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Northwoods Conference Center E 21800 Wolf Lake Rd Watersmeet, MI 49969

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LOCATION CODE  Main Entrance: ALERT Cadet Sign-in

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 Recreation Room: Family Viewing

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 Auditorium: General Sessions, Dads Sessions

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 Gymnasium: Pre-EXCEL, Children’s Institute

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 Cookie Fellowship Group Location

Dining Room: Meals, Ladies Session Tower: Student Sessions, COMMIT, Homeschool Catalyst, Overflow Seating for Evening Sessions


ConferenceDETAILS Details CONFERENCE

A Nursing Mothers’ Room is located below the Lobby for mothers with nursing infants only.

Lost & Found If you are missing something, Lost & Found will be located in the Lobby of the Northwoods Conference Center.

Breakfast: 7:30AM – 9:00AM Lunch: 12:00PM – 1:00PM Dinner: 5:00PM – 6:00PM Please be punctual to meals. Meet new friends while you wait in line. Meals purchased at the door may be available at an increased rate. HOUSING

Check-out time will be extended to 2:00PM, Saturday, September 1. EMERGENCY CONTACTS

NWCC Needs: 906-358-4500 Medical Emergency: 911 BASIC FIRST AID STATION

Lakefront

Located at the Registration Table in the Lobby

The lakefront will be closed to all watercraft during sessions. No swimming is allowed at any time during the conference.

Open from 8:30AM – 10:00PM

BOOK SALES

GIFT SHOP

The NWCC Gift Shop and Concessions will be open during breaks.

With the advent of smartphones and digital cameras, capturing still and motion pictures as well as audio for personal use has never been easier. To avoid distractions and to protect the privacy of all of our conference attendees, speakers, and guests, please limit your shots to speakers and events taking place on the platform or to group shots with the permission of those being photographed. Authorized event photographers will be clearly identified. Unauthorized video or audio recording for retrieval of any type is not allowed at any time for any reason. Anyone in violation of these guidelines will be asked to delete shots or footage including digital content obtained in violation of the guidelines and to follow the guidelines.

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Please do not leave personal items in the meeting areas overnight. Any items left will be placed in the Lost & Found located in the Lobby of the Northwoods Conference Center.

GUESTS ON CAMPUS

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Please conclude all visiting and return to your seats when the music starts at the beginning of each session. Except for bottled water, food and beverages are not allowed in the seating area. Please turn all cell phones to “vibrate” or “off.”

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Session Etiquette


TUESDAY

1:00

Registration 1:00PM–6:00PM LOBBY

Orchestra Rehearsal 3:00–4:00PM

3:00

AUDITORIUM

Dinner • 5:00–6:00PM DINING ROOM

6:30

General Session • 6:30–9:30PM AUDITORIUM

Flag Presentation ALERT

Welcome Dale & Rhonda Towle

Greetings David & Priscilla Waller

Invocation Tim & Angie Levendusky

The Impact of “The Family” Mark Wilkes & Family

A Dream Home Dean Miller (Video)

In Defense of the Truth Keith Daniel

9:30

Fellowship: Meet Other Families


WEDNESDAY

7:00

Dads Session • 7:00–8:30AM AUDITORIUM

God’s Focus on Fathers

Breakfast • 7:30–9:00AM

Dean Miller (Video)

DINING ROOM

Second Mile Leadership for Men Steve Scheibner (Video)

Program Sign-in • 9:00–9:30AM

ALERT Cadets Main Entrance

Children’s Institute Gymnasium

COMMIT Tower

Pre-EXCEL Gymnasium

9:30

General Session • 9:30AM–12:00PM AUDITORIUM

Marriage Keith Daniel

Living on Borrowed Time: The Nine Practices of the Proactive Parent Steve & Megan Scheibner (Video)

12:00

12:45

Lunch • 12:00–1:00PM • Dining Room

Choir & Orchestra 12:45–1:45PM AUDITORIUM

Cookie Fellowship Group Leaders’ Meeting • 12:00PM FRONT OF AUDITORIUM


2:00

General Session

Student Session

Ladies Session

AUDITORIUM

TOWER

DINING ROOM

What Is a Disciple?

Greater Love

Gabe Cleator

David Waller

Grabbing with Both Hands! Jenny Daniel

The Future of the Family Dean Miller (Video)

The Danger of Getting the Wrong Perspective of Life and of God

The DiscipleMaking Mom Megan Scheibner (Video)

Gil Bates

How to Get in the “Mud Puddle” With Your Spouse

Love Wins the World Otto Koning

Mark & Alice Wilkes

Question & Answer Time Michelle Duggar and Panel

5:00

Dinner • 5:00–6:00PM • Dining Room Pick up children from all programs

6:30

General Session • 6:30–8:30PM AUDITORIUM

Prison Ministry Report Bob Holyfield

The Centrality of Christ in the Life of a Believer: “The Ephesians” Jerry Benjamin

8:30

Cookie Fellowship

Meet in designated areas


THURSDAY

7:00

Dads Session • 7:00–8:30AM AUDITORIUM

How to Be the Father You Always Wanted to Be

Breakfast • 7:30–9:00AM DINING ROOM

Gil Bates

Fathers Keith Daniel

Program Sign-in • 9:00–9:30AM

ALERT Cadets Main Entrance

Children’s Institute Gymnasium

COMMIT Tower

Pre-EXCEL Gymnasium

9:30

General Session • 9:30AM–12:00PM AUDITORIUM

Incredible Love Otto Koning

Lessons That Come in Strange Wrapping Paper Larry Guthrie (Video)

12:00

Lunch • 12:00–1:00PM • Dining Room

Single Parents Luncheon 12:00PM DINING ROOM


12:45

Choir & Orchestra 12:45–1:45PM AUDITORIUM

2:00

General Session

Student Session

AUDITORIUM

TOWER

The Vision Gary Fraley (Video)

How to Prepare for Your Future

Firsthand Faith

Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar

Joe Norvell (Video)

Why Are You Really Educating Your Children at Home? Bob Newhouse

Are You Ready to Die?

Fathers of ALERT Cadets ages 13–17 join sons 2:30–5:00PM MAIN ENTRANCE

Josef Tson (Video)

Embracing the Life God Has Given You Wilkes Siblings

5:00

Dinner • 5:00–6:00PM • Dining Room Pick up children from all programs

6:30

General Session • 6:30–9:00PM AUDITORIUM

Desiring the Lord to Direct Your Steps Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar

The Centrality of Christ in the Life of a Believer: “Lot” Jerry Benjamin


FRIDAY

7:00

Dads Session • 7:00–8:30AM AUDITORIUM

How to Lead Your Family to the Word

Breakfast • 7:30–9:00AM

Mark Wilkes

DINING ROOM

A Family Addiction Peter Magnuson (Video)

Program Sign-in • 9:00–9:30AM

ALERT Cadets Main Entrance

Children’s Institute Gymnasium

COMMIT Tower

Pre-EXCEL Gymnasium

9:30

General Session • 9:30AM–12:00PM AUDITORIUM

Pursuing a Dynamic Marriage Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar

The Centrality of Christ in the Life of a Believer: “Enoch” Jerry Benjamin

Mothers join COMMIT Session 10:30AM–12:00PM TOWER


12:00

Lunch • 12:00–1:00PM • Dining Room Choir & Orchestra 12:45–1:45PM AUDITORIUM

2:00

General Session • 2:00–4:00PM AUDITORIUM

Why Do We Sing? Scott Aniol (Video)

Lessons on Endurance Larry Guthrie (Video)

Program Presentations Children’s Institute, COMMIT, Pre-EXCEL, and ALERT Cadet

4:00

Break • 4:00–4:30PM

4:30

General Session • 4:30–5:00PM

Pick up children from all programs

AUDITORIUM

Student Choir & Orchestra Final Words and Dismissal for Application

5:00

Dinner • 5:00–6:00PM • Dining Room


UPCOMING EVENTS

FAMILY CAMP

SAVE THE DATES FOR NEXT YEAR!

Adventure for Everyone

2019

Family Conferences

OCTOBER 13–19, 2018 BIG SANDY, TX

JUNE 3–8, 2019 NORTHWOODS, MI

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Northwoods Family Conference (August 28-31, 2018)