The Lasallian Youth Gathering FAQ

Where will the program take place?

The program will take place on 2 main sites outside of the accommodation:

  • De La Salle Ashfield
  • St Mary's Cathedral

There will also be a service aspect to the program that will take place at the following sites:

  • Service Sites Coming Soon!

Where will we be staying?

  • School Group Accommodation

School groups will be staying at the Sydney Central YHA for the week of LYG. Accommodation will be provided from Monday afternoon to Friday morning.

  • Young Adult Accommodation

Young Adults are NOT to stay at the Sydney Central YHA, 11 Rawson Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000, during LYG and are to arrange their own accommodation. Below are links to Hotels and Hostels that we would recommend in the Sydney CBD.

  • Do Sydneysiders have to stay?

School students from Sydney must stay with the group at the Sydney Central YHA for the week. Local Young Adults, however, do not need to stay in the city and can make their own way to and from the programmed sites.

How much does it cost?

  • School Groups

The cost for LYG for staff and students attending with their school is $425.00 - $450.00* per person. This cost includes:

  • Registration
  • Accommodation
  • Catering
  • Program Materials
  • Young Adults

The cost of LYG for all Young Adult participants is $200.00 - $275.00* . This cost includes:

 

*Cost dependant upon stage of registration

Early Bird Registration (Schools) $425 Open: 10 March, 2017 Close: 10 April, 2017
Registration (Schools) $450 Open: 11 April, 2017 Close: 22 May, 2017
Early Bird Registration (Young Adults) $200 Open: 10 March, 2017 Close: 10 April, 2017
Registration (Young Adults) $250 Open: 11 April, 2017 Close: 14 May, 2017
Late Registration (Young Adults) $275 Open: 15 May, 2017 Close: 22 May, 2017

 

How will we travel between the YHA and Program sites?

Everyone will travel to and from De La Salle Ashfield via train. The YHA and school are both located only a short walk from a train station.

What will it be like?

Lasallian Youth Gathering will be a fun and faith filled week. It will include a variety of different aspects which will make it unique and appeal to all young Lasallians. It will include community building events, service work, interesting talks and workshops, as well as prayer and reflection time. There will also be a Sydney experience and some fun surprises!

Will I have time to see Sydney?

There will be allocated time within the program on Thursday for participants to experience some of what Sydney has to offer. The program also finishes on the Thursday night, leaving Friday as a free day during which you may choose to stay and explore Sydney further before travelling home.

What will I take away/get out of it?

We hope that from this week you will take away a strong sense of faith, a renewed zeal for the Lasallian charism, greater knowledge about topics that you are interested in, and many new friends from across our entire Lasallian District.

What should I bring?

For the week, you will need:

  • Warm clothes, including:
    • One outfit that you do not mind getting dirty
    • One nice outfit for the closing ceremony
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • An umbrella or raincoat
  • A hat
  • Toiletries
  • Any prescription medications you may require
  • Pocket money (Optional)
  • A notebook or journal

Participants staying at the YHA will also need:

  • A towel
  • A pillowcase
  • A lock for your locker
  • Shower shoes (Optional)

Please do NOT bring:

  • Inappropriate clothing
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Drugs or alcohol
  • Highly valuable / irreplaceable items
  • Any nuts or nut based foods

How do I sign up?

To register, please click below;

School Group Registration

Single Registration

How many students and teachers can our school register?

You are able to register as many staff and students as you would like, provided that there is at least 1 staff member per 10 students.

 

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