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 NCYC 2021

​The National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) is the largest Catholic youth gathering in the U.S., with over 20,000 young people, clergy and religious, and adult chaperones attending from all over the country. 

A pilgrimage of faith, NCYC is an exciting, biennial three-day experience of prayer, community and empowerment for Catholic teenagers addressing a wide variety of topics including Catholic spirituality and prayer, social justice issues, sexuality and leadership.

NCYC features a huge interactive village where hundreds of exhibitors, musicians, games, hot meals and learning centers of all types will be available throughout the conference.​

NCYC 2021, will take place in Indianapolis, In., November 17 through November 20, 2021

Please contact your parish youth minister or faith formation director for further information. You can also contact Christie Smith, diocesan director of youth and young adult ministry, for more information.


All pilgrims will be required to attend the Pilgrimage Send-off scheduled for Sunday, November 7 at 3:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Church. 

At the Send-off, you will receive all of your swag and go over details and rules for the pilgrimage.

 Costs

​The NCYC trip package includes NCYC Registration Fees, lodging, breakfast each day, lunch and dinner on Thursday, taxes, tips, a diocesan t-shirt, a diocesan jacket, a diocesan hat, region t-shirt, waterbottle, cell phone battery, journal, evening snacks, motor coach transportation throughout the entire pilgrimage, trading items and a Pilgrimage Send Off.


Francis Fund Eligible Attendees
Cost Without Francis Fund
​$560 - 4 people per room
​$810 - 4 people per room
​$620 - 3 people per room
​$870 - 3 people per room
​$870 - 2 people per room
​$1120 - 2 people per room
$950 - 1 person per room (adults only)
$1200 - 1 person per room (adults only)



Other Costs:
Pilgrims are instructed to bring spending money for lunch and dinner on Friday and Saturday, NCYC souvenirs and other merchandise available from vendors at the conference, as well as for any stops made during the drive from Greensburg to Indianapolis.

 Forms & Deadlines

Payment Deadlines for NCYC 2021

​Payment ​Cost ​Due Date
​Deposit
​$100 per person ​March 1
​Second Payment ​$100 per person ​May 1
​Third Payment ​$150 per person July 1 (Francis Fund application also due)
​Fourth Payment ​$150 per person September 1
​Fifth Payment ​Remaining Balance ​November 1

 

Form Deadlines for NCYC 2021

​Form Type ​Form Name ​Due Date
​Online NCYC Parish Registration ​March 1, 2021
​Online NCYC Waiver​
May 1, 2021
​Online
Francis Fund Scholarship Application ​July 1, 2021
​Online ​Parish Rooming List September 1, 2021
​Paper ​Adult Liability Waiver - NFCYM ​September 1, 2021
​Paper Youth Liability Waiver - NFCYM​ September 1, 2021
​Online ​NFCYM Online Name Badge Registration ​September 1, 2021

 

Cancellations, Refunds and Changes

  • Cancellations before September 1 will be refunded 100%.
  • Substitutions after September 1 will have a $35 substitution fee per NFCYM.
  • Cancellations (without substitutions) after September 1 will be refunded 50% of the total cost of the trip.
  • Cancellations (without substitutions) after October 15 will not be refunded.


 NCYC 2021 Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, Nov. 17

​Time​Activity
​1:00 p.m.​Depart for Indianapolis (students may need an early dismissal from school)
​9:00 p.m.​Arrive in Indianapolis
​9:30 p.m.​Late Night Pizza
​11:30 p.m.​Lights Out

 

Thursday, Nov. 18

​Time​Activity
​8:00 a.m.​Breakfast at Hotel
9:45 a.m.​Leave for Convention Center
​10:00 a.m.
​Dave and Busters
​12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.​Lunch/Circle Center/Exhibits
​4:00 - 5:30 p.m.​Regional Liturgy
​5:30 - 7:00 p.m.​Boxed Dinner
​7:00 - 8:00 p.m.​Gathering & Entertainment
​8:00 - 10:00 p.m.​Opening Session
​10:30 p.m.​Bus Departs for Hotel
​12:00 a.m.​Lights Out

 

Friday, Nov. 19

​Time​Activity
​7:30 a.m.​Bus Departs Hotel
​8:00 - 9:00 a.m.​Gathering & Entertainment
​9:00 - 11:00 a.m.​Prayer & General Session
​11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.​Sessions & Workshops
​11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.​Thematic Park Opens
​12:30 - 2:30 p.m.​Lunch Break
​12:30 - 6:00 p.m.​Reconciliation Offered
​12:30 - 6:00 p.m.​Prayer Chapels Open
​1:30 - 2:45 p.m.​Sessions & Workshops
​3:45 - 5:00 p.m.​Sessions & Workshops
​5:30 - 6:15 p.m.​Daily Liturgy
​5:00 - 7:00 p.m.​Dinner Break
​6:30 - 8:00 p.m.​Gathering & Entertainment
​8:00 - 10:00 p.m.​Prayer & General Session
​10:30 p.m.​Bus Departs for Hotel
​12:00 a.m.​Lights Out

 

Saturday, Nov. 20

​Time​Activity
​8:00 a.m.​Pack Bus / Bus Departs Hotel
​8:30 - 9:00 a.m.​Gathering & Entertainment
​9:00 - 10:30 a.m.​Prayer & General Session
​11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.​Sessions & Workshops
​11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.​Thematic Park Opens
​11:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.​Reconciliation Offered
​11:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.​Prayer Chapels Open
​12:30 - 2:00 p.m.​Lunch Break
​1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.​Discernment Time
​3:30 - 5:00 p.m.​Comedy Club
​3:30 - 5:00 p.m.​Dance
​3:30 - 5:00 p.m.​Concert
​5:00 - 7:00 p.m.​Dinner
​7:00 - 8:00 p.m.​Gathering & Entertainment
​8:00 - 8:30 p.m.​Liturgy Preparation
​8:30 - 10:30 p.m.​Closing Liturgy
​11:00 p.m.​Depart for Greensburg