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If you are in your 20s & 30s…

GIRLS - Click here to get on the waiting list.

GUYS - Click here to get on the waiting list.

OR if you are…

In College and/or 18 to 22 - Click here for LAUNCH U

Get Ready to LAUNCH!

LAUNCH is a young adults retreat over Labor Day weekend (Saturday 9/2 – Monday 9/4) at Sky Ranch in Van, TX. It’s a 3-day party by a lake with 1,000 other 20- and 30-somethings, and is the single best event that The Porch puts on each year. Picture the Porch, on steroids, over an entire weekend! We’ll have great worship, challenging teaching, and TONS of fun! Click here to check out the highlight video from 2016!

LAUNCH typically sells out within days (or even hours) of opening up registration, so sign up right away! Check out the FAQs below if you have any questions. We can’t wait to party with you!

- The Young Adults Team

Frequently Asked Questions
Who is LAUNCH Retreat for?

  • LAUNCH is for any young adult in their 20s and 30s.
  • If you are in college or are 18-22 years old,check out LAUNCH U, which will be the same weekend and just for you!
  • You do not need to be a Watermark member to attend!

How much does it cost?

  • The cost of the entire weekend is $209. That cost covers three full days of activities, two nights lodging, six meals, some sweet gear, guest speakers, and guest artists!

Can I donate to help someone else attend LAUNCH?

  • YES! And thank you! Every year there are people who would not be able to attend LAUNCH without a donated scholarship.
  • When you register, you can make a general donation to the LAUNCH scholarship fund, or you can specify a recipient.
  • If you would like to make a donation without registering for LAUNCH, or after you have registered, please click here.

Where can I sign up?

What can I expect after I register?

  • You'll receive an email confirmation of payment. We’ll also send you all the information you need to know a few weeks prior to LAUNCH via the email address you provide on the registration page. If you signed up but haven’t received any emails from us, please reach out to Morgan at

What if I don’t know anyone else who is going?

  • You mean you don’t know anyone else who’s going, YET? We’ve usually had around 50% new attendees and 50% returning attendees, so you won’t feel like the only new person. LAUNCH is a great way to meet people!
  • Everyone is put in a coed small group that will get together at certain times during the weekend, so you’ll automatically have people to talk to, sit with at meals, and get to know!

Can I choose my roommates?

  • No – cabin assignment will be based on small groups and age (guys with guys, and girls with girls), but there will be PLENTY of opportunities to hang out with your friends. Feel free to carpool with them down to Sky Ranch!

If you have any other questions…