Places We Will Be

The Ties Program staff & Speakers Bureau often speak at culture camps, adoption conferences and events. We look forward to meeting you at one of these many venues:

**Designates Teens & Tweens: What I Would Tell You If I Could Find The Words workshop that is open to the public.Adoption Teens Tweens

If you would like this workshop (or any other) presented in your area, please let us know.     Info@AdoptiveFamilyTravel.com 

GREENSBORO**
Saturday, November 8
Teens & Tweens: What I Would Tell You If I Could Find a Way (9 am-11:30 am)
Lunch & Chat 11:30 am -12:30 pm
Birth Country Travel–A Journey Back, A Journey Forward (12:30 pm – 2 pm)
New Garden Friends Meeting Hall
801 New Garden Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410
In conjunction with Carolina Adoption Services
Click Here to Register for Greensboro

 

ANN ARBOR**
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Tweens & Teens: What I Would Tell You If I Could Find a Way 9:30 am to 11 am
A “Conversation on Heritage Travel” will be included toward the end of the workshop, for those interested. (apx 11:15 am -12 noon)
Catholic Social Services
4925 Packard Road
Ann Arbor, MI
In conjunction with Hands Across the Water Adoption & Catholic Social Services
Click here to register for Ann Arbor

 

RALEIGH**
Sunday November 9
Teens & Tweens: What I Would Tell You If I Could Find a Way 3:30 pm- 6 pm
Dinner & Chat  6 pm – 7 pm
Birth Country Travel–A Journey Back, A Journey Forward 7 – 8:30  pm
Triangle Community Church 4216 Kildaire Farm Rd, Apex, NC
In conjunction with Carolina Adoption Services
Click Here to Register for Raleigh

 

GRAND RAPIDS**
Sunday, November 9, 2014
A Conversation on Heritage Travel 12:00pm to 12:45pm
Tweens & Teens: What I Would Tell You If I Could Find a Way 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Country Inn & Suites, Grand Rapids East
3251 Deposit Drive NE
Grand Rapids, MI
Click here to register for Grand Rapids

 

CHARLOTTE**
Monday, November 10
Birth Country Travel–A Journey Back, A Journey Forward 4 pm – 5:30 pm
Dinner & Chat 5:30 pm – 6 pm
Teens & Tweens: What I Would Tell You If I Could Find a Way 6 pm – 8:30 pm
Crossway Community Church
6400 Prosperity Church Rd, Charlotte, NC
In conjunction with Carolina Adoption Services
Click Here to Register for Charlotte

 

NEW YORK, NY**
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Tweens & Teens: What I Would Tell You If I Could Find a Way 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Additional time after workshop for questions / addtl discussion.
The Modern Family Center at Spence Chapin
410 East 92nd Street
New York, NY
In conjunction with Spence Chapin
Click here to register for New York

 

WILTON, CT**
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Tweens & Teens: What I Would Tell You If I Could Find a Way 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
A “Conversation on Heritage Travel” will be included toward the end of the workshop, for those interested. (apx 3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
WEPCO Complex
48 New Canaan Road
Wilton, CT
Click here to register for Wilton, CT

 

 

Places We’ve Been Recently

SACRAMENTO State University**
University Union, Room: Foothill Suite (3rd Floor)
Saturday, September 20, 2014, 9-11 am

La Semana
July 28-August 1, 2014
Lakeville, MN
www.lasemana.org

The Ozarks **
MOGUATE 8TH ANNUAL RETREAT!
July 31 – August 3, 2014
Tan-tar-a Resort in Osage Beach, MissouriFilipino/Indonesian/Pacific Islands Heritage Camp
July 31-August 3, 2014
Golden, CO
www.heritagecamps.org

Chinese Heritage Camp II
July 17-20, 2014
Denver, CO
www.heritagecamps.org

 

Chicago–Downers Grove**
Saturday, May 17
1-3 p.m.
St Paul’s United Church of Christ
5739 Dunham Road, Downers Grove, IL

Central Illinois**                                      
Saturday, May 3, 2014
First Christian Church
100 N Jackson St., Clinton, IL

St. Cloud, MN**
Saturday, April 26, 2014
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
St. Cloud State University
Centennial Hall, Room 350

Milwaukee-Waukesha**
Sunday, March 23, 2014
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Steinhafels Community Room (conveniently off I-94)
W231 N1013 County Highway F
Waukesha, WI

Denver (Between Denver and Boulder)**
Thursday, March 13, 2014
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Front Range Community College
3645 West 112th Ave.
Westminster, CO

San Francisco Bay Area**
Friday, February 21, 2014
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
465 Fairchild Dr. Ste 215
Mountain View, CA
Hosted by Bay Area Adoption Services

St. Paul, MN**
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014
St. Anthony Park Library, 2245 Como Ave.
1:30 – 3:30 pm
Sally Ankerfelt, an adoption coach with GIFT Family Services, will co- present the St. Paul workshop.

Madison, WI**
Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014
MATC West Campus, 302 S. Gammon Road, Room 110
9 am – 11:40 am
Sponsored by Families Through Korean Adoption-Madison and Families with Children From China-Madison, who have graciously opened this workshop to internationally adoptive families.

August 30- Sept. 2, 2013
Chinese Colorado Camps for Adoptive Families
Fraser, CO
www.heritagecamps.org 

August 14-16, 2013
Global Consultation of Child Welfare Services
Manila, Philippines

July 29- August 2, 2013
La Semana

Lakeville, MN
www.lasemana.org

July 25-28, 2013
REECA Colorado Camps for Adoptive Families
Fraser, CO
www.heritagecamps.org 

July 18-21, 2013
Cambodian Colorado Camps for Adoptive Families
Fraser, CO
www.heritagecamps.org 

July 18-21, 2013
Vietnamese Colorado Camps for Adoptive Families
Estes Park, CO
www.heritagecamps.org

July 18-21, 2013
Midwest I-child Heritage Camp

Green Lake , WI
www.mwihc.org

July 19-21, 2013
Ukrainian Adoption Annual Soyuzivka Reunion
Kerhonkson, NY

July 11-14, 2013
India Colorado Camps for Adoptive Families
Snow Mountain Ranch, CO
www.heritagecamps.org

July 1-5
Camp Choson
Camp Lakamaga
near Forest Lake, MN
www.campchoson.org

June 27-30, 2013
Latin American Colorado Camps for Adoptive Families
Fraser, CO
www.heritagecamps.org

June 20-23, 2013
African Caribbean Colorado Camps for Adoptive Families
Colorado Heights University
Denver, CO
www.heritagecamps.org 

June 13-16, 2013
Korea Colorado Camps for Adoptive Families
Fraser, CO
www.heritagecamps.org 

May 31-June 2, 2013 
Celebration of Nations: Adoptive Family
 Weekend
YMCA Camp Minikani
Hubertus, WI
http://minikani.org/yearround/events

May 20, 2013
I-FACE (Indiana Families for Adoption Community and Education)
www.facebook.com/ifacegroup

April 13, 2013
Windsor Public Library
Windsor, CT

April 27, 2013
LAAF Festival
La Casa Experanza
Waukesha, WI
www.laafwi.org

March 15 -17, 2013
NW I-Child Heritage Weekend
Lynnwood, WA
www.NWIchild.org

March 9, 2013
CAAFA Conference
Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

To see where we were in 2012, see Places We Were 2012

To see where we were in 2011, see Places we Were 2011

To see where we were in 2010, see Places We’ve Been 2010

To see where we were in 2009, see Places We’ve Been 2009



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