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Canada:Preliminary details of Canadian DECP Retreat June 6-8 Barrie, Ontario 2014

CHA Canada Designer, Educator & Creative Professional
Spring Retreat 2014

Location: Kempenfelt Conference Center – Bayview Building, Innisfil (Barrie), Ontario, Canada

Dates: June 6-8, 2014 

Cost: CHA members: $320 double occupancy

Cost for Non CHA members: Add $160 CHA membership fee, (subject to membership qualifications.)

Cost includes: HST, 2 nights shared accommodation, all meals and activities.

Very limited single rooms, reserved for attendees with health issues add $80 per single room 

This retreat is designed to assist DECP CHA members in their education, networking and professional careers. Registration is small (limit 30) to ensure a quality event with attention to individual training. Workshops presentations will be from a variety of different craft segments and sponsors so as to stretch attendees’ creative abilities. Workshop craft segments and presenters will be confirmed shortly
Preliminary Event Details

Friday Evening:

  • 7pm Registration
  • Evening social hosted by one of our sponsors
  • Workshop


·         4 Workshops,

·         One accreditation session

·         Chill and Play (an opportunity to complete unfinished projects from the days activities)

Sunday – till 1 pm

  • One accreditation session
  • Workshops details and sponsors – John Bead
  • Think Tank Forum and brunch

Workshops: Confirmed

1. Janome: "Sewing for the courageously crafty”. Add dimension to your work. Join Linda Pidzamecky for a fast and fun    

    sampling of techniques and add sewing to your go to tool-kit.

2. Coats and Clark Canada Inc: Canadian Crochet star Michael Sellick will be teaching some cool arm knitting projects

3. Nancy Donaldson: Encaustic Painting Sponsor TBA

4. John Bead: Teacher Carmi Cimicata: Cool Stuff from John Bead – Details TBA

Workshops TBC

5. TBA

6. TBA

Accreditation Sessions

Building and the effective use of your Portfolio – Teacher TBA

One more TBA

Accreditation for Newbie’s

Boothmanship & Ethics and Standards

 Registration now open

For more details please contact:

Audrey DeJong, DECP Committee Chair at audrey@c2cevents.com or call at 519-232-9047.