Cleveland is a vibrant city with a proud history that is 212 years in the making. Cleveland, located in the Eastern Standard Time Zone (EST) in the state of Ohio, is on the southern shore of Lake Erie, part of the Great Lakes Region, the country's largest fresh water resource. In the month of December, the average daily high is 37.5 F and the daily low is 24.6 F. Whatever the weather, there is always something to do in Cleveland!
Give your regards to Broadway without breaking your bank at the opulent theaters of Playhouse Square, home to all the latest Broadway shows as well as comedians, opera, ballet, and more.
Diocese of Cleveland
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Cleveland is the 17th largest diocese in the United States and is home to 766,065 Catholics. It is truly a melting pot of people who are proud to connect cultural heritage with faith. Catholic Charities of Cleveland is the largest diocesan system of social services in the world. We eagerly await the arrival of our national colleagues in youth and young adult ministry and their families to the “best location in the nation” for an NCCYM that will rock you! Please read the welcome letter by The Most Reverend Richard G. Lennon, Bishop of Cleveland.
The Diocese of Cleveland also invites you to a special Friday night event. Enjoy Concert with Various OCP Artists while touring the awe-inspiring Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. It is your chance to have fun and socialize with others from across the nation. There will be auctions to raise funds to support the work of Cleveland Catholic Charities. Cost of $40 includes concert, admission to the Hall, and food and beverages (a cash bar will be available). Shuttle service provided to and from hotels. Registration for this event occurs during your online conference registration.
Hosted by the Diocese of Cleveland and sponsored by Oregon Catholic Press and RCL Benzinger.
Downloadable Maps and Guides
|Downtown Cleveland Map (929 KB)||Cleveland Rapid Transit Map (49 KB)|
|Downtown Cleveland Dining Guide (307 KB)||Downtown Cleveland Hotel Map (250 KB)|
2008 NCCYM Hotels
The hotels for the 2008 NCCYM are listed on the registration page.