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2024 Theme

WHAT: Challenge Conference is a summer conference hosted by the EFCA. Every other summer students gather for worship, teaching, games, service opportunities, and more. It’s a great opportunity for students and leaders to get away to grow in our faith in Jesus and our love for one another.

WHO: Current 8th-12th Graders (2023-24 school year)

WHEN: July 1-6, 2024

WHERE: Kansas City, Missouri

COST: $435


Guarantee your spot with a $100 non-refundable deposit by January 29.
Registration and scholarship deadline is March 10.
Final balance is due March 28.


Pay Balance

The following forms are also required to complete your registration:
Printable Family Medical/Photo Release (Signed physical copy is required.)
Online Family Information Form 2024-2025
Challenge Participation Waiver (See info needed to complete form below.)

Participation Waiver Church & Leader Information
Main Youth Leader Name: Jordan Krahn
Main Youth Leader Cell Phone: (316) 371-9634
Main Youth Leader Email:
Church Name: First Free
Church City: Wichita
Church State: Kansas

We ask families to complete the Family Information Form and Family Medical/Photo Release for all children nursery through high school participating in First Free events and programs each school year. Many families have already completed these forms for 2023-2024. If you are unsure if you have completed them, just ask! 

How do scholarships work?
Scholarship funds are available up to $200 per registration. All requests will be evaluated after March 10. If funds are not available to cover all scholarship requests, we will email to let you know the remaining balance.
What if I need to request more than $200 in scholarship funds?
Please use the link above to register for Challenge and request a scholarship greater than $200. Pay what you are able and write any notes in the form.

Why aren’t spots guaranteed after January 29?
Because thousands of high school students from all over the US attend the Challenge conference, there is a high demand for hotel rooms, especially those that are within walking distance from the convention center. We have been asked not to reserve more hotel space than our total church registration requires out of courtesy for other Challenge guests. We will drop extra hotel reservations after this date, which means that we may not have space for more students.

What is the refund policy?
Since space is limited, if a payment is made and there is not space for the student to attend the conference, then we will refund the payment.

Questions? Contact Claire Chapman.