TLC Mission

TLC exists to train student leaders to influence their church and community for Christ.

Frequently Asked Questions

How old do I have to be to attend TLC?

TLC is designed for high school students entering ninth through and including twelfth grade.

Do Week 1 and Week 2 of TLC have different programs?

No, programs and scheduling for each week is identical. Speakers vary from week to week.

If our youth group is coming, do we need to register as a group or can each student register individually?

It would be in your best interest to register as a group. You may add individuals later but at the initial time of registration, please do so as one group.

When is it too late to register to be assured the week of my choice?

We have no way of knowing when the weeks of TLC will be full. However, typically our weeks do not fill up before June 1. As always, register as soon as possible!

What do I do if a student has a special medical condition?

Please note on medical release form and contact our TLC secretary at

When are medical forms due?

The medical forms must be returned to TLC no later than July 6.

Is the $100 non-refundable deposit ever refundable?


Do I have to send in the full registration fee when I register?

No, the $100 non-refundable deposit will reserve your spot.

When is the remaining balance due?

The remaining balance is due when you arrive at TLC. You may pay by credit card, cash, or check (made out to Baptist Bible College – TLC).

Can I reserve spots without registering any attendees?

No, we must have registration forms and $100 non-refundable deposit.

Can I make attendee substitutions?

Please contact the TLC Secretary at 570-585-9361 with all substitutions. Feel free to make substitutions as long as we have room until July 6. Up until this date deposits and conference fees are transferable. After July 6, no substitutions are permitted and fees are nontransferable. Registration for both weeks will close on July 6.

Will students be housed with their youth group?

Yes, students will be housed with their church and a BBC student counselor. Youth workers are housed in separate dorms.

Are churches traveling from great distances allowed to arrive early and/or stay late?

No, we have no way of accommodating groups or individuals due to BBC's full summer camp schedule.

Do youth workers need to bring a medical history form?


If you have questions, please contact Michelle Hammaker at 570.585.9361 or


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