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2018 Schedule

Sunday, May 21st:

  • Pot Luck Room Crawl: Join the coordinators in a casual meet and greet in the coordinators wing. We will provide some snacks and soft drinks, but feel free to bring your own fare or something to share. Cookies will be available to decorate for kids of all ages! Rooms will be announced a few days before the event, but we are always on the second floor adjacent to the convention center entrance.
  • Teen Pizza Party and Potluck– Sunday, 7-9pm
  • Tween Pizza Party, Potluck, & Cookie Decorating, 7-9pm

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Daily (Monday afternoon-Thursday midnight):

 These rooms will be available for use all week long:

Ballroom A – Teen Room

Portia and Wisteria – Gallery (Free coffee will be available in the mornings, Tuesday thru Thursday from 10 to 12:00) & Kids Corner

Ballroom H – Board and Card Game Room

Tamarind – Tween Room

Unschoolers Waterpark Gathering

Monday, May 22nd:

  • Gallery Opening 1pm, Portia and Wisteria
  • Afternoon Registration and T Shirt Pick Up: 2-5pm in the South Foyer of the Kalahari Convention Center
  • Friendship Ambassadors button pickup: 2-5pm, South Foyer
  • Fairy Godparents’ Registration and Name Pick-up:
    • Registration: 2-5pm, South Foyer
    • Pick up: 8-10pm also in the South Foyer (note new pick-up location)
  • Evening Registration and T Shirt Pick Up: 8-10pm, South Foyer
  • Family Fun Carnival 8-10:30pm, Ballrooms CDEF
  • Mellow Mixer 8-10pm Portia and Wisteria
  • SSUDS casual meeting 9pm to ?, Longneck Lounge
  • Social Hour 10pm-12am, Portia and Wisteria

Speakers:

3:30-4:30pm

5-6pm

6:30-7:30pm

Fairy Godparents - what a card!
Fairy Godparents – what a card!

Funshops: 

 

Tuesday, May 23rd:

  • COSPLAY day! Wear your favorite cosplays all day – we’ll wind it up with a Cosplay funshop in the evening.
  • Registration and T Shirt Pick Up 11am-12pm and 5-6pm in the South Foyer
  • Gallery Coffee Hour 10am-12:00pm in Portia and Wisteria
  • Funshops 10am-1:30pm and 5:30-8pm (see below for times and locations, head to the funshops page for details)

Morning Speakers

10-11am

11:15-12:15pm

 

12:30-1:30pm

 

 

Morning Funshops:

 

Glow in the Dark Capture the Flag 11:30-1:30 (Ballrooms BGCF) First hour for tweens and under only. Second hour for teens only.

 

 

Afternoon Break:

  • Afternoon Break 1:30-5:30 pm
  • SSUDS (Secret Society of Unschooling Dads) 2:00pm to 4:00pm  (Mangrove)

 

Evening Speakers:

5:30-6:30pm

 

7-8pm

Mangrove: Breakout Sessions with speakers from today

 

Evening Funshops:

 

 

Evening Activities:

  • Henna Fun Night 8pm-11:30pm (Ballrooms BG)
  • Talent Show Signup – 8-9pm (South Foyer)
  • Movie Night 8-9:45pm (G or PG rated in Ballrooms CDEF) – TBA
  • Movie Night 10pm-Midnight (PG or PG13 in Ballrooms CDEF) – TBA
  • Music Jams 8pm-Midnight (Mangrove)

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Wednesday, May 24th:

    • Gallery Coffee Hour 10am-12:00pm (Portia and Wisteria)
    • Funshops 10am-1:30pm and 5:30-8pm (see below for times and locations, head to the funshops page for details)

 

Morning Speakers 

10-11am

 

11:15-12:15pm

 

12:30-1:30pm

 

  

Morning Funshops:

 

 

Afternoon Break:

  • Kids’ Marketplace Set Up 1:30-2:30pm (Ballrooms BGCF)
  • Kids’ Marketplace 2:30-4:30pm (Ballrooms BGCF)
  • Afternoon Break 4:30-5:30pm
Kids' Marketplace
Kids’ Marketplace

 

Evening Speakers

5:30-6:30pm

7-8pm

Mangrove: Breakout Sessions with speakers from today

 

Evening Funshops:

 

 

Evening Activities:

  • Talent Show  8-11pm, Space TBA

 

Thursday, May 25th:

    • Gallery Coffee Hour 10am-12:00pm (Portia and Wisteria)
    • Funshops 10am-1:30pm and 5:30-8pm (see below for times and locations, head to the funshops page for details)
    • Nerf Wars  10am-1:00pm, Ballrooms BCDEFG

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Morning Speakers:

10-11am

 

11:15-12:15pm

 

12:30-1:30pm

 

Morning Funshops:

Nerf Wars 9:00am to 2:00pm (Ballrooms BCDEFG) Setup 9-10am, cleanup 1-2pm

 

 

Afternoon Break:

  • Afternoon Break 1:30-5:30pm

 

Evening Speakers:

5:30-6:30pm

 

 

7-8pm

Mangrove: Breakout Sessions with speakers from today

 

Evening Funshops:

 

 

Evening Activities:

  • Family Dance 8:00pm to Midnight (Ballrooms CDEF)
  • Family Photos – FREE from 8-9pm (South Foyer)

 

Note: Our time in the conference center ends at midnight, Thursday. Be sure to take all of your belongings!

Please note: Participation in any event, funshop or activity at UWG is voluntary and entirely at your own risk. Participants acknowledge that the organizers of Unschoolers’ Waterpark Gathering and their agents will not be held liable for any injury, loss or damage arising from participating in this event.
You should understand that when participating in any physically active funshop, there is the possibility of physical injury. If you choose to participate, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating in these activities, assume all risk of injury to yourself, and agree to release and discharge Unschoolers’ Waterpark Gathering from any and all claims or causes of action, known or unknown.