EDGE is our Junior High Youth Group. This year EDGE is totally revamped, instead of meeting once a week, we are moving to a once a month gathering. EDGE will meet in Regan Hall from 5:30-7:30 PM. At every EDGE we will have large group gym games, pizza dinner, inspiring speakers, music, small group time (by gender and grade), and awesome prayer experiences. There is no registration, simply show up with $3.00 for dinner.
Wednesday, October 26th
Wednesday, November 16th
Wednesday, December 21st
Wednesday, February 22nd
Wednesday, March 15th
Wednesday, April 19th
Wednesday, May 10th- S'more Fun Bonfire
WHO: Grades 6-8.
WHERE: St. Vincent de Paul Church & The Maple Grove Community Center
WHAT: Winter Blast is a Jr. High Lock-In with hundreds of teens represented by Catholic churches from across the Archdiocese. We rent the Maple Grove Community Center for an all night lock-in experience like no other! The evening starts with Mass celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul. After Mass we’ll bus over to the Maple Grove Community Center for awesome Minute to Win It contests, pizza and pop, a movie & game room, ice skating and hockey, the craft room, a Dance, swimming, the hair styling salon, basketball, large indoor inflatable games, the experiential prayer chapel, the Eucharistic Adoration Chapel, the Sacrament of Reconciliation and so much more!
PRICE & REGISTRATION DEADLINE: $40.00. Registration deadline: Wednesday, November 16.
Please turn in completed permission form and payment to the parish office.
DROP OFF: 7:30 PM at St. Vincent de Paul
PICK UP: 5:30 AM Pick up at Maple Grove Community Center
Who: Current 6th-8th graders.
What: Summer Stretch is a service oriented program we offer for our middle school students.
During Summer Stretch, students get to serve locally in the morning then go on a fun field trip in the afternoon, then Valley Fair all day on the last day. Students participating in Summer Stretch not only get to serve and have fun, they also get to learn about the why of service.
When: July 18, 20, 25, 27, August 1 & 3 from 7:45 am - 4:30 pm.
Registration: Registration is now closed.
*Note that parents must volunteer for two half days or one whole day in order for their student to participate in Summer Stretch.
What: Weekend long Catholic youth conference. Music, speakers, entertainment, small groups, Eucharistic Adoration, and more.
Where: The conference is held in Rochester, MN at the Mayo Civic Center. We will be staying in a hotel in downtown Rochester, within walking distance of the conference.
Who: All current 8th-12th grader students can attend. The weekend is chaperoned by staff and volunteers from St. Vincent de Paul.
When: Friday, July 15th- Sunday 17th, 2016
Who: Current grades 6-8.
What: Extreme Faith Camp is the only Xtreme Catholic Camp in Minnesota. They have mountain biking, mountain boards, canoeing, archery, crafts, slingshot range, swimming, waterslide, petting farm, ping-pong, foosball, apart from more traditional things like basketball, volleyball, and floor hockey. Time at camp is not only spent playing games, but also celebrating the sacraments with other young people! Junior high students will get to experience their faith in a whole new way!
When: June 20-24, 2016
EDGE is a time to talk about things that are important to you, meet new friends, and of course eat some food. If you know of someone else your age that would like to do something like this, give them a call and invite them to meet you at EDGE. Bring $3 each time or prepay $36.00 for the whole semester for pizza.
Fall 2016 Schedule coming in August.