Western Region Youth Con 2018
October 26 @ 7:00 pm – October 28 @ 1:00 pm Central
~~ REGISTRATION OPEN NOW – DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 22 ~~
You’re invited to the “mUUgles and Magic Con” in Winnipeg to share your love for Harry Potter and, more importantly, your love for the UU youth community! It will be an amazing weekend filled with fun activities, worship, games, and multigenerational workshops and meals. Join youth and advisors from across the Western Region for this annual youth con, which is part of the larger multigenerational Western Regional Fall Gathering.
New to youth cons? Check out our Youth Cons 101 page to find out why you should come to the mUUgles and Magic con and Western Region Fall Gathering!
As usual, this year’s youth con will include time for youth community activities and social time in the evenings and on Saturday morning; and multigen time together for Friday’s Ingathering service, Saturday afternoon workshops, Saturday dinner and Sunday worship. Please see the Western Regional Fall Gathering page for more information about the multigen gathering schedule and workshops.
Youth cons are youth-led and planned by an amazing staff team. This year’s intrepid planning team is: Juliana Roe and Fiona Butler (Co-deans), Linnea Granberg (Touch Groups), Eric James and Rowan Fichtner-Jack (Workshop/Activities), Ocean Becker Lau and Addison Braden (Worship)
Andrea James is our First UU Winnipeg Liaison and local adult coordinator.
Important youth con details:
Dates: October 26 to October 28
Location: First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg | 603 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Age range: Youth must be 12-20 at the time of the event. Adult advisors must be 25 and over and be approved for their role by their home congregation.
Registration: Deadline of October 22, 2018 – registration, forms and payment must be in by this date! The registration form is on this page, below the following information.
Cost: Sliding scale* registration fee – $40-$70
* Sliding scale helps to make this event more accessible by allowing registrants to choose how much they are able to pay for registration. If you are able, please pay at the higher end of the scale to enable others to pay less if they need to. This way, we support each other as a community and help ensure that everyone can participate!
Payment: Pay online through PayPal (with a credit card or bank debit) or by phone. If paying by phone with a credit card, please call the CUC office from Monday to Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Forms: Youth under 18 must submit an Informed Consent form, signed by a parent or guardian. Adult advisors must submit a Congregational Involvement Form, signed by their minister (or a staff or board member, if there is no minister at their congregation).
Visit the Youth Event Forms page for more information and to fill out forms online. All forms must be signed online by October 22 – we are no longer accepting paper or scanned forms.
Staff Contact: Casey Stainsby – firstname.lastname@example.org
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