Y.O.U. Summer Retreat

Summer Fun in Faith

Hello Unity Youth Leaders,


I am excited about our upcoming, 1st annual, Y.O.U. “Summer Fun-in-Faith” Retreat, July 28-30 in my hometown of Thousand Oaks, CA. 
I am attaching a flyer, registration form, and the group summary form for you to pass along to your families with 9th-12th graders.  It will be a fun weekend, with creative ways to look at the Spiritual Power of Faith.

Paperwork & Group Summaries are due June 27th — it’s sure to come up fast!  Feel free to send it sooner, too 🙂

If you have someone who needs a medical release form, liability form, or scholarship application, then please visit our website, under Teen Events and

I look forward to seeing your Y.O.U.’ers this summer at this awesome event!

Blessings,
Stacy
Scholarship amounts are available up to $55.
Cancellations must by made before June 27th, otherwise a credit of $65 will be given for a future event.
This message approved by Beverly in Anaheim and Stacy Macris Ros
Download forms using the links below:

Registration YOU Summer Retreat 2017

Group Summary YOU Summer 2017

Flyer Summer Y.O.U. 2017

Uniteen Camp 2017: Be the Change

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Located near Jackson Lake in the beautiful San Gabriel Mountains, Uniteen Camp is a powerful Unity-based program for active 6th, 7th & 8th grade Uniteens.
Camp activities include:
Archery ◦ Games ◦ Arts & Crafts ◦ Heart Talk◦ Basketball ◦ Hiking ◦ Cabin time ◦ Journaling
◦ Campfire ◦ Joy songs ◦ Canoeing ◦ Meditations ◦ Celebrations ◦ Music ◦ Challenge Course ◦ Outdoor adventures ◦ Cool lessons ◦ Special ceremonies ◦ Creative Expression ◦ ‘Spirit Sharing’ Show ◦ Dance ◦ Swimming pool ◦ Discussions ◦ Vespers ◦ ‘Family’ groups ◦ Volleyball ◦ Friendships ◦ Workshops …and much more!

APPLICATION PROCESS & ELIGIBILITY
This is NOT an introductory program. Uniteen Camp is intended for Unity students who:
•are actively attending a Unity ministry,
•are graduating from 6th – 8th grade,
•demonstrate a clear understanding and ability to meet expectations for participants.

About the processing of applications:
Priority will be given to:
1) churches providing adult staff,
2) Uniteens attending SW Uniteen events this school year,
3) groups that actively support our regional Uniteen program.
Priority applicants which meet all eligibility criteria will be confirmed on space-available basis. Complete applications required. Applications must include deposit (or church guarantee of payment), written statements & church recommendations.

CAMP COSTS:
Campers: $420
*scholarships are available
Registration covers: lodging, camp meals, activities & supplies *does not include transportation*

DATES TO REMEMBER
For registration information contact your
Local Unity YFM Director or Minister
Pre-registration forms due: May 23 (or date set by your youth director)
On-line registration: June 1
Payment due: June 6
(or date set by your youth director)
Check In: Monday, June 19 3-4PM
Pick Up: Friday, June 23 2PM
**No Refunds after June 4 **

Click the links to download the forms:

RegistrationUniteenSummerCamp2017-1

Uniteen camp flyer 2017

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For questions or more information contact Angie Keyes
Uniteen and Youth & Family Ministry Consultant: angieunityym@gmail.com / 949.584.3556

Kids Camp 2017: Bring On the Basics

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Kid’s Camp theme this year is “Bring on the Basics!”, where children’s activities & learning experiences will have a focus on learning and demonstrating Unity Principles in their lives.

Campers will enjoy hiking, swimming, canoeing, fun active learning, cooperative games, spirit sharing, archery, joy songs, arts & crafts, morning chapel, evening vespers, connecting with old friends, meeting new ones & so much, much, more!

ELIGIBILITY
Kids Camp is open to SW Unity Region children attending class and have graduated from 3rd-5th grades (as of June 2017)

* No Refunds after June 4 *

SCHOLARSHIP
Partial scholarships are available through the SW Region and the Unity Church of Alhambra Foundation.
Contact your Youth & Family Ministry Director or minister for scholarship information.

Click the links below to download the forms:

2KidsSummerCampRegistration2017

2YDChecklistandKidsCampGroupSummary2017-1

BACK TO BASICS KidsCamp FLYER 2017

Uniteen & Youth & Family Ministry Consultant

Angie Keyes : angieunityym@gmail.com / 949.584.3556

Youth Directors Community Call

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*Connect with other Youth Directors in Unity’s Southwest Region*
* Share & Receive ideas on curriculum and programming for the Sunday classroom*
* Bring your best ideas for Youth Ministry – and you will receive the same from others!*
Register by April 21st
Web-hosting site and log-in information to be sent by April 22nd
Love offerings joyfully received.

For questions contact Stacy Macris Ros at 818-642-1833 or StacyUnityTeens@gmail.com

Click these links to download the flyer and Registration Form:

YED Community Call Flyer April17

YED Community Call Registration April 2017

2017 Summer Camps with Unity

2017 Summer Camps

Click this link to download the more colorful flier: 2017 Summer Camps with Unity

Unity Kid’s Camp
A tradition for over 30 years, our Unity Kid’s Camp is held in Wrightwood, CA for current 3rd – 5th graders. Enjoy the traditional summer camp experience with the bonus of Unity lessons, joy songs, and counselors. Bond with your Y.O.U. counselor, and sing songs around the campfire with your Unity friends – it’s a summer experience you won’t forget!
Save-the Dates: June 19th – 23rd – Register before May 23rd

Uniteen Summer Camp
Held at the same camp location as Kid’s camp, Uniteen camp is designed specifically for current 6th – 8th graders. Enjoy rock wall climbing, gaga pit, canoeing, and swimming with your Uniteen friends from around the Southwest Unity Region. Uniteens will also have morning celebration and vespers, Unity lessons, family groups, and a heart talk. Plus, you won’t want to miss Spirit Sharing and the Dance!
Save-the-Dates: June 19th – 23rd – Register before May 23rd

*New Summer Program*
Now for Y.O.U.’ers – Summer Fun-in-Faith Retreat
Spend 3 days in Thousand Oaks, CA with your Y.O.U. friends from all over the Southwest Region while exploring your own idea of Faith – what is it, and how much faith do you have? How can you strengthen it? Indoor Rock Wall climbing, Malibu Beach, Sunday Service in the Park and music with Mark Welch – it’s a weekend you won’t want to miss, and a great way to end your summer!
For current 9th – 12th graders.
Save-the-Dates: July 28-30th – Register before June 28th

Click this link to download the more colorful flier: 2017 Summer Camps with Unity

Official Rally 2017 – The Power of I Am

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Dates: Paper Registration due April 12th & Online Registration and payment due April 19th

Highlights of Rally: Election & installation of new Regional Officers (contact Stacy Macris Ros at stacyunityteens@gmail.com for an application if you are interested in running!), dance, Chad & Nathan concert, graduation & banquet for honoring the seniors & connection with your friends from all around the Southwest Region of Unity!

Keep up with your Regi team leading up to rally on:
Instagram: swunityteens
Facebook: SW Youth of Unity

With: guest iYOU musicians Chad & Nathan
Cost: $190
Grades: 9th-12th

Click below to download the forms:

Group Summary Official Rally 2017

Official Rally Flier 2017

Registration Official Rally 2017

Uniteen Winter Retreat 2017 – Expressing My Truth

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FYI: The Uniteen Winter Retreat originally scheduled to be held in February at the Lion’s Camp in Wrightwood, CA, has been rescheduled for the weekend of April 7 -9.

Join us for our annual Uniteen Winter Retreat

at Lion’s Camp in Wrightwood, CA.

Cost: :$175 per person (Scholarships are available)

This year we will be focusing on how we can express our light by
expressing the truth of who we are.

We will be blessed by the music of Mark Stanton Welch as we experience a weekend of engaging activities, lessons, meditations, friendships, surprises & self-discovery!

This event is for Uniteens grade 6-8. The Uniteens attending this retreat are assumed to have a basic understanding of Unity Principles, can adhere to group agreements, and are independent in their self-care.

Click the links below to download your forms:

uniteen-agreements-2016-2017

medical-release-form-2016-2017

liability-form-2016-2017

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2017 winter retreat flyer

Uniteen Fall Retreat 2016 – The Heart-Centered Journey

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Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with other Uniteens as we
practice tools to stay heart-centered through the joys and challenges
in our lives.

There will be music by Mark Stanton Welch, dancing, crafts, outdoor
activities and friendship!

  • Retreat fee of $190 includes lodging, 5 meals, snacks, all supplies and program.
  • Initial Registration due September 11 Online registration & Payment due
    September 25 (or as scheduled by your Youth Ministry Director.)
  • Check-in is at Potosi Pines Camp at 3:00 pm on Friday, October 14th, event closes
    at 11:30 on Sunday, October 16th.
  • This event is open to active Unity students who have attended at least 6 Sundays between November 1, 2015 and January 17, 2016.
  • Uniteens attending this retreat are assumed to have a basic understanding of Unity Principles, can adhere to group agreements, and are independent in their self-care.

Click the links below to download the forms!

Adult Agreements 2016-2017

Liability Form 2016-2017

Medical Release Form 2016-2017

SW Teen Scholarship Application

Church Recommendation Form

Uniteen Agreements 2016-2017

Uniteen Fall Retreat 2016 Flyer

Y.O.U. Fall Rally 2016 – Connecting with Consciousness

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Y.O.U. Fall Rally: November 11-13, 2016
Lion’s Camp – Small Camp in Wrightwood, CA

Please be sure to pass along the paperwork to all of your qualified Y.O.U.’ers and their families.  There’s also an awesome flyer, created by our Y.O.U. Co-Regi Rep, Antonio Villa, for you to post around your church and send to your families also.

We are back to a 3-day holiday weekend this year (yay!), so I’m expecting a great turnout!  Be sure to register on time to guarantee your group’s space.  We are at the smaller Lion’s camp location (across the street from our summer camp location), so space will go fast.

Blessings to you all,

Stacy

p.s. Please be sure to review our group heart agreements with your Y.O.U.’ers prior to attending rally.  They are included in the registration packet attached.  Thank you!

p.s.s. Both the liability form and the medical release form are new for the Y.O.U. 2016-2017 year; only adults or Y.O.U.’ers who attended the Uniteen Fall retreat are exempt from completing.

Registration

Flyer – created by Co-Regi Rep, Antonio Villa

Liability Form 2016-2017

Medical Release Form 2016-2017

Youth Director Summary – YOU Fall-2016