Youth Opportunities

St. Nick’s Little Wonders

A ministry helping our youngest children understand the Gospel message in a much simpler way.

Vacation Bible School

A summer program nurturing our young people as they discover that learning about their faith can be fun and nourishing.

Youth Rallies

The Junior and Senior High Youth Rallies are annual Diocesan events including Mass with the Bishop, keynote talk, confessions, workshops, dancing, great food and much more.


A three-day retreat experience for youth in grades 9-12 and sponsored through Catholic Education Ministries. Youth from our Diocese have been participating in this retreat for 42+ years. Held typically the last weekend(s) of March (depending on when Easter occurs) at the Young Life-Castaway Camp near Detroit Lakes. Youth and chaperones from our parish have participated in Castaway weekends since 2013.

National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC)

A powerful, biennial, three-day experience of prayer, community, and empowerment for Catholic teenagers (of high school age) and their adult chaperones from around the nation. More than 23,000 young people and their chaperones attend. Our parish youth and chaperones began participating in 2013.