When

Friday, August 30, 2019 at 1:00 PM CDT
-to-
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 1:00 PM CDT

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Where

Camp Hardtner 
2393 Camp Hardtner Road
Pollock, LA 71467
 

 
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Contact

Katie Chapman 
The Episcopal Church in Western Louisiana 
918-381-8109 
katie@epiwla.org 
 

College/Young Adult Staff Application for 2019 - 2020 Youth Events 

 

Welcome to 2019 - 2020 Diocesan Youth Event College and Young Adult Staff Application! 

With this application you can apply to staff JEYL (Junior Episcopal Youth League) and Happening Prayer Support, and CLEY (Christian League of Episcopal Youth). The dates and desctiptions of these are outlined below. 

As you fill out the application, just put a check beside the events you would like to staff.  After the application deadline for each event, the adult leaders will review all of the applications for that event and select those who are best suited to staff it.  Those people who are selected will be asked to provide additional info (the usual emergency contact and insurance information, etc.) as well as pay the event fee. Remember, if you are not chosen for one retreat, you will still be considered for any other one you checked on your form.

Here are some important dates to keep in mind as you apply:

  • JEYL, November 22nd - 24th. Application to staff must be submitted by October 1st
  • Happening #57, January 16th - 19th. Prayer Support application must be submitted by January 6th 
  • CLEY, March 27th - 29th. Application to staff must be submitted by February 4th

JEYL (Junior Episcopal Youth League) offers middle school youth from across the state a weekend of fellowship, fun, learning, and worship. It is led by high school students with the help of other adult volunteers and a priest who together plan a program of learning, reflection, and fellowship focused on a specific theme. The weekend consists of talks, skits, small group discussions related to the theme, singing, dancing, worship, crafts, and games. High school students in grades 10-12 may apply to serve as staff alongside a team of adultvolunteers and a priest.

Happening is a Christian experience presented by teenagers for teenagers with the help of adult volunteers and priests. It is designed to bring young persons to a fuller personal knowledge of and relationship with Christ and to a deeper level of commitment and apostleship. During the Happening retreat, there are activities designed for spiritual enrichment, fun, and Christian community building among participants. You may only attend Happening once as a participant. To be eligible to staff the event, applicants musthave attended Happening in the past. Prayer Support spends the weekend behind the scenes praying and working to support the participants in their experience. 

CLEY (Christian League of Episcopal Youth) is a high school retreat designed to give young people from across the state the opportunity to take a break and draw nearer to God through a weekend of relaxation, fun, and worship. It is led by college students with the help of other adult volunteers and a priest who together plan a program of learning, reflection, and fellowship focused on a specific theme. The weekend consists of talks, skits, small group discussions related to the theme, singing, dancing, worship, crafts, and games.

If you have any questions you can email Katie Chapman at katie@epiwla.org or call 918-381-8109