Early Bird registration begins on Monday, November 20th. Click here to register for the retreat using Eventbrite. Register before January 1st using discount code ‘BUG’ and get a $25 discount. Remember, space is limited so register early to make sure you get in. If you have questions about the retreat, please contact us and we’ll be happy to help.
After you register for the retreat, you must call the Yosemite Bug Mountain Resort at (209) 966-6666 Ext. 2 to reserve your accommodation
Additional fees for lodging and food for the weekend are listed below. All options include taxes, gratuity and eight meals in the fantastic June Bug Cafe. The cafe uses fresh and organic local foods in addition to produce from their own garden to create delectable and nutritious meals. You first meal is dinner Friday night and breakfast Monday morning is the last meal of the retreat. Check out the menu at the Bug website. If you have special dietary requirements, please talk to the Bug staff about this when you register.
If you really want to come to the retreat but you are unable to afford the tuition fees, we may be able to help.
Regular scholarships cover part of your tuition fees, but do not pay for your accommodation. To apply, please complete a regular scholarship application and we’ll get back to you within two weeks.
The Jayme Kelly Curtis Scholarship is awarded to one participant each year and covers all tuition fees and accommodation. Jayme was instrumental in establishing the Yosemite Songwriting Retreat and an inspiration to all who worked and played with her. We award this scholarship based on community involvement and advocacy for retreat. Please visit the Jayme Kelly Curtis Scholarship page to apply.
If you would like to help someone come to the retreat, please consider donating to our scholarship fund.
If you are registered for the retreat but can’t make it, please contact us by email. If you cancel your registration 31 days or more before the retreat, you will receive a full refund for your tuition fees and accommodation. There will be no refunds for participants who fail to show up at the retreat without contacting us before the retreat begins.