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SLD Schenectady Youth Con 2017
SLD Schenectady Youth Con 2017
2017-03-31 20:00:00
2017-04-02 09:00:00
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 8:00 pm to Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 9:00 am

Type of event: Conference

Sponsor: Central East Region of the UUA, UU Society of Schenectady, Schenectady, NY

Rainbow CONnection

A Social and Community Building Conference for high-school age UU youth. Upstate YAC elections will take place during this conference. This event is of primary interest to upstate NY (and former SLD congregation) participants - youth throughout CER are also welcome to attend, but may not be eligible for participation in upstate YAC elections.

There will be two off-site activities to choose from, on Saturday afternoon, 2:30-5 pm, travel will be walking, with adult chaperones. Note that costs for the off-site activities is not included in the registration fee and are the responsibility of the participant.

  • Jay Street - a pedestrian area with bookstore, cafe, etc. Most will walk to this location, but cars can be offered to those with any mobility concerns. Costs are optional if individuals wish to purchase items at the various shops.
  • MiSci - Regular admission fee is $10.50, or with planetarium show $15.50, pay on site. Can walk to this destination, but cars can be offered in case of mobility concerns. Learn more at ¬†

The onsite option will be to watch a movie or have quiet time.

Capacity for this event is 110 youth. If the form is closed and we are not yet at the deadline, please contact the registrar to be placed on the waiting list. The required youth to adult ratio is 7:1.

Fee: $45 per youth, $11 for t-shirts. Youth from the host church can register for $35. Sponsors are free, $11 for t-shirts. See the registration forms for tshirt details.
New this year, you may pay by credit card when you register, however that will increase your fee by $1 per person. If you pay by check or cash, you must bring that with you to the con. No credit card payments on site.

If you are unable to pay the full registration fee and need a full or partial waiver you may request that on the registration form. You will  be notified if your request is denied. Please bring your partial payment with you. Payment must be made in cash or by check made payable to UUA-CER. You cannot make a partial payment via credit card.

If this is your first conference, please read the Behavioral Expectations which describes our expectations of youth and adults attending youth events in the region and the CER Youth Event Procedures and Requirements. You will be asked about these documents in the registration process.

Register as a Youth.
Registration for youth closes March 26. If the form states it is no longer accepting submissions then the event is full and please contact the registrar to be placed on the wait list.

Register as an adult sponsor
Registration for adults closes March 29.
Please note that all adults who attend must be registered by their congregation as an approved adult. If this has not yet happened, please talk with your religious educator or other congregational leader.

Registrar is Noah Best noahsjmbest [at] gmail [dot] com


United States
UU Society of Schenectady, 1221 Wendell Avenue, Schenectady, NY, 12308

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