Programs and events that promote faith, mission, service—and fun—for children, youth, and young adults
Rendez-vous Youth Event
- Get involved with Rendez-vous, the national gathering of United Church of Canada youth, young adults, and their leaders. Rendez-vous is held every three years in the year before a General Council.
- Visit the Rendez-vous website to learn more about Rendez-vous 2020 in Calgary.
- Learn more by watching the Rendez-vous in Review video about the last three events.
Outdoor Ministries (Camps)
- Read a blog by Mat Whynott about how camping changed his life and can change it for all kids too.
- Find an outdoor ministry/camp near you.
- Check out the camping playlist on our YouTube channel.
- Read about a camp for LGBTQ+ children and youth in the Being Seen blog about Rainbow Camp.
- Find resources for Camping Sunday (final Sunday in April).
- Join the Outdoor Ministries Institute: The Connection Network for United Church of Canada Camps, Education & Retreat Centres. See the Outdoor Ministries Institute website and Outdoor Ministries Institute Facebook page.
- Camp staff and volunteers are welcome to join the National Camping Network Facebook group.
- See also: the Inside Out camp curriculum; and Faith Formation at Camp and Who We Are under Downloads, below.
The GO Project
Faith-filled generations that transform communities.
The GO Project
- is a United Church of Canada ministry for children and youth focused on justice and mission education
- creates welcoming programs for children, youth, and leaders that support spiritual development, community building, and opportunity to put faith and love into action
- is children’s day camps
- is youth mission programs
- has resources, curriculum, training, weekend retreats, PA Day Camps, and much more!
- Find a campus ministry near you.
There is also a Youth Forum at each General Council.
For more information and networking opportunities, contact:
|Faith Formation at Camp, February 2011 (revised December 2014)||772.65 KB|
|Dorm Room Blessing||99.61 KB|
|Who We Are: United Church Theology, Culture, and Traditions||755.22 KB|
|Partners in Ministry: United Church Outdoor Ministries and Communities of Faith (2020)||699.21 KB|