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2015 Event is upon us!

We’Re so very excited to have so many campers in 2015. 240 folks so far are coming to this little mecca in the woods, the happiest place in improv. Things of note: Two newsletters have gone out – one on April 17, 2015, and one on May 8, 2015. Both had pertinent info on times,…

CAMP COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN!

Welcome to the best weekend around! Camp this year is May 29-31, the weekend after Memorial Day. Public tickets went live aboutique two weeks ago, and we are at 220 campers already for this year! Tell friends to register today for this amazing weekend. Our registered campers should have received their first newsletter on April…

A must read on Transfers…

A note on Transfers: Transfers are absolutely fine. We have had only a handful due to unforeseen work or weddings or whatever. We’re trying to be very kind to sweet artists reselling…But these are the rules. There are no exceptions to this policy. None. No. Not you, even. Please read. Most of it is a…

THE (tentativebutprettysolid) SCHEDULE!

Hey! We did it! Classes were done and solidified months ago, and check in and check out was too… But what about the rest? Well, here it is – mostly solid! Take a look and GET STOKED! The schedule / TIR The arrival date is Friday, May 30th, and checkout is Sunday, June 1st, 2014….

We CRUSHED scheduling!

Old news at this point, but scheduling opened up April 6 and ran until April 30. Shout out to NDESIGN that made a flawless operating system, and to all 265 of you that nailed registration for your courses. We had nearly no problems, and all the ones we did have we’re just simple misreads. This…

IMPT! MUST READ! Letters From Camp, #2 (March 26, 2014)

Letters From Camp, #2 March 28, 2014 ***PLEASE READ ALL EMAIL NEWSLETTERS FOR PERTINENT OR TIME-SENSITIVE INFORMATION. If you’re receiving this, that means this is the email address you registered as you signed up as a camper with your payment. Please pass these emails along (especially regarding registration, coming soon) if there is a better…

IMPT: Letters from Camp, #1 (sent Feb 7, 2014)

Letter 1 from The Improv Retreat (for Feb 6, 2014) PLEASE READ ALL EMAIL NEWSLETTERS FOR PERTINENT OR TIME-SENSITIVE INFORMATION. Welcome, campers! This is it, your first official newsletter from The Improv Retreat! If you’re receiving this, that means this is the email address you registered as you signed up as a camper with your…

Important! Check yo’ filters, fools!

Hey, friends! We’ve gotten the loveliest letters about the site and how smoothly it’s been running, and how happy you are with the organization. Thank you for taking the time to be awesome and write those notes! This is a labor of love, and we’re glad it’s going so well. ONE THING, THOUGH- a handful…

Coding, coding, coding… Keep those pages codinnng!

Workshop descriptions, hard confirmations, slots being put together… It’s happening, campers! For 150 of you, building your schedule is almost here! Right now, as it stands, here are the course titles… Storytelling for Improv; Fireball Theory; Mad Skillz; Fear No More; Character Builder; Power Improv Toolkit; Beginning Music Improv; Silent Treatment; Organimorph; You Are Here;…

What’s it like designing a camp?

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Mania. Absolute mania. The past two weeks have been riddled with notecards, scraps of paper, iPad sticky notes, texts and emails to counselors. The little camp that could skyrocketed to 200 registrants and it’s been an awesome experience. But, now is the third hard task – getting this jigsaw puzzle to fit juuuust right. Counselors…