Announcing the North Dakota Mensa 2023 Regional Gathering

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Grand Forks, ND
August 11 - 13, 2023

The North Dakota Chapter invites you to FoRGe North and join us for our 16th RG, to be held in Grand Forks, north of Fargo on Interstate 29, on the border with Minnesota. This will mark our return to Grand Forks after a highly successful initial FoRGe North in 2019.

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Hotel Accomodations

Our hotel for the weekend will be the Staybridge Suites, 1175 42nd Street S, Grand Forks, ND.

The Mensa RG room rate is $155 per night for a studio suite or $185 per night for a one bedroom suite. Reservations must be for both Friday and Saturday nights to receive the group rate. Breakfast is included. Click below for reservations or you may also call the hotel directly at 701-772-9000.

Program Details

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Food and Hospitality

There will be no shortage of food and drink, as our hotel is allowing us to have unrestricted hospitality throughout the weekend. We will be offering local food and drink specialties, and you will have many choices.

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Speakers and Activities

Our program shall include visits to museums, cultural and historic sites, a vineyard with private wine tasting, a Cold War missile silo tour, as well as speakers who will enhance our understanding of the region.

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Outdoor Activities

There will be outdoor activites as well, including at the Greenway, a park consisting of 2,200 acres lining the Red River and the Red Lake River as they flow through Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. You can hike, walk, run, rollerblade, bike, bird, canoe, kayak, fish or golf, all in the heart of our two cities. We are even planning a pickleball event.

And Much More!

Full program details coming Spring 2023.

Ready To Register?

Your discounted three day weekend registration fee of $85 postmarked by July 11, 2023 (or $100 thereafter) will cover everything. Children under 12 shall be free.

Registration Form

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