4th Annual Gathering of the Tribe

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 thru Sunday, Oct 20, 2019

It is that time of year again, when mornings have a cold edge, pumpkin spice rains down upon the world, and Morganton Humanists join together under the sun and stars for a weekend of laughter, creativity, and a celebration of our unique connection to one another. This year, the Gathering of the Tribe will once again be held at Area H of Steel Creek Park and Campground.


Please pay Steel Creek Park and Campground directly at the camp store upon entering the park. Be sure to let them know you are with the MHA group.

Camping – $7 per person per night for tent camping. Kids 3 and under are free!
Day only – $7 per person per day
Camper –  Contact Steele Creek Park & Campground ahead of time to make arrangements 828-433-5660

Schedule of Activities:


4:00 pm – Arrivals As You Please

7:00 pm – Sentiments & Salutations (Isaac Crouch)


9:00 am – Cognitive Behaviorsl Therapy Workshop (Rusty Harrison)

10:00 am – Guided Nature Walk (Jon Dana)

11:00 am – 1:00 pm – Eat and Laze About

1:00 pm – Wool Spinning (Jenni Tuck)

2:00 pm – Find the Witch (Isaac Crouch)

3:00 pm – Improv Workshop (Abigail Taylor)

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm – Tribal Feast

7:00 pm – 9:30 pm – Micless Open Mic (Ed Gildea)

11:00 pm – Shhh…Quiet Time


8:00 am – Carpe Diem

Noon – See You Next Gathering

On-site Details: Port-o-lets on site. Full bathhouse within walking distance. Limited electrical and one shared water spigot at covered area. Cell service may be spotty to non-existent. WI-FI access available at front gate. There is also a small general store for stocking necessities and making wood purchases.

To GPS, the address is:
Steele Creek Park & Campground, 7081 NC 181, Morganton NC 28655

QUESTIONS? Call Erica Schwarting or Rusty Harrison at 828.403.3369 or email at annualgatheringofthetribe@gmail.com