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 purchasing tickets, arranging meals, booking rooms, and scheduling tours so all you have to do is show up! Our staff will facilitate several 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.

Trailblazer Youth Conference Itinerary

LDS Youth Conference

All-inclusive base price: $99/person (Includes everything listed below except Tuacahn Tickets)

Thursday

  • 2:00-4:00pm - Check-in, Receive Room Keys, lanyards, DSU water bottle and cinch-pack, get packed-in and settled.

  • 5:00pm Welcome Party!

    • We are excited to have you here! The "Welcome Party" includes fun activities and prizes to get things kicked off! You'll also meet your Trailguide who will help you with any questions you have throughout the conference.

  • 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!

  • 6:30pm Dinner

    • You'll have your choice of dining on campus, or at The Pizza Factory*--a St. George Favorite!

  • 8:00pm Thursday Evening Activity

    • Your choice between a professional Tuacahn Show, or a movie night on campus with popcorn, snacks 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 Hot Breakfast at the DSU Red Rock Cafe

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

  • Possible Friday Activities Include:

    • Temple Trip: Based on the size of your group and availability, we can arrange Temple Baptisms and Visitors’ Center Tours.

    • Historic Tours: Choose from Brigham Young's Winter Home, Jacob Hamblin Home, St. George Tabernacle, and more!

    • Service Projects: We partner with Habitat for Humanity, Deseret Industries, Switchpoint Homeless Shelter, Utah Food Bank, and more to provide your group with meaningful service projects.

    • 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, or stay close by and visit Pioneer Park to see if you can fit through the narrows!**

    • Youth Speakers: If you're looking for additional spiritual options, we are happy to recommend some great local speakers.***

  • 6:00pm BBQ Dinner at DSU Pavilion & Sand Volleyball Courts

    • The epitome of summer! We’ll be serving up freshly grilled burgers with all the fixings, Dutch-oven potatoes, garden salad, chips, cookies, watermelon, water, and lemonade.

  • 7:30pm Youth Speaker: We'll facilitate a great speaker for your group, they'll be sure to entertain, uplift, and inspire!

  • 8:30pm Friday Evening Activity

    • Pool Party at 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. But don’t forget to try the 250 foot long hydro tube!

    • You are also welcome to be on your own for a private activity, just let us know if you'll need a meeting room.

  • 10:00pm Return & Retire

    • After today we really think you’ll be ready for bed. If not, let us know and we can arrange a room if you’d like to meet for a speaker/devotional with your group. Or, step across the street for a late-night snack at Swig! 

Saturday

  • 8:00am Hot Breakfast at the DSU Red Rock Cafe

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

  • For an extra fee you can take a box lunch with you to eat on the drive home.

 

 

 

 

Your all-inclusive package includes the following:

Lodging at Campus View Suites:

  • Two-nights lodging in our new state-of-the-art residence hall
  • 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, TV remotes can be removed at your request.)
  • Game rooms, meeting rooms, elevators

(Suites are bare and do not include linens, towels or toiletries. Add $5/person for linens)

Dining Arrangements

  • Red Rock Cafe Hot Breakfast
    • 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
  • Red Rock Cafe Continental Breakfast (Subtract $3/person)
    • Includes fruit, cereal, donuts OR cinnamon rolls, bagels & cream cheese, and your choice of milk, chocolate milk, or Tampico Punch
  • Red Rock Cafe Lunch/Dinner: Our Red Rock Cafe has 5 "Stations", a salad bar, and all sorts of desserts. Your one-trip meal includes your choice of main course, a side, breadstick or roll, dessert, and medium Coke® or Pepsi® fountain drink!
    • Asian Wok: Create your own dish and choose from several meats, noodles, rice, vegetables, and sauces. Then have it cooked right in front of you! 
    • Backyard Grill: Made to order burgers, fries, onion rings, sweet potato fries, grilled chicken sandwiches and more! 
    •  Rebellanos Italian: Freshly baked Pizza, Pasta, Lasagna, Breadsticks etc. 
    • Home Cooking: Get your fill of good old fashioned comfort food including casseroles, mashed potatoes, pot roast, just like grandma cooked it!
    • Subway®: Full service restaurant serving made to order sandwiches, wraps, salads and cookies. 
  • Box Lunches (If you’ll be off-campus)
    • Subway boxed lunch with 6-inch sub, chips, cookie, and water bottle
    • Deluxe Box Lunch: Hoagie sandwich, cookies, chips, pasta salad, water bottle
  • Pizza Buffet at Pizza Factory Ancestor Square*
    • All you can eat pizza buffet with salad, breadsticks and Coke products!

Conference Highlights

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

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 cancelled due to weather. If so, an alternate activity will be held on-campus indoors. Pizza Factory has a maximum group size of 75 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.

***Speakers may be an additional fee.

Registration Info

To reserve your spot, please fill out the inquiry form, or call 435-652-7929. We are currently taking reservations for summer 2017.  After we have received your request, we will send you a contract. Your reservation will not be confirmed until we have received your signed contract and deposit. Deposit amounts are based upon activities and number of participants. 

Click here to fill out our inquiry form.