Mon, Jun 12|
Teen Girls Mountain Retreat
Enjoy the beautiful NC Mountains with creative friends. Go tubing and see the Ben Long Frescos. Paint, draw, get creative! Enjoy mountain views and wildflowers and nature! Hosted by Kate Perry and Courtney Sanford (If you're flying we'll pick up from Charlotte.)
Time & Location
Jun 12, 2023, 5:00 PM EDT – Jun 15, 2023, 12:30 PM EDT
Jefferson, Jefferson, NC 28640, USA
About the event
Drive to Jefferson, NC or if you're flying in, fly into Charlotte and we can arrange transportation
($25 per person transportation fee for the driver)
Arrive as early as 2:00, Free time until dinner.
6:00 is Dinner: buffet style to accommodate food allergies.
Art Session 7:00 to 10:00: a fun easy paint or drawing project to get warmed up
Days 2 and 3
Early morning hike (optional)
Continental Breakfast (help yourself)
9:00 - 12:00 Art Session
12:00 Lunch- build your own salad or sandwich
afternoon day 2: tubing, day 3 visit the church of the frescos and have icecream
Dinner at 6:00
7:00-10:00 Painting (singing and dancing while you paint is optional)
Paint from 9:00 to 11:00
Pack up and have lunch then depart around 1:00
Paints, brushes, canvas, and paper are supplied. If you would like to bring your own brushes, you can, just label them with your name so we don't mix them up.
All meals included. Meals accommodate gluten-free, vegatarian, and dairy-free options.
What to bring List:
Shorts and a t-shirt that you can paint in.
A hoodie or jacket in case it's cool
toiletries (shampoo, etc.)
swim suit (or shorts and t-shirt for tubing)
Water shoes for tubing (something that can get wet and will stay on your feet, like Chacos. Flip flops will be lost in the river.)
You can bring your own brushes, be sure to put your name on them (I'll have student-grade brushes)
(If you're used to professional-grade brushes, bring your own.)
Snacks to share (optional. If you're flying in, you don't need to bring any snacks)
Sunscreen (For tubing)
Beach Towel (for tubing)
Water bottle (if desired)
If I'm flying in, how do I arrange transportation to the retreat?
Get tickets into Charlotte, then email me your flight info. We'll coordinate a trip for everyone who is flying in. It's a 2 hour drive from the airport to the house. Please try to land by 2:30 pm EST on the arrival day.
Don't schedule a departing flight before 3:00pm EST on the last day.
Can I wear a bikini?
Yes. It's just us girls.
What kind of art will we do?
Mostly watercolor. Plus an acrylic painting on a denim jacket. (Denim jackets of various styles availble. Or bring your own.)