Availability: Thursday-Saturday, all day.
Fees: $499 per person for 2017; price varies per year.
The National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) is an exciting, biennial three-day experience of prayer, community and empowerment for Catholic teenagers and their adult chaperones. Teens and their group leaders enjoy speakers, workshops, live music, electrifying large sessions, an amazing closing liturgy, and exploring faith in a supportive environment. Perhaps best of all teens are part of an enormous community of peers who love Jesus, who embrace their Catholic heritage and aren’t afraid to show it! Teens and youth leaders can together harness the experience and bring it back to their parishes. The thematic park is a unique venue incorporating traditional exhibits with interactive, educational and recreational activities. A must see!!
NCYC began in 1983 following in the footsteps of its predecessor conference, the CYO biennial national convention. In its early days, NCYC was held regionally, one session for each coast. Combined attendance at the regional conferences was a few thousand. In 1991, the two conferences merged into one national event. In the mid 1990s, interest in NCYC began to increase. Today, NCYC draws 25,000+ youth and adults for three days of catechesis, prayer and worship, service and recreation and celebration of the Sacraments.
NCYC will again be in Indianapolis, Indiana, November 16-18, 2017. The theme is, “Called-LLamados”. More than 25,000 attendees are expected to participate. NCYC is an unbelievable event that will help your ministry grow as you experience a sense of the BIG “UNIVERSAL” CHURCH!
WHAT MAKES THIS CONFERENCE SO UNIQUE? The NCYC is the largest Catholic youth gathering in the U.S. with up to 25,000 young people and adult chaperones attending from all over the country, including approximately 320 young people and adults from the Diocese of Cleveland.
2017 NCYC Important Documents & Resources
(Please Note: Not all links are currently active)
NCYC On the Web – Official Website
2017 NCYC Form A - Fill-in
2017 NCYC Form B – Housing
2017 NCYC Form J – Final Payment Worksheet
Financial Assistance Forms
|Date Due||Forms||Amount Due||Payment|
|April 28||CYFUSA Scholarship Application Due to YYAM Office||N/A||N/A|
|May 17||Form A||$100/person||Deposit|
|July 17||NCYC Youth & Adult Release Forms Form D – Diocesan Medical Release/Info||$200/person||2nd Payment|
|August 17||Form H – Diocesan Scholarship Request; Form B – Housing; Virtus & BCI compliance due|
|September 17||Youth Ambassador Teams – Registration Deadline (a team is four teens and one adult)||First 12 Ambassadors registered are free; Those after are $10/person; Adults Liaisons are free|
|September 17||Form J – Final Payment Worksheet||Remaining Balance||Final Payment|
Note: $100 deposit is non-refundable.