November 3 - 5, 2017
La Quinta Inn & Suites Runnemede
109 Ninth Avenue
Runnemede, NJ 08078
How Much Does it Cost?
The cost is only $70 for the weekend through
October 31st, and
thereafter only $80. Saturday only is $65.
The hotel rooms are only $79 per night which
has been extended right up until the gathering.
So far we have registrants from 7 local groups
from 6 states as well as our RVC, Jason Seiler.
If you want to verify that you are registered, click here for a
list of registrants.
What Activities are Planned?
Speakers - 7 speakers
talking about a variety of subject for your education and enjoyment
- The Buffalo Soldiers will be speaking about
the history of the 24th Infantry Regiment, one of the first
peacetime all-black regiments in the regular US Army.
- Vic Mariani, a Hindu religious teacher, will be speaking on dreams and
meditation on Saturday and leading a meditation session Sunday
- Amy Spahn, a science fiction writer, will
be talking about the writing process (plot structure, character
development, etc.) as well as answering questions on the
- Dan Farrow will be instructing on some of
the techniques he has learned for how to teach games.
- Elaina Garabedian will be speaking about
the benefits and responsibilities of companion birds. Her
presentation will include videos.
- Absolutely Abby, a respected career
colsultant, will be giving her presentation "Networking for
Introverts, Extroverts, and In-between Verts."
- George Scherer will be presenting "Humor:
The Path to Health, Happiness, and Well Being" which will not
only make you feel better immediately, but will give you
exercises and techniques that will help you better face many of
- Codenames - teams of two
will attempt to give each other clues about the words on the
table so that the right ones are selected. No experience
required, this game is fun for even non-gamers.
- Coloretto - quick card
game where you collect sets of colored lizards. Easy to
learn and fun for all.
- Lords of Waterdeep - a
worker placement game in the Dungeons and Dragons world.
Can you be the first to Domesticate Owlbears. The finale
will include the Scoundrels of Skullport expansion.
- Ticket to Ride - the
original game, and a perennial favorite. Connect
destinations with your trains to score points. The finale
will be played on the 10th Anniversary board.
Trivia Contest - created by
Steve and Lesley Slepner
Meditation Session with a Hindu
Meet the new RVC of Region 2
Relax with Jigsaw Puzzles or Adult Coloring Books
Will there be Hospitality?
Of course. Check back later
for more details, but here is an overview:
- Friday Dinner, Saturday Lunch, and Saturday Dinner are
included in your registration
- Saturday and Sunday Breakfasts are provided by the hotel for
- Soft Drinks and Water
- Beer and Wine
So How Do I Register?
To sign up for the RG, click
To make your hotel reservation, call the hotel at (856)
312-8521, and be sure to mention Delaware Valley Mensa.