Feb. 14 - 16 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

Who goes to YQ?
Retreaters: Age 13-18.  Must be 13 by Dec 31 2018.
Youth Workers: Age 18+ (Must come with group)

What is the cost of YQ?
$175 Until December 1
$189 From December 2 to  February 8
$219 after February 8

*there is a $30 admin fee for all refunds or transfers




How do I register?
Either online or with a downloadable PDF available on the registration page.
(explanation of individual and group registration) No refunds after Feb 8.

What is all included in the cost?
Everything! Including, the main sessions, seminars, all activities, concerts, meals and sleeping accommodation. Your registration price includes Friday supper, Saturday breakfast, Saturday lunch, Saturday supper, Sunday breakfast and Sunday lunch.

Is there a reduced registration rate for leaders?
For every 10 paid youth registrations you receive one free youth leader registration!

Does my bus driver have to register?
Any leader who will be around the event and in Briercrest lodging is asked to register.



Where do we eat?
The meals are split between our Dining Hall and Arena.
Your wristband will be a specific colour and there will be directions as to which colour will eat in which location for each meal.

What if I have dietary restrictions?
We would love to know!
Let us know ahead of time and we will make sure something is ready out for you.



Where do students and youth leaders sleep?
Our college students graciously host our YQ Retreaters in our college dorms…often on the floor! These are gender-specific, shared rooms and are filled on a first come, first served basis. Youth workers are placed in dorms with their groups by default. If you require special accommodation arrangements please contact Melanie at yq@briercrest.ca or call 306.756.3251.

What if I want to stay with a friend?
Please make a special inquiry with yq@briercrest.ca to request particular placement in a particular dorm.

Can I book a hotel room?
We'd suggest booking in early to the Pilgrim Inn located in Caronport. It fills up fast.
We are, however, unable to reduce registration cost if you opt out of the provided lodging.

Where do bus drivers sleep?
Bus drivers who are not youth leaders with your group will be placed in our youth worker dorm as long as space is available. Please make a special inquiry with yq@briercrest.ca to request placement in this dorm.



What do I need to bring to YQ?


  • Pillow
  • Sleeping Bag or Blanket


  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Shower Supplies
  • Towel/Facecloth


  • Enough for three days
  • Pajamas

Warm Winter clothes:

  • Jacket
  • mitts & toque


  • Running shoes
  • Winter boots
  • Skates


  • Bible
  • Journal
  • Pen


When are each of the bands performing?
More details will follow and be posted on this website.
These times are subject to change.

Will there be seminars?
Yes, for both youth and youth leaders. We will have the full list of seminar speakers and topics posted for you by February 1st.

Is there a separate room my group can meet-up in?
This depends on scheduled events in specific rooms at any given time.
Please feel free to see our staff at the information booth and we will do our best to help you.

Can I plug my car in?
We are unable to promise the availability of power for your vehicle.
If you are concerned about your particular vehicle please come and see our staff at the registration booth and we will do our best to help you.

Is there medical care on site?
Absolutely! We have a first aid centre located very centrally in the main academic building.



Experience Briercrest

What is Experience Briercrest?
Experience Briercrest is an event for students interested in visiting campus and checking out life at Briercrest! It's a great way to see college life and experience classes before the party starts. This event happens two days before Youth Quake weekend.  Check out the details here.





Please do not hesitate to send any other questions our way! We'd love to answer them for you. Reach out to us at yq@briercrest.ca

Experience Briercrest

For three days experience what life as a student at Briercrest College is like