Thirty years ago, 500 youth and young adults gathered on the campus of Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio for the very first youth conference. Each summer, over 40,000 teens will participate at 18 youth conferences all over North America. These youth conferences not only provide teens the opportunity to encounter Jesus Christ, but challenge them to live for Him. Through the power of the Sacraments, inspiring talks, dynamic music and meeting hundreds of other Catholic students from around the country, teens are given an awesome weekend that can literally change the course of their lives. This weekend-long conference will also be paired with a 2-day excursion to the Windermere Campgrounds and Conference Center on the Lake of the Ozarks for community building through awesome activities like high ropes, paintball, canoeing, an aqua park on the lake, mini golf, hiking trails, fishing, basketball, and more!
If you would be interested and available to be a chaperone for one of these trips we would love to have you! These trips are not possible without chaperone help. While it is an awesome way to build the faith of your teen, it is also a great way to build your own faith. Chaperone spots are paid for by the parish. Let us know if you would like more details about this opportunity.
Our Rafting and Steubenville Conference trip will be July 14-18 in Springfield, MO.
We will be staying on campus at Missouri State University in Springfield, MO, and at the Windermere Conference Center in Roach, MO on the Lake of the Ozarks.
This trip is open to current 8th graders - current 12th graders.
Spots are available on a first come, first served basis.
The cost for the trip is $400.
Registration for Steubenville is online this year. Please fill out the form below to register. Once you have registered you will receive a confirmation email.
Along with the online registration, a $50 deposit is due per student. If the deposit is not received within 2 weeks of your registration we will remove your child from this trip and give their spot to someone on the waiting list. You can pay the deposit by check (made out to St. Michael, Steubenville in the memo line) or online. Directions for online payment are below.
Follow the directions below to pay online.