OM Fundamentals of Healthy Youth Ministry Pittsburgh 918
Type of event: Training
This training is for both youth who are leaders or wishing to be leaders (14-18) and adults 25+ who are or want to be youth advisors or adult leaders in regional youth program.
The philosophy behind this training is one of youth empowerment: We seek to develop youth group leaders who can support the growth of youth leadership and who can work in adult-youth partnership. Congregations are encouraged to send any advisors who have not received this training AND are particularly encouraged to send teams of youth and adults. Read more on our Fundamentals of Healthy Youth Ministry page.
The ratio for this training is 8 youth per adult. There is a cap of 30 participants.
Cost: $60, $61 if you pay by credit card to cover fees. If your family is unable to pay this amount you should talk to your DRE or congregational leader to see if your congregation can cover part of the cost. If they cannot, you may request a half waiver and pay $30 to attend. If you have questions about this, please contact Shannon Harper at sharper [at] uua [dot] org.
Housing: Participants, adult and youth, are strongly encouraged to sleep at the church. Motels are nearby if sleeping at the church is not a possibility. If you plan to do this, please notify the registrar. All meals during the conference will be provided at the church.
Bring: Sleeping bag, air mattress, comfortable clothes, toiletries
If this is your first training or conference with the Central East Region, 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.
Registration closes September 11 at midnight or when we reach 30 attendees, whichever comes first. If the form is no longer taking submissions we have reached the limit and you can email the registrar, Amy Kent at akent [at] uua [dot] org to be placed on the wait list.
Due to PA Laws: All adults who are residents of PA must have PA Youth/Child Safety Clearance to attend this event and have had these submitted to the region. Adults from outside PA must have a recent background check submitted to the region. You will be asked to sign a disclosure of criminal convictions at the door