Discover Emmaus Weekend
Students walking on campus

In light of the current environment surrounding the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, we have decided to minimize the risk to our campus community as well as our guests by cancelling the 2020 Spring Discover Emmaus Weekend. If you have any questions, please email our enrollment team at


High School Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, and recent High School Graduates. 


Three days on the Emmaus Bible College campus, allowing you to see what your life could be like as part of the Emmaus Family. Questions? Please send an email to!


Thursday, March 26 - Saturday, March 28, 2020

DEW Schedule

What's the Cost:

Only $25! This covers all meals, activities, and lodging.

What to Bring:

Pillow, sleeping bag/bedding, sleeping pad/air mattress, toiletries, towel, Bible, journal (if you would like to take notes in class), classroom wear (jeans and t-shirts are fine), and athletic clothes.


Register Here


Registration is on Thursday evening and the event wraps up Saturday. Students will benefit the most from their campus visit by arriving Thursday and staying until Saturday.

We welcome youth leaders and parents to join us for Discover Emmaus Weekend and attend any and all events with their students. Housing is only provided for student participants; please see link below for nearby hotel accommodations for youth leaders or parents.

Parents and Youth Leaders, please make sure you register if you plan to attend! There is a non-refundable $25 registration fee for all Discover Emmaus Weekend participants. For prospective students, this covers lodging, meals, and planned activities. For youth leaders and parents, this covers meals and planned activities only. Please note that the registration fee is waived for a youth leader or parent who brings at least 5 prospective students to DEW. Parents, please join us for a special Q & A time anytime from 9:00-11:00am on Saturday morning when you come to pick up your DEWer! Enjoy some refreshments in our coffee shop and talk with Admissions Counselors about any questions you have about Emmaus or the enrollment process. 



Be sure to tell your friends at church or school about DEW weekend and bring them along with you!


In order to attend the weekend's festivities, all participants will need to fill out a Student Information and Medical Release form. Those under 18 must have a parent/legal guardian sign the bottom of the form. Fill out the form online at You may also scan a copy of the form below and send it to or print the form and bring it with you to DEW.

Download Medical Form


While we cannot provide housing for youth leaders and parents, there are several hotels nearby with reasonable rates for those visiting Emmaus. Click here to see hotels in the Dubuque area.

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   Dubuque, IA 52001

 (563) 588-8000