Get-A-Way Days

Everyone needs a break, a time to get-a-way, learn something new or do something you really enjoy.  Get-A-Way days offer a "mini retreat"... so come, let your soul be renewed, refreshed and revived!  Make a new friend or reconnect with an old friend as you choose from a wide variety of programs.

Please note that several events are planned for the same day.  Bring your whole family, bring a friend or come alone.

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Get-A-Way Day Registration

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NATURE GET-A-WAY DAYS

Eagle Watch- February 12, $20.  See dozens of Bald Eagles in Indiana.
Wildflower Walk- May 6, FREE. Appreciate the flowers of spring at Camp Mack.
Prairie Flower Walk- August 20, FREE. Explore 5 acres of natural prairie area at Camp Mack.
Fall Nut and Tree Identification Walk- October 22, FREE.  Focus on edible nuts and tree uses.
Sandhill Cranes Trip- November 11, $20.  See over 10,000 cranes at Jasper-Pulaski FWA.

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HOBBY GET-A-WAY DAYS

Scrapbooking- February 25, 9a-3p $15.  Finish a couple pages for your scrapbook, mingle with fellow scrappers, and find treasures at the swap table.
Primitive Utensils- April 1, 10a-3p $15.  Make bowls, spoons, and other utensils using primitive techniques such as fire to shape and form them.
Container Gardening- April 29, 9a-3p $20.  Vegetable gardening for those lacking space.
Dutch Oven Cooking-May 6, 3p-7p $15.  From appetizers to desserts, gain a new understanding of Dutch Oven cooking and see how you can use it every day.
Scrapbooking- October 21, 9a-3p $15.  A day just for you to scrapbook without interruption.
Pallet Crafts- September 9, 9a-3p $30.  Deconstruct and repurpose pallets into crafts, home de'cor, and even furniture.
Bible Art Journaling- September 9, 9a-3p $15.  See how art and journaling can enhance your devotions and Bible Study.
Knitting & Crocheting- October 21, 9a-4p $15.  Learn to knit/crochet and spend time with other fiber lovers.
Beginning Quilting- October 21, 9a-3p $15.  Learn the basics as you make your first block.

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ADVENTURE GET-A-WAY DAYS

Target Sports- April 29, 9a-3p $15.  Archery target shoot, let paintballs fly with a slingshot at a target, and hear the noises as you throw rocks at targets.
Canoe the St Joe- May 6, 9a-4p $20.  A relaxing paddling trip as you canoe 8 miles on the St. Joe river from Mottville, MI to Bristol, IN.
Pumpkinvine Bike Trek- June 10, 9a-3p $20.  Bike the Pumpkinvine Trail and be supported by a Sag Wagon at road crossings. 
Sailing 101- August 26, 9a-4p $15.  Learn basic sailing and rigging techniques on a Sunfish Sailboat.  Take out a Laser Sailboat for a little more fun.
Sailing 201- September 23, 9a-7p $25.  Head to Lake Michigan and sail on a 34' O'Day.

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CHRISTMAS GET-A-WAY DAYS

Wreathes and Swags- December 2, 9a-3p $30. Use fresh greens, fruit, ribbon and other unique items from nature to make a beautiful wreath or swag to hang on your door.
Christmas Ornaments- December 2, 9a-3p $20.  Turn ornaments on the lathe into beautiful wooden ornaments.  Be mentored by others who love to work on  the lathe.
Christmas Cookies- December 2 (2 sessions) 9a-1p / 12p-4p and December 3 (1 session),  12p-4p $45.  Stir up, bake 4 batches (12 dozen cookies).  We prepare the ingredients, you mix up the dough, bake, and decorate.  Best of all, we clean up the mess.