Fort Worden Kitemakers Conference at Warm Beach
The Warm Beach Camp and Conference Center
March 12-15, 2015
UPDATED February 06, 2015:
Conference time is approaching! Here is an
overview map and directions to Warm Beach. See you soon!
Registration is ongoing and classes are
Check the Classes page for full classes. The Olympic View Lodge housing
option is now full. Please choose the Cascadian Lodge housing option on
your registration form.
We are looking forward to the 2015
conference which will be at the Warm Beach Camp and Conference Center in
Stanwood, Washington. We are very excited about our new venue, the class
line-up, seeing old friends and making new ones, building wonderful
kites and wind toys and banners, and our raffle. We hope you will be
able to join us. Clicking on the CLASSES tab above will give you a look
at the classes and a little information. Clicking on the DETAILS tab
above will get you to the correct page to access all the registration
information. Processing of registration forms happens as Bob receives
them, first come, first served basis.
Congratulations to our registration package winners! Our winners for this year's drawing
are Larry Pence and Larry Christensen.
And we are looking forward to meeting Rhonda Davidson, the 2014 WSIKF novice kitebuilder
Last September the Ft. Worden Windbow flew at theCallaway Kite Flight in
Nebraska. It was a beautiful sight.
Click here to watch a
Yes, we will be changing
our venue for the 2015 Conference.
letter regarding this decision and the rationale, details and information
may be read via this link. (The letter will open in a new window.) We
are happy and excited to be starting a new era. The Ft. Worden Kitemakers
Conference will be held at the beautiful Warm Beach facility located in
Stanwood, Washington. The place may be different but the purpose is the
same. Come join us in 2015 to make kites, learn new techniques and methods,
see old friends, make new ones, win a raffle item, and have a great weekend
with us. The staff at Warm Beach are working hard to make our transition to
their facility as smooth as possible. Check them out: look here at
their web site. Sam
King mentions our move in his President's letter... use the link in the side
bar to the left.
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.
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.