Childcare

Registration for childcare during the 2018 Great Plains Annual Conference Session is now open. Register now.

Childcare will be provided for infants through those finishing the fifth grade onsite in the Trail Rooms at the Hyatt Regency Wichita during the annual conference session. A special camp is also available for those in third through eight grade. Read more below.

There is a $50 fee for the first child, $50 fee for the second child and $25 fee for each additional child. This fee covers care for the entire conference. Registration for childcare will end at midnight on May 4, 2018. Any registrations received after this date will be subject to an additional late fee of $50 per child.

Lunch for children on Thursday, June 14 and Friday, June 15 is available for purchase when you register for $7 per lunch.

Childcare Hours

Wednesday, June 13 6:30 - 8:45 p.m. (memorial service; one-room childcare)
Thursday, June 14 8:15 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Friday, June 15 8:15 a.m. - 5:15 p.m and 6:30 - 8:45 p.m (ordination service, one-room childcare)
Saturday, June 16 8:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m

 

A lactation/parent's room will be provided on site at the Century II in Pear B101 when conference is in session and during worship services. No registration is necessary to utilize the parent's room. The room is available for nursing/pumping mothers or anyone who needs a place to be with their child while onsite. Please note that the parent's room will not have view of the plenary session. Happenings on the conference floor will be live streamed to a television.

Special Camp

In addition to onsite child care, Camp Horizon (located in Arkansas City) is providing a special camp for incoming third through eighth graders. Cost is $180 per camper. Campers will enjoy, delicious food, praise and worship, hikes, swimming, crafts and more! Transportation to and from camp is provided. Camp Check in: 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 13 (depart for camp after opening worship). Check out: 10:30 a.m., Saturday June 16 (arrive at Century II before closing worship). Sign-up for Camp Horizon's special camp.

If you have any childcare questions, please contact the Rev. Emily Spearman Cannon, ecannon@greatplainsumc.org.