The Heart of a Warrior Encounter West
October 21 - 24, 2021

YoungLife Trail West
18800 Trail West Dr
Buena Vista, CO 81211

The Heart of a Warrior Encounter West at the scenic Young Life's Trail West Lodge (west of Colorado Springs, Colorado) is our weekend conference initiative designed to take a man into his deep heart and intimate encounters with God.

Time away with God is critical to healing, training… becoming more. Main conference themes align with material found in John Eldredge’s books, Robert Lewis’ Men’s Fraternity, Neil Anderson’s Victory Over the Darkness, and the teachings of C.S. Lewis, Dallas Willard, A.W. Tozer, and other great faculty members of our hearts … all created to take a man further up and further in to the LIFE God offers.

During the weekend we have three main objectives: help a man get his heart back, teach him how to fight and show him where the battles are. To see Christ come for a man’s heart and what God is up to in validating a man, initiating him and calling him into the larger story is truly a glorious thing. It is a fierce journey for every man, but one that desperately needs to be taken.

Join the squadrons of men who are hungry and thirsty for more—the Kingdom needs more men who know what it is to walk deeply with God. Come join us and be one of the men who is seeking and finding more… There is more!

Inviting your band of brothers or small group to join us? Email Sherry Jennings at to set up a group name for them to select when they register; this will aid us in the housing assignment process.

Are you alumni? Step into more as part of the conference team! Apply for the team here. A discount code is available to team members; refunds will NOT be made to team members who register at full price.

Questions? For questions about an event, or financial aid/scholarship needs, etc., please contact event coordinator Sherry Jennings at For our event refund policy see our Terms & Conditions.

Registration fee of $375 includes:

  • notebooks
  • sessions
  • lodging in upscale bunkrooms
  • meals served family style Thursday dinner-Sunday breakfast
  • 'round the clock coffee
  • Most freetime activities on site (archery tag, hiking, disc golf, zipline, game room, gym, hot tub)

Optional things to consider that would be an additional cost: 

  • books/apparel from the Zoweh Outpost
  • items from the snack bar (ice cream, candy bars, chips, popcorn, soda, etc.)
  • items from the camp store (mugs, shirts, blankets)

And of course, the costs inherent to travel to and from the event are NOT included. Please plan to arrive at Trail West for check in Thursday between 4-5:45PM, and to depart Trail West Sunday at 12PM.

If traveling by plane and you'd like to connect with other men to potentially share rental cars, etc., please email Sherry Jennings at

  • Denver International Airport 3 hour drive to Trail West Lodge
  • Colorado Springs Airport 2 hours 15 minute drive to Trail West Lodge

See Zoweh's Terms & Conditions regarding cancelations and refunds.