Creative four day, three night retreat on Ossabaw Island
May 26 @ 3:40 pm - May 29 @ 11:00 am
Be creative on Ossabaw Island. Paint, draw, make photographs, write, play your musical instruments, or experience free range creativity on Ossabaw Island.
Date: Friday, May 26, 2023 – Monday, May 29, 2023
DEPARTURE TIME Friday: 3:00PM
Depart Ossabaw Island 11:00a m Monday (arrive on the mainland about 11:30am)
Overview: This is a “no agenda” time for creativity, writing, drawing, painting, image making time on Ossabaw Island.
Description of the weekend:
• Friday afternoon, arrive on Ossabaw, settle in to your accommodations. After dinner, some introductions and discussion about what lies ahead for Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday and Sunday: Do your own creative work. Island staff will transport you in groups to various sites on the island (beach, estuary, maritime forest, Middle Place plantation site, etc.). This will be planned on Friday night and Saturday night, depending on the desires of the group. Can include sunset and/or sunrise excursions. Or, embark on foot on your own for various North End points of interest for creative inspiration. You can even set up in the building if that’s your preference.
Monday, Participants pack up and depart late morning.
• Round trip transportation from the mainland to Ossabaw Island
• Eight farm-to-table meals: Friday dinner, Saturday and Sunday breakfast/lunch/dinner, Monday breakfast .
• Accommodations: choose from The Boarding House, the Club House, or BYO-tent camping. Pricing reflects housing differences only. See housing descriptions below.
Registrants will receive a detailed email outlining departure location and time, what to bring, and more.
This trip is best suited for adults and for children age 12 and over. Minors must be accompanied by supervising adult.
The Boarding House is located on Ossabaw Island’s north end and is a restored 1918 Craftsman bungalow. The Boarding House offers comfortable semi-private accommodations. Accommodations are in semi-private rooms with shared bathrooms. Single room (no roommate) available for additional fee.
Camp on Ossabaw in your own tent near the Boarding House & Club House, with full access to rest rooms/showers.
The shared accommodations and bathrooms in the dormitory-style Club House on Ossabaw Island. Pillow, sheets & towels, and blanket provided.