General Information About CCDS

Participants must be 13 years of age or older. Those 13-17 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Completed youth contract required with registration for ages 13-17. Youth contract can be downloaded here or by calling 859-985-3431.

Dates: December 26 supper through New Year’s Day breakfast.

  • Registration with deposit due by November 1, 2016
  • Registration accepted as space available after November 1, 2016
  • Full Balance due by December 1, 2016
  • No Registrations accepted after December 12!


  • For payment by check or money order, send with registration form.
  • For payment by credit card, purchase through Eventbrite! Registration page must be sent in before registration is complete!

Deposit – All registrations must be accompanied by a deposit of $100 per person.

Cancellations received by:

11/1: $25 per person is non-refundable
11/2-11/30: $50 per person is non-refundable
12/1-12/12: $75 per person is non-refundable

Continuing Education units for teachers: $10

Confirmations of registration will be mailed beginning September 1. Registrations are not transferable.

Lodging: 12/26 through 12/31
Any lodging is to be arranged and paid for independently. (See Housing Options.)

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

Rules agreement and liability release must be signed by all participants at on-site registration or mailed with registration. Form Available here.

Suggested Attire: Wear 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.

Location: I-75, exits 76 and 77 in central Kentucky.

Air Travel: Bluegrass Field in Lexington, one hour’s drive from Berea. For airport pickup/return only on 12/26 and 1/1 ($35 one-way; $60 round trip per person), contact Joe Tarter at 859-986-1986. Pleased make reservation by 12/16.

Scholarships (should be age 16 & older)
Scholarship Application available here.
Scholarship application also available by mail or fax by calling 859-985-3431.
Scholarship application should be submitted with registration and deposit of $100 by November 15th.

For additional information:

Berea College CCDS
CPO 2159
Berea, KY 40404
Phone: 859-985-3434
web page:

Credit Card Payment: Eventbrite