Kansas City, Missouri

July 13-17, 2020

About Challenge

Challenge is the national gathering for students entering 7th through completion of 12th grade. It has proven to be a catalytic environment challenging students to live on mission with God every day, everywhere, forever.


Challenge 2020 will be held in Kansas City, Missouri, from July 13-17.


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Your Week at a Glance

Day 1 Days 2-5
7-9 a.m. Breakfast (included with registration)
8:30 a.m. Youth Worker Update (Monday & Wednesday)
9:30 a.m. Morning Gathering
11 a.m. The Huddle (time to meet with just your group)
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch (included with registration)
1 p.m.-5 p.m. Registration Afternoon Options
- Outreach
- Equipping Labs
- Rec Sports
- Apex Experience
- Trinity International University lounge
- Free Time
4:45-6:30 p.m. Dinner (on your own) Dinner (included with registration)
5:30 - 7 p.m. Prayer Moves
7 p.m. Evening Gathering
9-9:45 p.m. The Huddle
9:45-11 p.m. Evening Options
11:30 p.m. In hotels
Midnight In rooms and quiet
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Afternoon Options


Groups can sign up for opportunities to minister through service and prayer in the afternoons. Prayer outreach is intercessory and evangelism based outreach utilizing prayer stations and prayer walking. Training is provided. Service projects mobilize groups to serve with their hands, muscles, and servant hearts. Projects include restoring parks and playgrounds, working with homeless shelters, partnering with other city organizations, and coming alongside of local churches as an extension into their communities. Pre-registration is required.

Outreach FAQ's

Equipping Labs

Take learning to a new level with a variety of labs that provide students with practical skills for the other 51 weeks of the year.

Rec Sports

During scheduled Rec times (afternoons and evenings), we have open play in a variety of games. Students are also welcome to sign up for organized tournaments for their afternoon option.

Apex Experience

God is boldly moving throughout the whole earth to bring people of every tribe, language and nation to Himself (Revelation 7:9). This 60-minute, hands-on experience will engage students with what God is doing around the world. Apex Experience is available Noon – 6:00 p.m. daily.

Trinity International University

Trinity International University is a proud partner of Challenge and plays a major role in making the conference a memorable experience. By providing a space for students to learn, play and grow, Trinity cultivates an environment where lifelong relationships are made. At Challenge, you’ll see members of the Trinity community leading workshops on hard-to-handle topics. Our admissions team is also available around the clock to help students prepare for and navigate their college search. In the midst of it all, you’ll see Trinity students and staff having a blast with Challenge attendees in spaces we’ve designed specifically for students to have FUN! There are lounge areas, games and prizes for students to take advantage of throughout the week. There is never a dull moment.


Serve at Challenge

Want to volunteer? We have lots of opportunities to use your skill sets and willingness to serve thousands of students experience Jesus.

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