Houston Gathering Experience

A trip to the ELCA Youth Gathering lead by the staff of Lutherans Outdoors in South Dakota.


June 25 - July 2, 2018

Join youth from around the state as Lutherans Outdoors provides leadership for a South Dakota group to the ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston. A number of congregations from around the state will be gathering together in Sioux Falls to depart on a grand adventure. We will get to know youth and adults from around the state, while spending time on the road and throughout the gathering.

Important upcoming dates for those registered with LO:

  • November 2016 - May 2017: Pre-registration
  • August 15, 2017: Registration Opens to LOSD
  • September 15, 2017: Registration Opens to the Gathering
  • October 2017: Confirmation from the Gathering
  • January-May 2018: Leader Trainings and In-State Gatherings
  • June 2018: Houston, We Have A Gathering!

Please follow the How To Register form, downloadable below for more information. At this time we are not longer taking any pre-registrations. Registration will open on August 15th to anyone who has already pre-registered. You must complete registration worksheets, covenants and send payments to confirm your space in August. All information is available below. 

More information about the theme, Gathering videos etc. can be found at the Gathering website.

Details about the travel schedule, etc. will be available in August. 

Questions? Please email mara@losd.org for more information.


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