We are delighted to be hosting the 2017 IBLP Family Conference May 23-26, 2017.
We are offering a special rate of $55.00 per room per night which includes sales tax.
Nestled among the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains, the Georgia Baptist Conference Center offers a variety of activities including fishing, hiking, canoeing, fitness center, tennis, and basketball. The facilities include 240 guest rooms, the Higher Grounds Coffee Shop, the Service Station Snack Shop and the Lakeside dining room.
As families come to attend the 2017 IBLP Family Conference this May, there are a variety of lodging options. The Griffith Hotel features 97 guest rooms. 77 rooms are interior corridor rooms (with elevator access each floor) while there are 20 exterior corridor rooms with convenient parking. Each of these 97 rooms can accommodate a maximum 5 guests. All rooms have private bathrooms with tub/shower combinations.
If you are looking for something just as cozy, you might want to check out the excellent accommodations at the King Hotel. The first floor wings have 32 rooms and can accommodate 2-3 guests per room. The second floor wings house 65 rooms and can accommodate a maximum of 4 guests per room. The second floor rooms have private baths with showers (no tubs.) The first floor rooms have private baths with tub/shower combinations.
For immediate families of 6 or more, you may determine the Forrester Lodge has the perfect sleeping accommodations for your family. 16 of the 20 rooms feature 6 single beds. There is a dormitory style bathroom connecting every 2 of the 16 rooms. There are 4 rooms in the Forrester Lodge that comfortably accommodate 5 guests. Each of these 4 rooms have a private bath.
If Forrester Lodge is not quite large enough to accommodate your immediate family, Cabins 10 and 15 may serve your family well. The bedrooms have 4 bunk beds that accommodate 8. There is a shared dormitory style bath for every two rooms. There are also 4 rooms with a combination of double and bunk beds. Each of these 4 rooms has a private bath with a shower. RV and tent sites are also available for those willing to bring tents and campers. There are a total of 22 campsites that have access to water and 20 amp outlets (50 amp service is available on 10 of these sites. We do have men’s and women’s bathrooms and showers available in these areas. Also, enjoy the firepit that comes at each campsite. See bottom of the page for more information on our campsites.
We hope you will take advantage of the affordable meal packages available to IBLP/ATI families. Meals are buffet style. These package prices are only available in advance within this online registration. There will be a very limited number of meal packages available on the day of arrival (May 23rd). These will be offered at a higher price and on a first come, first serve basis. We encourage all our guests to purchase meals in advance online.
Additional Information on campsites
Keep in mind some of the things our campsites do and do not come equipped with if you plan on using our campground:
- There are no paved aprons on any of the campsites; each campsite has a gravel base
- There is one washer and dryer in the central bathhouse area
- There is one central dumpstation in the campground and some sites do have full hookups including a dumpstation.
What is our Cancellation Policy for Cancellation of your entire family?
If your entire family is not able to attend. Please note full payment minus a $25.00 per each guest room, lodge unit, Cabin unit, or campsite processing fee will be refunded up until Friday – May 12, 2017 –
4:00 pm. After this date and time, refunds will not be available for any cancellations. We will be happy to honor guest substitutions up until the time you check-in.
What is our Cancellation Policy for folks needing to cancel someone’s meal plan?
If someone within your family has paid for any of the meal plans but needs to cancel please note full payment of that meal plan minus a 20% processing fee will be refunded up until Friday –
May 12, 2017 – 4:00 pm. After this date and time, refunds nor guest substitutions will not be available for any cancellations.