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S.P.I.R.I.T. Family Gathering
Registration Begins
Last Day To Register
10/17/2022 9:00 AM
5734 Durbin Rd
Bellville, OH 44813, US
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S.P.I.R.I.T.: Sacred.Pride.Inclusivity.Reflecting.Inspired.Together: 

Calling all LGBTQIA members, allies, and their families from across the Heartland Conference to gather for a time of community, connections, celebration, and dreaming about future opportunities for this community in the Heartland Conference.

Register today for:
  • The main event Saturday, October 22nd: Saturday only $15 per person.
    • 5 years old and under free
    • Household/chosen family units maximum $75 for Saturday only.
    • If you have more than 5 family members over 5 years old. contact Jill Frey at jill@heartlanducc.org or 740-901-0740 for a discount code.
  • Friday and/or Saturday night:
    • Add on a room/cabin for your family and/or friends for $80/room per night (if a group of friends is registering separately, one should reserve the room and all should answer the question of whom they will be rooming with.)
    • Add on individual $25 spending the night sharing a room/cabin with a random Multi Gendered group of adults. (Adults only) 

Please note:

  • All minor children (17 and under) must be accompanied and supervised by their parent/guardian. 
  • Parents/guardians should register attending participants (adults and children) from the same family household at the same time
  • Individual Adult participants should register themselves individually
Tentative Schedule:
Friday night option:
Friday evening/Saturday breakfast and early morning activities are on your own. The first 8 families/groups that register will have a room in Memorial. Each room sleeps 8-10 in bunk beds and has its own private bathroom with one toilet, shower, and sink.  A common kitchen will be available with  Refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and a stove/oven. Memorial has air conditioning and heating as well as a fireplace in the common gathering space. Additional accommodations may be available if needed.
  • 10am - Arrival/check-in
  • Get to know you games and activities all together
  • Introduce S.P.I.R.I.T. in the Heartland and begin brainstorming future ways to connect.
  • Camp Activities* available
  • Camp Lunch is provided in the dining hall
  • More Camp Activities* are available
  • Wrap up dreaming/planning session for future opportunities
  • Worship Celebration
  • 5 pm - structured activities end

Informal evening activities for those who want to stay. 

* Camp Activities could include: Archery, Hikes, Ga-Ga Ball, Volley Ball, Basketball, Craft, Songs/Music/Jam session, Scavenger hunt, camp service project, board games, Giant Jenga, or hanging out with new and old friends.

Saturday Night/Sunday morning option:
  • For those wanting to stay the night  
  • Dinner and Breakfast are on your own. Same accommodations as Friday, see above. Other spaces can be available if needed.
  • There are also many options close in town for dinner if you want to leave camp and come back.  Pizza can also be delivered to camp. Staff can advise.
  • Participants are welcome to stay on Sunday and explore camp on their own.


For more information or additional questions contact Jill Frey, jill@heartlanducc.org or 740-901-0734

Contact E-mail
$15.00 per Adults
$15.00 per Minor 6-17 years old
Cancellation Policy
Refunds will be offered only if a cancellation is made and a refund is requested in writing to jill@heartlanducc.org before October 16th.

Heartland Conference UCC

PO Box 1230
Worthington, OH 43085