The Youth Adult Committee is made up of mostly youth and some youth-friendly adults who plan and organized youth conferences for youth ages 12 to 19 in the district.  The schedule is posted below as we currently know it. The staff person who works with this committee is Evin Carvill-Ziemer, OMD Program Coordinator.

To stay on top of all of what YAC is doing, youth and advisors should join the OMD YAC Facebook Page .

The Central East Regional Group held a Youth Summit in December of 2012. Read what the OMD representative, Oliver Evans, had to say.

YAC Registration: To download the paper forms you must have signed, visit the YAC Forms Page.
To register for a YAC Con or meeting, click the title of the con/meeting. If it is not a link, registration is not yet open.

YAC maintains its own pages with information about their activities, minutes from meetings, a copy of their bylaws and policies and procedures and details for their events. Please visit their pages at:

If you have questions, please contact the YAC Co-Chairs:  Cavan Bonner at cavanbonner at or Eliza Steffen esteffen451 at

YAC plans several conferences and hold several committee meetings each year. To register, visit the OMD Events page. To get con and meeting  information, visit the YAC website at You can detailed information about these churches from the congregation pages. In addition the district offers several youth oriented trainings each year. They are listed on the youth programming page. The following conferences and meetings are planned for 2014-15. If you cannot find a training in our district, try checking our neighboring district calendars - links to our surrounding districts are listed at the end of this section.

Dates Event Ages Location
August 8-10, 2014 YAC Summer Planning Meeting Part 1 age 12-19 First UU Church of Columbus, OH
August 22-24, 2014 YAC Summer Planning Meeting Part 2 age 12-19 UU Fellowship of Wayne County, Wooster, OH

October 10-13, 2014

CERG Joint Youth Conference

Sr High

State College, PA

October 24-26, 2014

Fall Senior High Con

grade 9-age 19

West Shore UU Church, Rocky River, OH

Nov 14-16, 2014 Fall Junior High Con age 12-grade 9 First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh, PA
January 23-24, 2015 YAC SAC Planning Meeting age 12-19 UU Congregation of Wayne County, Wooster, OH
March 6-8, 2015 YAC Social Action Con age 12-19* First Unitarian Church of Cleveland, Shaker Heights, OH
April 17-18, 2015 YAC Spring Planning Meeting age 12-19 UU Church of Akron, OH
May 15-17, 2015 YAC All Age Conference age 12-19*

First UU Church of Columbus, OH

  • * for conferences for all ages, 7th & 8th graders must have previously attended a YAC Conference or Summer Institute youth program.
  • Registration for all yac conferences is $25 per person, 2nd child from a family, $20; 3rd child from a family, $15; sponsors are free.
  • Registration for 2 night YAC Meetings is $25 per person, and registration for one night YAC meetings is $10 per person. See the page for any training conferences for details on schedule and costs.
  • Scholarships are available, please see the event page for details.

Online registration holds your place for the conference or meeting, however, you are still responsible for getting your sponsor and permission forms signed and bringing them to the con or meeting along with your money.

You can find the forms at the YAC take along page.

To find out what might be happening at our neighboring districts, visit:St. Lawrence District, Joseph Priestley District, Metro New York, or Heartland District.

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Ever wanted to know what YAC was all about? Have youth asking you questions about conferences? You can start with these easy references, recently created by a youth on YAC.

To find out what is happening at a national level, please visit the youth office section of the UUA website at



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