National Conference

Summer Changes Everything™ 2018

The National Summer Learning Association’s (NSLA) conference on summer learning and afterschool will be held in Kansas City, Missouri from November 12-14, 2018.

Do you believe smarter summers equal brighter futures? Join hundreds of out-of-school time leaders from across the nation through this three day convening of networking, interactive sessions, and inspiring youth performances.

Register by August 31 for the summer rate and save $50.

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Hotel and Travel

NSLA is pleased to offer a special conference and weekend rate from November 11-14, 2018 for all attendees who stay at the host hotel, the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, for $202+tax/night. These special rates are only available through Monday, October 15, 2018.  Reservation requests received after this date will be based on availability at the hotel’s prevailing rates.

Reserve your room online now. To make your reservation via phone, dial hotel reservations at (816) 421-6800. Ask for the National Summer Learning Association rate once you provide the dates of your stay.

Conference Location

Kansas City Marriott Downtown
200 W 12th St
Kansas City, MO 64105, USA

Tel: +1 816 421 6800

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2-Day Conference Registration

Tuesday, November 13 and Wednesday, November 14

Tier Pricing
Early Bird (January 2 – May 31) $475
Summer Rate (June 1 – August 31) $525
Regular Rate (September 1 – November 10) $575
Onsite Registration $625
1-Day Conference Registration $395

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Pre-Conference Training Institute

Monday, November 12

Training Title Pricing
Morning Session
Summer Starts in September: Your ULTIMATE Program Planning Guide
Afternoon Session
Summer Starts in September Special Topics (Topic Coming Soon)
Both Sessions $395

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