October 5-8, 2017

Pleasant Hill Outdoor Camp  

Perrysville, OH

Keynote Speaker - Greg Robinson, Author of Adventure and the Way of Jesus

Conference Registration: Thursday, October 5 from 4:00-5:30pm for full conference attendees; Friday, October 6 / Saturday, October 7 8:30-9:00 am for one day conference attendees. 

*Balance must be paid in full at registration unless arrangements are made ahead of time.

Arrival & Departure: If you are traveling by car or van, pull into the entrance at 4654 Pleasant Hill Rd, Perrysville, OH 44864. Follow the signs and you will be directed to the office. 


Meals: Your full conference registration includes 7 Meals (Dinner Thursday to Dinner Saturday). Commuter rate includes all 7 meals. One-day pass includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the day you registered for. Thursday dinner & evening program includes dinner only. Please let us know asap if you have any food allergies or restrictions so we can help the Camp Kitchen prepare for us!

Conference Program: Conference details are still being finalized. We will email an electronic copy of the schedule to everyone who registers and there will be a paper copy in your packet when you check in.

Skills & Thrills: Friday and Saturday Afternoon Skills & Thrills* - This list will be adjusted based on the number of attendees we have. We are working with PHOC to offer as much as we can. Thanks for understanding! If you want to make sure we do something, let us know!

  • Tentative Friday Offerings: 
    • Flat-water Canoe / Kayak Skill Clinic @ Pleasant Hill Lake
      • Limited number of boats available, bring your own if you have one!
    • Hiking / Trail Running @ Pleasant Hill Outdoor Camp
  • Tentative Saturday Offerings: 
    • River Float Trip @ Mohican River
    • Mountain Biking @ Mohican State Park - "One of Ohio's Epic Rides!"
    • Hiking / Trail Running @ Pleasant Hill Outdoor Camp

*Travel to offsite Skills & Thrills will be up to conference attendees. CAA will help organize carpooling. 


Lodging: Cabins are bunk-style. You will need to provide your own bedding (sleeping bags are recommended). Check the weather forecast and bring the appropriate bedding that will keep you warm and comfy.

Weather: We will keep you updated on the forecast as we get closer to the conference.

To Bring (General recommendations for clothing and equipment): 

  • Djembe (Evening drum circle? Yes, please!)
  • Board Games (Settlers of Catan?)
  • Favorite Mug for Coffee/Tea during workshops (Cheers!)
  • Crazy-Creek Chair
  • Comfortable active clothing (shorts/pants, t-shirt) for 4 days
  • 1-2 Fleece or sweater
  • Athletic or hiking shoes
  • Sports sandal or water shoe (no flip flops)
  • Rain Jacket
  • Sleep clothing
  • Towel
  • Toiletries: Toothbrush/toothpaste, insect repellent, feminine hygiene products, etc.
  • 1 Liter Water Bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Sleeping bag & pillow or bedding
  • Bathing suit
  • Flashlight or head lamp
  • Optional Items You May Enjoy ❏ Camera ❏ Sunglasses ❏ Bandanas or Pack Towel ❏ Pocket knife-2” or less ❏ Hat ❏ Day pack ❏ Hammock ❏ Moutnain Bike ❏ Personal Boating Gear