Youth Events & Activities

1st Annual Box City

Fundraiser for Family Promise of the Palouse

September 20, 6 p.m. until 7 a.m. September 21, Eastside Market Place.  We will be making a dwelling out of cardboard and collect donations to help Family Promise of the Palouse open their doors to begin assisting homeless families with children in October.  Information available soon. Planning begins in September.


Fall Flamingo Fundraiser

Tentatively for September. This popular fundraiser from 2011 is coming back! Make plans now to help with this fantastic fundraiser!  Many teams are needed to help move flamingoes between locations. More details available in August.


Youth Ministry Training Day

October 20, Sacred Heart, Lapwai, times TBA

All adults and older youth are invited to attend this training with Frank Mercadante, president of Cultivation Ministries based in Chicago. No cost to attendees! Please plan to attend!


National Catholic Youth Conference

November 20-24, 2013, Indianapolis, ~$TBD

Marie needs to know who is interested BEFORE August 1, 2013.


North Central Deanery Youth Leadership Retreat

November 16-17, 2013, Moscow, ID, ~$35


Advent Jewelry/Rosary Fundraiser

Dates TBA.  Major yearly fundraiser to help youth attend events like ICYC.


SuperBowl Chili Fundraiser

Orders are gathered for several weeks before Superbowl Sunday. Youth gather to make chili and rolls the Thursday before Superbowl Sunday. Donations help youth attend ICYC2014 Feb 28-Mar 2, 2014.


Middle School Rally

February, 2014, Coeur d’Alene, ID, ~$40


ICYC 2014!

Feb 28 - Mar 2, 2014, Boise, ID, ~$100

Our premier youth and young adult event in Idaho! More info in late 2013.


Regional Confirmation Retreat

April 12, 2014, St. Augustine’s Student Center, Moscow, ~$10

(Retreat fee included in Confirmation fees for confirmandi.)

Open to all high school year, part of the preparation process for youth preparing to be confirmed. 9 am-7 pm, includes lunch, dinner and Sunday liturgy.


Spring Middle School Retreat

April 26-27, 2014, Sacred Heart, Lapwai

Middle School Youth, $45

High School youth leaders, $25

REACH Team presents on Saturday!


Crazy Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

May, 2014. Much help is needed to help make and serve pancakes and sausage so attendees can top with a wide assortment of toppings form traditional syrup to fresh fruits to ice cream and sprinkles.


Fun in the Son

Late June, 2014, Cottonwood, ID, $10 + dinner & movie

Gather with other NC Deanery youth and adults to kick off summer with a  fun evening of Subway for dinner, drive-in movie in Grangeville, prayer and praise at St. Mary’s in Cottonwood, late night fun, camping and breakfast at the Keuterville parish hall! Bring money for dinner and movie, snack to share,  sleeping bag, sleeping mat, tent optional, toiletries and change of clothes (no showers.)


North Idaho Catholic Youth Camp

July, 2014,  Shoshone Base Camp, ~$150

For just entering the 5th grade to just graduated high school.


Youth Car Wash Fundraiser

July, 2014, ~8:30 am ~ 1 pm

First fundraiser of the fiscal year! All donations help youth attend events like Steubenville NW. All youth and parents invited to help an hour or more. We typically wash ~30-40 cars, so much help needed!


Steubenville NW Youth Conference

July 26-28, 2013, Spokane, ~$200

Held in Spokane, we stay in Gonzaga U dorms, eat a few meals in the Gonzaga cafeteria, the venue for the event is the Spokane Convention Center. Lunch and dinner on Saturday are catered by Gonzaga Food Services at Riverfront Park. This is an amazing summer youth conference! Counts as a spiritual experience for youth preparing to be confirmed the next spring.

Youth Ministry Photos

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St. Mary's Catholic Community                         Moscow & Genesee, ID

Fr. Joseph F. McDonald, III JCL, Pastor

Deacon George Canney

Deacon Ray Daigh