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The whole staff was exceptional. Bill Huntington has been an extraordinary leader--so respectful of all the different styles of people that came to the workshop. He is very clear and patient. I"ve been wanting to do a knitting retreat for six years when I first fell in love with knitting. Thank you for such a wonderful week.
Susan H., Los Gatos, CA
New England Fiber Arts Retreat
JULY 30--August 5, 2017
REGISTRATION IS OPEN
Come join us for a week of fiber-filled fun in beautiful mid-coast Maine. Whether you knit, crochet, spin, felt, dye, or weave, or if you've always wanted to learn how, this is the place for you! Enjoy the company of fellow fiber enthusiasts while you spin by the fireplace or knit in rocking chairs on the porch of our lodge. Work on a community weaving project throughout the week. Collect natural dyestuffs around camp and dye your own yarn and fiber. Most of all, relax!
INSTRUCTORS & CLASSES
Dana Fadel, weaver extraordinaire.
We are excited to welcome Alyssa Allen this year who will be teaching mushroom dyeing and shibori.
Bristol Ivy , knitwear designer and lover of all things fiber.
Casey Ryder, program director and go-to lady will be facilitating your week and making sure it is unforgettable.
FIBERY FIELD TRIPS
This year we will be visiting the studio of fiber artist Katharine Cobey as well as Springtide Farm, a cashmere goat farm in Bremen, Maine.
Hosted at our Retreat Center, Medomak's guests enjoy beautiful pine and oak woods, a sparkling clear lake just down the hill, fields of ripe blueberries, and simple, rustic, yet comfortable cabins complete with full bath. Start your day off with an energizing yoga class or a morning walk. You may also choose to have a relaxing afternoon massage by our licensed masseuse! The learning spaces vary from rooms in our historic lodge, to an outdoor amphitheater; from rocking chairs on our porch to seating around an outdoor campfire. Meals that will be dreamt about for months are served family-style in our dining hall or outside at picnic tables on the front lawn. Our aim is to make you feel at home.
TUITION & GROUP DISCOUNTS
Tuition is all inclusive of food, lodging, instruction, field trips, and use of our lakefront facilities. Any extra costs may include personal purchases of yarn, fiber, etc. from our local vendors or a massage from our licensed therapist. For tuition prices, click the registration button at the top of the page or call us toll free at 866-633-6625.
Initial $100 deposit is non-refundable. Half tuition is due February 1st. Remaining tuition is due May 1st. Registration after February 1st requires deposit plus half tuition. Registration after May 1st requires payment in full.
All cabins are private and semi-private. Please call about discounts for groups of 5 or 6 people.
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As our website is limited in pictures, and space for description, please check out this wordpress site maintained by our facilitator Casey Ryder. You can register on either site.
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Prior to March 1st, 2017 tuition is refundable less the $100 deposit.
After March 1st, 2017 tuition is refundable, less a $250 cancellation fee and $100 deposit.
Cancellations made less than 8 weeks from the date of your arrival will render tuition non-refundable unless the vacated accomodations are filled by others on our waiting list. In the case that an accomodation is filled by someone on our waitlist, tuition will be refunded less a $250 cancellation fee and a $100 deposit.
Cancellations must be made by speaking with a Medomak Director.
A $25 cancelled check fee will be charged for returned checks.