What’s there to do in and around our Valley of the Sun?

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We love our city and hope you will too! If you’re coming early or staying after our retreat ends, the “Valley of the Sun” offer so many things to do for you. You’ll quickly become a fan of the area and want to return time and time again. Here’s our shortlist of things to do in our fair city – … Read More

Student Supplies List? Want to ship things ahead to our venue?

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Question: Do we have a supply and tool list?  Where would I ship my boxes? Answer: The student supply list is located in the class descriptions on our website. Scroll most of the way down the page, and you will find what you are looking for. You may choose to ship your things ahead of time to our venue. Here is the … Read More

Can We Chat?

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Could we ask you to do us a favor? We like to keep in touch with you throughout our retreat, and texting is the easiest way for us to stay connected. And, if you are ever in need of one of us, just text us; it’s much easier than trying to hunt us down! Could you text us your name and cell phone … Read More

Let’s get started on our Epic Adventure!

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We’re getting close to when we begin our journey with each other!   Less than two weeks away! We’re so excited and hope you are too! We’re going to begin sending a series of emails to you – We want to make sure you have all of the information you need to make your trip and retreat memorable and fun. And, we invite … Read More

Student Supplies List

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We’re ready…. Danny’s ready…. Are you??? We can’t wait to see you – in two weeks! You’ve been wondering about what you need to bring with you to Danny’s Epic Adventure. Danny gave us the list – it’s not long, and there shouldn’t be anything you need to go out and purchase. He’s bringing all the metals – fuels – … Read More

What’s for Dinner – and Lunch too!

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Are you ready? Have we answered all your questions? Email us if you’re still wondering about anything…. ********** We would like to share the lunch and dinner menus with you so you know what deliciousness you will be served each day. At noon, when we break for lunch, we will head to the Spoke Cafe, where we will make our … Read More

What am I doing? I don’t know; but I know it’s going to be exciting!

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DAILY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS We have created a schedule of events for you, our Dreamers! ——————– Breakfast beginning each morning at 7:00 am Hampton Inn Breakfast Bar Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast each morning at the Hampton Inn before heading over to the Vivi Magoo classroom. ——————– Morning Session 9:00 am until noon Vivi Magoo Classroom Pick out your spot … Read More

TSA makes me nervous

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You can ship your supplies ahead of time to the retreat!

Are You Worried About TSA or the hassle of checking your tools on the plane? TSA is usually pretty good about letting all of your items pass through their inspection if you have them packed in your checked luggage. If you’re worried about checking your beloved tools and torches on the airplane, maybe we can ease your mind a bit. … Read More

Weather in Scottsdale

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We’re only days away from kick-off, and we’re so excited to be able to share this awesome event with you! We know you will have so much fun! Although it’s September, and in most parts of the country, this means cool, crisp fall days and weather weather. Here in Scottsdale, we continue to enjoy another month of summer – sunshine and warm days. … Read More