Write & Tell: Story Jam's 2022 writing retreat
An Exceptional Storytelling and Writing Retreat Join us at Ragdale in Lake Forest, IL, for another fantastic storytelling and writing retreat in which guests will select from over twenty exhilarating personal narrative and storytelling workshops and events over the weekend of October 21-23. Participants in our 2022 writers retreat will experience: • Creative immersion • Writing & storytelling inspiration • Nationally renowned instructors • Chef-prepared meals • Small Class sizes (8-10 people per class) • Gorgeous grounds • An array of exciting activities and events The retreat includes: fabulous instructors; great food; an open mic; a pop up performance with stories & music; chair massages; meditation; dance and yoga classes; improv classes; access to acres of beautiful grounds and hiking; writing time; group writing activities; challenging, fun workshops; and much more. Overnight and local attendees will have the option of staying extra nights before the weekend to fully enjoy Ragdale, purchase additional writing, music, and storytelling workshops, and carve out extra creative time. Several of the rooms are first floor accessible and we can accommodate personal schedules for optimal accessibility. For questions or concerns related to COVID-19, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Bask in the glow of RAGDALE, a beautiful artists' residency program just north of Chicago, IL, with nonfiction writers and personal narrative storytellers from various backgrounds and experiences! For more details, please see our working schedule: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zxMG9usd-ziNoxuuByemWh6L33SSF-suhPaACK_qHM8/edit?usp=sharing Participants can expect to: • Learn storytelling techniques from top instructors • Meet wonderful people • Relax and feel nurtured with great food & self care options • Absorb new writing & storytelling skills • Find creative inspiration all day, every day • Get the chance to tell your personal story in a safe environment • Become stronger writers and storytellers Notes: Attendees will be responsible for their own travel and transportation. Chef-prepared meals include daily lunch and dinner; breakfast is self-serve. No experience needed to attend, but some familiarity with personal narrative storytelling might be helpful. If the option you want is full, please contact us at: email@example.com to get on the wait list. For more information about pre-workshop classes, please visit Story Jam Studio's website, storyjamstudio.com. 5 extra rooms will open up this summer as additional construction is completed, so please buy a day pass now and join the wait list (by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org) for an overnight spot! Deposits: Deposits are required for overnight guests and day passers. Visit our TicketLeap ticketing page to view pricing and payments. After your deposit is received, all additional payments may be sent via Zelle or Paypal to email@example.com, or to @StoryJam on Venmo. https://storyjam.ticketleap.com/writeandtell/dates/Oct-21-2022_at_0300PM Cancellation Policy: Full refunds granted before July 1st. After July 1st, 75% of price, minus deposit, will be returned. After August 1st, 50% of price, minus deposit, will be returned. Sorry, we cannot refund fees after September 1st. About Your Host: Story Jam is a vibrant Chicago arts collective offering storytelling workshops, classes, live events, programs, retreats, and a podcast which focus on personal narrative storytelling and music. Story Jam's mission is to build compassion and community by supporting, teaching, performing, and promoting the art of true, live storytelling through exciting events and education. Learn more at storyjamshow.com.