Following are two sections that discuss how to register for this retreat. This year it is necessary
to submit payment separately for your program tuition fee and your lodging and
meal fees. Tuition fees are sent to A.R.E. HQ. Lodging and meals fees are paid directly
to Granlibakken. All payments must be made in U.S. dollars; Canadian funds (check or
cash) cannot be accepted. Please read the information carefully to be sure to submit
your registration and reservation payments appropriately.
LODGING & MEAL RESERVATIONS:
All participants must be registered at Granlibakken and wear their name badge issued by
Granlibakken. For complete details on conference packages or day rates and to register
go to Granlibakken.com and select "conference reservations." The group ID and password
are the same:
ARE2016 . Click on “Reservation Form” and complete and submit it.
An email confirmation will be sent within 24-48 hours. Or you may call Granlibakken’s
Reservations Department at 800-543-3221. Four main lodging types are available: Bedroom
Units, Townhouses, Studios, and Executive Lodges. Please specify your preference
when making your registration. Accommodations without stairs (limited availability) and
double occupancy discount rates are available. A $100.00 per person deposit is due at
the time of booking. Full payment is due by August 5. Check-in time is 4 p.m. and checkout
time is 11 a.m. Meals begin with dinner on Friday and end with lunch on Monday.
Please notify Granlibakken of any special dietary restrictions when making your reservations.
Reservations are due by July 19; any reservations received after this date are on
a space available basis. Reserve your room early to ensure your place!
Register online or mail registration form with payment to
A.R.E. HQ Registrar, 215 67th St., Virginia Beach, VA 23451. A registration confirmation
postcard will be sent to you. You will receive a welcome letter a few weeks before the
program via e-mail or U.S. mail if you do not have an e-mail address. You will receive a
program packet at registration check-in. Signup by July 19, 2016 & Receive a $40 Advanced Registration Discount!
HOW TO GET TO GRANLIBAKKEN:
Granlibakken Conference Center and Resort is located at 725 Granlibakken Road,
Tahoe City, CA 96145. For detailed driving directions or airport and shuttle information
please go to http://www.granlibakken.com/getting_here.php. TRANSPORTATION from
the Reno/Tahoe Airport is available at a cost of $98.00 per person (single rider) or $49.00
per person (2+ passengers) each way through Granlibakken. Advanced reservation
WHAT TO BRING:
Summer at Granlibakken Conference Center can bring all kinds of weather. Bring comfortable
clothing (layering is good), a light jacket or raincoat in case of chilly evenings,
and walking shoes. And do plan on enjoying the pool and tennis courts, so bring your
swimwear and shorts!
Please Note: This resort is at a high altitude location at an elevation
of 6,350 feet. Please see "High Altitude Tips" under
Retreat information and forms above.
DONATIONS TO THE SCHOLARSHIP FUND:
A scholarship fund based on donations enables the Retreat to offer limited scholarships
to those needing financial aid. For information, contact the A.R.E. HQ Registrars. You
are invited to donate to this fund and all donations are tax deductible. Applications for
scholarships on tuition only must be received by June 14.
The Local Area Team Bookstore provides an extensive selection of A.R.E. Press books and other quality
books as well as health care products, CDs, DVDs, videos, and other gift items. Cash, checks, and most credit
cards are accepted. Proceeds support the Local Area Team Bookstore.
AUCTION & RAFFLE:
Please bring your appropriate donations for the silent auction. Auction ends at 4 p.m. Sunday. Raffle: Each
year we receive some special items that we raffle off. If you would like to donate a special item (services,
readings, etc.), please contact Sue Hayes at e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 415-383-5368.
Money raised during the auction or raffle will help support the retreat and scholarship fund.