Friends General Conference

Together we nurture the spiritual vitality of Friends

Family Time

Children and Teens
Date and Time: 
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 1:30pm to Friday, July 3, 2020 - 5:45pm
Radford University, Radford, Virginia

We are piloting new afternoon Junior Gathering sessions for 2020.

Stay tuned as we update this webpage with more information!

Opportunities abound for families to spend time together at Gathering. 

Plan to spend all meal times, afternoon free times, and evenings after 9:00 PM together as a family.

Afternoon Options include:
  • Optional Afternoon Program for Sprouts-Pinetrees (grades K-6). M, T, Th & F from 3:15-5:45 pmYou must pre-register during Registration. This program will be capped at 25 children.

  • Open Childcare - T & Th 1:15-4:00 pm - with priority for those attending FLGBTQC Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business. 

  • Multi-Generational activities, like Capture the Flag, Storytime, Sidewalk Chalk Art & more, are planned for afternoons from 1:30- 3:15 pm.  Check the Daily Bulletin each day for additional information on these and other Family Friendly activities.

  • The Wednesday evening plenary with social justice music duo City Love and youth climate activist Kallan Benson is for all ages.  

  • Field Trips for 2020 - Learn what attactions are nearby. Coming soon!

  • Make your own plans -   with just your family or join with others.

  • Stop by the Junior Gathering Office to borrow balls and frisbees, board games, dress up clothes, riding toys, and lots of books! These can be checked out for your use. There are usually quiet places to grab a nap in air conditioning on a hot day.

  • Family Friendly Activities in Virginia - Coming soon!

  • Junior Gathering Times Summer 2019 for our schedule of activities.  Some special ones last year included Kite Making, yoga, drama games, stories, songs and more!