Events For Youth

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Steubenville Summer Conference: Elevate - July 14-16, 2017


This summer, 50,000 young people from all over the United States will attend a Steubenville Youth Conference.  Join the Syracuse Diocesan Youth Office as we travel to Steubenville Main Campus for a life-changing, faith-rejuvenating weekend along with 2200 other young people coming together to draw closer to Christ and renew their faith.  The weekend is packed with engaging presentations, concerts, prayer and opportunities to encounter the Lord in Adoration and Confession.

Cost: $275 per person (includes registration, transportation, prizes, meals, t-shirts for each day and lodging)

General registration is now closed, please contact the office for availability.

Steubenville Site


Middle School Summer Pilgrimage - August 5, 2017


Come join the Diocese of Syracuse Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry on a special summer pilgrimage for middle school students!  We will visit Niagara Falls, ride the Maid of the Mist or see the Cave of the Winds, visit the Fatima Shrine for Mass and a Marian procession, and end the day with pizza and games at Lasertron! 

The cost is $50 and includes transportation, either Cave of the Winds or Maid of the Mist, a t-shirt, and all you can eat pizza and wings!  

This event is open to boys and girls entering grades 6 through 8 in the fall of 2017.

To register your group, please call the office.



NCYC - November 16-19, 2017

(Indianapolis, Indiana)


The National Catholic Youth Conference is a powerful, biennial, three-day experience of prayer, community, and empowerment for Catholic teenagers (of high school age) and their adult chaperones.  Join the Syracuse Diocese Delegation and don't miss the powerful talks, informative and inspiring workshops, music, and of course experiencing the sacraments with over 20,000 young Catholics from around the US!  Youth participants must be a current high school student (grades 9 through 12) at the time of registration.

Cost per person (youth and chaperone) is $595.

Youth Ministers:

Submit a registration information form for your group!

Once you submit the form, it will be emailed to you, please submit it by July 21st, along with the initial non-refundable deposit of $145/per person.

Final Payment of $450/per person, along with all forms, are due on August 18th

Parents and Chaperones:

There are two sets of waivers to fill out. One for the Diocese and one for NCYC.

Please fill out the online forms below to create your Diocesan waivers. They will be emailed to you to print, sign, and return to your youth minister. (Please note: this form includes questions for information required by NCYC to complete their online registration)

Youth Registration

Adult Chaperone Registration

Download, print, and fill out the appropriate forms below for your NCYC liability form. These will also be collected by your youth minister.

Youth NCYC liability form

Adult NCYC liability form


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