| Cost | Registration | Lodging | Food | Schedule |
Regular full conference tuition:
$199 if you register early by June 15th for 2 day workshops all inclusive
$235 after June 15th
3 Day Workshops
Linda Glover Gooch Skyscape workshop 3 days (27, 28 & 29th) + full conference $350 per person with early registration by June 15th
($365 after June 15th)
Kevin Christman Sculpting Workshop Options: Early bird session
(Thursday + $120 + regular conference tuition) or register for regular two day session with regular conference tuition
All conference activities, including lunch and dinner on Friday and Saturday, are included in the conference tuition fee. A deposit of $100 is required at time of registration. There is a non-refundable $15 registration fee. $50 is non-refundable after June 15th until July 14th. No refund if cancellation received on July 15th or later. The full tuition balance is due on July 15th. The conference tuition does not include lodging. See options below.
Don't worry! Food is an art, too, and great food and beverages will abound! Lunches and dinners are included in your registration package. Food restrictions? Let us know on your registration form.
Ashland is a beautiful town known for its summer Shakespeare festival.. The surrounding region has many beautiful accommodations from which to choose. Given the popularity of the high tourist season in Southern Oregon, please reserve your accommodations well in advance. Suggested options include: Stratford Inn 3/4 miles from venue (block of rooms reserved for Ascend Conference - see below), Flagship Inn, Comfort Inn and Suites, several luxury hotels are in Ashland too if this is your summer luxury vacation! Or camping is available too. We recommend contacting Jackson County for camping at Emigrant Lake just 5 miles from the venue. Or many VRBO homes are also available in the area.. Our apologies, but we do not have supervised lodging arrangements for unaccompanied minors.
A block of rooms is reserved at Stratford Inn for conference attendees, just 3/4 miles from the venue. Reservations can be made by calling 541-488-2151. Please identify yourself as an ASCEND conference attendee when you book. There are single double occupancy available with 2 Queen beds. Breakfast is included. ASCEND rates: $135 per night plus tax. If you are interested in booking a double room to share and would like ASCEND to help connect you with a roommate, please let us know on your registration form, and we will seek to pair you another ASCEND attendee. Shared rate not guaranteed until a roommate is available.
$135/night (plus taxes)
1/2 rate, if shared
Early Bird Classes Arrive @ 8:30 a.m. Thursday, July 27th
8:30 to 5:00 pm - includes lunch
Friday, July 28th
8:30 - 8:55 a.m.
First session starts at 9:00 a.m.
TEA & COFFEE & CHILL
8:30 - 9:00 a.m
Friday (28th) - Saturday (29th)
MORNING WORSHIP & DEVOTION
Friday & Saturday
9:00 - 9:50 a.m.
MORNING FOCUS PATHS
Friday & Saturday
10:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Fri. & Sat.
AFTERNOON FOCUS PATHS
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Fri - Sat.
Fri. 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.
Sat. 5:45 - 6:30
EVENING WORSHIP & FEATURED SPEAKERS
SATURDAY, OPEN EVENING AND CELEBRATION
6:30 - 6:45 Doors open, Mingle and art exhibit
6:45 - 8:00 p.m. Evening program and worship
Conference concludes at end of evening session.
Go forth and radiate, quench and feed the hungry thirsty culture!
6:45 - 8:00 p.m.