2017 PROGRAM FEES


Session 1, Building workshop & independent projects

Independent Projects = $250. This is your only fee. Includes access to camping grounds, water, electricity, basic shop tools, work space in the Seeger Studio barn and writing space in our newly renovated treehouse in the woods. Also included are a basic breakfast, lunch, and coffee. Our composting outhouses are stocked with soap, toilet paper, and composting materials. See description and Logistics for details.

Sustainable Building Workshop = $350. This is your only fee. It includes learning from VCAC staff and master builder Mel Seeger, access to camping grounds, water, electricity, and basic shop tools. Also included are a basic breakfast, lunch, and coffee. Our composting outhouses are stocked with soap, toilet paper, and composting materials. See description and Logistics for details.


session 2, Sustainable Practices Symposium & independent projects

Base Fee =  $350. Includes 3 meals per day, afternoon snacks, and unlimited coffee, inclusion in a local art exhibition and all symposium activities such as slide lectures and discussions, trips to lakes and waterfalls, and a tour of Mel Seeger's Matchwood Sawmill. You will also have access to camping grounds, water, electricity, work space and basic shop tools, This fee also pays for kitchen and composting-toilet supplies such as soap, toilet paper, and composting materials. (If you are doing an Independent Project, this is your only fee.) See Symposium description and Logistics for details.

Local Clay Workshop = Base Fee, plus $325. Includes lectures, demos, 1-on-1 project guidance, and all materials. See description and Logistics for details.

Metal Casting Workshop = Base Fee, plus $325. Includes lectures, demos, 1-on-1 project guidance, mold-making materials and 5 pounds of aluminum. Additional aluminum is available for purchase. See description and Logistics for details.

Woodworking Workshop = Base Fee, plus $250. Includes lectures, demos, 1-on-1 project guidance, and access to VCAC's supply of surplus wood and hardware. Additional lumber and hardware can be sourced locally including beautiful rough cut lumber at a discount from Seeger's Sawmill. See description and Logistics for details.


SCHOLARSHIPS

We will be offering a limited number of $100 merit-based and need-based scholarships, scholarships dedicated to local UP residents, and work-scholarships for those on the kitchen crew. Members of Art Shape Mammoth and previous Visitor Center participants are eligible for a reduced rate. Please include your interest in a scholarship on your application.

Applicants are invited to submit a proposal for a twenty minute presentation. Selected presenters will receive a $50 scholarship toward their symposium fee. We are interested in themes of global concern, issues of sustainability, and contemporary radical practice in art and life. Proposals can be submitted with your application.