BRANA 38: Simplicity is the Key

“Simplicity is the Key” has been selected as the theme for the 38th Annual BRANA Campout. The theme was selected from a number of suggestions submitted by NA members. Thanks to everyone who submitted ideas!

We are developing artwork for the new logo and the Planning Committee is at work planning for the event.

Looking forward to seeing you all the third weekend in July 2019!

Planning Committee Meeting Scheduled

The BRANA Campout Planning Committee will meet at 11 am on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 441 Ohio Ave., Harrisonburg, VA to continue the planning for the 38th Annual BRANA Campout.

We continue to seek support from strong local NA members who want to get involved with the Campout. Please refer to our Bylaws to learn about qualifications and nomination procedures.

38th Annual Campout Theme

The BRANA Campout Planning Committee has begun the planning for the 38th Annual BRANA Campout, to be held July 19-21, 2019, at Natural Chimneys Campground in Mount Solon, VA.

We would like to ask you for your input to help us choose a theme for the Campout.

Any Narcotics Anonymous member may submit a theme. Do not send logo or artwork ideas, just themes. Recent themes include “Carry the Message”, “Freedom to Live”, “The Journey Continues”, “We Do Recover”, “Against All Odds”, “Alive and Free”, “A Spiritual Awakening”, “A New Way to Live”, “No Matter What” and “Giving It Away”.

Please submit your suggestion for the theme by November 15, 2019, to campout@branacampout.org

Planning Committee Meeting Scheduled

The BRANA Campout Planning Committee will meet at 11 am on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 441 Ohio Ave., Harrisonburg, VA to begin the planning for the 38th Annual BRANA Campout.

We continue to seek support from strong local NA members who want to get involved with the Campout. Please refer to our Bylaws to learn about qualifications and nomination procedures.

37th BRANA Campout – Speaker Recordings

Beginning in 2014, at the 33rd Annual BRANA Campout, we recorded our four Main Speakers. We have continued this tradition going forward and are happy to post our speakers from the 37th Campout here on our site. As a free service to the NA Community we are providing MP3 recordings for playback on this site along with the ability to download a copy of each recording. Just right click (long press for mobile) on the speaker name to download and save. You can play them directly from the site by selecting the speaker and clicking on the the play button.

To access recordings from previous events, go to the “Speakers” drop-down tab on the menu bar at the top of the site Homepage.

We would like to extend our appreciation to all of the speakers for sharing their experience, strength and hope.

37th BRANA Campout – Event Schedule

Below is the event schedule for the 37th Annual BRANA Campout– Giving It Away!. You will receive a copy of the Event Schedule along with a campground map, campground rules and wrist band when you check in at the Registration Building.

We are looking forward to another great event. See you there!

Friday July 20th

12 noon – Participation Meeting at Shelter 3

8:00 pm – Main Speaker Meeting at the Stage

9:30 pm – Dance at Shelter 3

11:00 pm – Campfire Meeting at J-Loop (site tba)


Saturday July 21st

7:00 am – Early Bird Participation Meeting on the lawn by the Chimneys

9:00 am – Nature Hike, guided (meet at Registration Building)

10:00 am – Main Speaker Meeting at the Stage

1:00 pm – NA Workshop at Shelter 3 – TOPIC: Introduction to NA

3:00 pm – Newcomer Meeting at Shelter 3

4:30 pm – NA Workshop at Shelter 3 – TOPIC: Service-Giving It Away

7:30 pm – Clean-Time Countdown and Main Speaker Meeting at the Stage

9:30 pm – Dance at Shelter 3

11:00 pm – Campfire Meeting at J-Loop (site tba)


Sunday July 22nd

7:00 am – Early Bird Participation Meeting on the lawn by the Chimneys

10:00 am – Main Speaker Meeting at the Stage

12 noon – We must be out of our sites (at least making an effort) unless registered through Natural Chimneys Staff for extended Camping.

37th BRANA Campout – Online Registration Closing

Online Registration for the 37th Annual Campout will close at midnight on Friday, July 13, 2018. If you need to cancel for any reason, your cancellation must be received by 12 am on July 13th, 2018 in order to receive a refund. Please see our cancellation/refund policy here.

On-site Registration will be open during the following hours:
Friday, July 20th: 12 noon to 6 pm
Saturday, July 21st: 9 am to 5:30 PM

NOTE: We will be accepting credit cards for on-site registration as well as merchandise sales.

For those planning to register at the event – there will be plenty of room for all!

Online Registration Reminder (Final)

Final reminder! Campsites are still available for the 37th Annual BRANA Campout – Giving It Away. Online registration will be closing at midnight on July 13th.

The 37th Annual BRANA Campout will be held on July 20 – 22, 2018 at Natural Chimneys Campground in Mount Solon, VA (map).Printable Flyer


IMPORTANT!

Natural Chimney’s Campground Policy requires that we allow only 2 tents (or 1 camper/RV + 1 tent) and a maximum of 8 people per site.  

Campout Planning Committee members will be monitoring adherence to this policy.

Please help us maintain our welcome at Natural Chimneys Campground so that we may continue celebrating recovery at this venue in the years to come.


Online registration is $50 per person (children are free). If you registered online last year, your contact information has been encrypted and saved, so you need only enter your email address. Click the link below to register.

REGISTER NOW!

Please contact registration@branacampout.org with any questions on registration

Planning Committee Meeting Scheduled

The BRANA Campout Planning Committee will meet at 11 am on Saturday June 30, 2018 at 441 Ohio Avenue, Harrisonburg, VA to continue the planning for the 37th Annual BRANA Campout.

We continue to seek support from strong local NA members who want to get involved with the Campout. Please refer to our Bylaws to learn about qualifications and nomination procedures.