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.
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: www.omdyac.org
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 www.omdyac.org You can detailed information about these churches from the congregation pages. In addition the district offers several youth oriented trainings each year. They are also listed on the youth programming page. The following conferences and meetings are planned for 2013-14. 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.
|August 16-18, 2013||YAC Summer Planning Meeting||age 12-19||UU Church of the South Hills, Pittsburgh, PA|
|October 25-27, 2013||
Fall Senior High Con
|grade 9-age 19||
First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh, PA
|Nov 15-17, 2013||Fall Junior High Con||age 12-grade 9||First Unitarian Church of Youngstown, OH|
|January 24-25, 2014||YAC SAC Planning Meeting||age 12-19||UU Fellowship of Wayne County, Wooster, OH|
|February 14-16, 2014||CERG Joint Youth Conference||Sr High||TBA|
|March 14-16, 2014||YAC Social Action Con||age 12-19*||UU Congregation, Erie, PA|
|April 11-12, 2014||YAC Spring Planning Meeting||age 12-19||UU Church of Kent, OH|
|May 16-18, 2014||YAC All Age Conference||age 12-19*||First Unitarian Church of Cleveland, Shaker Heights, 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 YAC website 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.
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 www.uua.org/re/youth/