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Regional Outdoor Conference in Kentucky

ROCK at the RED

ROCK at the RED is a brand new Regional Outdoor Conference in Kentucky at the famous Red River Gorge.  This conference is focused on offering students the opportunity to develop through professional presentations, workshops and clinics while establishing positive relationships and opportunities to try new outdoor activities. University Outdoor Programs from not only Kentucky, but all over are welcome to attend this conference.    

Registration will be open November 20th and closing after April 13th to allow participants to register the day of the event. The Location will be at Land of the Arches Campground @ the Red River Gorge.

*Details on Registration to Follow

If you would like to be a sponsor for the event please contact

*Sample Itinerary- More details to follow
April 13th:
9:00am-4:00pm          Pre-conference events
9:00am-4:00pm          Registration

  1. University pre-registration check-in & day of check-in

5:30pm-7:00pm          Conference Dinner/ Welcome

  1. Provided by EKU/Sponsor

7:30pm-11:00pm        Social

  1. Opportunity for students and professionals to get to know others within their outdoor community. (Live Music, Games/Activities...)

April 14th:
7:00am-7:30am          Pre-Ed Session Workshops
8:00am-9:00am          Breakfast
9:15am-10:00am        Round Table Discussion

  1. Professionals from various universities discuss current trends and changes

9:15am-12:00pm        Presentations (9:15-12:00)

  1. 9:15am-10:00am (Ed. Session 1a, Ed. Session 1b, Ed. Session 1c)
  2. 10:15am-11:00am (Ed. Session 2a, Ed. Session 2b, Ed. Session 2c)
  3. 11:15am-12:00pm (Ed. Session 3a, Ed. Session 3b, Ed. Session 3c)

12:00pm                      Lunch
11:00am-5:00pm        Sponsor setup/Vendors
6:00pm-7:00pm          Pot Luck Dinner/ Cook-off Contest
7:30pm-9:00pm          Outdoor Flick (movie)
10:00pm-11:00pm      Raffle and Giveaways
April 15th:
Universities Depart
*Possible Post-Conference Events

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