2022-2023 Annual Conference

Social Events

Lasting Connections at the WSCA Conference

At the WSCA conference, school counselors enjoy meeting in person, collaborating, networking, and feeling empowered by being surrounded by like-minded professionals!


Wednesday, November 2nd, 7 pm – 9 pm, Kalahari Conference Center, Africa Foyer

If you plan to attend a preconference session or check in to the hotel on Wednesday evening, consider kicking off your conference experience by joining us for the
Welcome to WSCA Mixer! Socialize at the cash bar and win prizes by playing music trivia! Conference registration will be open during the mixer so you can pick up your materials the night before.



Thursday, November 3rd, 5 pm – 7 pm, Kalahari Resort

Choose a Thursday Night Social That Suits Your Taste!

We are happy to announce that due to the high attendance levels at our Thursday night social, we will be splitting the event into two separate locations so that you can choose the venue based on your socializing preferences!

The Volcano Lounge is sure to please if you love an energetic and bustling social experience! Join friends for appetizers, bowling, games, and connections!

Redd’s Piano Lounge could be more your speed if you enjoy conversations with a side of piano and ambiance. Come lounge in a comfortable setting and form connections without the commotion.



  • Meet Your Match Buttons
  • Exhibit Scavenger Hunt
  • Water Park and Kalahari Fun
  • Special Interest Group Meetings – Friday, November 4th, 7:30 am – 8:15 am
  • Games and Prizes Throughout the Conference
  • Grad Pad
  • WSCA Booth
  • Ample Space for Informal Networking
  • Several Social Events for Specific Groups
    • Counselors of Color Meetup – Wednesday, November 2rd, 5 pm – 7 pm
    • New Conference Attendee Meet Up – Thursday, November 3rd, 7:15 am – 8:15 am
    • Grad Student Social – Thursday, November 3rd, 7 pm – 8 pm
    • Counselor Educators Meetup – Thursday, November 3rd, 7 pm – 8 pm
    • Past WSCA Leaders Social – Thursday, November 3rd, 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

– and More!