Who may attend?
Young men and women age 14 (by July 27) up to and including those who will be seniors in high school this Fall (2013).
What is the Boise Youth Spectacular?
Since 1999 the Boise Youth Spectacular (BYS) has been a premier summer event for the Treasure Valley YM/YW. The BYS is a 3 day event that utilizes local facilities and personnel to produce a low-cost high-quality social, educational and spiritual youth conference. Trained young adults will serve as counselors and staff.
WHAT ABOUT ROOMMATES, FRIENDS, RELATIVES?
Those who choose the housing option are allowed to select a roommate (only one!). That person must also select you to be their roommate. Make sure the person you choose is your same gender and same age group (14-15 or 16-17).
NEW-Those Without Housing may choose a friend to be in the same group (must be same age-group and same gender)
CAN I JUST GO TO PART OF BYS?
You can…by signing up for the “Evenings/Final Day” option. Those registered for the full conference are required to attend the entire event-NO EXCEPTIONS.
WHY CAN’T THOSE UNDER 14 ATTEND?
Those under 14 are not allowed as per priesthood instruction. You must be age 14 by July 27, 2013.
2013 BYS SCHEDULE
Day 1 – 2:30 – 10:30 pm
Day 2 – 8:30 am – 10:30 pm
Day 3 – 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Please see your email confirmation for parking & check-in locations.
2013 BYS HONOR CODE
Each participant is expected to demonstrate, in their behavior (dress, speech, and actions), attitudes that reflect the gospel of Jesus Christ. Involvement in any kind of behavior or activity contrary to the teachings of the Church will result in immediate dismissal from the Spectacular.
Dress and grooming should always be modest, neat and clean. Clothing should be modest in fabric, fit, and style. “Grubbies” are not appropriate. Clothing which is sleeveless, strapless or revealing is not acceptable. Shorts may be worn, but must reach the knee. Skirts and dresses must be at least knee length, and slits should not extend above the knee for longer dresses or skirts. No facial hair (including sideburns past mid-ear) or earrings are allowed on men, and women may wear only one pair of earrings. Extreme hair styles or multi-color hair is not acceptable.
Cell Phones are prohibited at the Boise Youth Spectacular (except for the counselors-and for youth use for alarm clocks). An 11:30 pm curfew has been established for the youth. Any participant violating this will have their parents/guardian contacted and be sent home immediately. (No matter what the hour). PARENTS please be aware of this.
Participation is limited to those who will not miss any of the Spectacular. If your child must miss, even a small portion; do NOT register them for the full conference.
Please go to the BYS website for other registration information, and/or updates.
After a successful online registration you will receive an email confirmation. This is required at registration! This email will also include vital information for participation.
BYS TALENT SHOW
The BYS Talent Show is one of the great events of the conference. To accommodate the number of youth that would like to audition we are going to hold auditions for talent shows for both sessions on Thursday July 11 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm at the institute. If you cannot attend the auditions you may mail in a DVD to BYS Talent Show, 1929 University Dr, Boise ID 83706 by July 11.
Talent Show Requirements: Your talent must be less than 4 minutes long. If content or outfits are not in harmony with Church standards you will not be considered. If you need back-ground music, please have it on a CD to leave with us at auditions. A keyboard (not piano) will be available. All participants in your act must also be enrolled in the same session.
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