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DSDN Rockin' Dad Retreat



August 6-7, 2021



Kansas City, MO


Dads of children with Down syndrome in online DSDN groups



In 2021, DSDN will host our third annual Rockin' Dad Retreat! Rockin' dads (fathers of  children with Down syndrome in our online group) will gather from across the country.  The weekend's activities are planned for dads-only (plan out the child care now!) and will focus on supporting dads with young children, although most everything will surely be relevant at all parts of our journey.

* DSDN will follow local COVID guidelines at the time of the event.

Tentative Typical Event Schedule:

(Due to COVID, some things may change)

Thursday Night 

  • Optional Dinner for those in town (not included in registration)

Friday Night

  • Opening Reception at Power and Light District

  • DSDN Welcome and Overview

  • Admin Introductions and Group Discussion


  • Collaboration with Down Syndrome Guild of Kansas City

  • Breakout sessions

  • Lunch

  • Group Photo

  • Rockin' Family Fund Project

  • Dad's Night out at No Other Pub in Power and Light District 

Registration Cost:     $200

Hotel:   Hampton Inn & Suites Kansas City Downtown Crossroads​

  • $134/night + taxes and fees

  • Arrival Date Starts: August 6, 2021

  • Departure Date:August 8, 2021

Contact Email:

  • Registration ends as spaces are filled.

  • All registration fees are non-refundable within 30 days of the event. Refunds issued prior to July 7, 2021 will incur a $100 processing fee.

  • Hotel rooms available at discounted rate until block is full.