BarCamp, WordCamp, and GiveCamp - Local Learning Opportunities

Great free and local learning opportunities: BarCamp is an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from attendees, usually centered around design & technology topics. FREE! (More Info)

WordCamps are informal, community-organized events that focus on everything WordPress, put together by local WordPress enthusiasts. Everyone from casual users to core developers participate, share ideas, and get to know each other. They are a lot of fun. $20.00 per ticket (More Info)

GiveCamp is a weekend-long event where technology professionals – from designers, developers and database administrators to marketers and web strategists – donate their time to provide solutions for non-profit organizations. FREE-Volunteer Opportunity (More)