Chapel

Friday morning is Chapel time. This is an opportunity for our students, staff & faculty to pause in their week and gather to worship God together. This time is used for other purposes to train, instruct and uplift one another. This is a refreshing experience for all and has led many young people into service in their church communities in the music and technical side of worship leading.

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Retreats

The Camp Experience

Chapelgate offers wonderful experiences for students to learn away from the school building. The cost of these retreats is built in to tuition so that each student can participate in these opportunities with his/her fellow students. We love the unforgettable memories that are made in these times.

High School: North Bay

Every two years the entire high school experiences the first four days of school together at North Bay. It is a wonderful time of class competitions, building new and growing friendships, and strengthening faith. Many times when asked for a favorite CCA memory, the students will immediately and enthusiastically mention North Bay. 2019 is a retreat year!!

Middle School: Black Rock

Each year our 6th and 7th graders participate in a three-day Outdoor Education experience at Black Rock Retreat Center in Quarryville, PA. The camp offers wonderful housing, food, a nature center, and hands-on science like dissecting frogs. It is a highlight of the middle school experience at Chapelgate!

Our 8th graders spend their last days of middle school together at Black Rock. It is their time of reflection and celebration of all that they have accomplished in their time at CCA. It, too, is a favorite memory!

Lunch Program

CCA runs a complete in-house lunch program with trained and certified staff. There are many options available for students at lunchtime to meet their needs. This includes great sensitivity to allergies. Our Kitchen Manager can meet with families to maximize safe options for your child.

Examples of hot entrée items are:

  • Italian meatball sub with a side tossed salad and dressing
  • Chicken fajita with green pepper, onions and a side of tortilla chips and salsa
  • Chicken pasta Alfredo with a soft garlic cheese breadstick
  • Pizza choices include cheese, pepperoni, sausage, BBQ chicken, Buffalo chicken and veggie.
  • Beverage selections includes: 8 oz. or 16 oz. water, 16 oz. Propel, 1/2 pt milk, 16 oz. fountain beverage & Gatorade. Snacks include cookies and bags of chips which are available for purchase separately.

Chapelgate Christian Academy offers “Lunch Time”. This program allows families to put money onto students’ accounts for purchase of lunch.

The most recent menus are available on the Student Portal.

Co-curricular Activities

Chapelgate Christian Academy offers a wide range of co-curricular activities and clubs. Students are encouraged to initiate the establishment of clubs and activities that represent their personal interests. Recent offerings have included:
  • Book Clubs
    • High School
    • Middle School
  • Math Club
  • Leadership Conferences
    • High School
    • Middle School
  • Robotics Clubs
    • High School
  • Yearbook Clubs
    • High School
    • Middle School
  • Writers Club
    • Middle School
  • Public Speaking Club
  • High School International Club
  • FCA – Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Fitness Club
  • Musicians Club
  • Service and Helps Committee
  • Middle School Field Day
  • National Honor Society (NHS) By invitation only for qualified students
  • Drama – High quality annual production of either a play or a musical. Recent presentations have included: Annie Get Your Gun, Hello Dolly! and Fiddler on the Roof
  • Grandparents’ Tea
  • Worship Team
  • Concerts
  • Missions Trips (Costa Rica)
  • Field Trips
  • Retreats
    • Middle School
    • High School
  • International Travel
  • CCA periodically offers international travel opportunities. Plans are currently underway for a trip to Paris through the Foreign Language Department.