Eight years ago, we realized that The Gathering had grown to become a three-generation event, and our hearts were moved to provide an excellent (and fun) experience for our children and grandchildren. We began with a handful of brave children in Carlsbad, CA, in 2007 and have grown every year – not just in numbers but also in our intentions to create the time and place for families and friends to breathe, learn and enjoy each other.

In 2016, 80 kids participated in GenNext – our biggest, best group ever!  We are headed back to Carlsbad for 2017 and already have an ever-growing GenNext group planning to attend!

To provide the best activities and learning experiences for our children at all stages of their lives, we offer four age groups, based on where our children are in school when they arrive in September. Also, our G4 participants will attend a few of The Gathering’s main sessions and classes, depending on content and interests. We also invite many of our speakers to speak to GenNext during their own Bible study and share times.

•  G1 (3 years old through kindergarten)
•  G2  (1st through 5th grades)
•  G3  (6th through 8th grades)
•  G4  (9th through 12th grades)

The GenNext Schedule coordinates with the main Gathering schedule, allowing adults to attend their selected sessions and classes while also giving families free time together.

Pre-registration is required for GenNext, and you can take care of that right here when you register, The program cost is $850 per child. All activities and meals are included in the program fee (excluding what your kiddos might need during their free time with you).

We are also thrilled to announce that our beloved GenNext Director Hannah Carter and her amazing Pine Cove Forge staff are back with us for 2017! Please don’t hesitate to email her with any questions, concerns or suggestions for a fabulous GenNext 2017!