Institute 2020: This Is Our Prayer
July 20-25, 2019
Baker University!
*Registration Open SOON!* 


 For over 100 years, young people have come to Baker University in Baldwin City, Ks to attend United Methodist Youth Institute. Institute is a week of Christian spiritual growth and faith development for high school students (incoming freshman-graduating seniors).
At Institute, youth experience Christian community and are taught to receive and give care and support as modeled by Christ. Institute is intentional about making disciples for the transformation of the world. Join us this summer for Institute 2019: Peace Works! 

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Join the team that makes Institute happen!

Youth Coordinating Team and Adult Coordinating Applications are OPEN! 
Apply today to be a part of the team that creates Institute 2020! 
2020 YCT Application Packet

2020 ACT Application Packet

Youth Leaders: Youth staff members are vital to making Institute happen! They co-lead Care Groups with an adult staff person and lead other integral parts of the Institute week. Youth staff need to have attended Institute previously. Once selected to serve on staff, youth are asked to register for Institute. Youth Care Group Leaders are guaranteed the “early bird” rate of $350.00.
2019 Institute Youth Care Group Application


Worship Team: Worship is a vital part of Institute! This year, we are looking for youth to help flesh out our worship team. If you are a gifted vocal or instrumental musician who would like to be part of the worship team for UMY Institute you are encouraged to apply! Worship Team members will get the Early Bird rate of $350. 
2019 Institute Youth Worship Team Application


Young Adult Leadership: Young Adults that are at least one year removed from Institute (graduated high school in 2017 or earlier) assist in the leadership for the week of UMY Institute. This leadership could include but is not limited to being part of a team leading a Care Group, shadowing a Lifesaver or Creative Involvement Leader, Co-Leading a Reflection group, sharing about campus ministry and young adult options in the Great Plains Annual Conference. Young Adult leaders will be asked to pay $125.00 for the week. This covers the cost of food for the week.
2019 Young Adult Leadership Packet

Adult Leaders: Adult staff members are vital to making Institute happen. They team-lead Care Groups, lead Lifesavers and Creative Involvements, serve as Resident Hall Parents and help staff with other integral parts of the Institute week. Adult staff need to be Safe Gatherings certified through the Great Plains Conference of the United Methodist Church and need to be at least 23 years old. Once selected to serve on staff adults are asked to register for Institute and to pay, if feasible, a $125.00 adult registration fee. This fee covers the cost of your meals for the week. 
2019 Institute Adult Care Group Leader Application