[tabi] Extreme Experience Retreat

  • From: "Nancy Folsom" <nfolsom@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:56:18 -0400

I went to this last year and had a great time.  Thought some of you might like 
to check in to it!!

 5th Extreme Experience Retreat September 28-October 1, 2014 Blue Lake Camp 
Andalusia, Alabama- A retreat designed exclusively for the blind and visually 
impaired adult. Total cost is $200 which includes lodging, all meals for 4 days 
and 3 nights. Recreational activities include swimming, canoeing, water slide, 
aquacise, fun fishing, archery, golf, nature hikes, crafts, hayride, campfire, 
games, dominoes, Beep Baseball sponsored by Andalusia Lions Club-learning 
activities on agenda.

 In addition to the retreat, you can come early and participate in the first 
VIP Alabama Lion's Fishing Tournament will be held Sunday Morning. You will 
need to arrive by 8:15am and tournament time is 9am-3pm.  Grand prize is based 
on total fish weight and winner will get a paid trip to the national fishing 
tournament in Outer Banks, North Carolina.  Cost to participate in the 
tournament is $25 above $200 retreat cost    $1 AL fishing license required 
(purchase prior to tournament)


Sunday 2 pm registration at the gym: motorcycle rides, pool party

5 pm opening ceremony and chapel

6 pm inaugural ball    dressy attire    fine dining and dancing

Monday                                                      5:30 am fun fishing

7:30am reflections by Lake                              8 am country breakfast

9 am- noon break out sessions hosted by AL Institute for Deaf and Blind and AL  
Department of  Vision Rehabilitation  professionals

Noon- lunch                                                         1-2pm 
breakout sessions

2-5pm Recreational activities or free time

5pm- Thanksgiving feast

6 pm- Rev. Jackie Slaughter of Montgomery with percussion instruments 

Tuesday                                                              5:30 am 
fun fishing

7:30 am reflections by Lake                           8:00 am country breakfast

9 am- noon   break out sessions featuring tech tips, ham radio, accessible 
voting machines, I phones, jaws               noon -lunch

1-5pm recreational activities or free time   5pm dinner

6 pm - country/western music and dancing, hayride and campfire

Wednesday                                                         5:30 am fun 

7:30 am reflections by Lake                           8:00 am country breakfast

9-11 am close out group sessions, pack         noon-Lunch and goodbyes

 Limited Availability of Scholarships        Contact Wanda Scroggins for more 
information at 334.428.3335   or email at    wareaglewanda@xxxxxxxxx

Extreme Experience Retreat (EER) Registration by phone call to  Wanda Scroggins 
at 334-428-3335 or email her the  registration information below to : 

Name                              Phone#


Email:                                     T Shirt Size

Emergency Contact information/ special medical needs

Dietary restrictions/Allergies

Age Range 21-30    31-40   41-50   51-60   61-70   71+

Vision Level: sighted       low vision       object perception        light 
perception                blind

Eye condition (optional)

Reading medium: print   large print   Braille   auditory

Mobility needs:  no assistance needed-I need sighted guide-

Cane user---walker-wheelchair-electric scooter-

Guide dog's name__________________

I need to room with                                or Assign a room mate

Sighted friends, spouses are encouraged to attend and join the fun.  
Registration and cost are the same.  

All payments( check or pay pal) go to: Covington VIP Lions

5814 Wilson Dairy Rd        Red Level, AL36474

$25 registration fee due ASAP, no later than August 30,2014

$175 remainder due by September 15, 2014 (if you use pay pal, please check 
friends and family to avoid service charge)

Limited availability of scholarships and day camp rates available. You must 
contact Wanda Scroggins for this information. Check out Blue Lake Camp's 
Website to read about last year's retreat-www.bluelake.com

Blue Lake Camp is located at 8500 Oakwood Lane, Andalusia, AL 36420.  Camp 
phone number is 334-222-5407. Please direct all retreat questions to Wanda 
Scroggins due to retirement of director Phyllis Murray. 

Like us on facebook  EER Extreem Experience Retreat- pics of last year.


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