Event Archives

2017

Dates Event Theme Location
July 24 – August 3 Oxbridge 2017 Summer Institute Irrigating Deserts & Cultivating Gardens: Pursuing Calling with Purpose and Hope Oxford and Cambridge, England

 

2016

Dates Event Theme Location
July 8 – 10 C.S. Lewis
Summer Conference
Faith, Freedom, & the Public Square University of
Massachusetts, Amherst
July 16 – 22 C.S. Lewis Summer Seminars – Week 1 The Life Journey of C.S. Lewis Oxford, England
July 24 – 30 C.S. Lewis Summer Seminars – Week 2 The Life Journey of C.S. Lewis Oxford, England

 

2015

Dates Events Theme Location
Oct. 30 –
Nov. 1
The C.S. Lewis Retreat Of This & Other Worlds:
C.S. Lewis & the Call of Deep Heaven
Camp Allen,
Navasota, Texas
July 11-17 C.S. Lewis Summer Seminars The Enduring Legacy of C.S. Lewis The Kilns,
Oxford, England
July 19-25 C.S. Lewis Summer Seminars The Enduring Legacy of C.S. Lewis The Kilns,
Oxford, England

 

2014

Dates Events Theme Location
July 21 – 31 The C.S. Lewis Summer Institute (“Oxbridge 2014”) Reclaiming the Virtues: Human Flourishing in the 21st Century Oxford and Cambridge, England

 

2013

Dates Events Theme Location
June 21-23 C.S. Lewis Summer Conference Living the Legacy:
The Vision, Voice, and Vocation of C.S. Lewis
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
July 6-12 Summer Seminars at The Kilns Oxford, England
July 14-20 Summer Seminars at The Kilns Oxford, England
 Nov. 8-10  C.S. Lewis Fall Conference The Forge of Friendship:
Tolkien, Lewis, & the Creative Impulse
Houston, Texas

 

2012

Dates Events Theme Location
Nov. 9-11 The C.S. Lewis Retreat Choosing Heaven:
Eternity in the Here & Now
Camp Allen,
Navasota,
Texas

 

2011

Dates Events Theme Location
June 5 – 11,
June 12 – 18
Vacation with a Purpose Northfield,
Massachusetts
July 2 – 8,
July 10 – 16

Summer Seminars-in-Residence
at The Kilns

Oxford,
England
July 26 – Aug. 3 Oxbridge 2011 Summer Institute Paradigms of Hope:
Transcending Chaos & Transforming Culture

Oxford &
Cambridge,
England

Oct. 27 – 30 2011 Southwest Regional Retreat &
Writers Workshop
Fling Wide the Gates:
C.S. Lewis & the Pursuit of Joy

Camp Allen,
Navasota, Texas

 

2010

Dates Events Theme Location
July 10 – 16,
July 18-24, &
July 1 – Aug 6

Summer Seminars-in-Residence
at The Kilns

Oxford,
England
July 11 – 17,
July 18-24 &
July 25-31

Vacation with a Purpose

Northfield,
Massachusetts
Oct 29 – 31 Southwest Regional Retreat & Writers Workshop

Retreat: The Weight of Glory:
Reflections on Longing & Belonging

Camp Allen,
Navasota, Texas

Oct 29 – 31 Southwest Regional Retreat & Writers Workshop

Workshop: Writing Past the Watchful Dragons

Camp Allen,
Navasota, Texas

2009

Dates Events Theme Location
July 11 – 17,
July 19-25, &
Aug 1 – 7
Summer Seminars-in-Residence
at The Kilns
Oxford,
England
Oct 29 – 31 Southwest Regional Retreat
& Writers Workshop
Retreat: The Company We Keep:
Creativity & Community with C.S. Lewis & the Inklings
Camp Allen,
Navasota, Texas
Oct 29 – 31 Southwest Regional Retreat
& Writers Workshop
Workshop: More Than A Hobby:
Letting Community Take Your Creativity to a New Level
Camp Allen,
Navasota, Texas

 

2008

Dates Events Theme Location
July 5 – 11, &
July 13 – 19
Summer Seminars-in-Residence
at The Kilns
Oxford,
England
July 28 – Aug. 8 Oxbridge 2008 Summer Institute The Self and the Search for Meaning Oxford & Cambridge,
England
Oct 31 – Nov 2 Southwest Regional Retreat Redeeming the Time:
Overcoming “Screwtape” in our Everyday Lives
Camp Allen,
Navasota, Texas

 

2007

Dates Events Theme Location
June 28 – July 1 Summer Conference Finding the Way: C.S. Lewis
as Pilgrim Guide in a Pluralistic Age
First United Methodist Church
& Univ. of San
Diego, San Diego, CA
July 7 – 13,
July 15 – 21, &
July 28 – Aug 3
Summer Seminars-in-Residence
at The Kilns
C.S. Lewis: Reason and Imagination Oxford,
England
Sep. 15 Southeast Regional Conference Faith Set Free: C.S. Lewis
and the Quest for Joy
Belmont Univ.,
Nashville, TN
Oct. 5 – 6 National Faculty Forum The Crisis of the University:
Freedom, Tolerance,
and the Pursuit of Truth
Univ. of Colorado
at Boulder,
Boulder, CO
Nov. 9 – 11 Southwest Regional Retreat Seas, Islands, and Solid Ground:
Navigating the False Infinites with C.S. Lewis
Camp Allen,
Navasota, TX

 

2006

Dates Events Theme Location
July 7 – 16 Summer Institute Love Among the Ruins:
On the Renewal of Character & Culture
Williams College,
Williamstown, MA
July 8 – 14,
July 16 – 22, &
July 29 – Aug 4
Summer Seminars-in-Residence
at The Kilns
A Great Destination Oxford,
England
Nov 10 – 12 Southwest Regional Retreat Growing Up with C.S. Lewis
(and Staying Young with Jack!)
Camp Allen,
Navasota, TX

 

2005

Dates Events Theme Location
July 2 – 8 &
July 10 – 16
Summer Seminars-in-Residence
at The Kilns
C.S. Lewis and the Permanent Things Oxford,
England
July 24 – Aug 5 Oxbridge 2005 Summer Institute Making All Things New:
The Good, the True, and the
Beautiful in the 21st Century
Oxford & Cambridge,
England
Nov. 18 – 20 Southwest Regional Retreat Aslan on the Move:
Narnia Revisited
Camp Allen,
Navasota, TX

2004

Dates Events Theme Location
Feb. 27-29 Southeast Regional Retreat Re-Enchanting the Cosmos:
The Imaginative Legacy of C.S. Lewis
The Cove,
Asheville, NC
April 16-17 The University of Texas Ethics Conference Foundations for Ethical Education
in a Post-Enron Age
Univ. of Texas,
Austin, TX
June 24-27 Summer Conference The Fantastic Worlds of C. S. Lewis
and J. R. R. Tolkien
Univ. of San Diego,
San Diego, CA
July 3-9 &
July 11-17
Summer Seminars-in-Residence
at the Kilns
Poets and Poetry:
C. S. Lewis, Joy Gresham & Ruth Pitter
Oxford,
England
July 24 – 30 &
Aug 1-7
Summer Seminars-in-Residence
at the Kilns
C.S. Lewis & the Integrated Life:
Critic, Apologist, Mythmaker
Oxford,
England
Aug 18 – 29 C.S. Lewis Study Tour and Cruise Dawn Treader Voyages England, Ireland,
& Wales
Nov. 19 – 21 Southwest Regional Retreat Wrestling with Culture:
C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien 
as Spiritual Mentors
Camp Allen,
Navasota, TX

 

2003

Dates Events Theme Location
Feb. 21 – 23 Southeast Regional Retreat Discovering Reality with C.S. Lewis The Cove,
Asheville, NC
June 19 -22 Summer Conference A Celebration of Mere Christianity Univ. of San Diego,
San Diego, CA
July 13 – 19,
July 27 – Aug 2,
Aug 3 – 9
Summer Seminars in Residence
at the Kilns
C.S. Lewis and the Soul’s Journey Oxford,
England
Oct. 11 National Faculty Forum Conference Free Speech: Academic Freedom
and Religious Expression
Univ. of California
Berkeley,
Berkeley, CA
Oct. 31-Nov. 2 Southwest Regional Retreat Discovering Reality with C.S. Lewis Camp Allen,
Navasota, TX

 

2002

Dates Events Theme Location
July 14 – 27 Oxbridge 2002 Summer Institute Time & Eternity Oxford & Cambridge,
England