Registration & Pricing

Base Camp courses are available to Slate users with a Festival Pass.


Festival Pass

Provides unlimited access to Base Camp courses in Learning Lab, special VIP events, and all Slate Stage webinar recordings (valid through April 2022.)

Who Should Attend:

Base Camp courses are intended for all levels of Slate users:
· Slate Captains
· New staff
· Existing staff

Base Camp Courses

Access extended through April 2022!

Introduction to Querying with Configurable Joins

Build your conceptual knowledge of querying with Configurable Joins in Slate! Slate is designed to elevate data in a way that makes any data point available, reportable, and intuitive for users to access. This course will let you delve into querying with Configurable Joins, an essential function interconnected with all other Slate tools and processes.

Introduction to Communications

Connect with your constituents by leveraging Slate’s robust communication tools! Create and deliver high-value content through multiple channels, both dynamically and as part of scheduled communications. Best of all, these tools all track right back to the person’s record. This course is structured to build your conceptual knowledge of communications in Slate.

Introduction to Event Management

Create and manage events in your Slate database with ease! Dive into the specifics of creating templates for recurring events and setting up registration confirmation pages and emails, including QR codes for hands-free check-in, and managing day-of registration. This course will set you on the path to mastering the fundamentals of building simple events.

Introduction to Applications

Reading and managing applications is a lot of work—let Slate make it easy! Learn how to leverage Slate functionalities to streamline and simplify your application process for students and staff alike. This course is designed to help those who want to build conceptual knowledge of applications in Slate.

Introduction to Reader and Decision Release

Slate’s Reader and decision release tools offer powerful automation and a sleek, simple interface, allowing your team to focus on what matters. In this course, you’ll learn how to use Slate to streamline and simplify the application reading and decisioning process at your institution.

Creating and Reporting on Dynamic Communications

Make your communications shine with dynamic content! This course will teach you to establish and execute a communications project plan that involves campaigns, Liquid markup, and Content Blocks. Then, you’ll get familiar with Deliver statistics, how to best implement UTM parameters, and how you can leverage Ping to make informed decisions based on user traffic. Lastly, use report builder to understand the outcomes of multichannel marketing strategies, and, at the end of the course, you’ll walk away having built at least five reports, all using Configurable Joins!

Managing and Reporting on Complex Events

Make complex events simple! Learn how to best manage complex events, whether in-person or online, from start to finish. This includes: creating registration forms, personalized and dynamic communications, and post-event actions like surveys and reports. At the end of the course you’ll walk away having built an event structure, including all communications associated with the event, a post-event survey, and internal logistics reports for event facilitation.

Enhanced Portal Design

Ready to take portals to the next level? Use this course to review core concepts in portal planning and structure. Throughout these hands-on lessons, you will build a practice portal with a variety of organizational components and custom styling. This will serve as a design reference and source of inspiration when revamping existing portals or building portals in the future.

Permissions in a Shared Database

Mission: permissions! Discover important best practices for managing permissions within a shared database environment. Then, explore population permissions, Configurable Join base and join permissions, field permissions, and how to leverage the rules editor to segment records within a database appropriately.