Professional Development Opportunities for Religious Educators

Ferry Beach RE Week
Each summer we create a dynamic community of individual congregations and families to form this vibrant multigenerational  gathering where all kinds of families work and play alongside religious educators. We come to learn as well as to put into practice what it means to be Unitarian Universalist leaders and be part of a beloved community. Ferry Beach

RE Week at the Sea
Five Days of Learning, Collegial Connection and Relaxation for all Religious Educators including Professional Faith Development Staff, Ministers, and Lay Leaders. Central East Region

Star Island Lifespan Religious Education Conference 
It can be hard as a Religious Educator or a volunteer to find time for reflection, continuing education and networking with colleagues.  Fortunately, a week on Star Island provides all three of these.  Our programs have included Renaissance Modules, workshops that give credit toward toward credentialing, and workshops that include vital and useful information for anyone working with faith formation in congregations. Star Island Lifespan Religious Education Conference

RE Week at The Mountain
Retreat to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina during Religious Educators Week at The Mountain Retreat and Learning Center in Highlands, NC. This family friendly conference is held each Summer. Religious Educators are able to attend solo or bring the whole family. Kids join MountainCamp activities centered upon UU values and outdoor adventure. This 6 day/5 night event focuses on support and continuing education for RE's from all over the Southeast and beyond, with new programming and themes being introduced each year.  RE Week at the Mountain.

Camps and Conference Centers

Camp de Benneville Pines
Angelus Oaks, CA
uucamp.org

Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal (CELSJR)
New Orleans, LA
celsjr.org

Ferry Beach Park Association
Saco, ME
ferrybeach.org

Murray Grove Retreat & Renewal Center
Lanoka Harbor, NJ
murraygrove.org

Rowe Camp & Conference Center
Rowe, MA
rowecenter.org

Shelter Neck Unitarian Universalist Camp
Burgaw, NC
shelterneckuucamp.org

Star Island Conference & Retreat Center
Isles of Shoals, NH
starisland.org

UBarU Camp & Retreat Center
Mountain Home, TX
ubaru.org

Unicamp Camp & Retreat Center
Honeywood, ON
unicampofontario.ca

Unirondack Camp & Conference Center
Lowville, NY
unirondack.org

Gatherings and Institutes

 More information about the Unitarian Universalist Alliance of Camp & Conference Centers