Join Us at the 2014 Nevus Outreach Conference and Reunion
Whether you are a newcomer or a returning attendee… an adult, teen or child with a giant nevus… a parent, spouse, or sibling, friend or relative of a person with a giant nevus… whether you are completely comfortable in your skin or could maybe use some answers or a bit of support… there is something for you at the 2014 Nevus Conference & Reunion!
Apart from inspirational keynotes and excellent educational sessions, our meeting provides lots of opportunity to discuss real life issues. In addition to gaining tips on how to deal with certain situations, this is an opportunity for you to help others by sharing how YOU navigate life and deal with different scenarios!
Events for Families, Kids and Teens:
Family events will include:
- Pizza & Pool Party
Nothing beats a fun pool party with pizza and good friends!
- Talent Show
Show off your talent by entering the second annual Nevus Outreach talent show! Individuals and groups of all ages are invited to participate.
- Semi-Formal Dinner & Dance Party
Dine and dance the night away to tunes ranging from ‘Justin Bieber’ to ‘AC/DC’ to ‘Train’…. music and fun for everyone!
- Note: vegetarian meals or other dietary requests can be accommodated upon request.
Kids ages 8-12 will enjoy field trips to the Sea Life Aquarium and Legoland Discovery Center, while teens will experience the ‘Main Event’ (laser tag, bowling, arcade games, etc.) and Six Flags Over Texas Theme Park. The fee for these extra activities is $40 for kids, and $60 for teens.
There will be plenty of planned activities for the kids and teens, in addition to the ones on the registration form. There will not be an extra charge for these. Details will be announced later.
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Nevus Outreach 2014 Conference - Schedule Highlights
This year's schedule will feature great Keynote Speakers as well as experts in medicine, science and life with a nevus. Read more on our Schedule Highlights page and watch for full schedule information coming soon!
Some financial assistance may be available for people who have never come to a Nevus Outreach conference before. Click here to learn more.
Please note that in order to control costs and waste, light breakfasts will be available on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, by advance reservation during the sign-up process, for the additional fee of $10 for kids and $15 for adults, per person, per day. Also, remember as mentioned above under "Events for Families, Kids and Teens" that the organized trips to the Sea Life Aquarium, Legoland, Main Event and Six Flags have associated fees which will pop-up if you select these activities during the sign-up process.
Daycare will be provided for an additional fee of $10 per half-day per child, by Premier Academy, a professional daycare adjacent to the Dallas Marriott Solana, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday for infants, toddlers (4 and under) as well as children 4-7 years. This service is recommended, to allow parents to enjoy and focus on conference sessions. Please note that children will NOT be permitted in the conference sessions for adults, and any violation of this rule will not be tolerated out of courtesy for the rest of the people in attendance. You must sign-up for daycare before June 10, 2014. You will be given the option to sign-up for daycare during the registration process.
Please note that REGISTRATION COSTS in this chart do not include breakfasts, daycare, and extra kid and teen activities as outlined above.
Earn Free Conference Registrations & Hotel Nights!
Earn Free 2014 Nevus Outreach Conference & Reunion Registrations. You could earn your entire family's registration costs to attend th 2014 Nevus Outreach Conference and Reunion to be held July 2-5, 2014 at the Marriott Solana Hotel in Westlake, Texas!
- For every $500 you raise, you get one free child registration.
- For every $1000 you raise, you get one free adult registration.
As an example, if a family of two adults and three children raises $3,500 in this program, we will waive their entire conference registration costs.
Earn Free Hotel Room Nights
Raise more than it takes to waive your family's registration costs, and we'll comp one night in one hotel room at the conference for every additional $500 raised.
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Average temperature in July: 74 - 97 °F (23 - 36 °C).
Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), the nearest airport, is a hub for American Airlines.
Westlake is approximately 15 minutes by car from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
The Marriott Dallas Solana hotel is located in Solana’s Village Circle in Westlake, Texas. The hotel is surrounded by a mix of retail shops, the Premiere Academy Daycare facility and a variety of restaurants including Italian, Tex-Mex and a delicatessen.
Check-in time: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out time: 12:00 p.m.
Marriott Dallas Solana Hotel, 5 Village Circle, Westlake, Texas 76262, Phone: 817-430-5000/1-800-228-9290
The Marriott Solana Hotel in Westlake, Texas is located approximately 15 minutes from the Dallas-Fort Worth airport and offers a complimentary airport shuttle service.
You may secure your room by calling 1-800-228-9290 or 1-817-430-5000 and mention that you are with Nevus Outreach to take advantage of our special conference rate of $89.00 per night! You must book your room before June 10, 2014 to get this special rate. Note: All conference sessions will be held at the Solana. Note also we are doing everything we can to ensure you can get this rate if you arrive as early as June 28, or if you depart as late as July 7.
The Marriott Solana Hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to and from DFW airport. This shuttle does not serve Love Field.
Sample Things to do in Dallas/Fort Worth:
A sure bet for 3-12-year-olds, the museum is home to some of the most amazing trains cars and engines of the golden years of railroading including Big Boy — the largest steam locomotive ever built.
The Cowgirl Museum is all about the spirit and spunk of the ladies who won the West.
This is where the Six Flags theme park was born.
A truly authentic Texas experience, the Stockyards Rodeo is a weekly event that draws contestants from all over Texas, as well as other states.
Billy Bob's offers plenty of fun for all ages from the live bull riding to dancing to up-and-coming bands.
A collection of historic structures from around Dallas — from pioneer cabins to luxurious mansions and more.
Children enter a world unlike their own at the Dallas World Aquarium.
A true taste of Texas, the Stockyards district is rich in history, as well as fun things to do.