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Art and Photo tour to Winter Park, CO.

Join us for an unforgettable New Year’s experience of Art and adventure! Suitable for individuals or the whole family, we will discover dog sledding, snowmobiling and skiing in this winter wonderland AND illustrate it with color, journaling and photography! In addition, travelers may participate in Art and Photography workshops and visits with local working artists.

The following items are included in the cost of the Winter Park Expedition:
Round trip flight, hotel stay (ski in ski out), travel insurance, shuttles, $100 Safeway card for grocery shopping, all adventures, workshops, photo instruction, art supplies, creative activities, visiting artist, two lunches, a breakfast and a New Years Eve Dinner. A professionally bound photo album of the trip is also included. Each album will be personalized to highlight photos of you and your experience in Colorado.

TRIP ITINERARY
All activities are suitable for children ages 8 and older and are optional to all participants.

Day 1: Travel & Check-In
Fly from Richmond, VA airport to Denver, CO and shuttle to Winter Park Resort. We will meet for an overview of the trip and distribute $100 Safeway cards for food and treats.

Day 2: Day on the Mountain
Snow ski, snowboard or tour the town and ride the lift to the mountain top restaurant. We will have lunch on top of the ski slopes and have a photography workshop (this is also accessible to non-skiers). We will end the evening with journaling and a scrapbooking workshop.

Day 3: Photography and Cross Country Skiing
Start the day off with a continental breakfast followed by a one hour guided tour and cross country ski or guided snowshoe walk (with rentals and a lesson). Everyone will have a day pass for cross country skiing or snow-shoeing. We will break for lunch and Devil’s Thumb Lodge. After lunch, participants will have the option of a photo shoot, journal session, skiing, snow-shoeing, relaxing with a book or treating themselves to a massage at the spa!

Day 4: Snowmobile, Sleigh Ride & Fireworks
Our day will be filled with a snowmobile ride along the continental divide with photography sessions along the way. We will have an early evening horse drawn sleigh ride through the flats, we will stop the feed and photograph horses and shoot Colorado’s grand scenery. Later that evening, participants may photograph the sunset at an outdoor fire pit while enjoying s’mores and hot chocolate. We will then continue the sleigh ride to a five star dining experience with music. After dinner, we will return to the resort to celebrate the New Year with fireworks! Woo Hoo!

Day 5: Free Day
There are many fun options for the first day of 2010. Participants may choose to ski, snowboard, ice skate, snowshoe, tour the resort village or enjoy a shopping excursion to the town of Winter Park.

Day 6:  Dog Sled Tour and Snowshoe
We will start the day off with a Dog Sled Tour…relax and enjoy the ride! Spend your afternoon snow-shoeing, skiing or snowboarding on your own. In the evening we will host a speaker and an art workshop.

Day 7: Check-out and Travel
We will check out of the hotel and shuttle back to the Denver Airport where we will fly back to Richmond, VA.

Options for the Whole Family!
This Art Expedition is designed for individual and family travel. Designed so art students may be enriched, non-art students will have a fun vacation as well. Participants who do not wish to ski may ice skate, shop, sight see, enjoy nature walks or a relaxing massage at the spa!

All participants are welcome to join the evening art sessions and daily photography lessons and workshops to learn how to improve travel, action and nature photography. All experience levels will be addressed.

Activities are suitable for children 8 and older, if you are interested in bringing a child, please contact Amy for further details. Participants must be at least 16 years old (with signed parental permission) to travel alone. Children 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Discounts for children and rooms with more than 2 occupants are available,
please contact Amy for details.

Price is based on the amount of participants.

Contact: Amy Barr (804)437-1104

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