RCYC - March 23-24, 2024


Prairie Star Ranch was the setting for a weekend full of message, sacramental encounters, and community as we celebrated RCYC 2023.

Parishes joining us included: St. Boniface, Scipio; St. Mary, Derby; Holy Angels, Garnett; Holy Trinity, Paola; St. Teresa, Westphalia; Queen of the Holy Rosary, Wea; St. Gregory, Marysville; Sts. Peter and Paul, Seneca; St. Patrick, Osage City; Sacred Heart, Paxico; St. Benedict, Atchison; St. Columbkille, Blaine; St. Joseph, Flush; St. Catherine, Emporia; St. Mary, St. Benedict; Sacred Heart, Emporia; St. Bernard, Wamego; St. Dominic, Holton; St. Aloysius, Meriden; St. Teresa, Perry; Corpus Christ, Lawrence; St. Leo, Horton; Sacred Heart, Baileyville; St. Ann, Hiawatha.

With an all-star cast of: Archbishop Naumann, Sister Karolyn, Joel Stepanek, Fr. Dan Morris, Fr. Bruce Ansems, Fr. Carter Zielinski, Fr. Colin Haganey, The Mikey Needleman Band, Mike Debus, Joe Rziha, PSR & RYMO staff, NEKRYC, and young adult volunteers, we were immersed in a weekend full of truth, beauty, and goodness.

We hope you’ll make plans to join us March 23-24 for RCYC 2024!

2024 details!

Conference Schedule info

  • On-site check-in begins 8:30 am Saturday, March 23
  • Conference concludes with lunch Sunday, March 24
  • Conference includes Praise & Worship Band; prayer; catered meals; coffee & snack bar; Mass; lady, guy, and adult breakouts; evening social with entertainment including Mike Debus, performance painter; incredible speakers, and so much more. 


  • Bunkhouse and tent accommodations (we’ll ask for those who would like to sleep in tents on individual registration forms and will use only if we exceed our cabin capacity).
  • When possible, we’ll room adults on lower bunks only.
  • Whenever possible, we’ll have adult chaperones and students on the same level of dorms. Please know that while we will try to make this happen, it’s not always possible logistically.


  • Opens December 15, 2023.
  • Group Registration button (below) is for the parish leader only – this form must be completed by parish leader
  • Individual Registration button (below) is for every participant – adults and youth
  • Weekend registration is $130 and includes meals, accommodations, all sessions, conference t-shirt & packet
  • Deposits are $50 per person and are non-refundable
  • Final payments are due March 18, 2024
  • Early bird discounts
    • $20 off with registrations completed (parish registrations + individual registrations) and deposits postmarked by January 15 – EXTENDED to January 31
    • $10 off if registered with deposits postmarked by February 15 – EXTENDED through February 29
    • Yes-I-want-to-stay-in-a-tent bonuses available
  • Please contact Angie (ruralyouth@archkck.org) if you need to coordinate a custom payment arrangement
  • Please send all payments directly to the ArchKCK Youth Office, ATTN: RYMO RCYC, 12615 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66109


  • We will have an optional parish group shirt contest on Saturday 
  • Sunday, participants will be encouraged to wear their conference shirt and/or dress nicely for Mass
  • We ask that participants dress modestly (and comfortably). Please, no leggings and keep shorts at an appropriate length
  • Unfortunately, we don’t have a service project opportunity this year – next year, we’ll bring it back!
  • This is a BYOLC event (Bring Your Own Lawn Chair)
  • Our number one focus is to provide an opportunity for our kids to encounter our Lord throughout this conference. Adults, please pray for your kids and for patience before and during the conference. 


  • Space is limited, so make plans with your group now
  • Each group needs to provide their own gender-specific chaperones (suggested ratio for this event 1:8). 
  • Please let us know if you have any extra needs so that we may make appropriate accommodations
  • Keep an eye here for more exciting announcements regarding themes, activities, speakers, etc!
  • Questions or more info: ruralyouth@archkck.org or call/text (785) 221-2644
  • All are welcome, and we can’t wait to see you!!