Dixie State Conferences and Workshops


Conferences

Let us take the trouble out of planning your Ward/Stake Youth Conference! With a pre-planned itinerary all you need to worry about is transportation for your group. No preparing meals, washing dishes, coordinating schedules, etc. We take care of your lodging, arranging meals, booking rooms, and scheduling tours so all you have to do is show up! Our staff will also supplement off-campus activities with several on-campus activities throughout the conference to keep your group entertained. We are happy to work with you to customize a Youth Conference that will stay within your budget and create memories your youth will remember for years to come! Already know what you want? 

Click here to fill out our inquiry form or call us at 435-652-7663!

Trailblazer Youth Conference Example Itinerary

LDS Youth Conference

All-inclusive price: $110/person (Includes everything listed below except show tickets)  

Thursday

  • 2:00-4:00pm - Check-in, Receive Room Keys, lanyards, swag bag, get packed-in and settled.

  • 5:00pm Welcome/Orientation

    • We are excited to have you here! We'll cover pertinent information about campus rules, conference guidelines, and will include trivia and prizes to keep your youth entertained! 

  • 5:30pm Be A Trailblazer (Campus Tour)

    • Your TrailGuide will take you on a quick campus tour to show you where activities, events, and meals will be held. They’ll also give you a run-down of why it’s so great to be a DSU Trailblazer!

  • 6:00pm Dinner: Chick-Fil-A 

    • We'll be serving up hot Original Chicken Sandwiches, chips, cookies, and drinks. Or, ask us about arranging your meal at The Pizza Factory*--a St. George favorite! 

      *Pizza Factory is subject to availability and max group size is 90 people.
  • 8:00pm Thursday Evening Activity

    • You can choose to see a local show at Tuacahn, Brigham's Playhouse, or St. George Musical Theater!

    • Or hang out with us and enjoy a movie night in our air-conditioned theatre with popcorn and homemade rootbeer!

    • You are also welcome to hold your own evening activity. Just let us know if you'll need a meeting room.
  • 10-11:30pm Return to dorms, quiet hours.

    • You'll probably be ready for bed. If not, let us know if you'll need a meeting room.

Youth Conference DSUFriday

  • 8:00am Enjoy a hot breakfast served in the student center.

  • 9:00am-5:00pm Various activities based on your preference! (Lunch is served on-campus between 11:30am-1:30pm, or request box lunches if you'll be off-campus)

  • Possible Friday Activities Include:

    • Free Historic Tours: Choose from Brigham Young's Winter Home, Jacob Hamblin Home, St. George Tabernacle, Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum, Family History Center and more!

    • Service Projects: We can provide you with contact information to set up your service project with one of our local non-profits: Habitat for Humanity, Deseret Industries, Switchpoint Homeless Shelter, Utah Food Bank, and more.

    • Water Games (We facilitate): We are in St. George after all! Beat the heat with rotating stations featuring water balloon volleyball, kiddie pool kickball, water dodgeball, balloon catapult, and more! (Held in the afternoon).

    • Hiking: Choose from Zion National Park, Kanarraville Falls, Snow Canyon State Park, Red Cliffs Reserve or stay close by and visit Pioneer Park to see if you can fit through the narrows!**

    • Ask us about our new Human Performance Center. With basketball and pickleball courts, an Olympic swimming pool, and the tallest rock climbing wall in Utah, it's sure to keep your group entertained for hours!

      Youth Conference DSU

  • 6:00pm Dinner: BBQ Night! 

    • Join us out on the grass by the fountain where we'll be serving up hamburgers hot of the grill, along with salad, watermelon, chips, drinks, and dessert!  

  • 7:00 pm Optional Activity: Use this time to relax, play sand-volleyball, ultimate frisbee, or we can book a room for your group if you'd like to have a youth speaker or other indoor activity. 

  • 8:30 pm Friday Evening Activity

    • Pool Party at the City Pool w/hydro tube: We’ll have the pool all to ourselves! Mingle with other groups, join the diving board competition, play some dunk ball, or just relax. Make sure to try the 250-foot long hydro tube slide!

    • We can also book you a meeting room if you'd like to hold an activity on your own!

  • 10:00pm Return & Retire

    •  If you'd like to hold a quick devotional, feel free to find a quiet spot on campus. Then, step across the street for a late-night snack at Swig! 

Saturday

  • 8:00am Enjoy a hot breakfast served in the student center.

  • 9:00am Today is up to you! Have a closing meeting or speaker, or just check out and get on the road.

 

 

 

 

 

Your all-inclusive package includes the following:

Lodging in the DSU residence halls*:

  • Campus View Suites (click the link for photos and layouts)

    • Apartment style suites sleep 6 with two-shared, and two-private rooms
    • Kitchenette with full-size fridge in each unit
    • Suites include cable TV, wifi, laundry facilities, living rooms, and balconies.
      • (Wifi password will be given to group leaders)
    • Game rooms, meeting rooms, elevators
  • Nisson Towers
    • Dorm style rooms with two beds per room
    • Two rooms share a bathroom
    • Access to Campus View for laundry, game rooms, etc.
    • Basketball and volleyball courts
    • Brook's Stop Convenience Store: Serves up fresh-cooked pizza and sandwiches, soda, and snacks.

(*All rooms are bare and do not include linens, towels, soap or toiletries.) 

Dining Arrangements

  • Hot Breakfast (On-campus served in the student center)
    • Each hot breakfast includes: Pancakes OR French Toast, Bacon OR Sausage, fruit, cereal, Donuts OR Cinnamon Rolls, Bagels & cream cheese, and your choice of milk, chocolate milk, or Tampico Punch
  • Lunch: Lunch is typically served in our Student Center with Subway® sandwich platters, chips, cookies, and drinks. 
  • Boxed/To go Lunches: We can arrange Chick-fil-A or Subway box lunches for your lunch or dinner. 
    • Subway® boxed lunch with 6-inch sub, chips, cookie, and water bottle
    • Chick-Fil-A boxed lunch with a Sandwich, chips, and water bottle.
  • Dinner:
    • Chick-Fil-A: Enjoy the delicious Original Chicken Sandwich, chips, cookie, and a drink!
    • BBQ Night: We'll be serving up burgers hot of the grill, along with salad, watermelon, chips, drinks, and dessert!
  • Pizza Buffet at Pizza Factory Ancestor Square (Based on availability and group size)
    • All you can eat pizza buffet with salad, breadsticks, and Coke products!
  • Have something else in mind? Let us know, we are happy to work with you to arrange off-campus catering.

Conference Highlights

  • Arrangement of Temple trip and/or Historic Tours
  • Pool party at the St. George City Pool with Hydro tube
  • Movie night on campus with popcorn and rootbeer
  • Meetings rooms as needed (must request 2 weeks prior to arrival)
  • Use of campus grounds, amphitheater, fire pit, lawn areas, etc.
  • Use of housing lounges with games, etc.
  • DSU Drawstring cinch-pack, sport water bottle, and lanyard for each person
  • Wifi access for leaders

Transportation

Groups are responsible for all transportation to various off-campus event/sites. If needed, we can arrange DSU Bus service for local destinations at an additional cost. Call for details.

*Based on Availability. Pool Party may be canceled due to weather.  Pizza Factory has a maximum group size of 95 people and reservations are first come first serve.

**Zion Nat’l Park, Snow Canyon State Park, and Kanarraville Falls have per vehicle entrance fees which are not included in conference price.

Registration Info

To request your dates, please fill out the inquiry form, or call 435-652-7663. We are currently taking reservations for summer 2021.  After we have received your request, we will contact you for more information. Your reservation will not be confirmed until we have received your signed contract and security deposit. We look forward to hearing from you!

Click here to fill out our inquiry form or call 435-652-7663.