Scrapbooking retreat offers an opportunity for reflection, meeting new friends/spending time with old ones while learning about new scrapbooking tools and techniques
Like in religous or political retreat, they are often conducted at rural or remote locations, either privately or pubilcly at a retreat centre such as a monastery or on ship cruise.
Going on a retreat can be one of the most productive scrapbooking experience that any scrapbook lover can ever undertake. However there are a few things that you have to consider before deciding on a retreat.
Cropping Area: The scrapbooking space is very important, so you should ask, how big is the cropping area? Will it meet your groups or individual scrapbookers needs?
Scrapbooking supplies: Scrapbooking supplies available for scrapbookers to use while on retreat is one of the main attraction to scrapbooking retreats. So it is advisable to get all the information about the scrapbooking supplies available, so that if need be you can take with you additional supplies needed.
Putting together a scrapbooking group: Putting together a group of scrapbooking lovers for a scrapbooking retreat saves you a lot of money while doing what you love, scrapbooking. Most of the retreat offers large discounts for groups. To save money you can decide to go with some friends and family members.
Understand the terms of agreement: Read the contract or terms of agreement carefully. Before deciding or paying for a retreat. The best thing is to make sure that you understand what you are getting into. If for example you have to cancel your retraet will there be any refund?
Location: This is one of the most important decision making factor. Decide how and where you want your retreat. Do you want a homey atmosphere? Hotel or most recently there are scrapbooking retreat cruises. Take a look at the different atmosphere and choose the one that appeals most to you and will give you the much needed inspiration to scrapbook.
Recreational Activities: What recreational facilities do they have? You should take on some recreational activities while on scrapbooking retreat, remember "all work and no play makes jack a dull boy". Nowadays more retreat centers are offering more recreational facilities for their clients.
Here is a list of some of the Scrapbooking retreat
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