Answers Center - Ark Encounter
Join us and representatives from Christian colleges and universities at the Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Kentucky, for Creation College Expo 2020. We have new policies in place to ensure every guest has a safe visit.
This exciting program allows you and your students in grades 7–12 to visit one-on-one with representatives from Christian institutions across the country who hold to biblical authority and young-earth creation.
College Expo 2020 is a free program that runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. all three days. All registered students receive complimentary admission to the Ark Encounter. Immediate family members receive a 20% discount on admission to the Ark Encounter. Students and their families receive a 20% discount on admission to the Creation Museum, located just 45 minutes north of the Ark Encounter.
This program is free, but to prepare for your arrival we request that students register. Please note: It is not necessary to register chaperones, parents, or other siblings that are coming with the students.
Register online to ensure your place at this conference!
(859)727-2222 ext. 368
Our partner hotels offer special rates to Ark Encounter guests. To receive these rates please book your hotel at: www.arkencounter.com/places-to-stay.
Q: Does it cost to enter the Ark Encounter?
A: Registered students who attend the conference will receive complimentary tickets to the Ark Encounter. Immediate family/chaperones will receive a 20% discount on tickets.
Q: Is there a discount to enter the Creation Museum?
A: There will be a 20% discount voucher given to registered students and their immediate family/chaperones.
Q: How much does this program cost?
A: It is free for students and their families to attend the Creation College Expo.
Q: Who needs to register for the Creation College Expo?
A: Only students who are in grades 7th-12th need to register. It is not necessary to register chaperones, parents, or other siblings that are coming with the students.
Q: Can we register at the door?
A: Yes. When you arrive, you will need to go to the ticket window to get a wrist band. This will allow you to ride the bus to get to the Answers Center. Let the attendants know you are there for the Creation College Expo, in order to receive free parking.
Q: How much is parking?
A: Parking will be free to those attending the Creation College Expo. Present proof of registration to access free parking upon entering the Ark Encounter parking lot.
Q: Will we receive registration confirmation through the mail?
A: You will not receive anything through postal mail, however, you will receive your confirmation by email.
Q: Where do I go when I arrive at the Ark?
A: From the parking lot make your way to the ticket both area. Look for the Creation College Expo sign. At that point you will receive a wrist band which will allow you to get on the bus that takes you to the Ark and Answers Center. Go in the Answers Center Auditorium and there you will check in.
Q: What is the closest airport to the Ark Encounter/Answers Center?
A: The Greater Cincinnati/N. KY Airport (CVG), located about 10 minutes from the Creation Museum and 45 minutes from Ark Encounter.
Q: Is there a shuttle from the airport to the Museum or the Ark?
A: No, there is no transportation provided from the airport. Some hotels may provide transportation to the Creation Museum, but you will need to check with your particular hotel. There is no transportation provided to the Ark Encounter and you will need to rent a car if you are flying in for the conference.
Q: Does registration for the conference include meals?
A: No. You are on your own for meals. There is a “Grab and Go” in the Answers Center lobby and Emzara’s Kitchen (a cafeteria-style restaurant with a delicious menu, which is a favorite of many) is next to the Ark. There may also be other food vendors available.
Q: Do I need to attend all 3 days?
A: No, you may attend 1, 2, or 3 days.
Q: Can I bring my own food?
A: Outside food and beverages are not allowed. For those who require outside food due to allergy issues please contact guest services. The Ark Encounter offer's a variety of dining options. Visit https://arkencounter.com/dining/ for more details