINGLE to attend.

Single parents and grandparents may bring children ages 5 years and older.​ Families stay in family cabins. Parents will need to supervise their child at all times. We do not take responsibility for your children. 

Single+Passion have hosted singles retreats since 2008, and included single parent families for 8 years.​

Hosted by Single+Passion Ministries a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Give a tax-deductible donation of any size to help us with scholarships and retreat costs. 
Donate online at Mail a donation to Single+Passion, Post Office Box 1754, Temecula CA 92593. Use Tax ID #46-2194107 for your 2020 tax  purposes.

​**POSTPONED TO JANUARY 29-31, 2021** Due to the current lockdown, we have rescheduled the retreat. Check back for updates coming soon. 

SO CAL SINGLES FRIENDSGIVING RETREAT🍁🦃November 27-29🦃🍁for a 3-Day Adventure Camp with single adults and single parent families the weekend After Thanksgiving. We have beautiful Green Oak Ranch exclusively. Carpool coordination offered.

What an amazing RETREAT LINEUP to check out below! We'll have a great time with meetings indoors and outdoors depending on the weather (see our guidelines). Non-denominational all singles welcome. 

CLICK HERE for PRICES & AVAILABILITY. Deadline to register Nov. 22. A $25 late fee will be added after Nov. 22. The retreat will remain open until full. Click the register button to find out more. Per person pricing includes the retreat, 5 meals* and accommodations. 

• Tent Camping - $99
• RV Camping - $125
• Adult Cabins - $150*
• Family Cabins - $150*
• Attend Saturday Only - $75*
• Stay Offsite - $135*
Weekend Friday-Sunday Prices
Single Family Discounts Available

CABINS, TENTS, RV's and a whole lot of fun, entertainment, worship, guest speakers, fun group activities and great fellowship. We'll be exclusively at Green Oak Ranch in Vista, November 27-29.

TENTS: Large, grassy stage campground is open for camping  with space to spread out in your own tent. Bathrooms, showers, water spigot & BBQ to use is nearby. A microwave and refrigerator is also available.

RV's:  Bring your own RV and camp near Lake Field.

CABINS: Stay in cabins on bottom beds with up to 3-4 people. Multiple bathrooms and showers are a few steps away. Request to room with others. Book up to 6 people in a cabin. 

FAMILY CABINS: Single parent families have their own cabins. Family discounts available by emailing your request to

SATURDAY OR OFFSITE: You can sleep at home or nearby and come and go everyday!​​​


Workshop Speaker

​​Linh's workshop will teach you how you can have proven financial success and say goodbye to financial debt. Linh is a graduate of  Dave Ramsey University. Her credentials include a Master of Science degree in Executive Leadership from the University of San Diego, a B.S. in Business Administration, and coursework towards a Bachelor of Commerce. Linh is  a mentor for MBA students at the University of San Diego and on the board of Financial Executives International (FEI) San Diego Chapter.

Bob Browning

Retreat Speaker

​​Bob Browning serves as a pastor with Calvary Church Santa Ana. He oversees their Single Adult fellowship, and the Senior and Hospital Visitation Ministry, works with their food pantry, homeless prayer and is on the counseling team. For the last 5 years, Bob has served as an Assistant and Team Pastor with the Single+Passion Ministries team. He has 4 grown children and one step son and resides in Orange County.


"Thank you all for putting together this event, especially during COVID-19 time we live in. MUCH NEEDED." (August Camp 2020)

"Come meet people you normally would not meet. Get out of your comfort zone." 

"100% and don't think twice and make it. Bring family and friends." 

"Well organized and fun. Thank you Laurie and team." (August Camp 2020)

"I can't say enough how grateful I am to the staff and organizers for making this a great experience."

​"It's a very positive and wonderful experience, recommending others to participate."​

"Absolutely attend. I will be back. Met new friends and truly felt the Lord was part of this retreat."

Blaine Carman

Workshop Speaker

​​Learn how to apply Nine Questions to help you gain clarity on what's really important in life with speaker and author, Blaine Carman. In 2012, Blaine spent 17 hours trying to navigate his way back to civilization, after becoming separated from his climbing party on Mt. Shasta, the highest mountain in the contiguous United States. A true story shared in his book, My Miracle on Mount Shasta takes the reader on a personal journey of the physical, emotional, and spiritual challenges that happen when you believe that these might be your last days on Earth.

• Comedy Show

• Bonfire & S'Mores

• Group Hikes

​• Mountain Bike Trail Ride

• Archery Range

• Hayride

• Ping Pong

​​• Dancing 

• Bring Your Bicycle

​• Petting Zoo & Nature Center 

• Volleyball

• Frisbee Golf

• Horseshoes

• Fun Activities & Amenities



Gary Lee, Speaker

Friday & Sunday Worship

Gary Lee will be our Friday night speaker. Gary will lead worship with Anthony Valenzula (Cajon) and Phillip Patnode (Guitar) from his band on Friday night and Sunday morning. Gary is a Pastor, Speaker, Award Winning Singer Songwriter, and lead vocalist and guitarist for In The Midst 777. When Gary is not teaching, leading worship, or touring with his band, Gary is the Music Director at his church. He owns Earnest's Home Inspection and is a Master Carpenter who lives in San Diego with his family.

Blaine Carman, M.A. L.M.F.T. Saturday Keynote Speaker

Blaine Carman, M.A., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Author, Speaker, Christian Life and Dating Coach,  will teach you how to impact your life and your relationships. Do you desire to have successful relationships with the opposite sex? Even if you've been burned in past relationships, learn how to overcome your hurt. No matter where you're at in your relationship life.... dating or not dating, or not interested, you will find this is for you as a single person to improve all your relationships.

F'Lana & Israel Isaac

​Saturday Worship Team

​​F'Lana and Israel Isaac will lead worship on Saturday. F'Lana is the Worship Director at the Rock Church San Marcos. She has an extensive music background that began at 21 with signed record deals and working with award-winning producers. After 18 years in the music industry, F'Lana made a decision to fully pursue God and follow His purpose and calling in her life. F'Lana desires to see countless souls ushered into a realm of worship and freedom.

Ron Ruhman

Comedian Emcee

​​​Ron Ruhman is a professional clean Stand-up Comedian, Actor and Announcer who headlines Clubs, Colleges, Corporate and Church events, throughout the United States and Canada. Ron has been called a “High Energy Seinfeld” and brings a very energetic style to the stage. He is a versatile performer who has headlined comedy clubs throughout the U.S., acted in numerous films and stage productions, lent his voice to radio stations, commercials, parades, and sporting events, worked on professional improv comedy troupes, and is an award winning author.

​​​​​​CLICK HERE - register online by November 22 for meals to be included. Registration will remain open until full.Prices include the entire retreat, plus accommodations. Five meals are included, except for Tent or RV campers who can bring your own meals or buy meals nearby.

Come for an exciting weekend to meet other singles, hear great teaching, worship, speakers, workshops, fun activities and be encouraged in an inspirational atmosphere. Bring your small group, invite friends, or come on your own and we’ll introduce you to others.

Green Oak Ranch, 1237 Green Oak Road, Vista is a 143-acre serene and beautiful retreat center in San Diego County with hiking and mountain bike trails, stream and fun amenities. Green Oak Ranch is 9 miles from the beach. Click here for  Map Directions.

Hang out with friendly singles. Recharge your spiritual, physical and emotional batteries and get rejuvenated. Come enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings, fellowship and beach nearby.

Don't know anyone? You will find a friendly and relaxed atmosphere perfect for making new friendships and meeting new people. Non-denominational faith-based singles retreat. 

​Guidelines: Social distancing practiced. Face coverings if you choose and when required. Digital screening at retreat check-in. Social distancing and face coverings not required within your immediate pod or with co-horts.

Read Facebook Covering Guidance:  click here.

​* Pay on a Secured Site
* All Debit & Credit Cards Accepted
* For Questions:  Email

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

F'Lana & Israel Isaac

Saturday Worship Team

​​Israel Isaac and F'Lana will lead worship on Saturday. Israel leads worship at the Rock Church San Marcos as a vocalist and playing keyboard. He is an independent artist, music director and leadership coach in San Diego and has led worship for 13 years. Israel is currently building a platform to mentor creatives and has an extensive background in music, discipleship and leadership, and desires to work with artists/influencers and assisting other artists on a creative team.

You will find a friendly and relaxed atmosphere perfect for making new friendships and meeting new people.

This is a basic retreat schedule. You will receive a program and name tag at check-in at the retreat.


Check-In Opens - 3:00 PM

Registration 3-6:45 PM

Dinner 5:30-6:30 PM
Friday Session - 7-9 PM
Check-In Reopens - 9 PM
Free Time - 9-11 PM


Early Morning Hike - 6 AM

Praise & Devotional Time - 7 AM 
Check-In Reopens at Dining Hall - 7:30-8 AM
Breakfast - 8-9 AM
Morning Session - 9:30 AM
Lunch - 12:30-1:30 PM
Free Time Activities - 1:30-5:30 PM
Dinner - 5:30-6:30 PM
Evening Session - 7-9 PM
Free Time -  9-11 PM

Praise & Devotions - 7 AM 
Breakfast - 8-9 AM
Sunday Session - 9:30 AM
Retreat Closes by 12:30 PM

Prayer ministry will be available. Religious worship sessions held indoors and outdoors with meals served by the dining hall outdoors.  See guidance above.

Retreat Waiver: No refund policy. You may transfer your spot or claim the amount paid as a tax-deductible donation in the event you cannot attend. Your payment will transfer to a new retreat date if we are required to reschedule it.​