BRANA 39 -Update #4

Here is the latest update:

The 39th BRANA Campout will be held as scheduled on July 16 – 18, 2021 at Natural Chimneys Campground in Mt. Solon VA.  We have received approval from Augusta County. We are working with the county to get this underway. The county is not ready yet.

Registration is not yet open.

Please note the following:

The registration process has changed. This is the first year that Natural Chimneys Campground and BRANA Campout have separated camping registration fees from the event fee.  The camping fees (campsite reservations) will be handled by Natural Chimneys Staff, and the event fee ($10 per camper) will be handled by BRANA Campout.

To put it simply, campers will reserve their sites through Natural Chimneys Campground, paying their site fees. BRANA Campout will collect $10 per camper at the event. The $10 fee will be put towards paying for this event as well as future events. BRANA Campout is required to pay for the use of the main speaker stage and lawn by the chimneys as well as the meeting shelters.

The entire campground will be open (all sites) for our event. This will be a closed event, meaning that it is reserved for our event and will not be open to the public.

The county has no Covid regulations in effect for the event. Any state or CDC guidelines in place would still apply – currently, if you are vaccinated, you don’t need a mask and social distancing is encouraged. However, they will not be checking vaccination cards. “Self-policing” will be the policy.

Again, REGISTRATION IS NOT YET OPEN. Please do not contact the campground until further word from BRANA Campout. We expect to be able to open the event very soon. This is out of our control. Please bear with us.

Thanks,

BRANA Campout Planning Committee

 

BRANA 39 Update #3

We are still on hold for opening registration for the event. We know that everyone is anxious to get out and go camping. We are planning on this to go as scheduled, but we are still awaiting the go ahead from Augusta County. Please bear with us… We will update you as soon as we hear something.

Thanks,

BRANA Campout Planning Committee

 

 

 

BRANA 39 Update #2

We know that you all are wondering when registration will be open. We are waiting on information from Augusta County and are at their mercy on this. We can’t open registration until we know what the status of the campground will be. As stated before. we have the weekend reserved and are hopeful that all will be well.

Stay tuned for more info…

BRANA Campout Planning Committee

 

BRANA 39 Speakers Needed

We are looking for speakers who carry a strong NA message and can share their experience, strength and hope on the 12 Steps, sponsorship, service work, their relationship with a Higher Power and the miracle of one addict helping another.

BRANA 38 Saturday night Speaker meeting

Send MP3 links to campout@branacampout.org
Send CDs or cassettes to:
George L
Programming Chair
949 Anderson St.
Staunton, VA 24401
Tel. 540-290-6470


BRANA Campout does not pay travel expenses, lodging or in any way compensate any individual that speaks at our events. We feel that the message of recovery should be one that is given freely. We are consistent in that policy as it also pertains to speaker recordings, offering them as a free download on our site.
The 39th annual BRANA Campout will be held July 16–18, 2021 at Natural Chimneys Campground, Mount Solon, Virginia.

BRANA 39 Update

We are continuing the planning for BRANA 39 to be held on July 16 – 18, 2021 at Natural Chimneys Campground in Mt Solon, VA.

We are in a holding pattern on opening registration due to the uncertainty around the Covid situation, so we can’t give a date when registration will be  open at this time.  We are working with the campground and Augusta County on this.  The campground is reserved for us for the weekend.

We will update this as soon as we have more information. In the meantime we will continue plans and will be requesting speaker submissions soon.

 

BRANA 39 (2021) Campout Planning

Hey everyone – Just want you all to know that while the Covid situation has been a tough one, we are not giving in and are in the process of planning for our event to be held July 16 -18, 2021 at Natural Chimneys Campground in Mt. Solon, VA.

This will be BRANA 39 (still), since it will be the 39th event. Some of our work (theme, artwork, etc.) was completed last year so we have a head start and we are very eager to get on with this thing.

More will be revealed…

BRANA 39 Postponed to 2021

Due to the inherent problems with holding a large event during the Covid-19 pandemic and after consultation with Augusta County Parks and Recreation, the BRANA Campout Planning Committee has made the responsible decision to postpone BRANA 39 to July 2021. We are in agreement with the County that with all the issues with social distancing, sanitation and the real danger of exposure to the virus in large groups, the best and safest decision is to postpone the event until next year. This is a disappointing development and we have had to practice some acceptance and acknowledge our powerlessness in this situation.

Refunds: We are working with our event management company (Cvent) to get full refunds to all of those who have registered. Registrants do not need to do anything at this time. We will handle the refund process.

We are looking forward to next summer! BRANA 39 will be held on July 16 thru 18, 2021 at Natural Chimneys Campground, Mt. Solon VA

You may contact registration@branacampout.org for questions.

39th Annual BRANA Campout: Artwork & Flyer

We have completed the BRANA 39-“The Promise of Freedom” artwork. Our Planning Committee is working hard on recruiting speakers and on all the other details to make this a great event. We are looking forward to another great turnout in July!

REGISTER NOW!

We are  providing a Printable Flyer for your use in circulating to Homegroups and Areas/Regions.

For any registration questions contact: registration@branacampout.org

The 39th Annual BRANA Campout will be held on July 17-19, 2020 at Natural Chimneys Campground in Mount Solon, Virginia.

BRANA 39 – Speakers Needed

We are looking for speakers who carry a strong NA message and can share their experience, strength and hope on the 12 Steps, sponsorship, service work, their relationship with a Higher Power and the miracle of one addict helping another.

BRANA 38 Saturday night Speaker meeting

Send MP3 links to campout@branacampout.org
Send CDs or cassettes to:
George L
Programming Chair
949 Anderson St.
Staunton, VA 24401
Tel. 540-290-6470


BRANA Campout does not pay travel expenses, lodging or in any way compensate any individual that speaks at our events. We feel that the message of recovery should be one that is given freely. We are consistent in that policy as it also pertains to speaker recordings, offering them as a free download on our site.
The 39th annual BRANA Campout will be held July 17–19, 2020 at Natural Chimneys Campground, Mount Solon, Virginia

 

Planning Committee Meeting Scheduled

The BRANA Campout Planning Committee will meet at 11 am on Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at Sentara RMH Atrium at 2000 Beery Rd Harrisonburg, VA to continue the planning for the 39th 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 procedure