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Rendez-Vous 2017 is a United Church of Canada national gathering for youth, young adults, and their leaders.
Every 3 years, the United Church of Canada gathers young people from all across the country for a massive conference with speakers, worship, cultural trips, service projects, and lots and lots of workshops.
Get WAY more details here (if the website looks familiar…it might be because Simon also designed that one…just sayin’).
For students going into grade 9 and older.
August 16 to 19, 2017 at Concordia University in Montreal, QC.
That’s right – Simon’s Motherland! All participants will be housed on campus.

There is also a pilgrimage bus available, leaving August 10 and returning August 24. See “Getting There” for more details.

You can get to Rendez-vous 2017 by air or by bus.

  • BY BUS:
    “BC Conference” is organizing a pilgrimage bus departing for Montreal on August 10 and returning August 24. You can join the pilgrimage one-way in either direction, or return. Prices vary according to your selection (see “COSTS”). This bus is lead and supervised by the staff of the United Church of Canada’s BC Conference. Click here for more details.

  • BY AIR:
    As an alternative to the BC Conference pilgrimage, we will be gathering a group of people who, for various reasons, may prefer to fly both ways.

    When booking, West Jet is offering a 10% discount for Rendez-Vous 2017 participants (CODE: OGYHUWH for travel between August 9 -26, 2017).
  • Rendez-vous 2017 registration: $325 (before May 30) OR $360 (after May 30).
    Registration costs include access to the conference, meals, and accommodation.
    At registration, expect a small surcharge for conference t-shirt ($10), cultural trips ($5 to $20).
    Transportation costs are as follows:

  • BC Conference Bus Pilgrimage – all inclusive: $575
  • BC Conference Bus Pilgrimage – one-way to Montreal: $350
  • BC Conference Bus Pilgrimage – one-way to Vancouver: $275
  • Flight: going rate. See note below.

    So, all in all, the total cost will be anywhere from “$325 + flight” to $800 (for the BC Conference Bus Pilgrimage).


    For much more information, please visit the Rendez-vous 2017 website.

    Click here for the Rendez-vous 2017 Website