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Capricon XXIX

Camp Among the Stars

February 19-22, 2009

Westin Chicago North Shore
601 North Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL 60090

$45 until December 31, 2008
$55 January 1, 2009-January 31, 2009
$70 thereafter and at-the-door

The programming grid is now available!!!

When heading off to camp, it is always important to make sure you bring along everything you might need. So after you make sure your name is written on the tags of your clothes, take a moment to grab these other items!

  • A can of food for the "Feed the Goat a Tin Can" food drive
  • A refillable water bottle
  • A reusable tote bag for your Dealer�s Room shopping
  • Your copy of Archangel by our Author Guest of Honor, Sharon Shinn, for the Phandemonium Book Club discussion on Saturday
  • Your costume for the Masquerade on Saturday night
  • Appropriate clothes for playing in the snow on Friday (Snow Goons!)
  • Your bike for our Trail Ride along the river on Saturday
  • A drum or other percussion instrument for the Drumming Workshop on Saturday
  • Your copy of The Dispossessed by Ursula K. LeGuin for the Chicago-SF Book Club discussion on Sunday
  • Something you have written and want to read at the Twilight Tales Open Mic Night on Friday

Also make sure that when you arrive at Camp Capricon, sign up at the Info Desk for events that are space limited:

  • Kaffeeklatches with the Guests of Honor (Thursday and Sunday)
  • Writers Workshop (Saturday)
  • Masquerade (Saturday)

See you all soon!
The Capricon 29 Convention Committee

The Winter 2009 Edition of Goat Droppings is now posted on the forums! Chock full of information about Capricon 29, and also an important announcement about Capricon 30! Click here to go to the posting on the forums, where you can read the text version or download the PDF.

Letter from the Director

What's New
New Campground!
Please remember we have a new Campground! We will be camping at the lovely

Westin Chicago North Shore

Located at:
601 North Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL 60090
Visit our Hotel page for more information.


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