Club Bead 2018

Join us February 1st – February 5th, 2018 for our second annual Club Bead event at the lovely Club Med Sandpiper Bay, in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Three glorious days of fun, sun, and beading with our incredible instructors Cynthia Rutledge, Melanie Potter, and Nancy Cain. Your registration fee for Club Bead includes everything – room, food, drink, and all classes! It’s a fabulous opportunity to enjoy warm, sunny Florida while learning from the best. Click here to register now!

Instructors and Projects

Please note that Cynthia and Nancy are working on their project designs. We will upload them the second they arrive!

 

 

Club Med Sandpiper Bay

Club Med Sandpiper Bay is located near Port St. Lucie, Florida, about two hours north of Miami. Sandpiper Bay is an all-inclusive resort, meaning that your full accommodations are included in your registration fee. Room, all meals, all beverages (including alcohol!), plus access to most of the club’s amenities, which include a wide variety of activities, such as golf, Beach Volleyball, Tennis, Sailing, Kayaking, Yoga and so much more. The facility offers state-of-the-art equipment, top professional instructors, and exceptional group lessons for all skill levels. It’s the perfect place to relax and indulge in a few guilty pleasures with friends or family.

Club Bead Schedule and participation

Club Bead classes take place over three days – Friday, February 2nd through Sunday, February 4th. Students are divided up into groups, with each group taking classes from each instructor on rotating days, so everyone takes all three classes. Registration takes place on Thursday, February 1st; students can also make kit selections at that time. Note that kit costs are set by the instructors. Each instructor usually sends out a list of kit components in advance, in case students want to bring their own supplies.

Spouses, partners or guests are welcome to join students for a fun and relaxing retreat without classes.  They will pay a reduced rate, which does not include class fee. Otherwise, they have full access to the Club Med facilities.

Retreat Prices and Payment Plan

Space at Club Bead is strictly limited to 45 participants to insure a wonderful learning experience. Registration opened about 10 days ago for last-year’s participants, and we are about 40% sold already – we suggest that you register early to hold your spot.

  • Single occupancy rooms are priced at $1,195.00 per person
  • Double occupancy rooms are priced at $995.00 per person
  • Non-participating guests are $595.00 per person

Payment Schedule

A $250.00 deposit will hold your space at Club Bead. The balance will be due in two equal payments. the first payment will be due by September 30th, the second by November 30th. We will invoice you in advance of both payments. Register Now

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel before 9/30/17, you will receive a full refund, less a $25.00 processing fee. All of the projects will be posted by this date for review.
  • If you cancel after 9/30/17, but before 11/30/17, we will retain your $250.00 deposit
  • If you cancel after 11/30/17 but before 12/15/17, there will be a 50% cancellation penalty
  • Cancellations after 12/15/17 are not eligible for a refund.

Please note that cancellation penalties are calculated on the full amount of your booking.

Non-Participating Guest

If you have a spouse, friend, or partner, that would like to join you at Club Bead, they are welcome to do so. Registration for a student+non-participating guest is considered a double-occupancy room with a rate of $1,590.00 for both, subject to the same cancellation policy outlined above.

Arrival information and extending your stay

Your reservation at Club Med begins Thursday, February 1st, 2017 and ends on Monday, February 5th, 2017. Club Med does not offer early check-in or late check-out, however, guests are welcome to arrive at the resort at lunchtime on their first day, and stay on-site until after lunchtime on their departure day.

If you or your guests would like to spend extra days at the resort, you must request the dates through South Florida Jewelry Arts Guild. The charge for extra resort night(s) will be set by Club Med, based on availability and how far in advance your request is made. The fee for extra room night(s) will be due and payable when the reservation is confirmed, and cannot be added in to your Club Bead payment schedule.

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