JULY 13-15, 2020

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Doug Fields

Doug Fields is a communicator, author, & consultant. He is the Executive Director of HomeWord’s Center for Youth/Family at Azusa Pacific University, the co-founder of, and the author of more than 50 books. More information about Doug is available at

Josh Griffin

Josh Griffin is one of the leading voices in youth ministry with over 20 years’ experience in the trenches, most recently as the High School Pastor at Saddleback Church. He’s the co-founder of and hosts a 300+ episode youth ministry podcast with Doug Fields. He’s created more than 50 youth ministry resources and authored several books. Josh and his wife Angela have 4 kids.

David Wood

David is a world class sleight of hand artist who has been performing professionally at churches and universities across the country for over a decade. He is a pastor and a magician, and has the incredible ability to engage students through his magic, comedy, and inspiring stories. David is passionate about sharing the love of Jesus in a unique and creative way. He lives in Oakdale, CA with his wife and four children.

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About the Conference

For over a decade, the Student Leadership Conference has been about encouraging students to not wait until they are adults to lead. At this conference they will be challenged to respond to what God has been doing in their lives to prepare them to lead.

Year-after-year youth workers confess, “This was the best investment of time and money from my entire year. More happened in 3 days to breathe life into my student leaders than anything we’ve ever done.” We confidently believe this will happen to your students too.

This is not a summer camp… it’s a conference that “feels” like camp. There will be lots of fun, laughter, play, games, mysteries, relationships, etc… combined with GREAT content, practical experiences, challenging themes/messages, hands’ on leadership practice, leadership evaluations/tests, and total empowerment helping teenagers understand that they are leaders.

SLC has proven to be a great opportunity to either begin a student leadership program, OR strengthen an existing one. You won’t regret it. Bring your proven leaders, but also consider bringing some you see potential in.


Stay at Bethel University

$10 per person per night for rooms with A/C
$7 per person per night for rooms without A/C
$5 per person per day for breakfast