Carolinas 2023 Fall Retreat

Itinerary

ADD-ONS

Thursday, Nov 2nd

6 pm Arrival and check-in - Main Lodge Lobby

6 pm - 7 pm Dinner - Main Lodge Dining Room

Friday Breakfast Buffet

8 am Arrival and check-in - Main Lodge Lobby

8 am - 9 am Breakfast - Main Lodge Dining Room

Friday Intensive (Lunch is included, but breakfast must be added separately)

9 - 9:30 am Arrival and check-in - Main Lodge Lobby

9:30 am - 11:30 am Intensives

Career Building for Creatives Intensive with Alison Weiss

Creative Writing Intensive with Ann Rose

Illustration Intensive with Jen Keenan

12 pm - 1 pm Lunch - Main Lodge Dining Room

STANDARD PROGRAMMING

Friday, Nov 3rd

1 pm - 2 pm Arrival and check-in - Main Lodge Lobby

2 pm - 2:45 pm Orientation/Faculty Introductions - Cate's

3 pm - 6:15 pm

Manuscript Critiques, Career Consultations, and Portfolio Reviews - Cate's

Creative Station - Main Lodge Lobby

6 pm - 7 pm Dinner - Main Lodge Dining Room

7:30 pm - 9 pm S'mores and Stories: Casual Fireside Mingle - Waterfront Fire pit

Saturday, Nov 4th

7:15 am - 8 am Waterfront Mindfulness Session - Waterfront lawn (Rain location: Main Lodge Waterside Porch)

8 am - 9 am Breakfast - Main Lodge Dining Room

9 am - 10:30 am Session 1

Career Building for Creatives Track: Tracy Shaw

Creative Writing Track: Ann Rose

Illustration Track: Jen Keenan

10:45 am - 11:45 am Faculty Fair: Q&A with our six faculty members - Cate's

12 pm - 1 pm Lunch - Main Lodge Dining Room

1 pm - 2:30 pm Session 2

Career Building for Creatives Track: Alison Weiss

Creative Writing Track: Karla Valenti

Illustration Track: Tracy Shaw

2:30 pm - 4 pm Lab Hours

Illustration Lab: Attended by Tracy Shaw, Jen Keenan

Writing Lab: Attended by Ann Rose, Kelly Dyksterhouse

Site Activities: Take a break to explore Dogwood or rest

4 pm - 5:30 pm Session 3

Career Building for Creatives Track: Karla Valenti

Creative Writing Track: Alison Weiss

Illustration Track: Jen Keenan

6 pm - 7 pm Dinner - Main Lodge Dining Room

7:30 pm - 9 pm Pitch Party and Portfolio Showcase - Cate's

Sunday, Nov 5th

7:15 am - 8 am Morning Prompt - Main Lodge Lobby

8 am - 9 am Breakfast - Main Lodge Dining Room

9 am - 10:45 am Illustration Track Session 4 with Practicum: Tracy Shaw and Jen Keenan

9 am - 9:45 am Short Session 4

Career Building for Creatives Track: Karla Valenti

Creative Writing Track: Ann Rose

10 am - 10:45 am Short Session 5

Career Building for Creatives Track: Alison Weiss

Creative Writing Track: Karla Valenti

11 am - 11:15 am Wrap up and Goodbyes - Cate's


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