Additional Information for UK and Ireland

Additional Information for the UK and Ireland

The following information specifically applies to those attending the conference from the UK and Ireland. Please carefully read the general announcements in addition to these points:

Young People’s Applications

Applicants from the UK and Ireland may attend the conference as young people if they are in secondary school through to the completion of the first year of university or equivalent.

Conference Academic Years Completed
Junior 7, 8 , 9, 10
Senior 11 ,12 ,13, Uni 1st yr
Lower age limit [Junior Conference]

Young people who are registering for the junior conference should at least:

  • Have completed Year 7 (going on to Year 8) and have previously attended a residential young people’s conference in the UK. (e.g. Year 7 conference, Thetford Camp, UK YP conference or WST);
  • Otherwise, have completed Year 8 (going into year 9)

Upper age limit

Young people who have completed the first year of university or equivalent may choose either of the following 2 options:

  1. Last year to attend as a young person
  2. First year to attend as a helper either as a helper in the Junior conference or as a practical serving one

Serving Ones and Helpers

All serving ones and helpers from the UK are subject to approval from the UK coordinating brothers and are required to:

  • Be a pattern to the young people, including keeping all the regulations
  • Possess a valid DBS or CRB to serve with young people
New (First Time) Serving Ones and Helpers

In addition to the above, those attending for the first time as a serving one or helper are required to:

  • Read through “How to Lead the Young People”
  • Write what they have enjoyed from this booklet and why they would like to serve
  • Attend the morning coordination meetings during the conference
  • Be clustered together with more experienced serving ones

Ratios of Serving Ones

There must be one serving one for every three young people attending. This means that those coming from the UK and Ireland may need to coordinate and blend in their clusters to cover this ratio.

Travel Dates and Arrangements

In order to take care of transport arrangements to the conference, please book your flights according to the following guidelines:

ARRIVALS in Krakow (KRK)

Lord’s Day, 28th July 2019

Recommended flights from London (various) to Krakow

1. Wizz Air
London Luton 08:40 — Arriving into Kakow  at 12:05
2. Ryanair
London Stansted 08:50 —  Arrving into Krakow at 12:15
3. Easyjet
London Gatwick 09:30 — Arrving into at 13:00

*There are many other flights to Krakow from London. However, please arrange to arrive in Krakow airport before 2:00pm so you can take the coach to Małe Ciche. The before 2pm arrival also applies to all saints who flying from other Uk or Ireland airports.

DEPARTURES from Krakow (KRK)

Saturday, 3rd August 2019

1. Ryanair
Krakow 16:50 —  Arriving at London Stansted 18:25
2. Krakow 22:25 —  Arrving at London Stansted 23:55
3. Wizz Air
Krakow 17:40 — Arriving at London Luton 19:15
4. British Airways
Krakow 20:40 — Arriving at London Heathrow 22:10

*There are many other flights from Krakow to London. However, please arrange to depart Krakow airport no earlier than 5:00pm. The 5pm depature from Krakow also applies to saints flying to other Uk or Ireland airports.

Please coordinate your flights with the saints in your cluster. No young people will be allowed to arrive a day early on the 27th of July or remain a day later on the 04th of August without accompanying serving adults.

We strongly suggest that you do not make any travel plans for the conference until you receive the confirmation that your registration has been accepted.

Staying an extra day

This year there will not be a compulsory gospel trip  to Zakopane. The saints from the US will be going to Krakow on 3rd and joining the Table meeting there on the 4th.