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TUSTIN, MICHIGAN

Capture Northern Michigan: Watercolors and Photography and Tai Chi Chuan: An Ancient Art of Wellness

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Program #6167RJ
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.

Itinerary for Oct 6 — Oct 11, 2013

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Type: Conference Center

Description: Enjoy the spectacular beauty of Northwest Michigan at Kettunen Center, a modern adult conference facility located on peaceful Center Lake near Tustin, 12 miles south of Cadillac. Surrounded by 160 acres of rolling hills and forests, it includes an arboretum and miles of hiking trails with a variety of outdoor seasonal activities available to guests.

Contact info:
14901 4H Drive
Tustin, MI 49663 USA
phone: 231-829-3421
web: www.kettunencenter.org

Room amenities: Coffee makers.

Facility amenities: Walking trails.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $98.50 double, $69.50 single.
Additional nights are available if space allows. Please contact the Center 2 weeks prior to make a reservation.

Check in time: 2:30 PM


Day One: Sunday, October 06 - Arrival and Orientation/Evening Activity
Afternoon: Please plan to arrive between 2:30 and 4:30 PM, with an orientation session and tour taking place at 4:30 PM.

Dinner: A buffet-style dinner is served from 5:30 - 6:30 PM.

Evening: Get-acquainted activities and introduction to photography with a short hike after dinner.

Lodging: Kettunen Center

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Enjoy the spectacular beauty of Northwest Michigan at Kettunen Center, a modern adult conference facility located on peaceful Center Lake near Tustin, 12 miles south of Cadillac. Surrounded by 160 acres of rolling hills and forests, it includes an arboretum and miles of hiking trails with a variety of outdoor seasonal activities available to guests.

Contact info:
14901 4H Drive
Tustin, MI 49663 USA
phone: 231-829-3421
web: www.kettunencenter.org

Room amenities: Coffee makers.

Facility amenities: Walking trails.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $98.50 double, $69.50 single.
Additional nights are available if space allows. Please contact the Center 2 weeks prior to make a reservation.

Check in time: 2:30 PM


Day Two: Monday, October 07 - Tai Chi Chuan/Watercolor Demo/Photography/Outdoor...
Breakfast: Breakfast served 7:30 - 8:30 AM.

Morning: Tai Chi Chuan from 8:30 - 10:00 AM. Photography session from 10:30 AM - 12:00 pm.

Lunch: Lunch served 12:00 - 1:00 PM.

Afternoon: Beginner watercolor artists instruction with Mary Guntzviller. Photography instruction with Roger Packard for advanced watercolor painters, includes an outdoor hike with cameras. Groups switch.

Dinner: Dinner served 5:30 - 6:30 PM.

Evening: Slide show of participants best photographs to be critiqued by Photography instructor.

Lodging: Kettunen Center

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

Description: Enjoy the spectacular beauty of Northwest Michigan at Kettunen Center, a modern adult conference facility located on peaceful Center Lake near Tustin, 12 miles south of Cadillac. Surrounded by 160 acres of rolling hills and forests, it includes an arboretum and miles of hiking trails with a variety of outdoor seasonal activities available to guests.

Contact info:
14901 4H Drive
Tustin, MI 49663 USA
phone: 231-829-3421
web: www.kettunencenter.org

Room amenities: Coffee makers.

Facility amenities: Walking trails.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $98.50 double, $69.50 single.
Additional nights are available if space allows. Please contact the Center 2 weeks prior to make a reservation.

Check in time: 2:30 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, October 08 - Tai Chi/Watercolor Painting/Hike
Breakfast: Breakfast served 7:30 - 8:30 AM.

Morning: Tai Chi from 8:30 - 10:00 AM. Watercolors from 10:30 AM - 12:00 pm.

Lunch: Lunch served 12:00 - 1:00 PM.

Afternoon: Watercolor painting 1:15 - 4:15 PM. Outdoor hike, canoe, kayak, paddleboats or pontoon ride with Kettunen Center staff 4:30-5:30 pm.

Dinner: Dinner served 5:30 - 6:30 PM.

Evening: Slideshow of watercolor artist's paintings.

Lodging: Kettunen Center

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

Description: Enjoy the spectacular beauty of Northwest Michigan at Kettunen Center, a modern adult conference facility located on peaceful Center Lake near Tustin, 12 miles south of Cadillac. Surrounded by 160 acres of rolling hills and forests, it includes an arboretum and miles of hiking trails with a variety of outdoor seasonal activities available to guests.

Contact info:
14901 4H Drive
Tustin, MI 49663 USA
phone: 231-829-3421
web: www.kettunencenter.org

Room amenities: Coffee makers.

Facility amenities: Walking trails.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $98.50 double, $69.50 single.
Additional nights are available if space allows. Please contact the Center 2 weeks prior to make a reservation.

Check in time: 2:30 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, October 09 - Tai Chi/Watercolor Demo/Digital Photography/Guest...
Breakfast: Breakfast served 7:30 - 8:30 AM.

Morning: Tai Chi. Watercolor demo.

Lunch: Lunch served 12:00 - 1:00 PM.

Afternoon: Outdoor hike, water craft use after lunch. Advanced photography skills session with photography instructor Charles St. Charles. Watercolor painting instruction including an outdoor painting session with instructor.

Dinner: Dinner served 5:30 - 6:30 PM.

Evening: Slideshow of photographer Charles St. Charles' photos.

Lodging: Kettunen Center

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

Description: Enjoy the spectacular beauty of Northwest Michigan at Kettunen Center, a modern adult conference facility located on peaceful Center Lake near Tustin, 12 miles south of Cadillac. Surrounded by 160 acres of rolling hills and forests, it includes an arboretum and miles of hiking trails with a variety of outdoor seasonal activities available to guests.

Contact info:
14901 4H Drive
Tustin, MI 49663 USA
phone: 231-829-3421
web: www.kettunencenter.org

Room amenities: Coffee makers.

Facility amenities: Walking trails.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $98.50 double, $69.50 single.
Additional nights are available if space allows. Please contact the Center 2 weeks prior to make a reservation.

Check in time: 2:30 PM


Day Five: Thursday, October 10 - Tai Chi/Watercolor Painting/Digital Photography i...
Tai Chi/Watercolor Painting/Digital Photography in Computer Lab/Art Show/Storytelling/Talent Night

Breakfast: Breakfast served 7:30 - 8:30 AM.

Morning: Tai chi, Watercolor painting.

Lunch: Lunch served 12:00 - 1:00 PM.

Afternoon: Watercolor painting,outdoor painting session (weather permitting), outdoor hike with Kettunen Center staff.

Dinner: Dinner served 5:30 - 6:30 PM.

Evening: Apple cider pressing, campfire, storytelling and talents evening.

Lodging: Kettunen Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, October 11 - Tai Chi/Wrap Up Activities/Departure
Breakfast: Breakfast served 7:30 - 8:30 AM.

Morning: Morning classes include tai chi, final art show and wrap up activities. Room check out at 10:30 am.

Lunch: Lunch served 12:00 - 1:00 PM.

Afternoon: Departure from the center after lunch.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

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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