Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice

Registration Details

When to Register

Early Registration starts April 1. All full-time registrations completed between April 1 and April 12 will have equal access to workshops and housing options, and priority consideration for financial assistance. (Read about financial aid for registrants from meetings not affiliated with FGC).

Standard registration starts April 18. Workshops and financial assistance will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Beginning June 1, there is a $60 late fee for all full-time and half-Gathering registrations. Late fees will not be charged for part-time registrations.

May 31.  Closing date for registering children: Children birth through rising grade 9 must register by May 31. Registration is not complete until FGC receives a Parental Release Form for each registered child.

June 10. Closing date for registering High School program participants. Registration is not complete until FGC receives a Parental Release Form for each High School Program participant.

How to Register

Online: Follow this link to read instructions and start your Gathering registration today. (Registration will be closed from April 13-17.)

Phone: FGC offers phone registration for attenders who cannot complete the online form. Register by phone on business days, or by advance appointment on evenings and weekends. Registration will be temporarily closed April 13–17.

On-Site (Adults Only): Some housing will be available for full- or half-time walk-up registrants. Full-time and half-time participants will be charged the standard person late fee (no late fee for up to four days part-time). Workshop choices will be limited. See below for part-time information.

Part-Time Attenders (Adults Only)

Part-time registration is a great way to get a taste of the Gathering. On-campus housing is not available and meals are on a cash basis. Walk-up or advance part-time registration fees can be found here. Need housing? Consider registering for a Half-Gathering.

Free to the Public

The QuakerBooks at the Gathering Store; exhibits by Quaker organizations; and the arts gallery are open to the public without registration.

These evening presentations are also open to the public at no charge:

Meals are available on a cash basis at the cafeteria and retail food establishments on campus.

All other events and activities are limited to registered attenders.