Registration

The Western States Multicultural Youth Leadership Pre-Event (WYLE) will be held July 4-6, 2023.

The Western States Youth Gathering (WSYG) will be held July 6-9, 2023.

Early-bird Registration for the Western States Youth Gathering (WSYG) and the pre-gathering Western States Multicultural Youth Leadership Event (WYLE) is now open! Early bird registration gives all adult and youth participants a registration price of $385/person to attend WSYG, with a non-refundable deposit of $115/person.

If your group would like to attend WSYG and WLYE, early bird registration for all adult and youth participants is also $385/person, with a non-refundable deposit of $115/person. The WSYG Planning Team is intentionally creating the WYLE event free of charge for students of color and/or youth groups that makes up at least 80% persons of color within it. 

Here’s what you should be prepared to provide in registering your group below.

  • Contact Information for your Point Person (your youth leader, pastor, deacon, or head volunteer in charge of this trip)
  • Number of Youth Attending WSYG
  • Number of Adult Chaperones Attending WSYG
  • Is your congregation attending the Western States Multicultural Youth Leadership Event (WYLE)? 

Upon completing this early-bird registration, you will be sent a link to submit your deposit. Deposits will be made online and your registration is not complete until your deposit has been submitted in full.

This year, all adult chaperones attending WSYG and/or WYLE must complete three online trainings prior to arriving in Southern California next July. All trainings will be held online, free to take, and can be done anytime after registering. When your registration is submitted, you will receive a link to access the trainings.

Early-Bird Registration

WYLE is a pre-gathering to the Western States Youth Gathering and will take place July 4-6, 2023 at California Lutheran University. WYLE is intended for students of color and/or youth groups that makes up at least 80% persons of color within it. Participation of the Western States Youth Gathering is required for attendance to WYLE.
Upon submitting this registration form, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to submit your deposit payment of $115 / person. In this email, you will also receive links to the mandatory adult trainings each adult chaperone must complete before attending WYLE or WSYG. Please note that early bird registration is not complete until your deposit payment has been received.