Christian Youth Conference at Ocean Park

Austin William's family, his wife and son

CYC Staff Spotlight: Austin Williams

Austin Williams, Minister of Students at Bethany Church in Ellicott City MD, is the 2022 chaplain of Christian Youth Conference.

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Contributed by: Debbie Davey Fukuda (class of 1998) This past year, COVID has kept people worldwide inside our homes.  We were unable to see friends and loved ones; we were unable to celebrate weddings and birthdays; we were unable to say good-bye to those we loved.  It was a sacrifice we made for the health …

Kristen Haley in Uganda at God's Children Ministry

CYC Mission Moment: Kristen Haley

Kristen Haley, a CYC alum and current camp Hasseltine senior counselor, is heading to Uganda! Kristen attended CYC every summer in high school and later became more involved with the program on staff and as a member of the planning committee. She is currently the vespers coordinator. CYC is where Kristen found her faith and …

CYC Staff Spotlight: Aaron Wolgamott

You might recognize the name; it is becoming more familiar in our community and we are excited about that! He wrote an article for our September Bunchberry and presented a chapel service for CYC 2020 Online. Aaron Wolgamott was prepared to be the chaplain for CYC 2020, but when we moved to an online format, …

CYC Staff Spotlight: Meet The Millers

Matt and Erica Miller are excited to be the new co-chairpersons for the CYC planning committee! As husband and wife, we know they will work well together, combining their complementary skills and interests with enthusiasm and passion for CYC. Continue reading to learn more! Matt Miller, commonly known as “Miller”, is the husband in this …

CYC 2020 Online Recap

From August 2-15, there was a lot of activity around CYC’s social media pages and Google Suite. A lot of spiritual growth and social engagement was going on as the first ever virtual CYC hit the internet. What did this include? Chapel services lead by 11 preachers who were diverse in terms of perspective, race, …

An Important Announcement Regarding CYC 2020

Dear Friends, We know you are all wondering what is happening with CYC this year. Recently, in response to a variety of factors centered on the Covid-19 pandemic, the Planning Committee decided to offer CYC 2020 Online! Plans are in the works for a variety of digital experiences this summer, and for two or three weekend …