Fort Worden Kitemakers Conference at Warm Beach
The Warm Beach Camp and Conference Center
March 10-13, 2016
UPDATED June 29, 2015:
The 2015 Conference is over and the work has started for 2016. You can
see our list of teachers and their projects on the classes page. More
information, including photos will be posted later this summer.
The 2015 conference in our new venue 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.
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.