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_5401 NORTH SCOTTSDALE RD.
Registration fee includes all sessions, breakouts, materials, Sunday dinner, Monday lunch & dinner, and Tuesday lunch & dinner.
Guests are responsible for booking their own hotel rooms. See below for hotel information.
_Check-in 11am – 2pm
_Welcoming Activities 1:30pm
_Opening Session 3:00pm
>End / September 19
_Closing Session ends 12:00pm
All registration fees must be paid no later than 30 days prior to the event. Payment can be made by check or credit card.
Checks should be made out to Life Teen and mailed to:
Life Teen, Inc.
ATTN: Convention 2020
P.O. Box 117299
Atlanta, GA 30368-7299
60 or more days before = full refund
30-60 days before = $100 cancellation fee
14-30 days before = $200 cancellation fee
Less than 14 days before = no refund
The Convention is held at the DoubleTree Paradise Valley Resort. This luxurious resort in Scottsdale, Arizona is the perfect destination to relax, enjoy the sun, and be cared for during your time at CYMC.
If the Life Teen room block at the DoubleTree is sold out, no worries… we’ve got you covered! Additional rooms can be booked at any of the overflow locations listed below.
A free shuttle will be provided between the overflow hotels and the DoubleTree Resort so you won’t miss any of the excitement! Please note the shuttle will ONLY run between these properties. The shuttle will not be able to pick up or drop off at any other locations outside the conference designated hotels.
Generous donors have made it possible for all priests to attend any Life Teen training conference for free — because we believe priests are essential for effective youth ministry.
This event provides an opportunity for priests with a passion for their vocation and for serving the young church to connect and support one another. The training sessions will provide you with material to take home to grow your parish community and the times of prayer will contribute to your own spiritual renewal. The combination of these things all in one place leads priests who attend once to return year after year.
Simply indicate you are a priest when you register and your registration fee will be waived. If you’re a priest and you’ve never been to a Life Teen event before, we will also cover your flight and hotel expenses! To receive this portion of the scholarship, please register online for the conference and then submit this Shepherd’s Scholarship application form along with your airfare and hotel receipts to Mary Zitelli, Events Registration Coordinator. Please contact her with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-809-3902 ext. 231.