a Northeast Chi Alpha Campus Ministries Staff Leadership Event

General Information


Davis College (https://www.davisny.edu) is located at 400 Riverside Drive, Johnson City, NY, 13790.


Beginning and Ending Times


INCITE starts with dinner on Monday, June 17 and ends at 9:30 pm on Thursday night, June 20, 2019. Plan all departures for Friday, June 21.


Check-in will be from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on Monday, June 17. The evening’s activity will include dinner and opportunities to get acquainted with old friends and meet Chi Alpha staff new to the Northeast.


If you encounter a travel delay heading to INCITE, please contact Northeast Area Director Matt Sprenger (304-612-6566) to inform him of your estimated time of arrival.


Check out will be from 7:00 to 9:00 am on Friday, June 21.


Main Sessions


All of our primary sessions will take place in Lowe Hall, which is located in Chatlos-Davis Hall, their main administrative building.


We have rented the Robb Center gymnasium and Broadway Café’ for our use.




Parents with kids and most of the married couples will be staying in Chatlos-Davis Hall, which also houses the women’s dorm of Davis College. All single staff will share a room with another staff person** in Patterson Hall, the men’s dorm. None of the dorm rooms have air-conditioning but are equipped with a ceiling fan. Each of the rooms is a standard size dorm room with two or more single beds, some of which might be bunk style, dressers, and closet space.


**Single staff will be asked to designate their one roommate choice in the registration process. None of the rooms will accommodate more than two single staff. There are no single rooms available for staff due to a limited number of rooms available to us at Davis College.


Families with more than two kids will be given an additional room for no extra charge. Davis College will supply mattresses that fit below the standard size dorm beds for children to sleep on. Parents should plan to bring a sleeping bag and pillow for their child(ren) to use.


All staff will get a key to their own dorm room and a swipe care to get into the buildings we will use for INCITE. Since Davis College is located in a neighborhood of Johnson City, all campus buildings are locked day and night.


Note: None of the dorm rooms have their own toilet, sink, and shower. Davis College has modern community bathroom/shower areas on each floor with six private showers (with a door that you close for privacy), sinks, toilets, and mirrors.


There is one bathroom/shower area on each floor of the men’s dorm, and two per floor in the women’s dorm. In Chatlos-Davis Hall (which houses the women’s dorms), we will have signs indicating the bathroom/shower areas that is designated for women and girls, and another one for men and boys. In Patterson Hall, female staff will be housed on one floor and men on another floor.


Bedding, towels, pillow/case and blanket are provided for adults, but not children. You may want to bring an extra blanket, towel, and washcloth. In addition, consider bringing shower shoes (i.e., flip-flops) and a toiletries kit, since you’ll have to leave your room to get to the bathroom/shower unit on your dorm floor.


Laundry facilities are available on campus.




All of our meals will take place in the Davis College cafeteria, located in Chatlos-Davis Hall. Breakfast is at 7:30 am, lunch at 12:00 noon, and dinner at 5:00 pm.


Dress Code


There is a casual dress code at the college.




The conference will have WI-FI provided through the college. Information about using Davis College’s service will be in the staff packets handed out at check-in.




Free parking on the Davis campus will be available during INCITE. There is a lot in front of Chatlos-Davis and another lot next to Patterson Hall.


Child Care


Northeast Chi Alpha will again provide a Chi Alpha Missionary Kid (XAMK) experience. There will be no cost for children to participate in the XAMK fun at INCITE.


We plan to have a fully staffed team and program for children that is available on the Davis College campus on Tuesday, June 18, Wednesday, June 19, and Thursday, June 20. If you are planning to bring your children to INCITE, please contact Lindsay Banton by April 1 so she can communicate the necessary information about the participating children to our XAMK team.


When you respond to Lindsay (lindsaybanton@gmail.com, 804-994-4099) by April 1, she will need your name, email and phone number, the name(s) of your child(ren), and their birthdate(s). Any additional information about caring for your child(ren) would be helpful at that time.


Parents who elect to utilize our XAMK services will need to meet the XAMK team and handle an initial sign-in process after dinner on Monday, June 17. Parents should come ready to register their child(ren), give contact/emergency information, medicine/allergy info, and any instructions that our XAMK staff would need to properly care for the children.


After breakfast each of the next three mornings, the XAMK team will receive your children and escort them to the XAMK space. You can plan to drop off your child(ren) at 8:30 am in the cafeteria and pick them up at 5:00 pm on those three days. Our XAMK  team will handle getting children to and from lunch on all three days. The location for our XAMK experience at Davis College will be posted on the web site the week of INCITE. Parents will get a reminder at check-in.


Information about cots being available for toddlers that nap is being looked into, but portable cribs should be brought by the parents for their infants.


If you have more specific questions about the INCITE XAMK effort, you can contact Lindsay Banton, at lindsaybanton@gmail.com or call her at 804-994-4099.




Mike Olejarz 617-750-6334is492@aol.com