Letter to Chaperones

Thank you for registering as a chaperone for our Annual Conference Youth Delegation!
Here is a whole bunch of information for you!
Youth Schedule for Annual Conference
(Tentative, subject to change)

Tuesday, June 9
1:30 p.m. Registration opens. Register and check-in.
3 p.m. Youth Delegation Orientation, dinner, and evening activities

Wednesday, June 10
7 a.m. Breakfast opens
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Laity Session (Lakeland Center), lunch, Plenary Sessions
5:00 p.m. dinner and evening activity

Thursday, June 11
6:30 a.m. 5K run (optional)
7 a.m. Breakfast opens
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Plenary sessions, lunch break, plenary sessions
5:00 - 10:00 p.m. Dinner and evening worship

Friday, June 12
7 a.m. Breakfast opens
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Plenary sessions, lunch break, plenary sessions
5:00 - 10:00 p.m. Dinner and evening activities

Saturday, June 13
7 a.m. Breakfast opens
8:30 a.m. Plenary Session
1:00 p.m. Scheduled adjournment

- You will participate fully in all activities connected with this event
- You will help to guide the students to and from events
- You will act as a role model for participation and attitude
- You will follow the rules of the event, as set out by the event leader
- You will support the decisions of the leader and other chaperones
- You will complete the background check authorization form by no later than Monday, June 3.

Dress Code:
While we do not have a mandatory dress code, we encourage you to strive for business casual. This means nice jeans or pants, fingertip length or longer shorts, and a presentable, clean shirt or top. The event room will be chilly, so you will want to bring some layers. Please no excessively torn jeans or t-shirts. No clothing with suggestive messages.

What to bring:
- Completed medical form, expectation sheet, background check, and retreat waiver (get that here)
- The $100 fee covers housing and meals from Tuesday dinner through Saturday breakfast (You may also bring spending money for the snack bars around BCU)
- Sleeping bag or twin size sheets
- Clothing for 5 days of conference session
- Clothing for hanging out on campus (shorts rule still applies)
- Personal clothing items and personal care items

Staying informed:
During the event, there will be a good amount of social media interaction. If you have a twitter account, please notify Kelly so she can add you to the newsfeed.

Download the AC 2015 YAPP. This will put all of the important information right on your phone! Just go to your app store and download “yapp box”.  The use code W5HSK8 to download the Yapp.  This will have ALL of the details for the event at your fingertips and is updated regularly…so don’t forget to download it!

If you have any questions, need directions, etc, please contact Kelly Minter.

Contact information:
Kelly Minter, event coordinator
Email: kminter@flumc.org
Phone: 407.694.2167

Contact Us

The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church

450 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33815

(863) 688-5563 or toll free (800) 282-8011