Southwind June 2018

Where: Southwind, Ocklawaha, FL
When: June 24-28, 2018
Cost: $235.00
Pay for Camp
Watch Camp Video
Sign Up Now for the Best Week of Your Life!

Windy Gap July 2018

Where: Windy Gap, Weaverville, NC
When: July 8-14, 2018
Cost: $285.00
Pay for Camp
Watch Camp Video
Sign Up Now for the Best Week of Your Life!


What is Young Life?

Multicultural and Urban Young Life is a ministry to kids of color and kids from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds who live in communities that have a history  of being socially and economically disadvantaged.

Urban kids, like teenagers everywhere, seek identity and significance.  They want someone to express, "You count for something!"  Young Life leaders provide unconditional love and acceptance as they share how the God of the universe loves them.  They do this by showing up, mentoring, listening and being involved in the school and the community.

Many of these urban kids have a hard time seeing a positive future.  They often experience hopelessness and low self-esteem.  They have very visible and tangible needs.  They feel most adults have abandoned them and left them to fend for themselves.  Understanding that the God of the universe wants to get involved in the practical needs of their lives is a very important part of the message we are communicating to them.

Upcoming Events

View All Events

Weekend Camp 
Southwind - Middle School - February 8th-10th

Southwind - High School - February 1st-3rd

Health, Consent & Release Form

News Center
Jacksonville Urban Young Life received a grant from the Delores Barr Weaver Fund.

Young Life in our Community

Find More Young Life Sites
School Non-Affiliation Disclosure


Young Life Northwest Jacksonville | PO Box 2173 Jacksonville, FL 32203-2173

Phone: (904) 387-9633

Connect With Us: