NEC Parent Learning Weekend

Child and teacher playing with an art exhibit
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November 15, 2019 - 6:00pm to November 17, 2019 - 12:00pm
Great Wolf Lodge
150 Great Wolf Drive
Fitchburg, MA 01420
United States
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472

Cost: $0

NEC Parent Learning Weekend:
“A Weekend of Joy, Hope, and Thanksgiving”
November 15th-17th, 2019
Great Wolf Lodge
150 Great Wolf Drive Fitchburg, MA 01420


Friday Informal Meet and Greet (6 PM – 8:00 PM)
Saturday Workshop Day (9 AM – 4:30 PM) Dinner and DJ (5:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
Sunday Workshop Day (9 AM – 12:00 PM)

*Space is LIMITED and determined by individual state budgets

Families from CT, ME, MA, NH & VT who have a child with combined vision and hearing loss (deafblindness) are invited to submit an application. If your application is accepted, NEC will cover the attendance for parents and children (immediate family and up to 5 people per hotel room). Please be advised there are a limited number of rooms held for our group and are available on a first come basis. Also, there are a limited number of rooms available for Childcare Providers who are not immediate family members. NEC will cover the following costs:

  • Parent Learning Sessions with National Leaders (Topics: Planning for Your Child’s Future, Sibling Perspectives, Home Routines)
  • Up to 2-Night Hotel Stay (meals included)
  • Travel Stipend (up to $75)
  • Childcare Provider Stipend ($150 total)

NOTE: The child-care stipend is for your personal Childcare Provider.  NEC is unable to provide childcare for the event, and children will not attend the parent learning sessions.

Childcare Providers can access hotel activities with children while parents are in learning sessions. Hotel activities can also be accessed Sunday afternoon after the event has ended.  Hotel Activities Include: Water Park, Character Appearances, Wiley and Friends, PJ Party, Story Time, Forest Friends Show, Water Park). For more info visit: https://www.greatwolf.com/new-england

Registration is limited to the first 10 participants from your state that apply to NEC for the 2019 NEC Parent Learning Weekend. Note: You will receive an email whether your application is approved.

Event Date: 
November 15, 2019 - 6:00pm to November 17, 2019 - 12:00pm
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