Steubenville High School Conference



Steubenville St. Paul is a weekend conference that evangelizes, equips and empowers students entering 9th grade through 12th grade to become radical, joyful disciples. Enjoy keynote speakers, praise and worship, Eucharistic Adoration, Reconciliation, and much more.

Part of a series of 25 Steubenville Youth Conferences across North America that serve 50,000 young people annually, Steubenville St. Paul is held at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN.

Our Youth Group is attending July 28-30, 2023,

The cost is $300 per student.  Students must complete 8th grade before attending. The cost for chaperones is negotiable. Please contact David Alcott if you would like to help chaperone! A non-refundable $50 deposit is due by March 31st. Balance is due July 3rd (also non-refundable).

Please mail a $50 deposit check to this address below to reserve your spot.
St. John the Baptist Parish
ATTN: David Alcott
201 W. Blodgett St.
Marshfield, WI 54449

Please make check payable to “St. John the Baptist Parish”. In the memo please write your child’s name and “Steubenville 2023”.

A submitted deposit reserves your spot.

After I receive the deposit, the next step is to register for the conference through a special link I will email you.  After that there is the Diocesan registration process that I will also get to you.  Although we are starting registration earlier this year, the conference is already 96% full.  You can see the percentage on this page.



Please contact David Alcott through this form.

Here is a link to the the conference webpage.

Youth Ministry Endowment Trust Individual Grant (Scholarship) Application

There is a grant(scholarship) available through the Diocese of La Crosse Youth Ministry Endowment trust. Please apply using the form below, there is no set deadline, but please submit as soon as you know you are attending the Steubenville Conference.

Current Fundraisers

Contact David Alcott with questions here

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the chaperone to student ratio? 

Per Diocese of La Crosse rules, it is 1 chaperone per 7 attendees at minimum.

Is there a typical schedule of the weekend?

1:00 – 4:00 pm Registration
3:30 – 6:30 pm Marketplace
4:00 – 5:00 pm Travelers Mass
5:00 – 6:30 pm Dinner
5:10 – 5:30 pm Rosary
6:15 pm Doors Open
6:45 – 9:15 pm General Session / Eucharistic Adoration / Keynote
9:15 -10:45 pm Confession
9:15 -11:00 pm Small Group / Marketplace Open
11:30 pm All youth in sleeping areas
7:00 – 8:00 am Breakfast / Reconciliation / Marketplace
7:30 am Rosary
8:00 am Doors Open
8:30 -10:45 am General Session including Saturday daily Mass
11:00 -12:00 pm Women’s Session
Men’s Lunch & Small Groups / Marketplace Open
12:15 – 1:15 pm Men’s Session
Women’s Lunch & Confession
1:15 – 2:15 pm Men’s Confession, Women’s Small Groups
2:15 pm Doors Open
2:30 – 3:30 pm General Session
3:30 – 5:30 pm Recharge / Marketplace / Small Groups
3:45 – 4:30 pm Workshop One
4:45 – 5:30 pm Workshop Two
5:30 – 7:00 pm Dinner
Small Groups / Marketplace Open
6:00 – 7:00 pm Confession
6:45 pm Doors Open
7:15 -10:00 pm General Session / Keynote / Eucharistic Adoration
10:00 -10:45 pm Confession
10:00 -11:00 pm Small Groups / Marketplace Open
11:30 pm All youth in sleeping areas
7:30 – 8:30 am Breakfast / Marketplace
8:00 am Rosary
8:30 am Doors Open
9:00 -10:15 am General Session
10:15 -12:00 pm Closing Mass
12:00 pm Lunch To-Go (pre-ordered) 

What are the sleeping arrangements?

All those attending will stay in dorm rooms at the University of St. Thomas.

Is transportation to St. Paul included?

Yes, the $300 cost includes transportation from Marshfield to St. Thomas and back.  The only additional money needed would be for spending money for meals on the way and back (fast food), and for anything they would like to buy at the marketplace such as T-shirts, water bottles, etc.

Can non-Catholic students attend?

 Yes!  This is a Catholic event that includes Mass, Confession, but you don’t need to be Catholic to attend.