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12th Annual Drum Circle Facilitators Guild Conference 2017

  • 24 Feb 2017
  • 26 Feb 2017
  • Ocean Creek Resort, 10600 North Kings Why, Myrtle Beach, SC

Registration

  • 50% discount for DCFG board members, conference committee members, and presenters - registration code required.
  • 10% discount for DCFG members - PLEASE LOG INTO DCFG ACCOUNT TO PROCEED WITH REGISTRATION.
  • FREE registration for recipients of scholarships for the entire conference fees - registration code required.

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12th Annual
DRUM CIRCLE FACILITATORS GUILD CONFERENCE 2017

February 24-26, 2017

Ocean Creek Resort
10600 North Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572


Conference Fee: $375
DCFG Members: 10% discount
(Includes meals, hotel rooms are not included)

REGISTER NOW AND RESERVE YOUR ROOM AT THE RESORT.


“THE POWER OF RHYTHM”


It is once again time to gather as a community to drum, learn, educate, and be inspired!  As we come together for our 12th year together, we do so with the focus and theme of “The Power of Rhythm”.  This year’s conference will once again be an amazing experience full of great presentations, learning experiences, open sharing, and as always amazing drum circle facilitators.  


DCFG Conference 2016 Group


The 12
th Annual Drum Circle Facilitators Guild Conference is for anyone and everyone who incorporates rhythm and/or drumming into their work; including settings such as:

  • Schools/Education
  • Non-profits
  • Well elderly/seniors
  • Health/wellness
  • Community events
  • Corporate
  • Workplace training
  • Social services

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

The Drum Circle Facilitator’s Guild (DCFG) Conference will feature a variety of workshops and presentations on a wide range of DCF topics.  There will be an array of activities ranging from formal presentations, open sharing, jump time for facilitation practice, and of course plenty of time to simply drum together.  Conference sessions are designed for participants who have a working knowledge and experience with basic DCF principles and techniques.  Beginning DCFs are of course welcome, however introductory instruction will not be offered.  

The DCFG Conference is organized by volunteer members of the DCF community and is sponsored by the Drum Circle Facilitators Guild (DCFG).

TRAVEL AND LODGING

We will be held at Ocean Creek Resort, a beautiful waterfront property in Myrtle Beach. Myrtle Beach is served by several major airlines including: Airtran, Northwest, Delta, US Airways, Continental and United. 

Transportation to and from the airport will be the responsibility of each attendee. There will be no transportation provided to and from Ocean Creek Resort.

We have secured very favorable rates at Ocean Creek, and are committed to keeping participant costs low.

For more information about the resort, go to www.oceancreek.com.

To make reservations, please contact the reservation department at 1-800-845-0353. Refer to your group name “Drum Circle Facilitators”.

A one night deposit is required upon booking, the rest can be paid upon arrival. If anyone has any questions or requests, please feel free to contact Tiffany Stefan, the sales coordinator, or Matt Kempe, 843-272-7724 x1092.

Room rates are good for 3 days pre- and post- for longer stays if desired.


ROOM RATES

Studio Lodge Villas: $57 per night
One bedroom Lodge Villas: $63 per night
Two bedroom Lodge Villas: $74 per night
2 bedroom Oceanfront Tower: $105 per night
2 bedroom Ocean view Tower: $102 per night
3 bedroom Oceanfront Tower: $127 per night

There is an $8.00 resort fee per evening and 11% sales tax.

FEES & REGISTRATION

Conference Fee: $375 (includes six meals from Friday dinner through Sunday lunch)

Current DCFG Members: 10% discount (members need to log in to register and get the discount)

Send your check (preferred) to DCFG, PO Box 222, Fulton, MD 20759.




CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS

We are currently looking for individuals that would like to share their expertise and experiences as DCFs to serve as session leaders and presenters.  This year, we will be emphasizing how we as facilitators take action with our DCF principles, methods, and business considerations, to truly be leaders that help us move drum circle facilitation into the future, rooted in the theme of “The Power of Rhythm”.  

Given our theme, we are looking for sessions that truly take the community beyond “Show us what you do”, that push the envelope of our learning, and that help us grow, develop, and build the future of drum circle facilitation.  

The application period is open for workshop session proposals covering the following general subject areas:

A. DCF Business Development (building market presence, client base, equipment & logistics, start-up funding, etc.)

B. Program Design & Activities for Specific Populations (children, special needs, workplace training, health & wellness, etc.)

C. DCF Techniques and Strategies (activities, games, resources)

D. DCF Mastery (personal presence, intention, self-development, inter-disciplinary resources, peer feedback, etc.)

E. Other 

If you are interested in proposing a session, please download and complete the session proposal form. 

Download Session Proposal Form

The deadline for completed session proposal forms is November 18, 2016 to:

Jessica Fredricks

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