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Winterlight is a celebrated Kanuga tradition open to high school students grades 9–12 and recent high school graduates. As part of our KEY Conference series, Winterlight brings in the new year for Kanuga Empowered Youth. Take this chance to get away from the distractions of everyday life and spend time meeting new friends, hanging out with old ones, singing, dancing, ringing in the New Year and exploring your thoughts and beliefs. Participants come together in an inclusive fellowship that embodies the vibrancy of the national Episcopal Church. Adult chaperones will attend all plenary sessions and have their own workshops.

KEY Conferences Winterlight Youth Week



Winterlight 41—Here [I am]

December 27, 2017 – January 1, 2018

The theme for Winterlight 41 looks at the story of the burning bush and Moses’ call from God (Exodus 3:1-18). We will spend this Christmas week exploring how we identify God in our lives and in what ways we are called to be God’s hands and feet in the world.

Join in our KEY Conferences winter celebration and make friendships that will last a lifetime.
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Conference Staff

Want to help make this year’s Winterlight the best one ever? Join our staff!
All applications and reference forms must be received by September 30, 2016.


Double Occupancy
$485 per person $410 Early Bird Rate extended through Friday, October 28
Includes program, lodging, meals and use of recreational facilities.

$252 per person
For college freshmen or high school graduates who have not previously served on Winterlight staff.

Florida Bus Option
$175 per person (in addition to cost of Winterlight conference)
Winterlight is offering transportation to Kanuga from the Miami, FL area. The bus will make four stops along the Atlantic coast en route to Kanuga.

ROUTE: Boynton Beach, FL (St. Joseph’s) > Port Orange, FL (Target at exit 256) > Breakfast stop (exit 360) > Lunch stop (exit 145A) > Kanuga


Deposit: $100 per person Nonrefundable. Nontransferable. Deposit deducted from total fee.
Balance Due: November 27

(To register after this date, please send a check or use a credit card for the full amount.)


Check-in: 4–6 p.m. Tuesday, December 27
Check-out: After breakfast Sunday, January 1

Registration & Discounts

Sibling Discount: $50 off for second and subsequent siblings registered

Group Discount: One free participant per group of ten

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For financial assistance, download the printable application below.

Scholarship Request

For more information, please contact Youth Conferences Director Katherine Parnell at 828-692-9136, ext. 2836, or