The College Transition:

Your Purpose, Your Faith, Your Community

 Spring Tour 2012


The College Transition Seminar is going on a spring tour! Check out the list of locations and venues below for more information and to register for a seminar near you.


March 24 (Saturday) • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Abba Java Coffee House, State College, PA

March 27 (Tuesday) • 7:00 - 9:00 PM - Living Water Community Church, Harrisburg, PA

March 31 (Saturday) • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM - Worship Center, Lancaster, PA

April 12 (Thursday) • 7:30 - 9:30 PM - Otterbein Church, Waynesboro, PA

April 19 (Thursday) • 6:30 - 8:30 PM - Living Waters Chapel, Lebanon, PA

April 22 (Sunday) • 1:30 - 4:00 PM - Calvary Chapel of Central Bucks, Chalfont, PA

April 28 (Saturday) • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Harvest Presbyterian Church, Medina, OH

May 1 (Tuesday) • 7:00 - 9:00 PM - The Presbyterian Church at New Providence, New Providence, NJ

May 2 (Wednesday) • 7:00 - 9:30 PM - Grace Community Church, Washingtonville, NY

June 2 (Saturday) • 1:00 - 4:00 PM - Heritage Presbyterian Church, Warrenton, VA (click here for more details)


*More dates and locations are being added! Check back here for updates.


If your church or group is interested in hosting a College Transition Seminar, please fill out the seminar request form
or call 1-800-807-CPYU for more information.

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Who Should Attend?

  • College-Bound High School Students
  • Parents
  • Youth Workers (Bring Your Youth for group rates!)
  • College Ministers
  • Educators
  • Pastors
  • Counselors
  • And Anyone Else Too!

Click here to download a promotional flyer to distribute at your church or school!


Seminar Description

This multi-media seminar is engaging, interactive, and challenges teenagers and parents to think deeply about four crucial questions to ask before entering college: (1) What kind of person do I want to become? (2) Why am I going to college? (3) What do I believe? (4) With whom will I surround myself? Read a complete seminar overview here.



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Derek Melleby is the Director of the College Transition Initiative a ministry of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding and the Coalition for Christian Outreach. He is the author of Make College Count: A Faithful Guide to Life and Learning and the coauthor of The Outrageous Idea of Academic Faithfulness: A Guide for Students. Learn more about Derek here.


View a sample clip of Derek speaking.





What Others Are Saying

“This seminar raises the bar on the college preparation process. You will hear some things that you won't hear anywhere else. It's a different kind of college preparation.”

          - Pam Stroup, Director of Parent Ministries at McLean Bible Church, McLean, VA


“I was impressed with the depth and frankness Derek shared with the students. I have been in Christian education for 12 years now and I found his organization, examples, and outline to be richly transformative.”

          - Daniel Townsley, Guidance Counselor, Legacy Christian Academy, Dallas, TX


“Derek has a gift for connecting with students and parents. He challenged students and parents to live thoughtfully, intentionally and engage the culture.”

          - Kayla Gray, Vienna Presbyterian Church, Vienna, VA



Resources for helping parents and students prepare for the transition to college will be available for purchase.


For more information, call us at 800-807-CPYU.


The Spring Tour is made possible by the generous support of the following sponsors:


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