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WEST SWANZEY, NEW HAMPSHIRE

Painting the New Hampshire Landscape with Watercolor

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Program #6169RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Equipment Requirements
A list of what to bring will be sent prior to the program. Program is designed for beginners or those who would like to begin again in watercolor painting.

Itinerary for Sep 8 — Sep 13, 2013

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Type: Conference Center

Description: Retreat center located on a lake with a quiet country friendly atmosphere

Contact info:
220 W. Shore Rd
Swanzey, NH 03446 USA
phone: 603-352-0443
web: www.pilgrimpines.org

Facility amenities: All rooms have private bath. Cabins by the Lake, condo style housing available and enjoy the quaint historic Mayflower Lodge. New beds in all units... single and double bed available. Some units have two singles pushed together for make a "king size" bed.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day One: Sunday, September 08 - Afternoon arrival
Note: Welcome and Orientation

Afternoon: Registration begins at 3:00-3:30 p.m.in Mayflower Lodge - Office. Coffee and snacks, 3:30-5:00 p.m

Dinner: Dinner, 6:00 p.m in the lodge.

Evening: Orientation, 7:30 p.m.

Lodging: Pilgrim Pines

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Retreat center located on a lake with a quiet country friendly atmosphere

Contact info:
220 W. Shore Rd
Swanzey, NH 03446 USA
phone: 603-352-0443
web: www.pilgrimpines.org

Facility amenities: All rooms have private bath. Cabins by the Lake, condo style housing available and enjoy the quaint historic Mayflower Lodge. New beds in all units... single and double bed available. Some units have two singles pushed together for make a "king size" bed.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Two: Monday, September 09 - Opening class in studio
Note: First painting activity in Studio for the week

Breakfast: Breakfast, 8:00 a.m in the lodge.

Morning: 9:00 a.m - Session one in Studio Break 10:45 a.m - Schedule for the day - TBA - Determined by weather, sites available, etc.

Lunch: Lunch, 12:30 p.m. in the lodge

Afternoon: Open Studio time along with opportunities for recreation, free time.

Dinner: Dinner, 6:00 p.m in lodge

Evening: Evening snacks and fun 8:45 p.m.

Evening: 7:15 p.m - Evening Schedule - TBA

Lodging: Pilgrim Pines

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Retreat center located on a lake with a quiet country friendly atmosphere

Contact info:
220 W. Shore Rd
Swanzey, NH 03446 USA
phone: 603-352-0443
web: www.pilgrimpines.org

Facility amenities: All rooms have private bath. Cabins by the Lake, condo style housing available and enjoy the quaint historic Mayflower Lodge. New beds in all units... single and double bed available. Some units have two singles pushed together for make a "king size" bed.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, September 10 - Tour of Monadnock region.
Note: Opportunity for sketching/photos

Breakfast: Breakfast in the lodge

Morning: 9:00 am - Session one in Studio Break 10:45 am - Schedule for the day - TBA - Determined by weather, sites available, etc.

Lunch: Lunch at 12:30 pm in the lodge.

Afternoon: Open Studio Time with opportunities for recreation and free time.

Dinner: Dinner at 6:00 pm in the lodge

Evening: Entertainment

Lodging: Pilgrim Pines

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Retreat center located on a lake with a quiet country friendly atmosphere

Contact info:
220 W. Shore Rd
Swanzey, NH 03446 USA
phone: 603-352-0443
web: www.pilgrimpines.org

Facility amenities: All rooms have private bath. Cabins by the Lake, condo style housing available and enjoy the quaint historic Mayflower Lodge. New beds in all units... single and double bed available. Some units have two singles pushed together for make a "king size" bed.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, September 11 - Tour of Monadnock region
Note: Opportunity for sketching and photos

Breakfast: Breakfast at 8:00 am in the lodge.

Morning: 9:00 am - Session one in Studio Break 10:45 am - Schedule for the day - TBA - Determined by weather, sites available, etc.

Lunch: Lunch at 12:30 pm in the lodge.

Afternoon: Tour of Monadnock Region

Dinner: Dinner at 6:00 pm in the lodge.

Evening: 7:15 pm - Presentation on Landscape and Portrait Painters, Past and Present

Lodging: Pilgrim Pines

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Retreat center located on a lake with a quiet country friendly atmosphere

Contact info:
220 W. Shore Rd
Swanzey, NH 03446 USA
phone: 603-352-0443
web: www.pilgrimpines.org

Facility amenities: All rooms have private bath. Cabins by the Lake, condo style housing available and enjoy the quaint historic Mayflower Lodge. New beds in all units... single and double bed available. Some units have two singles pushed together for make a "king size" bed.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Five: Thursday, September 12 - Art Show
Note: Opportunity to critique and enjoy participants creative work

Breakfast: Breakfast at 8:00 am in the lodge.

Morning: 9:00 am Session one in Studio Break 10:45 am - Schedule for the day - TBA - Determined by weather, sites available, etc.

Lunch: Lunch at 12:30 pm in the lodge.

Afternoon: Opportunities for Painting - TBA Schedule for the day continues with opportunities for recreation and free time.

Dinner: Dinner at 6:00 pm in the lodge.

Evening: 7:15 pm Art Show followed by a Homespun event where Road Scholars can share their favorite story, poem, writing, creative writing, song, joke, etc.

Lodging: Pilgrim Pines

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, September 13 - Matting and Framing
Note: Check out and closure

Breakfast: Breakfast at 7:45 am in the lodge.

Morning: Class one, 8:45 a.m., Check out of Rooms, 9:45 a.m., Class two, 10:15 a.m., Class three, 11:15 a.m.

Lunch: Farewell luncheon, 12:15 p.m. in the lodge.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Free Time Opportunities


West Swanzey
New Hampshire Division of Travel and TourismState of New Hampshire Division of Travel and Tourism Development 172 Pembroke Road P.O. Box 1856 Concord, New Hampshire 03302-1856 Fax: 603-271-6870 or travel@dred.state.nh.us To order your vacation kit please call: 800-FUN-IN-NH (386-4664) To speak with one of our Division office staff please call: 603-271-2665
For additional information, visit: www.visitnh.gov/

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

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Included
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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
6 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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