Burning Uke, 2017

3-Day Ukulele Festival
Friday, Sept 29th–Sunday October 1st, 2017
Mt. Cross in Ben Lomond

What? When? Where? Why?

What?

Burning Uke is a fun-filled 3-day event for ukulele players at any level of experience. It is held in a beautiful campground in the Santa Cruz mountains call Mt. Cross

Mt. Cross is a Lutheran Ministries facility, located in the coastal redwood forest of the Santa Cruz Mountains, 20 minutes from the Santa Cruz beaches. It provides summer camp and year round retreat programs for all ages, with space for tent camping, RV space, and Lodge rooms.

Accommodations include tent camping, RV space, and shared lodge rooms (up to 3 people/room). Ticket prices vary (see below).

Mt. Cross is an ADA compliant wheelchair accessible facility.

Ticket Prices

Full Weekend (Friday 1:00 P.M.–Sunday 1:00 P.M.).
Includes 5 meals (Friday dinner; Saturday breakfast, lunch, and dinner; Sunday breakfast).

Tent campers:

$125 per person

RV campers:

$135 per person

Lodge campers:

$200 per person

Day passes

Saturday only:

$75 per person (includes full day & evening program and 3 meals. No sleepover)

Friday P.M.:

$20 per person (includes evening program. No meals. No sleepover)

Sunday A.M.:

$20 per person (includes morning program. No meals. No sleepover)

Purchase tickets below on our online shopping cart system.

When?

Arrive Friday Sept 29th any time after 1:00 P.M. | Depart Sunday Oct 1st by 1:00 P.M

Where?

At Mt. Cross Ministries Outdoor Conference Center, 7795 Highway 9, in Ben Lomond (1.5 miles from Felton)

Directions

Coming From the North (San Jose - Hwy 280, 101, 680, and 880):
Take Highway 17 South towards Santa Cruz, take the Mt. Hermon Rd exit in Scotts Valley. Exit to the right and follow Mt. Hermon Rd through the town of Scotts Valley and continue about 3 miles to the end of Mt. Hermon Rd. Turn right onto Graham Hill and stay in the right lane. At the light, which is Highway 9, make another right. The Camp is about 1.5 miles from that point on the left hand side. There is a large Mt. Cross sign on the highway marking the entrance to camp. Once you have turned into camp, you will cross over a short bridge, stay to the right, and park in the parking lot.

Coming From the South (Santa Cruz - Hwy 1):
Take Highway 17 North to the Scotts Valley / Big Basin exit. Go over the freeway and continue on Mt. Hermon Rd through Scotts Valley. After Scotts Valley continue about 3 miles to the end of Mt. Hermon Rd Turn right onto Graham Hill and stay in the right lane. At the light, which is Highway 9, make another right. The camp is about 1.5 miles from that point on the left hand side. There is a large Mt. Cross sign on the highway marking the entrance to camp. Once you have turned into camp, you will cross over a short bridge, stay to the right, and park in the parking lot.

Tickets, tickets, get your tickets here!

Tent campers

$125 per person

Includes 5 meals per person.

recreational vehicles

$135 per person

Includes 5 meals per person.
RV spaces have no electrical or septic hookups. Sorry.

Lodge room

$200 per person

Includes 5 meals per person.
Each lodge sleeps 3 persons per room.

Friday Only

$20 per person

Meals not included.

Saturday only

$75 per person

Includes 3 meals.

Sunday only

$20 per person

Meals not included.


Deadline to Register is Wednesday, Sept 20th or until sold out

Please make you reservations as soon as possible by using the ordering system above, OR by sending your check for payment in full to: ToucanEd, 1336 Brommer St., Suite A8, Santa Cruz, CA 95062. Please include your name, email address, and phone number.

Why ToucanEd? Kathleen Middleton (uker) owns ToucanEd. The company is sponsoring the website and registration process. ToucanEd’s phone number is (831) 464-0508.

We are hoping to have a “full house” so please get your reservations as soon as possible.

Important.

When purchasing tickets, you will be required to let us know the following information:

  • Let us know your desired accommodation option
  • Let us know your any dietary restrictions/preferences (vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free)
  • Let us know if you have any food allergies (eggs, peanuts, shellfish)
  • Let us know names and phone numbers of emergency contact persons

What are we gonna do?

A tentative schedule

Who’s in charge?

Email: Kelly Cuffe (831) 247-1266

Email: Tim Coughlin (408) 656-5692

Email: Kathleen Middleton (831) 464-0508 Ext. 14, or cell (831) 818-5167