As a Christian high school we – Gyula Fényi Jesuit High School, Hungary – organize Ignatian retreats several times every year for the whole student body – over 800 children. Our goal is to create opportunities for spiritual growth, moments when the children may encounter God, and become aware of meeting Him. These retreats last for four hours, and are built around symbols and hands-on, creative activities. Small groups of students work, talk and pray together, and the activities are facilitated by peers. Based on the accumulated materials and experience of the last ten years, this handbook contains the detailed description of some actual events, the theoretical foundation behind them, and quite a few useful tips that may help you create your own original program.