Fall Conference

Fall Conference

Join us for an amazing time in the woods for

Paradise from the Pandemic: Refresh, Recharge and Reboot!

Bring your Hawaiian shirts to refresh and recharge. We are looking for presenters to bring back a vintage "tried and true" lesson or technique. Ones that are already in your repertoire with high success that need a reboot.

Friday October 1 thru Saturday October 2, 2021

Knob Noster State Park, Knob Noster, MO

Register HERE

Registration is a two part process - form & payment. Be sure to complete both parts to complete your registration.

Due to MO State Park COVID restrictions, Knob Noster State Park is limiting overnight campers to 80 people. Only the first 80 to reserve a spot will get free onsite lodging.

See a general schedule of events HERE.

Would you like to present at Knob?

Our conferences are only successful with amazing presenters...that means YOU!

We are accepting Fall Presentations now!

Presenter reimbursements:

Presenters may submit receipts for consumables up to $25 (per presentation) to Diana Mahoney during the conference, using the link provided below or by mail, using the reimbursement form, to Diana Mahoney 908 Cari Ann Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109.

Reimbursement form link

For questions or concerns with reimbursement contact Diana Mahoney at treasurer@maea.net. The subject line should include Reimbursement.

If a presenter has a special need that exceeds that amount, please contact MAEA President, Hester Menier at president@maea.net


Only registered MAEA/NAEA members and staff are allowed to attend conference activities. Children and infants are not permitted. By registering for the MAEA Conference, I authorize MAEA the right to photograph me and to use the photographs in all formats and media for any purpose, including for education, marketing, and trade purposes. I hereby release MAEA from all claims arising out of the use of the photographs, including without limitation all claims for compensation, libel, invasion of privacy or violation of copyright ownership.

Lodging at the park is included in your registration, but limited to the first 80 people who reserve the spaces. Camp Bob White is a rustic setting with six sleeper cabins that sleep 24, a dining hall, an activities building, and we supply two tents for workshops and activities. If you are camping, bring a sleeping bag, pillows, personal care items, towel, ear plugs? Campers will be in cabins with shared bathroom and shower facilities. Sleeping is bunk bed style with twin mattresses. If you do not desire the group camp experience, nearby Warrensburg and Knob Noster offer lodging at several hotels.

Your registration also includes dinner on Friday, breakfast and lunch on Saturday. Meals are catered and served by the Boys Scouts. If you need a vegetarian option or have other dietary restrictions, make sure to add that information to the registration form in the appropriate box. If you need more information, please contact Tiffany Caldwell at fall.conference@maea.net

Be prepared for weather contingencies: heat, cold, rain, wind are all possible. While we have usually had good luck and pleasant conditions, we are in Missouri in early October- so be prepared for anything. Also consider packing: Bug spray, sunscreen, art kit, bag chair, umbrella, raincoat, snacks, and of course a camera! Cell phone service, depending on the carrier, can be spotty.


Rates (late fee of $35 will apply October 1):

$110 MAEA member

$ 55 Retired member

$ 30 Student member

Non-members will have the appropriate membership fee added to their conference fee. Membership fees can be seen on our membership page.

Methods of payment include Paypal and check.

Paypal is our preferred method of payment, and will accept credit/debit cards online.

Checks should be sent to: MAEA c/o Hester Menier

109 Crystalwood Ct.

Wentzville, MO 63385