• Base registration includes all speaker events, additional activities, cabin lodging, and dining hall meals.
    Additional food and beverage available for purchase via food trucks.

  • While we recommend staying on-site for the full retreat experience, you're also welcome to choose this option for off-site accommodations if you prefer. This option includes all weekend events and food in dining hall.

    (Keep in mind, Oktoberfest will be taking place in the surrounding towns at the time of the retreat, so prices and availability may be affected.)

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Purchase ProtectionRECOMMENDED

Add Purchase Protection for a small fee and get a 100% refund of your registration purchase should you be prevented from attending due to a qualifying unforeseen circumstance. (Full Terms)

Why protect your registration purchase? Purchase Protection covers:

Severe Illness and InjurySevere Illness and Injury
Death in FamilyDeath in Family
Transportation FailureTransportation Failure
Crime and Home EmergencyCrime and Home Emergency
Employment ObligationsEmployment Obligations
Acts of NatureActs of Nature
Legal ObligationsLegal Obligations

Purchase Protection covers many common unforeseen circumances, but exclusions apply. View full List of qualifying circumstances and exclusions.

* Terms, conditions and exclusions apply. Not available for or applicable to events, attendees, or travel outside of the USA. Purchase Protection is a service offered by Purchase Protection LLC. Purchase Protection is not an insurance policy. It is a service that will refund you 100% of your event fees, taxes and dues should you be prevented by unforeseen circumstances from attending the event. Purchase Protection does not apply to, and will not reimburse, merchandise purchases and charitable donations. Purchase Protection fees will be charged as a separate transaction. Any changes made to your purchase will not change the amount covered in this agreement.

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By registering for this event, you agree to the following terms and conditions:

1. Registration and Payment: To secure your spot at the retreat, a non-refundable registration fee of $250 is required. The total retreat cost, including accommodation, meals, activities, and any additional services, will be communicated upon inquiry. You can choose from multiple payment options, such as credit card, bank transfer, or check, with specific details provided during registration. An initial deposit is required to confirm your reservation, and the remaining balance must be paid according to a predetermined schedule.

2. Early Bird Discount: If applicable, participants who register and pay their deposit by a specified early bird deadline may be eligible for a discounted rate, as outlined in the registration materials.

3. Cancellation and Refund Policy: Cancellations made before a specified deadline (e.g., 30 days before the retreat) may be eligible for a partial refund, minus the non-refundable registration fee and any incurred costs. Detailed cancellation terms will be provided upon registration.

4. Late Payments: Participants are responsible for adhering to the payment schedule. Late payments may result in a penalty or loss of their reservation.

5. Payment Confirmation: A payment confirmation will be sent to participants upon receiving their payment, serving as their official receipt.

6. Participant Conduct: We expect all participants to conduct themselves in a respectful and responsible manner throughout the retreat. Disruptive or harmful behavior may result in removal from the retreat without a refund.

7. Health and Safety: Participants are responsible for their own health and safety during the retreat. We recommend consulting a medical professional before attending, especially if you have any pre-existing health conditions. Follow all safety guidelines and instructions provided during the retreat.

8. Liability Waiver: Participants understand and accept that they engage in all activities and attend the retreat at their own risk. We are not liable for any personal injuries, accidents, or loss of personal property.

9. Photography and Media: By attending the retreat, you grant us permission to use your likeness in photographs, videos, and promotional materials for future events. If you have concerns about this, please inform us in writing.

10. Changes and Cancellation: We reserve the right to make changes to the retreat itinerary or cancel the event for unforeseen reasons. In the event of a cancellation, participants will receive a full refund of their payments.

11. Communication: For any questions, concerns, or support related to payments, registration, or the retreat in general, please contact our customer service team for assistance.

Retreat Waiver and Release of Liability
OCT 4-6, 2024

I, the undersigned, understand that my participation in the BIG MAGIC RETREAT involves certain risks and potential hazards, including but not limited to physical injury, emotional distress, and property damage. In consideration of being allowed to participate in this retreat, I, on behalf of myself, my family, heirs, and personal representatives, hereby voluntarily and knowingly assume all risks associated with the Retreat.

Release of Liability:
I hereby release, waive, discharge, and covenant not to sue The Working Actor Group, The Big Magic Retreat, its agents, employees, and any associated retreat leaders (hereinafter referred to as "the Released Parties") from all liability, claims, demands, losses, or damages on my account caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence or other conduct of the Released Parties or other participants of the Retreat. I also release the Released Parties from any liability related to any property damage, medical expenses, or loss or theft of personal belongings.

Assumption of Risk:
I understand and acknowledge that the activities and services provided during the Retreat may carry risks. I am fully aware of these risks and am voluntarily participating in the Retreat with knowledge of these risks. I agree to abide by any and all rules and safety guidelines provided by the Retreat organizers.

Medical Authorization:
In the event of an emergency, I authorize the Retreat organizers to seek and administer appropriate medical treatment for me. I understand that I am responsible for any medical costs incurred on my behalf.

Use of Likeness:
I grant permission for the use of my likeness in photographs, videos, and other media for promotional and marketing purposes related to the Retreat.

Entire Agreement:
I understand that this document is the entire agreement between the parties, and no oral or other written representations or statements have been made that alter this agreement.

I have read this waiver and release of liability, and I fully understand its contents. I am aware that by signing this document, I am waiving certain legal rights, including the right to sue. I sign this waiver voluntarily and of my own free will.

By registering for our weekend-style retreat, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to these terms and conditions. We look forward to providing you with a memorable and enriching experience during the retreat.

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