CMCA 2022 Summit Thursday May 26 Event
May 26 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm CDT$55.00
CMCA 2022 Summit
Thursday May 26 Event
>> We regret to inform you that as of May 18 the tour of the Louisiana State Penitentiary (LSP) is cancelled.
CMCA is replacing the LSP tour with a tour of New Orleans for all those registered for the Angola trip.
As you registered for the event, CMCA indicated (see below) that if the Angola tour is cancelled CMCA will make arrangements for a tour of New Orleans. Here are the details:
Breakfast: On your own. See button below for map to local restaurants (Pontilly’s, Walmart nearby).
8:30 AM CHECK IN: Outside the Luther Student Center before boarding the coach bus.
9:00 AM DEPART: Coach Buses will depart promptly. If you are not on the bus by 9:00 AM, we will assume you are not joining us on the New Orleans Tour.
9:30—Noon TOUR: Guests will explore the best of New Orleans by coach with a Professional Tour Guide.
Noon – 1:45 LUNCH: On your own. You have many wonderful local restaurant options. See button below. MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS with the restaurant of your choice.
2:00 PM RETURN: Coach Buses will depart promptly to return back to NOBTS by 2:30 pm.
DINNER: On your own (NOBTS cafeteria is CLOSED). See button below for map to local restaurants.
7:30-8:30 PM Registration & Exhibits Open (Luther Student Center).
Why was the Angola tour cancelled?
Working in corrections, we all understand that at times programs are cancelled. We do not know the specific reasons behind the warden’s decision.
How do I get my partial reimbursement?
You will receive a refund of $25 before the date of the tour.
What if I don’t want to go on the tour?
You are free to opt out of the tour but there is no transportation reimbursement.
Thank you for understanding.
Visit the Louisiana State Penitentiary
Charter Bus/Subway Lunch included in Ticket
CMCA will charter a bus to Angola and organize a tour of the Louisiana State Penitentiary. NOTE: You must attend the CMCA 2022 Summit to participate in the trip to Angola.
- Bus leaves New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) at 7:30am (Central Time).
- Bus stops at Subway, picking up lunch (make selection below).
- Bus arrives at Louisiana State Penitentiary (LSP) at noon.
- Participants will depart at 3pm arriving back at NOBTS by 5:30pm.
- If you have a felony record, entrance to the facility is at the Warden’s discretion.
Payment for the trip includes subway lunch (please select option) and transportation to the facility.
RESERVATION DEADLINE: April 15, 2022. No refunds past this date.
Important Note: If the tour is cancelled, CMCA will provide a New Orleans city tour and you will receive a partial refund to pay for your lunch.
The Angola trip is our priority, but the warden has the right to cancel the tour at any time. We have made a financial commitment with the transportation provider, which we will have to honor. Full refunds are available before the registration/cancellation deadline of April 15th. If the Angola trip is cancelled after April 15th, each registrant will receive a $25 refund along with the New Orleans tour. We recognize that this not ideal, and appreciate your understanding that we are doing our best to make this trip possible.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is your refund policy? Full refunds will be given before the registration/cancellation deadline of April 15.
What if the Angola Tour is cancelled after April 15th? If the Angola Trip is cancelled after April 15th, each registrant will receive a $25 refund along with the New Orleans tour. The Angola Tour is our priority, but the warden has the right to cancel the tour at any time. We have a financial commitment with the transportation provider, which we will have to honor. We recognize that this not ideal and appreciate your understanding that we are doing our best to make this trip possible.
Do I need to be fully vaccinated to go on the tour? As of today, no. If this changes we will email directly those registered for the tour and post the changes on the Summit Information Page and this page.
If the Angola trip is cancelled what if I do not want to go on the New Orleans tour? You do not have to go on the New Orleans Tour, but you will only receive a $25 refund along with the New Orleans tour.
What is your refund policy for those denied entrance because of a felony? Anyone with a felony record who is denied entry will be given a full refund.
What if I want to drive and meet you at Angola? Please register for the Angola Tour and type a note into the registration form that you will meet us at the gate. You will still need to pay for the trip because you will have a reserved seat on our rented coach which will be the mode of transportation inside the facility.