2021 Activities

Basic First Aid

What is first aid? Knowing how to appropriately apply first aid can be the difference between life and death. Come join EMS educator Jeremy Robertson as he instructs attendees on the basics of first aid. This session does not qualify for certification. Consult the schedule for time and location.

Escape Room Challenge

Test your wits against Professor Chad Theisen! Can you use logic, hidden clues, puzzles, and teamwork to break out of this exciting escape room? Will you accept the challenge? Consult the schedule to make sure you don't miss this opportunity.

Garbage Electronics

From thermostats and smart phones, to robots and smart homes; our lives are increasingly influenced and – at times – inundated by electronics and automation. Join Justin Brunick as we discuss and work together to build an automatic garbage can. Along the way, we’ll discuss how this and other automation in our lives work, and how they affect us every day. A big thank you to Lake Area Technical Institute for sponsoring the equipment for this workshop!

Introduction to CPR

CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) is a skill comprised of chest compressions, airway management and rescue breathing coordinated to save a life. Join EMS educator Jeremy Robertson as he provides instruction on how to administer CPR. This session does not qualify for certification. Consult the schedule for time and location.

Let's Paint Runaways

Want to try your hand at painting; or maybe learn a few more skills on canvas? Back by popular demand is the painting workshop from Let's Paint Runaways. Workshops are 2.5 hours long and are offered for conference attendees aged 7-adult. The cost for each workshop is $15 and includes required materials and instruction. Participants will complete an original painting during each workshop. Workshop registration will be at the conference, near the registration table, on a first-come, first-served basis. Consult the schedule for time and location.

LifeLight Session

Lifelight's vision is "Gathering to change culture." In the Lifelight sessions, Josh and Rachelle Brewer will address important topics for today's young people by sharing inspiring and encouraging messages on overcoming the world and becoming more like Christ.

LifeLight Z8 Youth Night


May 7th, gather in the name of Jesus at the Sioux Falls Convention Center to unify the youth of this generation. That night we will stand together to send a message! The time to rise up is now. We are calling youth groups together to allow the sound and worship of the next generation to awaken a world changing initiative to MAKE JESUS KNOWN! To find out what Z8 is check out https://lifelight.org/pagez8!

Mammals of South Dakota

What are mammals and which ones live in South Dakota? This presentation, by Jason Nelson from the SD Game, Fish and Parks Outdoor Campus, will cover some of the most popular mammals that are found in this state. It also includes fun facts, calls, and a hands-on demonstration with furs, skulls, antlers, and horns.


In this class we will be discussing the importance of self awareness and building confidence. We are going to pair this with some very practical and efficient hand escapes followed with a wristlock. Your instuctor will be Mr. Ryan Schiebout, the owner and Head Sensei at the Sioux Falls Hapkido and Judo Club. He’s been practicing Martial Arts for 12 years, and currently holds a 3rd degree in Hapkido and a 2nd degree in Judo. Consult the schedule for this exciting activity's time and location.

Sooo Falls Juggle

If you can tie your shoes, you can learn to juggle! These informal juggling practice sessions, sponsored by members of Sooo Falls Juggle, will teach you the basic 3-ball juggling pattern, and give you some ways to continue practicing on your own. Recommended for ages 7 and up. Consult the schedule for time and location.

CHCSD 2022

May 6th-7th, 2022
Sioux Falls Convention Center
Keynote Speakers:
Steve & Megan Scheibner
To Be Announced
Workshop Speakers:
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1201 N West Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104