World Youth Day 2016

About World Youth Day

Currently taking names for our Wait List.

Pilgrimage Information

Age Requirements
Must be at least 16 years of age by July 23, 2016. If under 18 years of age by July 23, 2016 a legal guardian must accompany you.   

Package Includes

  • Round-trip airfare from Atlanta
  • Land transportation: Provided during tours (outside of WYD)
  • Lodging at the AGH University Dorms
  • Meals (during WYD)
  • Diocese of Savannah WYD T-shirt
  • Diocesan Prep Retreat (Retreat before WYD 2016)
  • *WYD Registration fee
  • *Taxes & Fuel surcharge
  • *Subject to change

Not Included in Package

  • Passport fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals outside of WYD

Pilgrimage Itinerary

  • Saturday, July 23: Depart Atlanta, GA for Krakow, Poland.
  • Sunday, July 24: Arrive in Krakow, celebrate Mass and have day of leisure.
  • Monday, July 25: Visit Wadowice (home of St. John Paul II) & Auschwitz.
  • Tuesday, July 26: Visit the Divine Mercy Shrine & Opening Mass for WYD.
  • Wednesday, July 27: World Youth Day Activities.
  • Thursday, July 28: World Youth Day Activities.
  • Friday, July 29: World Youth Day Activities.
  • Saturday, July 30: World Youth Day Vigil.
  • Sunday, July 31: World Youth Day Closing Mass.
  • Monday, August 1: Visit Our Lady of Czestochowa.
  • Tuesday, August 2: Depart Krakow, Poland for Atlanta, GA.content...

Pilgrimage Price, Payment Schedule and Cancelation Information

The total cost of this pilgrimage is $3,698.

The payment schedule is as follows (please keep in mind all payments are final):

  • $200 Deposit
  • $1,800 per person - Remaining Due before July 15, 2015
  • $450 per person - July 15, 2015
  • $450 per person - October 15, 2015
  • $450 per person - January 15, 2016
  • **Remaining Balance - February 15, 2016
  • **Remaining balance date is mandatory.

Cancelations and Name Changes
All payments are non-refundable. If full payment is not received by February 15, 2016, the pilgrim will automatically be canceled. All cancelations must be submitted in WRITING by participants to the Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry (email OYYAM) if they are canceling their pilgrimage.

Name substitutions will be permitted up to February 1, 2016. New pilgrims may be added at full price subject to space availability by March 1, 2016.

PURCHASING TRAVEL INSURANCE IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. Travel Insurance can help if you decide to cancel your pilgrimage at any time.  Travel insurance is not handled through the Diocese of Savannah. If you wish to purchase travel insurance please contact Travelex Insurance Company.  You may also call 1-800-228-9792


Pilgrimage Registration

Currently taking names for our Wait List only.

Please be aware we are now wait listing pilgrims who wish to attend WYD. 

Please contact OYYAM if you wish to be wait listed.
Registration form [PDF]

Contact Information

Have questions? Interested in joining the pilgrimage? Contact Kim Nott at 912.201.4042 or Email.

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