• The Campus Rec Base Camp is an exclusive peer collaboration event that brings together 30 aspiring directors for two days of industry relevant roundtable discussions, panels, networking and unique team building experiences.

  • With a commitment to educating and empowering campus rec professionals, Base Camp will provide expertise, insights and experiences that will be a valuable part of your professional development now and in the future.

  • Thirty aspiring directors, six executive directors who will moderate and facilitate the educational content for this event, and 10 sponsors for open discussions and activities in a fun and relaxing environment.

  • Campus Rec Base Camp will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland, a four-star modern, urban retreat located on the edge of Baltimore’s Harbor East District.

  • The cost to attend is $749 for Early Bird Pricing and includes all food and beverage during event times, all activities, and all education sessions. The rate will increase on March 5, 2024. Hotel rates are $295/night plus taxes and are offered three days pre- and post-event, pending availability. To attend as a vendor, contact rico@peakemedia.com for sponsorship pricing.

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Registration Pricing

Best price
  • Early Bird Special

  • $749/mo
  • March 4 deadline
  • General Admission

  • $799/mo
  • May 10 deadline
  • Last Chance Pass

  • $849/mo
  • June 3 deadline
    (after this deadline sales close)

The Itinerary

5:30 – 6:30 pm Welcome Reception

6:30 – 7:30 pm Dinner Party + Continued Networking

7:30 – 9:30 pm Team Building Activity

7:30 – 8:30 am Networking Breakfast

8:30 – 10 am Session 1 — Leadership Skills

10 – 10:30 am Networking Break

10:30 – 12 pm Session 2 — Managing People

12 – 1 pm Networking Lunch

1 – 2:30 pm Session 3 — Strategic Thinking/Planning 

3 – 5:30 pm Pool Party

7– 9 pm Dinner Party 

7:30 – 8:30 am  Networking Breakfast 

8:30 – 10 am  Session 4 — Budget/Fiscal Management

10 – 10:30 am  Networking Break

10:30 am – 12 pm  Session 5 — Director Q&A Panel

12 – 1 pm  Networking Lunch

Base Camp Leadership Team

Cyndi Costanzo

Executive Director, University of Connecticut

Chantelle Lancaster

Director of University Recreation, Hardin-Simmons University

Grady Sheffield

Director of Campus Recreation, Towson University

Coulson Thomas

Director of Recreation and Wellness, Old Dominion University

Felicia Tittle

Executive Director of Recreation and Physical Education, Duke University

Gary Wohlstetter, Sr.

Associate Athletic Director, Physical Education & Recreation, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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