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A fun and intensive weekend retreat to develop confidence and purpose as leaders.

Teens from all over the Chicago area attend this very special, three-day retreat to meet other teens with similar interests and engage in stimulating, conversations and activities lead by their peers—supported by adult leaders—that both encourage open discussion of belief systems and inspire extensive self-reflection. Along the way, strong friendships are forged. The retreat is a safe space for teens to express themselves and share their life experiences with others.

Registration for Operation Snowball 2019 is now closed and we are placing interested teens on a wait list

To register for Operation Snowball, please download and complete the registration packet. You may then either:

  • Scan and email it to Lisa Ehrlich OR
  • Mail it to Lisa Ehrlich at Response Center 3033 W Touhy Chicago IL 60645 OR
  • Drop it off in person to Response Center 3033 W Touhy Chicago IL 60645 OR
  • Fax it to 847.676.0574

Need financial assistance? Check out our Application.

Know someone who might be interested in becoming a Snowball Teen Leader and/or attending Snowball?
We would love to answer your questions.

Generous support for this program is provided by the Barbara and Frank Lieber Family Charitable Trust, the Highland Park Community Foundation, and the Trillium Foundation.

Lisa Ehrlich
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