Places We Will Be

The Ties Program staff & Speakers Bureau often speak at culture camps, adoption conferences and events.

For a description of workshop titles, click here. We look forward to meeting you at one of these many venues:

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

Boston Area (Venue TBD)
September 19, 2015
Teens & Tweens: What I Would Tell You If I Could Find the Words
Birth Country Travel: A Journey Back, A Journey Forward

Sharing Foundation (Concord, MA)
September 20, 2015
Cambodia, Helping Teens and Tweens Navigate Life
Travel to Cambodia Panel Discussion

Families with Children from Asia Midwest
Date and Topic TBD

Places We’ve Been Recently

China II, Denver
July 31-August 1, 2015
Teens & Tweens: What I Would Tell You If I Could Find the Words

La Semana (Minnesota)
July 29, 2015
When “Because She Loved You” Is No Longer Enough

Vietnam Heritage Camp
July 25, 2015
Tweens and Teens: What I Would Tell You If I Could Find the Words
Birth Country Travel – A Journey Forward, A Journey Back

REECA (Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia)
July 24. 2015
Birth Country – The Big Picture; Benefits and Complexities

Vietnam Catalyst Camp
July 12, 2015 (Minnesota)
Birth Family Search and Reunion, or Not?

India-Nepal Heritage Camp
July 9-11, 2015
Birth Country Travel: A Journey Back, A Journey Forward
Teens & Tweens: What I Would Tell You If I Could Find the Words

Korea Heritage Camp
June 19-21, 2015
Teens & Tweens: Let’s Dive Deeper

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

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

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

 

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

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

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 
Click here to register for Ann Arbor

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

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, 2014
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.

To see where we were in 2013, see Places We Were 2013

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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