Solar School

All our Solar School training sessions are held at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. If registering online, simply click the link below, then the "new user" button, and register according to directions. Should you have questions, please call Ferncliff Camp at 501-821-3063.

Upcoming Sessions

Solar School #12: April 30th through May 3, 2015 [link] 

Solar School #13 September 10-13, 2015 (link)


Each session runs from Thursday at 10:00 AM (registration & lunch) to Sunday at 10:30 AM.

Solar School is made up of two courses, Solar 1 and Solar 2. You don’t have to take both—usually a group sends at least one person to Solar 1 and one person to Solar 2.

Solar 1: Leadership, Partnership Development and Surveying
This course includes:

Solar 2: Installation and Equipping Partners
This course includes:

Plenary Sessions include:
  • Mission Strategy session
  • Fund raising
  • Cultural differences between countries 
  • Small group reflections
  • Devotions
The cost for Solar School is $485 per registrant, which includes room and board, instruction, and training manuals. Commuting registrant cost is $375 per person. You must be 18 years or older to attend Solar School.

Recommended Resources

If you would like to begin reading ahead for Solar School, or just want to learn more about how we do mission and solar energy, here are some resources we recommend:

Presbyterians Do Mission in Partnership, available as a free download from the PC(USA)

Photovoltaics: Design and Installation Manual—Renewable Energy Education for a Sustainable Future by Solar Energy International