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Conference Registration Information

Join fellow camp professionals for the 70th Annual WAIC Conference in Denver, Colorado from November 18-21!

 

We’re back in-person this year and looking forward to sharing, networking, and learning. The WAIC conference is open to all camp and youth development professionals.

REGISTER HERE

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Leadership in a Changing Landscape

WAIC Annual Conference • November 18-21, 2021

CONFERENCE HOTEL

Grand Hyatt Denver

1750 Welton Street

Denver, CO

Conference Group Rate: $179/night

Group Rate Reservation Deadline: October 25, 2021

ROOM RESERVATIONS

 

GETTING THERE

For travel by air, fly into the Denver International Airport (DEN). For convenient and cost-effective travel from the airport to downtown Denver, take the train to Denver Union Station, where it’s a short Uber/Lyft ride or walk 0.8 miles to the Grand Hyatt Denver. If you travel by car, please note that parking at the hotel is an additional cost.

 

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Take a look at the Schedule-at-a-Glance. Check back often for more details coming soon.

 

EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

Pre-conference Activity (Details Coming Soon) – Wednesday, Nov. 17

Exhibit Hall – Thursday & Friday, Nov. 18-19

Annual WAIC Auction – Saturday, Nov. 20

WAIC Annual Dinner & Slideshow – Saturday, Nov. 20

 

WAIC BOOSTERS

Be a WAIC BOOSTER!

This program is the mainstay of WAIC’s fundraising efforts which helps to provide the funds needed to operate the organization for the next fiscal year and provide opportunities for increased member education and benefits! It’s easy to participate, just look for the donation section on the conference registration. Thank you in advance for your contribution!

 

REGISTRATION

Please complete the online registration for your camp or organization by October 25. During the registration process you will be able to add individual attendees. After the registration is submitted, an invoice will be emailed.

 

COST

Full Conference Registration (includes all education sessions & conference events, Thursday reception & dinner, Friday breakfast, coffee break, & lunch, Saturday breakfast, reception & dinner, Sunday breakfast)

WAIC Members & Guest Affiliates: $450
Non-members: $575

 

Daily Registration

Thursday (11/18) – $175
Friday (11/19) – $195
Saturday (11/20) – $195

 

The WAIC Board of Directors has agreed on some basic expectations and protocols for the conference which, at a minimum, will include:
• Attendees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks after final dose) prior to arrival at the conference.
• Unless eating or drinking, masks will be worn indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
• We will exercise social distancing for group meetings, vendors, and meals, with a maximum of 6 per table at meals.

REGISTER HERE

QUESTIONS?

For questions or assistance, please contact WAIC Association Manager, Chelsea Rowe, at conference@waic.org or 949.407.9242.

Presented by

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

 

Tom Pevear, Camp Granite Lake – Conference Co-chair

Jill Steigerwald, Camp Nor’wester – Conference Co-chair

Megan May, Friendly Pines Camp

Danielle Bone, Four Winds * Westward Ho

Samantha Townsend, Kennolyn Camps