A transformational weekend for grades 6-9 where lives will be renewed and faith will become real!


Everyone will be housed in La Quinta. Programming will be across the parking lot in Marriott. Check-in on Friday night at Liberty Hall which is in the Marriott.

La Quinta offers a simple complimentary continental breakfast available to all Youth Encounter Indianapolis Quake participants.

La Quinta does not have rooms with two double beds that adjoin other rooms with two double beds.

There will be a meeting room available for youth groups to use during meal time.  The hotel is permitting youth groups to bring in outside food to this room. More details will be available in the Adult Leader’s Meeting on Friday night at Quake.



Echelon is a ministry organization that seeks to spread the Gospel of Christ through music and relational ministry. Lloyd Garrelts, Lowell Michelson, Todd Miller & John Simshauser have been involved...more

Tiger McLuen

Tiger McLuen is the President of Youth Leadership in St. Paul, Minnesota. Youth Leadership's mission is to "educate, equip and encourage leaders in youth and family ministry." Tiger has been...more

Event Staff

Amanda Clark (Whittaker)

Amanda Clark has a background in both youth and camping ministries, and a Masters in Nonprofit Management. She volunteered two years on Youth Encounter Teams serving churches on the east coast and in...more

Ministry Team

Captive Free East Lakes

Captive Free is a National Team sponsored by Youth Encounter. They are a group of young adults seeking to experience God with you and taking faith to the next level through worship and service together.


“Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in heaven and earth is yours. Yours, Lord, is the kingdom; you are exalted as head over all.”
1 Chronicles 29:11 (NIV)

Frequently Asked Questions

Two of this year's new Late Night Activites will be a Board Game room and a Crazy Dress Competition.

We'll have games such as Apples to Apples, Yahtzee, Fact or Crap, Dominoes, Skip Bo, Uno, Phase 10, Would You Rather?, and any other fun games that you bring!

Adults and students dress up in their crazyiest outfits to compete for Best Youth, Best Adult, and Best Group. Winners will be revealed on the big screen during Sunday Celebration.

Prices and Deadlines

Early Bird: $144 before Oct 24, 2013
Standard: $159 before Dec 12, 2013
Late: $174 after Dec 12, 2013



Indianapolis Marriott East/ La Quinta Inn
7202 E. 21st St,
Indianapolis, IN 46219


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