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Sister Cities International Youth Conference 2008
Kansas City, July 16-19, 2008
Rockhurst University
 Join young citizen diplomats from around the world in Kansas City, Missouri to explore the power of Global Action!

Registration Ends June 21!! 

Register Now!

Registration & Logistics
Tentative Schedule
Be a Facilitator
Frequently Asked Questions
Contact Us


In Kansas City, youth delegates at Global Action: Taking Community Service Abroad will:
  • Meet young people from around the world, including the United States, Iraq and Morocco                       
  • Learn how youth can improve their own towns & communities - and their sister city - through the theme of "Global Action: Taking Community Service Abroad"
  • Work with other youth delegates on a community service project
  • Share their community's culture with fellow youth delegates
  • Build leadership skills for an increasingly connected world
  • Learn how to make the Sister Cities International mission of Peace through People a reality, one friendship at a time
  • Explore Kansas City's rich culture. Possible destinations include:
    • Kansas City's famous jazz clubs
    • 18th & Vine Jazz Museum
    • Kansas City Royals baseball game 
    • City Market on the Missouri River
    • Free time to explore Kansas City neighborhoods rich with avant-garde artists and musicians
Registration & Logistics

  • Participants must be between 15-20 years of age (The conference is designed for rising high school sophomores to recently-graduated seniors and their international equivalents)  
  • Participants do not need chaperones to attend
  • Estimated Registration Fee is $400.  Includes:
    • Lodging in Rockhurst University dorms
    • Meals
    • Daily program and activity materials
    • Transportation and entry fees for off site activities   
    • The registration fee does not include: airfare, transportation to and from the airport, spending money
To Register: Either register online or print the Registration Form, fill it out, and send it to the SCI Youth Department at youth@sister-cities.org.

All registered participants
must fill in and mail the Code of Conduct Form , the Emergency Medical Release Form , the Travel Itinerary Form, and the Special Neeeds Form within 30 days of registering for the Conference.

         Please mail both forms to:
         Youth Conference
         1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
         Suite 850
         Washington, D.C. 20004

Tentative Schedule

View the schedule at a glance for more details.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Small Groups Workshop: Welcome Workshops
Welcome Reception World War I Museum & Memorial
Evening Group Activity

Thursday, July 17, 2008
1st Community Service Activity in Kansas City
Small Group Workshop: Community Service Around the World
Small Group Workshop: Community Action Plans
Kansas City Jazz Event

Friday, July 18, 2008
Large Group Workshop: Taking it to the Streets
Best Practices Showcase / Youth Cafй at Annual Conference
Reception Hosted by Northern Ireland at Union Station
Cultural Showcase

Saturday, July 19, 2008
2nd Community Service Activity in Kansas City
Small Group Workshops: Community Action Plans
Closing dinner and dance

Contact Us

Ready to register?  Need more information?

Contact Erica Sewell, Youth & Education Programs Manager   
(202) 347-8630 x8252     
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