The BCNE is committed to investing in the lives of teenagers and the adults who minister alongside them, laying a foundation for life-long spiritual transformation. Five ministry opportunities provide the foundation for youth leadership development within the BCNE: YEC (Youth Encountering Christ Weekend Retreat), CW (Crosswalk Summer Youth Camp), Quest Youth Leader Development,  CP (Checkpoint Leader Retreat), Journey (mission experience for youth leaders). Learn more by exploring the links on this page.

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Did You Know...

  • The six states that comprise New England consistently rank in the top 12 least religious states
  • The population of the six states is about 14.5 million
  • Less than 3% of New Englanders attend evangelical churches
  • The Baptist Convention of New England has more than 350 churches throughout the region
  • Most youth groups average 15 students
  • Most youth leaders are volunteers

For more information about any of our youth leadership development opportunities, write to