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2018 Youth Congress

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Fit for Eternity Youth Congress 2018

Date:                           March 15-17, 2018

Location:                    Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center

201 Tallapoosa Street, Montgomery, AL 36104

334-481-5000

Description:   South Central Conference Youth Congress is a conference planned by the Youth Ministries Department that is designed to strengthen and empower young people with knowledge and guidance through informative seminars, community service, and other various activities with a spiritual emphasis. On March 15-17, 2018, approximately 4,000-5,000 youth and supporters from the states of Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, and Kentucky will be attending this conference.

Who Should Attend: We welcome anyone who would like to attend. Delegates are usually ages 12-18. We will also have a Kids Congress for ages 3-11. General Sessions will be open to the public Friday Evening, March 16 and Sabbath March 17, 2018.

Registration Fees
The registration fee is per person. Registration includes all general sessions, seminars, community service, recreation, and meals. Please plan to register on time since no full delegate/chaperone registrations will be taken on-site.

Full Delegate & Chaperones
$250 Regular Full Delegate now through February 1, 2018
$324 Late Full Delegate February 2, 2018 through February 22, 2018

Kids Congress
$35 Sabbath only
$99 Thursday-Sabbath Programming, Meals
$129 Thursday-Sabbath Programming, Meals, Recreation

T-shirts
$10/per shirt [not included in the delegate fee] There is an upcharge for sizes XXL – $2.50 and XXXL – $3.50

Special Note
Failure to complete the online registration will delay the processing of your registration. You will receive a confirmation at the email you provide in your registration information.

On site event check-in
You may pick-up your event material on Thursday, March 15, 2018, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Registration will re-open on Friday Morning from 9:30 am -11:30 am. Please plan to register early since no registrations will be taken on-site. Make sure that you have other plans to keep your delegates busy during registration as we are asking that only chaperones come to the check-in counter.

Meals
Full attendees will receive Friday Breakfast, Friday Dinner, Sabbath Breakfast, and Sabbath Lunch. Please plan to take care of all other meals on your own.

There is also a Sabbath Meal Only Option for $25. Sabbath Meal tickets will not be available on site so please plan ahead. The deadline to purchase a Sabbath Meal is March 1, 2018. There will be a designated area to pick up your Sabbath Meal tickets during registration hours on Thursday, March 15 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm and Friday Morning from 9:30 am -11:30 am.

Dress*
Thursday and Friday: Casual
Sabbath: Dressy Casual

*Please note that there will be various opportunities to “Get Fit” so you may wish to bring fitness clothes/shoes or simply have clothes geared for active recreation.

 Non-Delegate General Session Attendance
If you are not a delegate you may plan to attend the worship with us at the general sessions on sunset Friday through sunset Sabbath. You do not need to register in order to attend these particular general sessions.

Additional Questions
For additional information feel free to contact the Youth Department at 615.226.6500 ext. 137 or ext. 138 or email youth@scc-sda.org or lorenzo.shepherd@scc-adventist.org

YOUTH CONGRESS TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
[more details to come] 

Thursday 03.15.18
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Registration
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Plenary Sessions (bring fitness clothes)
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Dinner (on your own)
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM Chaperone Meeting
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM General Session
8:30 PM – 11:00 PM TBA

Friday 03.16.18
5:00 AM – 6:00 AM Fitness Walk/Run
6:00 AM – 6:30 AM Worship (on your own)
6:30 AM – 7:30 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM General Session
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Registration Re-opens
“Fit For Eternity” Sessions
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Lunch (on your own)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Community Service Projects
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Final Four (Basketball Tournament)
Secure your own transportation
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Dinner
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM General Session
9:30 PM – 11:30 PM (TBA)

Saturday 03.17.18
5:00 AM – 6:00 AM Fitness Walk/Run
6:00 AM – 6:30 AM Worship (on your own)
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM “Fit for Eternity” Sessions (no fitness clothes required)
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM General Session [Divine Worship Service]
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Pathfinder Rally/Parade/Special Honorary Presentation
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Bible Bowl/Health and Temperance
6:15 PM – 7:00 PM Vespers
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Celebrity Concert
9:30 PM – 10:30 PM Drill and Drum Competition/Honorary Ceremony
10:00 PM – 11:30 PM Basketball Tournament
11:00 PM – 1:00 AM Late Night Skate

Sunday 03.18.18
5:00 AM Fitness Walk/Run

Additional Information will be provided – check back soon!