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Behavioral Expectations for Youth and Adult Participants of CER Events

CER Youth Calendar

  • Youth Ministry Connection Experiences

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    From MidAmerica Events
    Looking for ways to engage your youth and youth advisors in a virtual experience which connects them to other youth in their area, and is grounded in UU
  • OMDUUMA Fall Retreat 2020

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    OMDUUMA Fall Retreat 2020...
  • CER BIPOC Gatherings 92820

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    From Central East Regional Group
    Join us for twice a month gatherings for BIPOC members of congregations.
  • Congregational Leaders Check-In SEP 30

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    From MidAmerica Events
    We will respond directly to the challenges that congregations are encountering during this time of finding new ways to be in religious community.
  • Webinar Series "Unitarian/Universalism's Colonial Legacy: Are We an Imperial Faith?"

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    From International Programs of the UUA
    This fall, the Unitarian Universalist Association's International Office will join with the International Council of Unitarians and Universalists and th...

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Expectations For All Participants

I understand that CER youth events have commitments to parents, congregations, and our insurance company. I will seek to be in right relationship in these relationships and in right relationship in the covenant created within the youth event.

  • No violence, weapons or dangerous items This includes physical violence, verbal threats or harassment, or possession of weapons or explosives such as fireworks.

  • Respect property/No vandalism – respect local facilities and the community’s possessions, and no theft.

  • No drugs, alcohol, or illegal substances – this includes requirement to use medication as prescribed, and turn prescription medication over to an adult if required for that event.

  • No smoking, vaping, or use of tobacco products.

  • No harassment on the basis of sex, race, national origin, religion, disability or any other protected status.

  • No sexualized conduct or sexual activity, including open mouth and/or prolonged kissing. In general, includes any touch meant to arouse, sharing sexually explicit material such as videos, apps or games.

  • No unwanted, uninvited touch – only a clearly expressed “yes” means yes – e.g. ask before hugging.

  • Rule of Three - All excursions off-site must include a minimum of three, multigenerational participants. No youth or adults are to ever be alone in a closed space with another youth participant.

  • No leaving the event location without proper permission – what constitutes permission may vary by event but must require permission by the adult responsible for supervising the youth.
    • For CER events this includes pre-approval by event leaders and written permission from the youth's parent/guardian.
  • I will follow the event sleeping policies.
  • I will not bring peanuts or tree nuts.
  • I will follow additional site rules set by the host.