Bringing Youth to GA? You'll Need Sponsors!
Bringing Youth to GA? You'll Need Sponsors!

Bringing a group of youth to GA this year and just don't know where to start? Or do you wish your annual GA trip was easier? Check out our video series starring some real experts at bringing youth groups to GA. You asked, and we've answered!

These nine 15-minute videos will be released every 1-2 weeks and will be themed according to what you can work on at each point of the timeline. Bookmark the web page or sign up for the Blue Boat newsletter to catch the latest update.

Part 5: Let's All Go to GA!

Part 5: Let's All Go to GA!

Video recording: 17 minutes, 9 seconds

Are you bringing a youth group to General Assembly this year? You're gonna need sponsors!

In this fifth video of our nine-part series, we talk sponsors. What is a sponsor? Why are they required at GA? What do they sign up for? Who makes an ideal sponsor? While they're looking after their youth's needs, what might their needs be?


This video series is hosted by: Deborah Neisel-Sanders, Jessica Laikeman, Mary Carter-Vail, and Scott Stewart.

Links to the programs and opportunities mentioned in this video are available at For GA Trip Organizers.

About the Author

  • Deborah (she/her/hers) joined the staff of the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries in 2009. She brings more than thirty years' experience providing administrative support to organizations large and small, both corporate and not-for-profit. Her breadth of non-profit experience...

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