July 12-14, 2019

Be inspired
Be equipped
Be empowered

The Steubenville Youth Conferences, an outreach of Franciscan University of Steubenville, are a series of 25 conferences across North America that help teens encounter the love of Christ every summer. Our mission is to build the Church by evangelizing, equipping, and empowering God’s children to become radical and joyful disciples.
All Photos by Julius Gracian Photography | OCY Toronto

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STEUBENVILLE TORONTO 2019

See what love the Father has bestowed on us, that we may be called children of God

– 1 JOHN 3:1

July 12-14, 2019

University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)

2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON

How do I register?1

On your own

You can register your group on your own directly through the Steubenville Toronto site:

With Mission Jeunesse MTL

You can register to be a part of the Mission Jeunesse MTL delegation. If you do so, not only will we handle the registration, but you will be able to meet other teens from other Montreal communities.
1 Please note that your registration to Steubenville is NOT a guaranteed spot on the bus. If you want a spot on the bus, groups must register separately for the bus. Please see packages for more details.

Packages2

Registration Fees

Admission to SteubieTO, all talks and workshops, meals, accommodations

280$

(125$ deposit)

Transportation

Two-way trip (Montreal to Oshawa)
Limited seating availalble

25$

Delegation T-shirt(s)

T-shirts for identification purposes,
especially for transportation

10$ for one/ 15$ for two

2 The first deposit of 125$ is due within 5 working days after registration. This confirms your registration and allows Mission Jeunesse to reserve spots with Steubenville Toronto.

 

If payment is not received, your registration will be cancelled to allow for other groups to register.

Cheque only. No cash accepted.

Other3

If you’ve decided to travel on your own, you may still take advantage of our transportation offers (limited seating available)

 

3 For packages 4, 5, 6 – Must show proof of registration with Steubenville Toronto and signed the online waiver during the individual registration process

Thank you for supporting youth ministry!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend?

Sec 3-5 Students

Teens who will be in Secondary 3 in September 2019 up to those who will be graduating high school by the end of 2019, but be younger than 18, can attend Steubenville Toronto.

Those over 18 may volunteer for SteubieTO or be a Group Leader or Chaperone (if over 21)

What are the profiles and responsibilities of the Community Leader, Group Leader and Chaperone?

Community Leader
A community leader can be a priest, provincial director, leader of a movement or community, etc.

The community leader is responsible for:
• Attesting the eligibility of the group leader and the chaperones that will accompany the teen participants (they must meet the requirements as listed in the Chaperone Guidelines and Responsibilities)

• Recognizing that their group leader and chaperones must provide a valid police check as soon as possible;

• Checking their email account frequently, since all communication with the MJ-Youth Ministry coordination team will be done by email, and their action is required in order to proceed with the registration.

The Mission Jeunesse-Youth Ministry team will review and verify all registrations and reserves the right to decline registrations that do not comply with the necessary conditions.

 

Group Leader
Group Leaders travel with the group to Steubenville. They are adults (at least 21 years old) that are the main links between the teens, parents, chaperones and Mission Jeunesse MTL. Any questions or inquiries received from their group members and parents will be directed back to them.

Please note it is the Group Leader’s responsibility to contact the Parish, Community or Movement Leader, the chaperones and parents to obtain the necessary documentation.

Mission Jeunesse MTL will review and verify all registration and reserves the right to decline registrations that do not comply with the necessary conditions.

Group Leaders must ensure that:
• They are aware of the procedure to follow for the individual registration of the teen participants, group leader and chaperones

• With the chaperones, they meet the requirements for the Chaperone Guidelines and Responsibilities and requirement for a police check.

•They make an appointment with Mission Jeunesse MTL to submit the payments and documentation (Police check)

•They check their email frequently, since all communication will be done by email and their action is required in order to proceed the registration.

Chaperone

All chaperones have to be at least 21 years old to participate in the Steubenville Toronto Conference.

Chaperones are responsible for:
• Reading and understanding Steubenville’s Chaperone guidelines and responsibilities

• Providing a Police Check to their group leader

When are payments and documents due if I want to register and travel with Mission Jeunesse MTL?

 

125$ deposit

Due within 5 working days upon registering
or May 18th (whichever comes first)

This confirms your registration and allows Mission Jeunesse to reserve spots with Steubenville Toronto.
If payment not received, your registration will be cancelled to allow for other groups to register.

 

Remaining balance due and Police Checks are due on May 31

What are the accepted payment methods?

Cheque only

No cash will be accepted

To submit the payments and required documentation (police checks), group leaders can send them by mail or in person at the reception of the Archdiocese office (2000 Sherbrooke O. H3H 1G4) from Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 4:30pm.

Pizza on Friday and Saturday
10$ per pizza box (10 slices)
Steubenville Toronto offers pizza boxes for groups at the end of the sessions on Friday and Saturday evenings. You can pre-order boxes upon registration and will be available for pick-up at a booth.

What is the cost of transportation?

 

25$/person.

All funds are non-refundable.
Limited seating.
First come, first serve.
Credit Card and Cheque only.

 

Thanks to the support of several sources, including the Pillars Trust Fund, we are able to offer a subsidized cost in order to facilitate youth participation at SteubieTO. Groups must show proof of registration to take advantage of this price.

 

When is payment due for transportation?

Payment is due upon reservation of seats.
Payment options for group leader include credit card and cheque.
NO CASH ACCEPTED

Can a group reserve more seats or cancel reservations?
Groups can reserve more seats as long as space is available on the bus. First come, first served.
I am not registered to SteubieTO. Can I still reserve a seat on the bus?
No.
Only groups registered to Steubenville Toronto can reserve spots on the bus.
Where are the pick-up and drop-off locations for the bus?
This information will be provided once we have an idea where participants will be coming from. A location accessible by public transportation will be chosen to best correspond to the needs of those reserving a spot.

We are currently looking at a central downtown location as well as a West Island spot. Details to be confirmed.

Is my group registration valid after the payment?

No.

We require the following to be considered valid:

• An email from the Parish, Community or Movement leader, confirming and attesting that you have been named Group Leader for this group

• Group leaders and Chaperones must meet the requirements for the Chaperone Guidelines and Responsibilities and requirement for a police check.

How do I obtain police checks?
Please consult the person responsible in your parish for Responsible Ministry to obtain police checks for all your adult chaperones. Please allow for enough time to process the police checks for all your chaperones so that they can be sent to Mission Jeunesse-Youth Ministry by the deadline.
What happens if one of the participants in my group cannot participate anymore after registration?
If any participant chooses to cancel their registration, it is the responsibility of the parish/community/movement and the group leader to find a replacement and to inform Mission Jeunessse MTL of the name change.

Name change fees may apply. Registration fees remain non-refundable whether or not a replacement is found.

What is the cost of transportation?

 

25$/person.

All funds are non-refundable.
Limited seating.
First come, first serve.
Credit Card and Cheque only.

 

Thanks to the support of several sources, including the Pillars Trust Fund, we are able to offer a subsidized cost in order to facilitate youth participation at SteubieTO. Groups must show proof of registration to take advantage of this price.

 

When is payment due for transportation?
Payment is due upon reservation of seats.
Payment options for group leader include credit card and cheque.
NO CASH ACCEPTED
Can a group reserve more seats or cancel reservations?
Groups can reserve more seats as long as space is available on the bus. First come, first served.
I am not registered to SteubieTO. Can I still reserve a seat on the bus?
No.
Only groups registered to Steubenville Toronto can reserve spots on the bus.
Where are the pick-up and drop-off locations for the bus?
This information will be provided once we have an idea where participants will be coming from. A location accessible by public transportation will be chosen to best correspond to the needs of those reserving a spot.

We are currently looking at a central downtown location as well as a West Island spot. Details to be confirmed.

Preparatory Meetings

 

Between now and SteubieTO, preparatory meetings for the chaperones and participants will be held for fellowship building and information purposes. Below are the dates for each pre-union.

May 18 + June 15

10am to 1pm

 

A meeting will be held for group leaders/chaperones prior to each pre-union. Group leaders will be made aware of the meetings by email.

 

Registration

 

Mission Jeunesse
Montréal

2000 rue Sherbrooke O. Montréal, QC H3H 1G4
missionjeunesse@diocesemontreal.org
(514) 925-4300