What is YXL?

YXL stands for Youth eXcelling in Leadership. It is the youth leadership program of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). YXL West is a weeklong summer conference in the mountains of Colorado. We are dedicated to preparing youth to be leaders for Christ – in the church, in their homes, in the workplace and around the world. Learn More

YXL Overview Video

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YXL West 2023 will be July 9-15th!

Save the date and make plans to join us for YXL West 2023 at Silver Cliff Ranch in Colorado. Our theme will be Go! led by our evening speaker David Rapp, Assistant Pastor at Deer Creek PCA in Denver, Colorado. David is planting a church in Golden, Colorado.

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YXL West 2022 Recap

Our theme in 2022 was United, led by our main speaker Caleb Harlan, RUF pastor at the University of Tulsa.