Registrations 

Christ Ridgway 
cridgway@wvumc.org
304-344-8331, ext. 30 

Event Information 

Shea James
Young Disciples and Outdoor Ministries Director 
sjames@wvumc.org
740-624-2981 


Where

Kansas City, Missouri
25271

 
 

What NOT to Bring 

Not all items are appropriate for a large youth setting.  Please do not bring objectionable or illegal items.

The following is a list of items that would not be appropriate:

  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Gaming units
  • Alcohol
  • Tobacco
  • Pornography
  • Knives
  • Firearms
  • Weapons

 

Ride the Bus to Youth 2019 

If you’re headed to YOUTH 2019 - United Methodist National Youth Gathering with your church, join other youth groups on the West Virginia Conference chartered buses!  By driving together, we will save money, lessen our impact on the environment, give the chaperones a break from driving, and enjoy the company of other youth groups.

 

COST:   $50.00 per person, round trip

The West Virginia Conference buses will depart late evening and/or early morning on July 9th/10th.  One bus will start from the Keyser area and one from the Lewisburg area.  Both buses will make several pick-up stops along the way to Kansas City, Missouri.  The actual location stops and boarding times will be named when the registration is complete and the route is finalized.  When registering, please choose from following location areas: 

Keyser
Morgantown
Lewisburg
Charleston
Huntington

Other Information:

  • You MUST register to attend YOUTH 2019 with your church.
  • Your church must register and make hotel reservations.  You are not registered for YOUTH 2019 by completing this registration.  This is transportation only.  
  • Find out more at youth2019.com
  • No riders will be accepted unless they are part of a chaperoned group.
  • The cost for this transportation has been greatly reduced thanks to a generous support from the West Virginia Conference.
  • Conference staff is organizing this transportation for the convenience of our youth groups. They will not assume supervisory responsibility for youth while riding the bus or at YOUTH 2019. While on the bus, chaperones are responsible for the needs of their own groups. 
  • Any background checks on chaperones will need to be provided by the church.
  • All cancellations will be minus a $20.00 processing fee.
    Deadline is May 20, 2019.
  • NO refunds after May 20, 2019.

Reminder: Safe Sanctuaries supervision requirements include a minimum of

                                                            -two unrelated adults

                                                            -an adult of each gender if youth of both genders are present

                                                            -adults must be at least 18 years old and five years older than the youth they are chaperoning

                                                            -youth must be supervised at all times

                                                            -written permission to share photos on social media

                                                            -all adults must have background checks and basic safe sanctuary training

Youth Leader Reminder:

Safe Sanctuaries/supervision requirements include a minimum of:

  • two unrelated adults
  • an adult of each gender if youth of both genders are present
  • adults must be at least 18 years old and five years older than the youth they are chaperoning
  • youth must be supervised at all times
  • written permission to share photos on social media
  • all adults must have background checks and basic safe sanctuary training

Youth Event Covenant

I commit myself to uphold the following moral standards of behavior: 

  • living by simple guidelines of love and respect for the rights, feelings, and property of others;
  • participating in all the scheduled activities, being in designated places and meals at all times;
  • remembering that this event is a Christian event, appropriate clothing is expected;  
  • refraining from bringing and using anything considered illegal for a minor in WV;
  • obeying rules governing quiet hours, visitation, event participation, autos and off-campus food deliveries.  

I understand that violation of this covenant will result in intervention and disciplinary action by the staff and could result in dismissal from the event.   

By registering for any youth event or sponsored activity, the youth participant  and parent/guardian agree to abide by the Youth Event Covenant

The bus registration does not register you or your group for the Youth 2019 event.
Please use the following links for the Event and Housing Registrations.