Christmas Country Dance School

General Information

Dates: Dec. 26 supper through New Year’s Day breakfast.
Location: Interstate 75, exits 76 and 77 in central Kentucky.



  • Must be 13 yrs. of age or older.
  • Those, 13-17 yrs., must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Completed Youth contract required with registration for ages 13-17. Also available by calling 859-985-3431.
  • Suggested Attire: Ordinary clothes in comfortable fabrics; festive attire for evening parties. Hard-soled shoes are recommended. Bring a pair of shoes, which you will wear only indoors, for dancing.  Bring a wild or crazy hat for hat night.

Air travel: Bluegrass Field in Lexington, one hour’s drive from Berea. For airport pickup/return only on 12/26 and 1/1.
Cost: $35 one-way; $60 round trip per person  Contact Joe Tarter at (859) 986-1986. Please make reservation by 12/15.

RegistrationRegistration is limited; register early!

  • Registration with deposit due by Nov. 1, 2012
  • Registration accepted as space available after Nov. 1, 2012
  • Full Balance due by Dec. 1, 2012
  • NO registrations accepted after Dec. 14, 2012
  • Deposit: All registrations must be accompanied by a deposit of $75 per person.

Arrival / Check In / Pick up Registration Packet: 12/26, 2-5 p.m. First floor of Seabury Center.

Continuing Education unit for teachers: $10.
Confirmations of registration will be mailed beginning September 1.

Registrations are not transferable.

Cancellations received by:

  •  11/1: $25 per person is non-refundable
  • 11/2 – 11/30: $50 per person is non-refundable
  • 12/1 – 12/14: $75 per person is non-refundable
  • After 12/14:  NO REFUNDS


(should be age 16 & older)
Scholarship applications should be submitted with registration and full deposit of $75 by November 15.

Scholarship application also available by mail or fax by calling 859-985-3431


  • Any non-dormitory lodging is to be arranged and paid for independently by participants.  (See listings below.)
  • Dorm Lodging: 12/26 through 12/31: $80 for double occupancy; $160 for single room. Sheets and towels furnished. Bring soap, washcloth, light blanket, and pillow. Must be 18 years or over or with parent/guardian.
  • Most rooms have loft beds.

Dorm room availability may be limited after 11/1.

Hotel/Motel AccommodationsOther than the dorm, participants must handle reservations and fees independently.  Special rates available for CCDS participants at Boone Tavern and Fairfield Inn.

Boone Tavern Hotel 12/26-31     (limited rooms available)  
Check room availability or make reservation at,
Enter GROUP ID: 43785 or call 859-985-3700
(Please note that free breakfast will NOT be provided for Boone Tavern guests)
Room with one double bed                             $372/6 nights
Room with one queen bed                              $432/6 nights
Room with two double beds                            $492/6 nights
Room with one king bed                                 $492/6 nights
Room with one junior king bed                       $522/6 nights
Add Roll-a-way bed                                           $30/6 nights
(Local and State taxes will be additional)

Fairfield Inn 12/26-31                 (859-985-8191)      
Room with one king bed                                 $330/6 nights
Room with two double beds                           $330/6 nights
Suite with king bed                                          $390/6 nights
(Local and State taxes will be additional)
See  for other Berea accommodations.


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