Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church (NWYM) is a covenantal community
of evangelical Friends churches that make Jesus Christ known by:

Teaching and obeying the whole gospel as revealed by the
Holy Spirit and recorded in Scripture

Loving and mutually supporting each other

Equipping and releasing people to continue His mission in the world

Samuel School II

Samuel School II

This retreat is designed to further develop spiritual sensitivity and leadership abilities of high school students. Workshops, stretching activities such as a high ropes course and extended solo time, and journal activities combine to challenge youth to help nurture a Christ-centered lifestyle. Samuel School II (SSII) occurs during Memorial Day weekend.


Location: Camp Tilikum, Newberg, OR

Date: May 24-27, 2019 (Memorial Day Weekend)

Cost: Registration cost is $200.00

Click here to Register

Here’s the SSII_Elders_2018 letter and SSII_Selection Guidelines_2018 which explains the conference and selection process for sending high school youth to Samuel School II. After the elders have discerned and selected which youth to participate in this year’s SSII please Click here to Register online or send in the printable SSII_Registration Form_2018 to the NWYM office with the registration fee. After the youth have been selected please send this SSII_Participant letter_2018

All youth who attend will need to bring the Medical Release Form & the TilikumParticipantAgreement filled out upon arrival to Tilikum.

Questions? Contact the Yearly Meeting Office: 503-538-9419 or

ELIs, we have resources for you! Click on the following link for monthly resources for you and your Samuel:
SSII ELI Resources