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2019 Midwest Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation (Kansas City, MO)

"Flourish in 2019"

TITLE:  

2019 Midwest Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation (Kansas City, MO)

DATES:  

April 24-26, 2019

LOCATION:  

Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center
18011 Bass Pro Drive
Independence, MO 64055

CONTACT:  

Rebecca Lobina
816.364.4105 | lobina@nwmissouri.edu


Registration

TIMES:  

Pre-Conference Workshop
 Tuesday, April 23 | 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Conference
Wednesday, April 24  |  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
   Thursday, April 25  |  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
       Friday, April 26  |  8 a.m. - Noon

FEES:  

Pre-Conference Workshops
Must register by 3/1/2019

  • NCTRC Exam: Content Outline, Specifications & Process
    9 a.m.-Noon
    $99 (lunch included)
  • Internships 1:30-4:30 p.m.
    $49 (lunch included)

Conference

  • Early Bird Registration: $245
    (before Jan. 1, 2019)
  • Regular Registration: $295
    (between 1/1/19-3/22/19)
  • One Day Registration: $185
  • Student Registration: $199
  • Student Volunteer
    Registration: $90

A $50 late fee will be applied if registering after March 22, 2019.

CALL FOR  
PROPOSALS:  

Speakers/Presenters:
Submit your Proposals »
Proposals are due by 11/16/18

SCHEDULE:  

Download 2019 program/schedule View PDF

REGISTRATION:  

Register online

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More Information

EXHIBITORS:  

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GROUP:  

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SPONSORS:  

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CONTINUING  
EDUCATION:  

We will submit for pre-approval of NCTRC continuing education credits. If you’d like a certificate verifying your professional development hours at the conference, a $10 fee will apply and the certificate will be emailed to you approximately 2 weeks after the conference.


Where to Stay

HOTEL:  

Stoney Creek Hotel

RATES:  

$99/night
Includes a free hot breakfast at Stoney Creek Inn

Once registered for the Symposium, contact Rebecca Lobina (lobina@nwmissouri.edu) for the conference code to receive the special rate of $99/night.

AMENITIES:  

  • Indoor/outdoor swimming pool
  • Free hot breakfast
  • Exercise room
  • Free parking
  • Free Internet in room
  • Lounge
  • 4 floors
  • Smoke-free
  • Lake view
  • Pet-friendly

REVIEW:  

Trip Advisor Hotel Rating
4.5 out of 5.0
Beautiful scenic view!


Nearby Attractions, Entertainment and Food

Visit KC

SHOPPING

Bass Pro Shop 18001 Bass Pro Drive
Independence
816-795-4300 0.3 miles
Independence Center with Macy’s 18801 E. 39th Street South
Independence
816-795-8602 2.6 miles
Crown Center 2450 Grand Boulevard
Kansas City
816-274-8444 12 miles
Burlington Coat Factory 11910 E. US Hwy 40
Independence
816-373-0775 5.7 miles

SPORTS

Kauffman Stadium -
Kansas City Royals
1 Royal Way
Kansas City
800-676-9257 8.5 miles

ATTRACTIONS

Main Event Entertainment 4600 S Cochise Ct
Independence
816-350-1000 0.6 miles
Harry S.Truman National Historic Site -
Library and Museum
500 W. US Hwy 24
Independence
816-268-8200 4.5 miles
Kansas City Zoo 6800 Zoo Drive
Kansas City
816-595-1234 9 miles
Starlight Theatre 4600 Starlight Road
Kansas City
816-363-7827 9 miles
Ameristar Casino 3200 North Ameristar Drive
Kansas City

816-414-7000

10 miles
World of Fun Theme Park 4545 Worlds of Fun Avenue
Kansas City

816-454-4545

11 miles
Isle of Capri Casino 1800 E. Front Street
Kansas City
816-855-7777 11 miles
Legoland Discovery Center 2475 Grand Boulevard
Kansas City
816-471-4386 12 miles
Harrah’s Casino 1 Riverboat Drive
North Kansas City
816-472-7777 12 miles
World War I Museum and Memorial 2 Memorial Drive
Kansas City
816-888-8100 12 miles
Boulevard Brewery Company 2501 Southwest Boulevard
Kansas City
816-474-7095 12 miles

RESTAURANTS

Islamorada Fish Company 18001 Bass Pro Dr.
Independence
0.3 miles
Los Cabos Mexican Grill 18201 Bass Pro Dr.
Independence
0.3 miles
Old Chicago 4661 S. Cochise Dr.
Independence
0.6 miles
Pizza Ranch 4660 S. Bass Pro Dr.
Independence
0.7 miles
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers 18810 E. US Hwy 40
Independence
0.9 miles
The Salty Iguana 17717 E. US Hwy 40.
Independence
1.0 mile
Master Wok 4810 S. Arrowhead Dr.
Independence
1.1 miles
McDonald’s 18910 E. US Hwy 40.
Independence
1.1 miles
Thai Spice 18931 E. Valley View Pkwy.
Independence
1.2 miles
Qdoba Mexican Eats 18921 E. Valley View Pkwy.
Independence
1.3 miles

...and many more!

PARKS

Waterfall Park 4501 S. Bass Pro Dr.
Independence
0.6 miles

Located across the 18-acre lake from the Bass Pro Shops, the new 80-acre Waterfall Park boasts playground equipment, a shelter, restrooms and a walking trail. Park Amenities include:

  • 70-foot waterfall
  • 18-acre lake
  • 1/4 -mile loop trail
  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Picnic Grove in scenic natural habitat
  • Fishing Pier
  • Parking Lot