Disaster Response Weekend 2023

Date & Location: July 7-9, 2023. River Oaks Campground, 524 Neeses Highway, Orangeburg, SC 29115.

Description: A two-day disaster response training from the North American Division ACS Department for all the South Atlantic Conference ACS directors and staff. You will receive training in disaster preparedness, donations operations, community assessment, and sheltering and disaster assessment.

Who Should Attend: All Adventist Community Service Directors and staff in the South Atlantic Conference are invited to attend.

Featured Speaker: Derek Lea, NAD ACS Director.


Friday, July 7, 2023
2:00 pm-9:00 pm - Event Check-in
6:00 pm-7:00 pm - Dinner
7:00 pm-8:00 pm - Advisory Meeting

Sabbath, July 8, 2023
7:00 am-8:30 am - Breakfast
8:30 am-9:00 am - Devotional
9:00 am-11:00 am - Training Session I
11:00 am-12:00 pm - Worship & Devotion
12:00 pm-1:00 pm - Lunch
1:30 pm-3:30 pm - Training Session II
3:30 pm-3:45 pm - Break
3:45 pm-5:30 pm - Training Session III
5:30 pm-6:00 pm - Break
6:00 pm-7:00 pm - Dinner
7:00 pm-8:00 pm - Training Session IV
8:00 pm - Recreation

Sunday, July 9, 2023
7:00 am-8:30 - Breakfast
8:30 am-9:00 am - Devotional
9:00 am-12:00 pm - Traing Session V
12:00 pm-1:00 pm - Lunch
12:30 pm-3:00 pm - Training Session VI

Registration Fees: All registration fees are per person. Please plan to register early with AdventSource, since no registrations will be taken on-site. 

$95 Early-bird Attendence Only/No Lodging now through June 6, 2023
$220 Early-bird Attendance And Lodging now through June 6, 2023*

$105 Regular Attendance Only/No Lodging June 7, 2023 through June 27, 2023
$250 Regular Attendance And Lodging June 7, 2023 through June 27, 2023*

*Registration With Lodging: Your lodging will be provided at the River Oaks Campground. Rooms willo be assigned by event staff.

To Guarantee Your Place: Please register as soon as possible. You may register online or call AdventSource (800) 732-7587. All major credit cards accepted. AdventSource will process registrations for this event through April 26, 2023. 

Paying by check? 1) Please complete each online registration page with your personal information and registration details. You will be prompted to create an AdventSource account if you do not already have one. If you need to register another person simply click on "add a person" to complete their registration. 2) Please mail the completed registration page with your check or money order, paying the exact registration fee,mmade payable to AdventSource to the address listed below. No partial event registration payments will be accepted. 3) In order to receive a discounted rate your payment envelope must be postmarked with the date that rate ends.

Special Note: Failure to provide the completed registration page with your contact telephone number will delay the processing of your event registration. If AdventSource is not able to get complete information within three business days of receipt, your registration check or money order will be returned.

AdventSource Event Registration
5120 Prescott Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68506-5433

Mail-in Registrations: All registrations sent by mail must be received by noon Tuesday, June 27, 2023.


Lodging: River Oaks Campground & Convention Center, 514 Neeses Highway, Orangeburg, SC 29105. You may reserve your lodging when you complete your event registration. Rooms will be assigned by event staff.

Additional Lodging: You may reserve your lodging at one of the hotels listed below. Regular hotel rates apply.

Hampton Inn & Suites Orangeburg
749 Citadel Rd
Orangeburg, SC 29118
Phone: (803) 937-5800

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Orangeburg
118 Sleep Inn Dr
Orangeburg, SC 29118
Phone: (803) 539-2900

SpringHill Suites Orangeburg
675 Citadel Rd
Orangeburg, SC 29118
Phone: (803) 809-0111

Tru by Hilton Orangeburg
739 Citadel Rd
Orangeburg, SC 29118
Phone: (803) 813-8000

Meals: You will receive dinner on Friday; breakfast, lunch and dinner Sabbath; breakfast on Sunday morning, and a sack lunch Sunday afternoon with your paid registration fee.

Directions: Click for a Map | Weather

Nearest Airport: 

Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Charleston International Airport

Ground Transportation: 

Columbia Metropolitan Airport Ground Transportation

Charleston International Airport Ground Transportation

On-site Event Check-in: You may pick up your event material on Friday, July 7, 2023 from 2:00-9:00 pm. Please plan to register early with AdventSource, since no registrations will be taken on-site.

Children: As a courtesy to other attendees, and to maximize your benefit during this event, we ask that you make other plans for the care of your children. 

Dress: Casual.

Additional Questions: You may contact Tanya Moody (404) 792-0535 Ext. 1101 or Email for additional information.

Refund Policy: You may request a refund minus a $15 processing fee, per registrant through June 27, 2023. Please substitute someone to attend in your place after this date.

  • 5120 Prescott Ave
  • Lincoln NE 68506
  • United States