Registration Forms (Due October 8th):
What is a Diocesan Middle School Rally?
In an effort to reach our middle school youth, the Office for Evangelization offers Middle School Youth Rallies. This will be the sixth year for the rallies. The Middle School Youth Rally is a one-day diocesan gathering of middle school (grades 6- 8) youth from across the Diocese of Richmond. This event is intended to be a high-energy day filled with opportunities to gather as a Catholic Diocesan community which will integrate fun and community building with the richness of our Catholic faith. The rally will be offered in two locations to be able to reach youth in all areas of the Diocese.
Who should attend the Diocesan Middle School Rally?
The Middle School Youth Rally is open to all youth who are 6thgraders through 8th graders during the 2016 – 2017 academic year.
Where and when is the Middle School Youth Rally?
Saturday, October 23, 2016: Charlottesville, VA (10:00 am – 5:00 pm)
What is the agenda of the day?
Fun Events, Welcoming and Opening activities, Keynote Addresses, Catholic Olympics, Lunch, and Mass.
Who is the keynote speaker?
What is the registration fee?
FREE if you are a paid and registered member of the Middle School Youth Group!
What does this registration fee cover?
- Admission to the Middle School Rally
- Give Away item featuring the theme logo
- T-Shirt featuring the theme logo
What are the requirements for adult chaperones?
For this event, 1 adult is required for every 6 youth who are participating in the Middle School Youth Rally.
Each adult chaperone must be in compliance with the Diocesan Safe Environment Policies, which includes completing the following:
- Screening One Volunteer Form (every 5 years)
- VIRTUS training (once)
Please note that parish employees and Catholic school employees have additional screening that must be completed.