“YSP is a place theater and faith come together in a way that is pretty much unheard of.   It lets theater kids be accepted and encouraged in their faith. [YSP] is a beautiful, beautiful thing, and so important. I’m so glad it exists.”
                                                                                                                                       -YSP Alumnus

ysp 2019
Read more about this year’s program here. Where is our camp; who are our staff; will students be fed…?

Book by Bradley J. Behrmann | Music and Additional Lyrics by Orin Johnson | Lyrics and Additional Music by Bradley J. Behrmann 

Originally Created, Produced, and Premiered by Youth Sing Praise Foundation, Inc. and YSP on June 27, 2015. www.justpretendmusical.com


“YSP was one of the best experiences of my life. It caused me to expand my horizons through dance, to develop my acting, and to experience putting all of my being into a performance for my Savior. I have never felt so excited, tired, scared, nervous, happy, and truly changed because of one week.”

-YSP  Alumnus

Read about the program for high school aged students here.


After hearing about the amazing experiences and all the fun, I’ve been looking forward to going to YSP since I was 10. I would love the opportunity not only to praise God through performing, but also to grow closer to him and make new friends.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                     – YSP Alumnus

 To read more about our program for 6-7-8th grade students click here.


For questions, contact participantinfo@youthsingpraise.com

Click here to apply for YSP
Apply by May 15, 2020 (Applicants after May 15 should contact participantinfo@youthsingpraise.com and may be subject to a late fee)
(for 9th – 12th grade students)

Click here to apply for YSP Jr.
Apply by June 21
(for 6th-8th grade students)

Click here to apply for Helpers Team
(for young adults – past participants must have a gap year before applying)


YSP Performance

June 27, 2020

Save the date for the 2020 YSP Performance.
Free Admission
National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, Illinois
Rain Location – Shrine Church

Youth Sing Praise

June 20-28, 2020

Program dates for our signature high school program.


YSP Junior

June 27, 2020

A one-day workshop day for students in 6th-8th grade (approx. 9am-9pm).


“I am one of the [alumni] offering to help organize, shout to the corners of the earth, and help raise money, so that others can benefit from the gift of YSP.  It is truly a life changing experience and should never be denied to any student who wished to do it.”

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