May 2, Thursday
The water park will be open from 5:00 to 9:00.May 3, Friday
The water park was originally scheduled from 4:00 to 10:00 on Friday.
Then they said they would open in the morning... so that makes the day less simple! :-)
9:00 Sandra Dodd, welcome, basics, gratitude, abundance
10:00 Participants: Who helped you move toward better parenting and unschooling? (notes)
LUNCH: The hotel restaurant (Mississippi Valley Grill and Bar) will be open for lunch with limited menu from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. especially for us.
1:00 Alex Polikowsky: Safety on the Unschooling Path—things to remember
2:00 Participants and Sandra, Breathing
Demonstration of how to breathe if you're angry and you want to stay angry, and how to breathe if you want to be calm and thoughtful2:30 Jill Parmer: Perspectives of Unschooling—How it looks from different angles.
I hope this will boost your confidence and better prepare you for the questions folks always seem to ask about unschooling.3:30 break, so there's time to get suited up and to the water park
May 4, Saturday
The water park is open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday
9:00 Sandra: Being your Child's Partner
10:00 Question-and-Answer panel, answering questions submitted in writing, and from the room
11:00-1:00 lunch break (though people can come back in after they eat, to talk and hang out)
1:00 Jill Parmer: Understanding Misunderstandings
Some blips I've seen along my family's unschooling path, and ideas to help you avoid them.
2:00 Participants: "What do you wish you had known sooner?"
Think of something if you can, and of a way to word it succinctly so that others in the room then Have It. :-) We can fill the room with wisdom.3:00 break
Sandra will start this off with a bit of what she's learned from and about dads, and then leave the men to this on their own.
May 5, Sunday
The water park is open from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday
Checkout is at 11:00, so check out before the morning sessions OR call the desk for an extension OR leave in time to check out.
10:00 Sandra: The Future
11:00 Thank you and Good-Bye, those who need to should leave and check out of rooms, Questions and Answers can continue as a fade-out until noon.