2020 Conference Schedule

We want you to tailor this Conference to fit your needs.

Please use the Schedule to personalize your experience making this time a true retreat that will fill you up.

Plan to attend all the offerings, or take some time for yourself at will.

 

Wednesday | November 4th

10 – 12 | Pre-Conference Immersion – Drawing Lessons: Habits of Mind & Body with Dallas Nachtigall 

12 – 1p | Lunch Break (separate fee)

1 – 2:30p | Continued Immersion

3 – 5p | Conference Check-In

5:30 – 6:30p | Dinner

7 – 8:15p | Plenary #1: Make It a Habit with Steve and Marcia Mattern

8:30 – 10p | Campfire Social Time: Facilitated Discussion by Ambre Sauter – “Building your own home library full of books that develop character.”

:: Book Sale – Book seller, Kathy Seeger, will have her used books available to purchase throughout the Conference.

Thursday | November 5th

:: Book Sale – Bookseller, Kathy Seeger, will have her used books available to purchase throughout the Conference.

7:30 – 7:45 | Prayer Time

8 – 9 | Breakfast

9:15 – 10:15 | Plenary #2: Qua Person with Jen Stec

10:30 – 11:30 | Breakout Sessions

Meet Anna Comstock – Simply Begin: An Encouraging Introduction to Using the Handbook of Nature Study, an Interactive Zoom Session with Amy Fielder

The Atmosphere of Music with Erika McKnight

Clay Modeling with Unwin: Three Mom’s Perspectives with Dallas Nachtigall, Marcia Mattern, and Genae Andris

12 – 1p | Lunch

1:15 – 2:15p | Nature Walk with Marcia Mattern

2:15 – 3:15p | Nature Journaling Help with Dallas Nachtigall

:: Coffee will be available in the afternoon.

3:30 – 4:30p | Immersions

Embroidery Handicrafts with Melissa Munaco

Science Experiments in a Mason Community with Vivian Moon and Melissa King

The Essentiality of Poetry with Monica Watson

Physical Education with Genae Andris

4:30 – 5:30p | Break

5:30 – 6:30p | Dinner

7 – 8:15p | Plenary #3: Please and Thank You: Developing Habits of Obedience and Courtesy in Our Children with Jen Stec

8:30 – 10p | Folkdance

Friday | November 6th

:: Book Sale – Bookseller, Kathy Seeger, will have her used books available to purchase throughout the Conference.

7:30 – 7:45 | Prayer Time

8 – 9 | Breakfast

9:15 – 10:15 | Plenary #4: Incorporating Art in the School Day with Dallas Nachtigall

10:30 – 11:30 | Breakout Sessions

The Young Child in a Mason Education with Tina Schallhorn

Seeing Your Child as a Person Through the Forms with Marcia Mattern and Monica Watson

The Vaulted Book with Steve Mattern

12 – 1p | Lunch

1 – 1:30p | Nature Walk with Monica Watson

2 – 2:30 | Nature Journaling Help with Dallas Nachtigall

:: Coffee will be available in the afternoon.

2:30 – 3:30p | Immersions

Plutarch with Jill Hostetler

Introducing Children to Architecture with Jen Stec

Curwen Music with Kelli Rummel

3:45 – 4:45p | Ending Panel with Jen, Dallas and Others :: Make sure to submit your questions on the notecards.