The Conferences

 

Conferences

The Minnesota Mens Conference hosts 3 conferences throughout the course of the year. Registration for each event generally opens two to three months prior to each event. Details including dates, cost, and location are included in the individual event information. See Register for current event offerings. Those flying in from outside the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area are welcome to Contact our event coordinators for assistance with planning transportation to and from the Minneapolis airport (MSP).


 

Spring

The Spring Conference generally takes place in the month of May. The event is hosted at Blue Beech Coulee, a private wooded acreage located near Plum City, WI. This is an affordable, 3-day mythopoetic rendezvous set amidst the rolling hills of the “Driftless Area” of Wisconsin. Participants camp on a prairie meadow bordering a deep coulee of budding trees and wildflowers in bloom. Simple shared meals are provided.

 

Fall

The Fall Conference generally takes place in the month of September. The Fall event has been hosted in a number of places in Minnesota and Wisconsin over the course of the last 35 years and has often been a week-long event. In an effort to make our conferences more affordable and available to more men, our Fall conference is now 4 days long and will be hosted at Blue Beech Coulee, near Plum City, WI. This will also be a camping-only event. Those who do not wish to camp can make their own arrangements for hotel accommodations in nearby cities of Ellsworth, WI or Pepin, WI.

 

Winter

The Winter Conference, “Into the Belly of Ice and Snow”, generally takes place in late January. The event is hosted on the wooded banks of the St. Croix River at the YMCA camp just outside Hudson, WI. We have the run of the camp and the use of a beautiful lodge with a large and roaring fireplace as well as snug heated bunkhouses. Shared meals are provided in the camp’s spacious cafeteria.