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forestART

2020 COURSES

AUGUST LONG WEEKEND!
FRIDAY, JULY 31 - MONDAY, AUGUST 3

Unleash Your Creativity

Come let the brilliance of Saskatchewan’s boreal forest inspire your creative spirit. forestART offers you four days to completely immerse yourself in your own art practice –  in a medium you are versed in, or something completely new! Step out of your day-to-day to find a community of like-minded creatives.

Class sizes are restricted to a maximum of 8 so you receive incredible one on one instruction.

Classes are held outdoors under shaded structures to ensure you are fully immersed with Nature.

Covid-19 Policy: 

Physical distancing during class and throughout the Ness Creek Site must be practiced.
Each participant will have access to their own outhouse for the duration of their stay.
Participants will be given their own workspace and set of tools to use for the duration of the class.
Some tools and equipment may be shared by participants which will be sanitized with bleach after each use. The shower house will be open each night from 7:00 – 10:00pm and will be sanitized after each use.

 

As seen on...

“As I wandered the tables set up on the stage, it was easy to see just how different each participant’s vision was.” 
– Ashlyn George

PRICING

$ $495
  • 21 Hours of Art Instruction
  • "Palette Cleanse" Boreal Appetizers
  • The peace & inspiration of the Forest
  • A Community of Fellow Artists
  • Optional Morning Yoga

Add Ons

Whether you want to rough it on your own or enjoy full luxury in the forest, we've got you covered

Course Materials

Varies per Class
  • For most classes we source and supply specific tools, equipment and materials. Each class is different and these fees can be found on their webpages.
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Accommodations

Options to suit your style!
  • Camping, No Power - $40
  • Camping with Power - $75
  • Private Cabin - $79 /night & Up

Meals

Homestyle & Hearty Meals
  • Cook for Yourself - FREE
  • Lunches Only - $65 + GST
  • Full Meal Plan - $160 + GST
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Heres's what people are saying about

forestART

“Yes, the nature was extraordinary. Yes, the artwork I did was illuminating and showcased so much growth as an artist,. Yes, the food was incredible. And Yes, it was overall a great experience. BUT the best part of forestART for me where THE PEOPLE, who were  UNFORGETTABLE.” 
– Kim

Are you Ready for forestART?

Now is your chance! Step out of your day-to-day and immerse yourself in the beauty of the boreal forest spending time doing art that you love! 

MOUTH WATERING MEALS & BOREAL BITES

It’s nice to let someone else do the cooking and focus on your creativity.  Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, and other dietary restrictions can be accommodated.

All meals are individually served, take out style.

Cook On Your Own

Feel like cooking for yourself? No problem! If you book a cabin, you will have the basic amenities to cook on your own.

Lunches Option

Lunches are a great option if you want to save some money by looking after your own breakfasts & suppers, but still want to enjoy socializing with other artists over the noon hour. The Lunches Only option includes Lunch on Thursday - Sunday.

Full Meals!

The full meal option includes Lunch on Thursday to Lunch on Sunday, for ten meals total. forestART is catered by Wanda with Big River's Third & Main Restaurant. The food is all hearty, homemade, & take out style.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Cozy up in rustic luxury, bring your own RV with power hookup or get a little more rugged.  Either way you’ll be immersed in the beautiful Boreal Forest!

Full list of accommodation options with photos available on Registration Page!

The MervInn
Sleeps 4 - $129 per night
Delta Ness South
Sleeps 3 - $99 per night
Endless Camping
No Power - $15/night
With Power - $27/night
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Private Cabins

We have a lovely selection of eclectic and cozy cabins to suit your need for your own space and comfort during forestART. Cabin options are available for viewing on the registration page or by click the the icon above.
Starting at $79 / night + tax

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Shared Cabins

Feeling social? And like you're want all the fun of being back at summer camp,, only as an adult with all the freedom that entails? This option is great if you want the comfort of a cabin, but don't need one all to yourself! Or if you're coming with a friend or two and want to bunk together.
NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Camping

Find a beautiful spot all your own to set up your tent or pull in your camper. The whole site is yours if you don't need power. We also have great powered camping sites close to the main gathering area for your convenience, though we do not have sewer/water hookups!
Non-powered: $15/night + tax
Powered: $27/night + tax

Are you Ready for forestART?

Now is your chance! Step out of your day-to-day and immerse yourself in the beauty of the boreal forest spending time doing art that you love! 

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