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!
All Commuters must have an active membership before they register for a conference. Here is the link for your membership.
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 allows you to park on campus, use our facility and visit the beach. Should you want to purchase meals you may purchase them in the dining hall that day; please see pricing for meals at Ferry Beach.
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Adult Commuter: $50/day
Youth (9-17): $37/day (with registered adult)
Child (0-8): FREE (with registered adult)
Other events you can take part in as a commuter: ice cream socials, evening events, Talent/No Talent Show, open Art Room time, and spending 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 must call Registration at 207-282-4489 Ext 1.
- Commuter Cancellation Policy
- Commuters must make a minimum $50/per adult to make a conference registration. If you cancel within 2 weeks of the conference, there is a $50 processing fee to cancel your reservation.
- 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?
Daily rates (which include the cost of the conference, and all-day beach and campus access) are listed below. Please call the registration office to register as a Commuter. 207-282-4489 Ext 1.
Some conferences have special pricing and you have to register for the conference through a special link.
SLOW Fashion has a special link to register for the conference (meals & lodging book through FB)
Power of Words has a special link to register (meals & lodging book through FB)
Commuter : Off-Site/Daily Rate
Adult - $50/day
Youth (9-17) - $37/day
Child (0-8) - FREE
(Does not include youth camp, which has a flat fee.)
Are you lodging at Ferry Beach, but only want to come for a day or two of a conference?
These are the On-Site Daily Rates:
Adult - $42/day (with lodging at FB)
Youth (9-17) - $29/day (with lodging at FB)
Child (0-8) - FREE
Regular conference rates are:
7 day conference is $266 + meals & lodging
6 day conference is $228 + meals & lodging
3 day conference with meals $249 + lodging
2 day conference with meals $166 + lodging
Work Week is $100/per person (includes lodging)
Motivational Interviewing is $200 + meals & lodging
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.