Friday at Faith is an opportunity for students in grades 7-12 to visit campus with your family, friends, or youth group. Experience life at Faith by attending classes and chapel, meeting faculty and staff, and enjoying great activities with our students.  Stick around for Saturday because your registration includes admittance to FaithFest, which is one of our most exciting student events of the year!

Watch our video and see what Friday at Faith is all about!


$50 per student
Registration fee includes activities, meals, a t-shirt, and FaithFest on Saturday.

Registration deadline: September 10


Parents and Sponsors

Parents and sponsors are welcome and encouraged to join your student(s) for as many of Friday’s meals and activities as desired. There is no cost for parents/sponsors to attend Friday at Faith.

Parents and sponsors who will attend Saturday’s FaithFest do need to register.

Tentative Schedule

Friday, September 13

8:00–8:20 AM │ Arrival and check-in
8:20 AM │ Welcome session
9:00 AM │ Chapel
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM │ Visit classes
12:00 PM │ Lunch
1:00 PM │ Campus Tour and Q & A
2:15 PM │ Tour of Ankeny
3:30 PM │ Free time on campus
5:30 PM │ Dinner
6:30 PM │ Evening activity
9:30 PM │ Dismiss for the evening

Saturday, September 14

9:30 AM–4:30 PM │ FaithFest


Check-in will take place between 8:00-8:20 AM just inside the front, main entrance of the Nettleton Center (Building #5).  We will welcome you with a light continental breakfast as we walk through a plan for our day together.

What to Wear

We encourage guests to dress comfortably while you are with us. Typically, guests will wear anything from jeans to business casual dress for their Friday visit.  For those who ask, our normal student weekday dress code is business casual through the lunch hour with casual dress being acceptable in the afternoons and evenings.

Comfortable clothing is encouraged for Saturday’s FaithFest: jeans, shorts, t-shirts, athletic shoes etc.  Some activities will require participants to remove their shoes.

Lodging Options

Registrants will need to make their own lodging arrangements.

Hotels: The following hotels offer discounted pricing for guests of Faith. Please mention you are visiting Faith Baptist Bible College when making a reservation in order to secure this special pricing.

  • Sleep Inn, Ankeny: $89 for a Standard Room (two queens or one king).  Book here or call (515) 964-5909
  • Comfort Inn, Ankeny: $90 for a King/Double Queen Room. Book here or call (515) 965-8400
  • Homewood Suites, Ankeny; $119 for a Studio Suite. Book here or call (515) 963-0006

Lodging for students attending on their own: If you are a student planning to attend Friday at Faith without a parent or youth sponsor, please contact Guest Relations at or (515) 422-5688 to inquire about alternative lodging options.

Health Guidelines

We ask that you evaluate your own health before coming to campus and stay at home if you are not feeling well.

We hope you’ll make plans to join us for Friday at Faith and FaithFest!  If you have questions, please contact Brenda Hendrickson.