Do you live near Ferry Beach? You don't need to stay the night in order to participate in Ferry Beach programs. Our conferences, retreats, workshops, and events are available for local residents to attend, and everyone is welcome at our morning chapel services. We encourage Ferry Beach neighbors and communities to join us at the Beach!
Please see our list of summer conferences and winter retreats.
Pricing for day packages for adults and youth are below. During the week while you are here, the cost of your commuter fee includes lunch. After lunch you are more than welcome to join our social hour at 5pm to get to know other conferees and staff. Should you want another meal you may purchase at Registration that day; please see pricing for dining at Ferry Beach.
Adult Commuter: $50/day (includes lunch)
Youth (9-17): $37/day (includes lunch)
Child (0-8): FREE (with registered adult)
Other events you take part in as a commuter: ice cream socials, evening events, Talent/No Talent Show, spend the afternoon on the beach or social hour at 5pm.
Ferry Beach membership is required to participate in conference programs. Annual memberships are $30/individual or $50/family.
**Commuters, Work Week, Power of Words (Motivational Interviewing) must call Registration at 207-282-4489.
- Cancellation Policy
- More than 2 weeks prior to your scheduled arrival, all but $50 (which will be withheld for a processing fee) of payment received will be refunded.
- Within 2 weeks prior to your scheduled arrival, the $200 deposit will be withheld; all other monies will be refunded.
- No refunds will be made once the scheduled visit period begins.
FAQs for guests not staying at Ferry Beach:
How much does a conference cost?
Unless otherwise noted, conference package rates are per day and include the cost of the conference, and all-day beach and campus access. Please see the registration form on this page for more info.
Adult - $38
Youth (9-17) - $25
Child (0-8) - FREE
Commuter : (Off-Site)
Adult - $50 (includes lunch)
Youth (9-17) - $37
Child (0-8) - FREE
(Does not include youth camp, which has a flat fee.)
Children and Youth Camps
Does my child have to stay on site?
Our children and youth camps are week-long residential programs. Our neighbors are welcome to enroll their children in camp at Ferry Beach, but campers are required to stay on site and fully partake in camp activities.
Summer Adult Conferences
What is the schedule like for adult conferences?
Most adult conferences take place in the morning from 9-12, and some may offer additional activities after lunch. Afternoons are generally free time for conferees to enjoy the beach and campus. Evening activities vary by day and conference and may include campfires, talent shows, games, etc. Please contact the coordinators of individual adult conferences for schedule details.
What is the schedule like for family weeks?
The mornings workshops during family weeks take place from 9-12 and are grouped according to age group and activities. Email addresses of conference coordinators can be found on the conference webpages, who will be able to answer questions about specific workshops. Afternoons offer free time for families to spend at the beach, enjoy campus activities, and more. Multigenerational large group activities are planned for the evenings.