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Fees Described

Every full-time and half-Gathering attender pays three fees:

  • a Program Fee
  • a Lodging and Campus Fee
  • a Meal Plan Fee

Part-time attenders pay a daily program fee and can purchase meals on site. On campus housing is not available to Part-timers but is available to half-Gathering registrants.

Children on the floor must bring their bedroll, pillow, and towel.

Attenders may choose to purchase other items: early arrival rooms, shuttle tickets, t-shirts, and an attenders directory. Fees for these additional purchases will be posted by April, 2014.

Financial aid is available. Learn more.

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2014 Program Fees

Adult Program $355
   Young Adult Program(18-35 yrs) $320
Half Gathering (Adults only) $210
   Young AdultProgram(18-35 yrs) $190
Infant through High School Program
(up to age 18, read more)
Family Discount on Program Fees (for families with dependents) 15%
Adult part-time program & campus fee,
adults only (per day)

New Family Discount!

A family consisting of one adult plus dependents is eligible for a 15% discount on Program Fees. Full-time students under age 24 are usually dependents. Note that a spouse or domestic partner is not considered a dependent. However, if the family consists of at least one adult and one dependent, then the discount also extends to a second adult spouse or domestic partner, Dependents are registered oldest to youngest, and third, fourth and fifth dependents will not be charged a program fee.

A grandparent plus dependents also constitute an eligible family. (“Dependent” means dependents of the grandparent, or dependents of another adult in the family who is not attending the Gathering.)

See examples and read more about the Family Discount.

If you are not eligible for a Family Discount, the first registrant indicates that s/he is "not registering with dependents" and subsequent registrants respond to the question "Which registrant are you?" with "Other adult without dependents."

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2014 Lodging & Campus Fees

"Double" refers to a single bed in shared room with two beds

Little Child=birth to 3 yrs · Child=4-10 yrs · Youth=11 yrs to current eighth grade ·
High School=current 9th grade - 18 yrs and in HS program
  Adult Adult High School Youth Child Little Child
Single, air conditioning $274 $142        
Single, private bath, air conditioning $314 $162        
Double, air conditioning $174 $92 $122 $122 $122 No charge
Double, private bath, air conditioning $204 $107   $152 $152 No charge
On floor (see Family Housing Notes)         $27 No charge
Camping/RV (per person) $104 $57   $52 $22 No charge
Commuter $74 $42   $52 $22 No charge
per night
Single, air conditioning $25          
Single, private bath, air conditioning $30          
Double, air conditioning $15     $15 $15 No charge
Double, private bath, air conditioning $20     $20 $20 No charge
HS on floor (see conditions)     No charge      
Child floor (birth–age 10)         No charge No charge
Camper $5 $5 No charge No charge No charge No charge

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2014 Meal Plans (dinner June 29 to lunch July 5)

Everyone staying on campus must choose a meal plan
High School Youth Child Little Child
Breakfast, lunch & dinner $147 $74 $147 $147 $103 No charge
Lunch & dinner $111 $56 $111 $111 $80 No charge
Cafeteria breakfast & lunch, and
cooperatively cooked dinner
$105 n.a. n.a. $105 $70 No charge
Cafeteria lunch and
cooperatively cooked dinner
$69 n.a. n.a. $69 $47 No charge

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2014 Pre-Purchased Early Meals (dinner June 27 to lunch June 29)

Purchase pre-Gathering meals when you register, or add to your registration by June 10.
High School Youth Child Little Child
Pre-Gathering Breakfast $6.00 $6.00 $6.00 $4.00 No charge
Pre-Gathering Lunch $8.50 $8.50 $8.50 $6.25 No charge
Pre-Gathering Dinner $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $7.00 No charge

Cash Meal Prices

Tickets may be purchased on site for individual meals, starting with dinner on Sunday June 29. All Gathering registrants with on-campus housing or camping must purchase a meal plan.

Breakfast $7.00 ($4.50 child age 4-10)
Lunch $9.00 ($6.50 child age 4-10)
Dinner $11.00 (7.50 child age 4-10)

Tickets will not be available for early meals (dinner Friday June 27 through lunch Sunday June 29) -- early meals must be pre-purchased by June 10.

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Find details on the half-Gathering options, payments, deposits, cancellations, and additional fees.

Pre-Gathering Events

All pre-Gathering events will require early housing and some early meals at $24.50/day. To these costs, add the retreat cost:
Adult Young Friends Retreat: $16
New Meetings Project Retreat: $30
People of Color and Their Families Retreat: $27
Quakers & Business Conference: $80

Sample Rates

Here are some sample rates* to help you plan your budget:

$676 Adult (36 yrs. and older)
$429 High schooler
$290 9-year-old, on the floor
$1642.50 Family with two adults, one 10-year-old, and one 3-year-old

*Sample rates assume shared rooms without private bath, full-time attendance, and a three-meal per day meal plan. We assume children under 10 will have the floor rate.