ECCC's 30th Annual Conference: Inward. Outward. Forward.

  • Registration is now open.
  • Program Details: 
    • Keynotes: Our keynote speakers will be Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry and Bishop Jennifer Baskervill-Burrows, first female African American diocesan bishop in the Episcopal Church.
    • Workshops Include: 
      • Aligning Policies with a Visionary & Changing Mission
      • Preparing to Serve Your Communities During an Emergency
      • Harassment & Fostering Safer Workplaces
      • Implementing Systems of Hospitality
      • Metrics that Matter
      • Conference Center Programming
      • Starting an Alumni Group
      • Boards in Transition
      • Advanced Finance
      • DIY Information Technology
      • Preparing Your Self and Your Center for Retirement
      • Beginning & Sustaining an Environmental Education Program
      • Specialty Camping Program Panel
      • The Arc of Your Year(s) in Marketing & Fundraising*
      • Cultural Appropriation, Implicit Bias & White Privilege in Our Programs*
        * Two-part workshop
    • Pre-Conference Options: The conference officially begins with a welcome reception at 5pm on Sunday, January 27, followed by dinner and opening program. There are two pre-conference programming opportunities:
      • Saturday, January 26: Mental Health First Aid Training (Indianapolis) Forma, the network of Christian Formation professionals is holding their annual conference the week before ours in Indianapolis. To take advantage of this overlap, we are working with Forma to offer a Mental Health First Aid certification training on the Saturday before our conference begins. This training will be offered at no-cost to attendees. The workshop will begin at 9am on Saturday.
      • Sunday, January 27: Executive Director 101 (Waycross) A 6-hour workshop on the essential components of successful executive non-profit camp/retreat center leadership, designed for those seeking or in the first years of an Executive Director position. Includes Saturday night accommodations and Sunday meals. 10am-4pm
  • Registration Information:
    • Rates & Discounts: Rates vary, depending on type of accommodation.
      • Single Room with Private Bath (Extremely limited availability): $850
      • Double Room with Private Bath: $600
      • Dormitory-style (2-4 per room) with Shared Bathroom: $495
      • Cabin with Outside Bathroom (1 person/cabin): $350
      • Commuter Rate: $300, or $75/day
    • All fees include all conference content and materials, as well as Wellness Day activities and fieldtrip, and transportation to/from the airport. We will offer an early bird registration rate through September 30. Discounts are also offered to centers sending more than one attendee. Scholarships are available. To request a scholarship, please complete this form and submit it before registering. We do not want cost to be a factor in your center or program sending an attendee; please contact Ashley@EpiscopalCCC.org for additional assistance.
    • Accommodation Details: Please note that in order to accommodate our expected number of attendees as comfortably as possible, we have an extremely limited number of single occupancy rooms available. We appreciate your flexibility in being willing to share a room in order to make this community event a success. The double and dorm-style rooms (which sleep 2-4 each, with a shared bathroom) are very comfortable. If you’d prefer to commute from on offsite hotel or motel, please contact Ashley@EpiscopalCCC.org for recommendations.
    • Register here.
  • Sponsorship Information & Exhibit Hall
    • Exhibit Hall will be open from 3pm on Monday, 28th to 3pm on Tuesday, 29th, with an Exhibitor Happy Hour on Monday evening -- Cost is $500 and contracts will be available in early October. Please contact Ashley@EpiscopalCCC.org to reserve your space. 

Questions? Contact Ashley Graham-Wilcox, Director of Communications & Events.