Details:

  • Conference Schedule info
    • On-site check-in begins 9 am Saturday, March 26
    • Conference concludes with lunch Sunday, March 27
    • We’re hoping to be able to provide more breakout sessions, moving around, and mixing with other parishes this year. We will stay away of CoVid considerations for areas of the Archdiocese
    • Conference includes House band, prayer, catered meals, Mass, breakout speakers, evening social with entertainment, and keynote speaker Stacey Sumereau. Find more about her inspiring story here!
  • Accommodations
    • 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)
  • Registration
    • Opens December 1, 2021
    • Registration link: https://forms.gle/w4isbXtNJaWdT2j16
    • Weekend registration is $120 and includes meals, accommodations, all sessions, conference t-shirt & packet
    • Early bird discounts ($20 off with registration before Jan 10 and deposits paid by Jan 14; $10 off if registered by Feb. 10 and deposits paid by Feb. 14) and Yes-I-want-to-stay-in-a-tent bonuses available
    • Deposits are $50 per person
    • 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, 12615 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66109
  • Planning
    • We will have an optional parish group shirt contest on Saturday
    • Saturday evening’s social theme is yet TBD – prizes for participation
    • 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.
    • Service opportunity TBA in January
    • 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. Let us, as adults, not do anything that stands in the way.
  • Extras
    • 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)
    • Questions or more info: ruralyouth@archkck.org or call/text (785) 221-2644
    • All are welcome, and we can’t wait to see you!!

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