The cost of the workshop is $550.00.
The fee includes housing, dinners, and related workshop supplies.
For those interested, the workshop can be taken for 3 hours of college credit. Students pay tuition and fees, plus a program fee for expenses. Non-EMU students seeking college credit must apply to the university as a continuing education student in order to get college-level credit. .
Supplies and Materials
Some supplies and materials specific to the workshop will be provided for all participants. It is recommended that all participants bring general art making supplies. Participants are also encouraged to bring any other materials and supplies they may find useful in tackling their projects.
The Eastern Michigan University's Jean Noble Parsons Center has sleeping lodge units that include two beds, chairs, dressers, and closets. Guests should plan to bring their own sleeping bags, sheets, blankets, pillows and towels, as well as personal items like soap and shampoo.
- Flights are available to Traverse City from Detroit Metropolitan Airport on Delta Airlines, US Air, and United Airlines.
- It takes five hours to drive from Ann Arbor to Lake Ann.
- If there are enough participants arriving at Detroit Metro Airport, the organizers will assist in arranging transportation to the Parson's Center.
The Sleeping Lodge, which typically sleeps 12, is six units with two to three beds, closets, dressers and chairs in each unit. Each unit has a separate entrance with a view of the woods. Platform tent sites furnished with cots are also available. Restroom/washroom facilites, with men's and women's showers, are located in the Dining Hall. Participants must provide their own bedding and linens—sheets, pillows, towels, etc.
Meals and Dining
Dinner will be communal style, cooked by members of the workshop. Lunch and breakfast will be on your own, though some basic staples are provided. The Dining Hall is equipped with stove, microwave, refrigerator, dual ovens, dishwasher and icemaker. Nearby Traverse City and Lake Ann provide adequate access to groceries. Please notify the workshop coordinators of any specific dietary restrictions.