Vision for Campus and Youth Ministers

Explore your call to service in God's Church

Strengthen and expand your ministry to young people in the Church. At Notre Dame Vision for Campus and Youth Ministers, network with other Church leaders from across the country as you continue your education and formation with the assistance of experts in theology, ministry, and spirituality.

Take time for prayer and personal reflection while immersed in the beautiful and sacred Notre Dame campus. The week explores the dynamics of God's call for us and our response through theological reflection and personal renewal.

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I leave here renewed, refreshed, and re-motivated to share my ministry with the young people in my parish.

Patrice Sheil, Diocese of Davenport, Iowa

[Notre Dame Vision] allows ministers to refresh and spiritually recharge THEMSELVES, while at the same time, immerses their youth group in a reflective, prayerful, community-building experience.

Melissa Mang, Diocese of Rochester

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Notre Dame Vision for Campus and Youth Ministers complements Vision for High School Students during the summers at Notre Dame. The conference includes theological exploration and personal renewal with a community of campus and youth ministers from across the nation. Engaging and enriching keynotes, facilitated discussions, prayer, and reflection address the various aspects of God's call for each of us and the response of faith.

High school campus ministers, diocesan directors of youth ministry, parish youth ministers, high school religion teachers, and all those whose ministry efforts touch the lives of young people are invited to attend. Participants are not required to accompany a high school group or individual.

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Conference Details


Save the date for one of four sessions during the 2020 summer! Registration opens in September.

June 15-19 
June 22-26 
July 6-10 
July 13-17


Early deadline: March 28, 2020
Regular deadline: May 16, 2020


Notre Dame is located 90 miles east of Chicago, in South Bend, Indiana. Participants will be housed in student dorms and will eat in the dining hall. The beautiful campus has two lakes, walking paths, athletic facilities, and restaurants.



For individuals applying by the early deadline, the 5-day conference costs $450 including a $100 deposit. Discounts apply for campus and youth ministers who send students to Vision for High School Students. Registration includes housing, meals and conference materials for Monday evening to Friday midday with the exception of lunch on Friday.


Campus and youth ministers - you will receive $20 off conference fees for each student you register for Vision for High School Students!

Register by the early deadline to receive a $25 discount.

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Application Details

Early Deadline Regular Deadline
March 28 May 16
$350 plus $100 deposit $375 plus $100 deposit

*Notre Dame Vision will accept applications up to 28 days prior to the start of each session, if spots remain.

Registration for Vision 2020 will open in January 2020.

Instructions for applying

1. Submit the application form and deposit online (pay by credit card) or by mail (checks payable to Notre Dame Vision). Applications submitted without deposits will not be processed.

Mail Print Applications to: 

Notre Dame Vision
334 Geddes Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: 574-631-7425
Fax: 574-631-6968

2. Complete registration by submitting the registration packet and final payment either online or by check. The deadline is May 18.

3. Prepare for Notre Dame Vision by reading Information You Need to Know.


Campus and youth ministers who register for Vision can get a discount for sending students to Notre Dame Vision for High School Students. For every student, receive $20 off fees or deposit for a campus or youth minister.

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