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September 2021 Weekend Retreat at Santa Claus

When: September 10th -12th, 2021
Location: SANTA'S LODGE in Santa Claus, IN.  (just a quick 20 minute drive to the store!)
Price: $180 or Early Bird Special of $160 for Friday beginning at 3pm and concluding on Sunday at 3pm!  Want the Early Bird Special and save $20?  All you need to do is have your retreat balance paid by August 20th.
Form needs to be received by August 20th...not postmarked. Please allow yourself enough time for the form to get here.

What all you get:  4 meals (Friday Dinner, Saturday Lunch& Dinner catered in, and Breakfast on Sunday). Please note- meals have not been finalized yet.  A 6-8 ft table.  A Goody Bag.  A SUPER CUTE, Exclusive Shirt (Sizes 2x and up will have an added $2-$4 Charge).  Product Demos.  & of course...Lots of Prizes!


Sign ups start NOW...

We will be using registration forms for the retreats this year
Print out the registration from HERE <------

Download the registration form HERE. (in case you missed it above-lol) Fill it out and send in your check or money order ASAP. Checks need to be made out to HANNAH THYEN and mailed to The Doodlebug at 671 3rd. Ave. Ste C. Jasper, IN 47546.

Lodging-Rooms are available for $109.99 plus tax per night if you decide to stay at the on-site hotel.
Call the hotel direct to book your room at 812-937-1902.  Make sure you Mention you are with the Doodlebug Retreat!!  There are also cabins in the area that you can rent and Santa Claus has a great Campground if you want to "Glamp" or "Rough It!"

Need a Roommate...or two??  We have set up a RETREAT EVENT page on Facebook, just for this retreat!  This is a GREAT place to post if you are looking for someone to share a room with!   We always have gals looking for a roomie to split the costs with...and you are in there SOOO very little anyway!  

Games/ Activities:
Guessing Game– Once again we will have our big supply guessing game, where everyone who wants to participate bring in one or more of the item (Supply will be announced closer to retreat time).   The person who guesses closest without going over wins the entire stash!!!
Scrap fairy Visits–Be on the lookout, once again, for that sneaky Scrap fairy!  She promises to come ONCE this year...SO, you don't want to miss that!
Technique Challenges– The Doodlebug Girls have started a list of techniques to challenge your scrapbooking brain, each challenge you complete (one per layout) gets you closer to getting a ticket and more tickets equals more prizes!!  So complete as many Techniques as you can to earn those tickets!
Classes–There will be 1 or 2 optional classes offered throughout the weekend to help you learn a few new tricks and get even more done!

And much, much more planned for the weekend!
Retreat Includes:
Games & Challenges 
One Heck of a Goody Bag
LOTS and LOTS’O Food 
An Exclusive Retreat Shirt
Product Demos
Contests to earn extra tickets

Common Questions Asked-->

Do we get out own table?....YES,  you get your own 6-8ft table to FILL UP with all of your crafty goods!
Can we leave our stuff sit out all weekend?...YES, no packing up until Sunday!  Don't worry, we lock the room each night so your crafty stash is SAFE!
Can I bring something that needs to be plugged in?...YES, but make sure you bring an extension cord!!  We are in a banquet room, so the plug-ins are far along the walls and we cannot guarantee you a spot by a plug in.  We suggest you bring a surge protector, an extension cord and painters tape for the cord!

Does the Celebration Room  have WiFi?...YES!!
Are there snacks provided?...YES- by all the croppers!!  When you bring snacks and drinks to get a few extra prize tickets!!
Will the Photo Booth be back?...WHY YES IT WILL!!!  
Will the Doodlebug set up a little store at the retreat Yes we will!!  The store is also open for regular business hours that weekend too!  and will get a coupon to use at the Jasper store!  If you are traveling from far for the retreat, please plan to stop by and we will honor your coupon before you even get to the retreat to get it!

Will we get a coupon for the store like we usually do?? YES you will!! You will get a coupon for 15% off to use at the Jasper store all weekend long.

Important Retreat Policy Information:
Your registration serves as confirmation that you have read and understand our policies.
Deposits & Payments: A $60 deposit is part of your registration fee and it is non-refundable. Registrations are processed on a first-come, first-serve basis with payment. Please understand that we cannot 'hold' spots for you or your friends without registration & the event payment being made. If you are registering for your friends, please make sure to include a registration form for each person. Cancellation & Refund Policy: Refunds are permitted up to 30 days in advance of the event for a refund of fees paid, less the $60 deposit portion. Cancellations after the 30 day cut off will receive a fund in the form of a Store Credit only, minus the $60 deposit portion. All cancellations or transfers must be notified in writing to Due to contracted commitments to the hotel & event space, refunds cannot be issued for cancellations received less than 10 days prior to the event, unless you are able to find a replacement for you spot. There will absolutely be no refunds for no-shows. There are no refunds for weather including travel delays related to weather.

General Policies: By registering and agreeing to these terms, you hereby release The Doodlebug, Inc and its employees from any and all liability, claims, damages, losses, lawsuits, costs and expenses of any kind which arise out of or result from attendance in a Doodlebug, Inc event.
Your registration serves as confirmation that you have read and understand our policies.
We reserve the right to cancel a Weekend Scrapbook Retreat if there is not a minimum of 40 people. If that happens, we will refund your money. I also understand that any product that is sold during the Weekend Retreat will be processed through The Doodlebug, Inc and all sales will be final at the time of purchase. By attending our retreats, you consent to the use of photos or video in which you may appear in our promotions and marketing. By registering, purchasing, and attending this weekend retreat, I agree to this disclaimer and cancellation policy.
Hannah Thyen The Doodlebug, Inc 671 3rd Ave. Ste. C Jasper, IN 47546
UPDATED Cancellation Policy & Retreat Disclaimer 6/19/2020


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  • The Doodlebug, Inc.
  • 812-482-4949
  • 671 3rd. Ave
    Jasper, IN  47546
  • MON-FRI: 10 - 6:00 | SAT 10 -4, Sunday CLOSED