2019 Retreat – Forster, NSW
Dates: Friday 20 – Tuesday 24 September 2019
Venue: Camp Elim, 4859 The Lakes Way , Tiona NSW 2428 . For information about the venue please visit www.campelim.org.au.
Cost: $360 including accommodation and all meals
Day tripper: $240 includes access to the venue from 8:30am – 10pm on Saturday, Sunday and Monday and all meals except breakfast.
Please refer to the tabs below for additional retreat information, registration form and workshop bookings.
Theme: Fire and Ice
Linen: Provided by venue: One pillow and one blanket. Linen hire includes: One pillowcase, two sheets, one blanket and two towels.
Accommodation will either be bunk rooms, units or cabins. Each unit or cabin has two or three bedrooms. We will only be utilising bottom beds and trundles for adults. There will 2-3 people per bedroom and 4-6 people per cabin. There is one bathroom per cabin/unit.
Bunk rooms: Each bunk room contains 5 bunk beds and a three-way bathroom. There are 3 bunk rooms located either side of the Surfside Hall connected by a generous verandah.
Units 7 to 10: internal bathroom/toilet facilities; cooking facilities including cook-top, microwave, refrigerator, toaster, frypan, electric kettle, crockery, cutlery, tv point, table/chairs, two seater sofa.
Cabins 11, 12, 14 and 15: internal bathroom/toilet facilities; cooking facilities including stove, microwave, refrigerator, toaster, frypan, electric kettle, crockery, cutlery, tv point.
All meals will be provided from dinner on Friday to breakfast on Tuesday, except for dinner on Sunday as we will be dining at a local venue. This includes a cooked breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.
Please note that this is a camp style venue. Meals will be basic but nutritious.
Food intolerances will be catered for where possible. Attendees with severe or extensive intolerances may need to self-cater. Please be sure to list any special dietary requirements on your registration form. We will consult the venue and get back to you.
Note: dinner at local venue on the Sunday is at your cost. If you choose not to dine out please bring provisions for your meal on that evening.
Snacks: Please bring any extra snacks you would like to have throughout the retreat.
Challenge: Just for fun, create a piece based on the theme! It can be anything you like, wearable or not. This is completely optional but highly encouraged 🙂
Transport: Transport to and from the venue is your responsibility but we will try to arrange car pooling from Sydney and Newcastle airports.
Wifi: No wifi available at this venue. Check with your service provider on 3G in the area for internet access.
For any other information, please contact us.
Registrations are open now!
Full payment to be made at the time of registration.
No refunds will be given after 30 July 2019 but we can transfer your registration to another person if advised up until one week prior to retreat
Registration payments are to be made to:
Account number: 10024686
Workshop fees are to be paid to the respective tutor in full within one month of booking. No refunds after 20 August 2019.
The workshop schedule will be announced in mid-March.
All workshop fees are to be paid to the respective tutor in full within 30 days of booking and prior to 20 August 2019 to allow adequate time for purchase of materials and preparation of kits.
Workshop prices are dependent on the duration of the class PLUS kit costs (unless otherwise specified) .
If you would like to run a workshop at a future retreat, please complete the Tutor Expression of Interest form.
If you would like to book a table to sell your products please complete the form below. The cost to vendors is $20, payable to Alida prior to the Mini Market.
Vendors registered for the Mini Market (as at 18/3/19)
- Sew Bead It (Pauline Stevens) – Lampwork beads, Silky Opulence necklace kits
- The Knotted Bead (Kat Gray) – Beads, cords, kits, beading tools, kumhimio tools
- High temperature kiln products – Kerry Howard – Lampwork beads, stained glass items
Mini Market Vendor Registration