Fort Worden Kitemakers Conference at Warm Beach
The Warm Beach Camp and Conference Center
March 10-13, 2016
UPDATED April 04, 2015:
The 2015 Conference is over. We
are pleased to announce it was an overwhelming success. The Ft. Worden Kitemakers
Conference at the beautiful Warm Beach facility (located in
Stanwood, Washington) seemed to please us all. The place might have been different
but the purpose remained the
same. We made kites, learned new techniques and methods, saw old friends, made new ones,
hopefully won a raffle item, and had a great
weekend with other kite makers and flyers. The staff at Warm Beach worked very hard to make our transition to
their facility as smooth as possible and truly hit a home run. If you did
not join us in 2015, you can check them out on
their web site. We
hope you join us in 2016 for more kite making during a fun, relaxed
If you are not on our
send Bob Alford your contact
information so you will receive email updates.
Questions? Use Bob's email link for them, too. We don't send much
mail, and definitely use your email address and name ONLY for our updates.
We don't share.
|And what is Fort Worden Kitemakers Conference? It is a
wonderful gathering of kite makers from
all around the world. It is an opportunity to learn, share information, and socialize with kite friends, new and old.
We strive to have classes for everyone. Each year our curriculum committee puts together an exceptional list of teachers with classes to
accommodate all skill levels and kiting interests. You are invited to join
us for an unforgettable weekend! Click on the classes tab above to see past classes
Dates for 2016 |
The dates for the 2016 Fort Worden Kitemakers Conference at Warm
Beach are March 10th through the 13th. Be sure you are on our contact list for
If you did not get an email from us regarding the 2015 conference,
a note. He will be happy to add your name to our mailing list. Do you have a friend interested in
attending the 2016 conference? Have them send us their email address and
be placed on our mailing list, too. We want you to join us next
Our general timeline
(Always subject to change due to good kite flying weather.)
March and April: Teachers apply for the following year's
conference with their class offering(s). Click here for more
May and June: Teachers and classes are selected and confirmed.
July and August: Brochures will be ready to release throughout the world.
A preview of class offerings gets posted on the Classes page. We will let you know
when that preview is on-line via email.
Late October/ early November: Registration forms are made available by download
(or through the mail if requested).
You can print yours right from your computer! They will be available
through the Details tab above. Processing of registration forms
happens as we receive them, first come, first served basis. Be on our email list so you will know the exact release date of the
registration form and all the supporting information.
Spread the Word
Our planning committee will produce flyers describing the
and the dates. You can use these to share with your friends
and associates. They will be available at kite events and kite shops
this summer. Thank you for
spreading the word about our conference!