Registration

  • Who can participate?
    • Teens that are in the grades 7th-12th.
  • How much does it cost?
    • $110 per teen ($20 discount if registered by October 10.  Use promo code SAVE20).
  • What does registration include?
    • Registration includes all activities, meals (Monday supper through Friday breakfast), housing, EY t-shirt, and devotional book.
  • For lodging information, go here.
  • When should I arrive?
    • Registration begins on Monday at 1 p.m.

Lodging for Teenagers

  • Where will teenagers stay?
    • Lodging is provided to the first 250 teens who register by October 31, and is included with the registration fee. After the lodging limit has been reached or the deadline has passed, separate hotel arrangements will need to be made by the registrant.
  • Can I request to stay in a specific dorm room?
    • Please indicate your request on your registration.  We cannot guarantee each request, but we will do our best to accommodate.

Lodging for Chaperones

  • Are there any recommended hotels?
    • Country Inn and Suites
      Website / Google Maps
      1630 Olmstead Dr
      Portage, IN 46368
      (219) 764-0021
      Mention Fairhaven Baptist Church conference for special pricing of $109 for a standard room and give our corporate account ID# 113889.
  • Can I stay on campus? If so, what does it cost?
    • There is a limited amount of on-campus housing available for $5 per night. **On-campus housing for chaperones is full for EY 2022.** Please call or email for availability (219) 926-6636 or [email protected].
  • Can I stay with a church member?

ALL PROVIDED CHAPERONE HOUSING IS FULL!!!

Children

  • Are there nurseries provided?
    • Nurseries are available for all services for children ages 0-2 years of age.
  • Are there any activities for younger children?
    • All activities are for teens only.  There are no activities scheduled for grade school children.

Meals for Teenagers

  • What meals are available in the dining hall? at what cost?
    • The registration cost covers meals beginning with Monday supper and ending with Friday breakfast. All three meals are served Tuesday through Thursday.
  • Are there other places to eat on campus?
    • The Red Fox Cafe (located in our activities building) is open at various times throughout the day and after evening services. The Red Fox Cafe serves a variety of food including burgers, chicken strips, and ice cream.
  • How much are meal tickets before and after the conference?
    • For those arriving early (before Monday supper) or staying late (after Friday breakfast), the cost of meals is as follows:  breakfast ($2), lunch ($4), dinner ($4).

Meals for Chaperones

  • What meals are available in the dining hall? at what cost?
    • Chaperones may purchase a meal package of $30 per person.  This would cover the cost of all meals beginning with Monday supper and ending with Friday breakfast.  Individual meal tickets are available for $5 per meal.
  • Are there other places to eat on campus?
    • The Red Fox Cafe (located in our activities building) is open at various times throughout the day and after evening services. The Red Fox Cafe serves a variety of food including burgers, chicken strips, and ice cream.
  • How much are meal tickets before and after the conference?
    • For those arriving early (before Monday supper) or staying late (after Friday breakfast), the cost of meals is as follows:  breakfast ($2), lunch ($4), dinner ($4).

Meals for Children

  • What meals are available in the dining hall? at what cost?
    • Meal packages can be purchased for children ages 5-12 years of age for $15 per child.  This covers the cost of meals beginning with Monday supper and ending with Friday breakfast.

Speakers

  • Who is speaking at Empowered Youth?
    • Pastor Jim Leslie (Bible Baptist Church, McConnellsburg, PA)
    • Pastor Jeremiah Mitchell (Fairhaven Baptist Church, Chesterton, IN)
    • Evangelist Eric Ramos (Fairhaven Baptist Church, Chesterton, IN)
    • Youth Pastor Jonathan Smith (Fairhaven Baptist Church, Chesterton, IN)

Schedule

  • What is the general schedule?
    • Click here to see the 2022 schedule.

Airport Transportation

Details

  • What do I bring?
    • bedding, towels, and toiletries
    • Bible & pen
    • casual and church clothes, etc.
    • spending money (optional)
  • Is there a dress code?
  • See more rules for the week HERE.

Speech & Music Competition