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Omega Family Week delivers something rare—time for families to be together in an engaging way with enough variety to satisfy each member. The week offers a unique balance of time together and time apart so that everyone can have fun, learn, explore, and make new friends as the campus transforms into a wellspring of inspiring activity.

Each night at Family Week offers exciting opportunities and evening events that may include opening and closing ceremonies, community gatherings, performances, drumming and dancing, and more!

2016 Family Week Evening Events

Sunday, August 7 – Thursday, August 12

Please accompany and supervise your children at all Evening Events.

SUNDAY August 7

7:30 p.m.  Omega Welcome & Orientation

8:00 p.m.  Movie Screening

8:00 p.m.  "Celebrating Community: A Playful Introduction to Omega" with Howard Moody
Join Howard Moody, long-time play facilitator at Omega, in a fun-filled play session that will get you connected to the Omega community experience. A great way to meet new people! This is for adults and school-aged children (6 and up). Parents, please accompany your children.

MONDAY August 8

7:00 p.m. Campfire Songs & Stories

Join Ranger Jay Cook and friends for an old-fashioned acoustic campfire out under the stars. Kids’ camp faculty will lead us in songs and stories, but bring your own too!

8:30 p.m.  Gathering for Teens & Parents

Join Elizabeth Lesser and the Wayfinder Experience Staff to discuss our week together. All teens enrolled in WayFinder Experience and any other workshop and their arents are required to come.

TUESDAY August 9

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  Hooping in the Garden

When's the last time you grabbed a hula hoop and had big fun with a bunch of other hula hoopers? Join the fun!

7:00-7:45 p.m. Readings & Songs with Elizabeth Lesser and David Wilcox

Elizabeth reads from her new book, Marrow: A Love Story, which will be published in September. David handpicks songs to accompany the readings. (Not appropriate for children.)

8:00 p.m. Dog On Fleas Concert

Dog on Fleas walk the creative tightrope of childlike music that isn’t childish. We’re delighted to bring these ingenious musicians to the Omega stage where they will play and sing from their five critically acclaimed CDs featuring joyous songs about the world. Members of the band have played with P-Funk All-Stars, Taj Mahal, Bo Diddley, Elizabeth Mitchell, and many more. Be prepared to sing along and get up and dance.


6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Hooping in the Garden

8:00 p.m. Comedy Magic Show & Amazing Balloons with Joey D

Joey started performing magic at the age of six months when he escaped from his car seat and saved his mother from a traffic ticket. His next performance wasn’t until age 16. Since Joey D has been performing all across the Eastern US. Do NOT miss this show.

THURSDAY August 11

7:00 p.m. Architecture Camp Open House 

Visit our very own gallery with art from the Architecture kids’ camp. The kids will be on-hand to explain their wonderful creations.

7:30 p.m.  Singing in the Stream Performance

Join Maggie Wheeler, Emile Hassan Dyer, and their workshop participants for a heart-rousing concert and singalong. 

8:00 p.m.  Get On Stage! Student Performance

During the week the kids wrote music, and played and sang like the pros. Here’s your chance to see them in action.