HS Orlando Water Park Event

Description: This year we plan to enjoy fellowship with our sister church, Orthodox Church of St. Stephen the Protomartyr, to close off the summer at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park. We will be meeting at St. Justin Martyr at 3p for departure at 4p. We will leave for Orlando to spend the night at St. Stephen for an overnighter. Following morning, Saturday August 4th, we will arrive to the park at 9:30a, prior to opening at 10a, and we will begin packing to leave the park at 3:30p.  Sign up is located in the Fellowship Hall on the youth bulletin board. Drivers and chaperones will be needed, MUST have SJM approved background check, please contact Daniel Kindell.


  • The cost to attend is $35.00
  • Food cost is $14.99 and below. Fountain drinks $3.29.
  • Cost for souvenirs will vary. 

Food: Dinner and breakfast will be provided during our stay at St. Stephen. Please plan to provide your student with their own money for lunch while at the park. Recommended amount for food $20.00. We will be observing the fast for the Dormition, which begins 1st August. There is absolutely NO food or drink permitted on any ride. Any food and drinks that are brought to the park will be kept in a cooler in our vehicles. Lunchtime will be held at 12:30p at the desired location. If there are dietary restrictions, please message Daniel. Below are some menu options:

Items to pack may include:

  • Modest Swimsuit 
    • Ladies: no two-piece or stomach or chest-revealing suits permitted 
    • Guys: Short Style Trunks, no Speedos
    • If FAILURE to follow dress code, shorts or a shirt will be provided. 
  • Sleeping bag, blanket, and pillow.
  • Toiletries, which may include but not limited too: toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, comb/brush, mouthwash, etc.
  • Sunscreen, towel,
  • Clothes: T-shirt, shorts/jeans, socks, underwear, PJs, change of clothes, church clothes (nice T-shirt and pants) for vespers on Saturday at St. Stephens 5p. 
  • Sandals, sneakers and/or water shoes if available, but not necessary.
  • Water bottle
  • Book, bible, games for sleepover.
  • Life vest for those who are weak swimmers or cannot swim. 


We will be spending the night at the Orthodox Church of St. Stephen the Protomartyr. From SJM we will take I-95 S to Daytona Beach | Take a Right onto exit 260B to I-4 | Take I-4 to exit 98 toward Lake Mary | Turn right onto Lake Emma Rd | 2.4 mi on left.   Click HERE for direction through Google Maps.

To Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park. Take I-4 W to Exit 67 Epcot Center Dr. | Take E. Buena Vista Dr. to Typhoon Lagoon Access Rd. Click HERE for direction through Google Maps. 

Weather: If there is a chance of thunderstorms in the Orlando area, we will be prepared to cut the trip short or have a minor interruption. If there is a chance for thunderstorms and a likelihood of lightning to be produced, this will be an extremely dangerous situation and all attendees will be requested out of the water. Our Rain Check date will be the following Saturday, August 11th, 2018.

For more information: Please contact Daniel Kindell if you have any comments, questions, or concerns. Feel free to check out Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park website. 

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