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Episcopal Youth Event ‘20
July 7-11, 2020
Theme: Unite! ¡Unámonos!
Cost per participant will be $200
University of Maryland, College Park
Open to youth currently in 9th – 12th grades. Must be between the ages of 15 and 19 at the time of the trip.
The Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina will be bringing a group of high school students and adult mentors. Registrations are due into the Diocesan office by January 3, 2020 to guarantee a spot.
Concerning the price
Each individual, with the support of their parish, will be expected to raise $200 toward the cost of the event. The estimated total cost will be $700 per person: $400 for the event and approximately $300 for travel and other incidentals. We know that is more than most people can afford, so we will be finding additional funding through fundraising and the Diocesan budget for the remainder.
We see our delegation as pilgrims that we are sending forth to this experience, it is expected that the sponsoring parish will help the participant come up with the majority of the money. Financial assistance will be available for youth who cannot get the funding. Do not let the cost of the event prevent you from attending!
Funds are due on the following schedule:
$50 due with registration
$75 due no later than April 1
$75 due no later than June 1
Read more about the event and find all application materials in our EYE Application Packet!
Student registration online form
EYE Recommendation online form
Mark your calendars for Happening Weekend
for 9-12th graders
Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2020 at Camp St. Christopher
Hey y'all! Have you heard about Happening?
Happening is a spiritual weekend for youth, led by youth, and Happening weekends occur in most other Episcopal dioceses. Happening was a vibrant part of youth ministry in our diocese for many years and we’re bringing it back! We hope you will join us for this amazing experience.
The Happening Steering Committee is accepting applications for youth and adults who want to serve on team. Please fill out the following online application by mid-September.
Thank you to everyone that joined us for the Fourth Annual Bishop's Lock-in! We look forward to seeing you all for our Diocesan Youth Events next school year.
2019 - 2020 Calendar
August 24 12 noon Youth Commission Retreat at Calvary Episcopal Church
October 4-6 Fall Youth Retreat at Camp St. Christopher
December 5-8 Province IV Youth Leadership Weekend at Camp Gravatt
February 28 - March 1, 2020 Happening #2 at Camp St. Christopher
March 27-28, 2020 Bishop's Lock-in
July 7-11, 2020 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE20) at Howard University, Washington, DC
Province IV Youth Ministries
A youth team from our diocese traveled to Atlanta for the Province IV Youth Event, "PYE 2018: For Peace". For t4 days they joined together with youth from the other 19 Episcopal dioceses of Province IV to experience the presence of God in the world and to serve and be served by God's people. Read more here. And see a photo album of their adventures here.
Thinking about summer camp?
Since 1931, Camp Kanuga campers have been forming lifelong friendships, experiencing new adventures and growing in their faith through our welcoming Christian community. Camp Kanuga has rich traditions and exciting new programs that encourage transformation, growth, and renewal for all. The camp serves boys and girls ages 7-15 in age appropriate activities including; hiking, climbing, swimming, arts & crafts, archery, horseback riding, chapel, ropes course, team sports, camping, fishing and much more. For more information please visit www.campkanuga.org or call 828-692-9136, ext. 279.
Camp Gravatt is an Episcopal camp and conference center, located outside of Aiken, South Carolina, offers a summer camp for rising first through 11th graders.
Typical summer camp actiivies include: archery, arts & crafts, campfire, canoeing, challenge course, environmental education, faith formation, hiking, music, recreational sports, swimming, themed evening events, and worship. For more information, please visit www.campgravatt.org.