Arkansas Adventure Programming Conference
The Arkansas Adventure Programming conference is a student oriented programming weekend for individuals who want to connect with other outdoor educational enthusiasts. Conference attendees from the state of Arkansas can share ideas and practices while attendees from neighboring states can learn about what Arkansas has to offer. Whether you are a part of a seasoned outdoor program or thinking about starting a program, Arkansas Adventure Programming Conference is for you!
Early bird registration deadline is March 1, 2013.
Professional Registration $55
Student Registration $40
After March 1…
Professional Registration $65
Student Registration $50
Pre- and Post-Conference workshops have additional but nominal fees. Spots are limited.
Disc Golf Free
Cycling $10 (note cycling occurs in Fayetteville)
General registration includes catered dinner on Friday and breakfast Saturday morning; camping fees for Friday and Saturday; Climbing fees for Friday and Saturday; conference sessions, film tour, opportunity to win prizes, and live music, and T-shirt if registered by March 1, 2013.
Description of the Area
Horseshoe Canyon Ranch has over 300 bolted climbing routes and over 130 bouldering problems. The Buffalo National River is one of the few free flowing rivers in the United States. The Buffalo River is 135 miles in length and winds through massive limestone bluffs and historical sites that have created Ozark traditions. Buffalo River Trail and Ozark Highlands Trail have over 250 miles of scenic day hikes and extended backpacking trips. Please visit www.horseshoecanyonduderanch.com for more information.
2013 Conference Schedule
Final schedule will published online in March.
Friday, April 5
Pre-Conference Workshops (Canoeing, Climbing, Disc Golf, etc.)
3:00 - 6:00 PM Registration and Check-In
6:00 PM Conference Welcome
6:30 - 8:00 PM Dinner
8:00 - 10:30 PM Social and Live Music
Saturday, April 6
6:30 - 7:30 AM Yoga or Trail Run
7:45 - 8:45 AM Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30 AM AR Programming Roundtable
9:45 - 10:30 AM Conference Sessions
10:45 - 11:30 AM Conference Sessions
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:30 - 4:30 PM Skills Clinics
5:00 - 7:00 PM Dutch oven Cook-off and dinner
7:30 PM Film Tour – Prize Raffle
10:00 PM Closing Remarks
Sunday, April 7
Post-Conference Workshops (Canoeing, Climbing, Disc Golf, etc.)
For any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact conference host:
Jamie Lewis Hedges