National Catholic Youth Choir

National Catholic Youth Choir June 13 - June 25, 2016
Camp and Multi-State Tour 




Why Participate? What is special about NCYC?

Past choristers speak very highly of their time at NCYC. They say it is enjoyable, fun, inspirational, educational, spiritual, and informational. Many past choristers are still in touch with friends they made at NCYC. Choristers have had their faith renewed and have become excited to be a believing Catholic. They are very proud of the great music they make. To see exactly what choristers have said about their time at camp, click on the chorsiter comments link on the homepage.

What are the main features of the camp?

The schedule includes 6 or more hours of choir rehearsal each day; religion and music classes; prayer and worship; recreation and sports; community and friendship; free time. The last days of the camp are spent on an out-of-state tour.

What does a typical day at NCYC camp look like?

7:00am   Morning Prayer with Monks (optional)
8:00am      Meet for NCYC morning prayer & Breakfast
8:45-12:00pm   Rehearsal
12:00pm  Lunch & free time
2:00-5:30pm    Rehearsal
5:30pm   Dinner & free time
8:00-9:30pm   Rehearsal
9:30pm    Compline
10:15pm   Small Groups
10:30pm     Quiet Time
11:00pm     Lights Out


What does a typical day on a NCYC tour look like?

8:00am  Breakfast with host family
8:30am Host family drops off choristers at church 
9:00am   Activity or travel time
12:00-12:30pm   Lunch
12:30pm   Free Time
1:30pm     Activity
1:45pm   Travel Time
4:00pm  Arrive at new location unload & set up
5:00pm Dinner (provided by church)
6:00pm Rehearsal
7:00pm Concert
8:30pm Reception

Following Reception  Home with host families

Saint John's University (National Catholic Youth Choir) is a 501(C)(3) exempt corporation. 

NCYC Contact Information


Mailing Address
National Catholic Youth Choir
St. John's Abbey & University / School of Theology - Seminary
PO Box 7288
31802 County Road 159
Collegeville, MN 56321

Phone:  320-363-3154

Fax: 320-363-3145


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