Traditional Paddlers Retreat,18 - 21 May 2017.

Thank you for your interest in TIPS 2017.  The information below hopefully answers your questions about registration.  But, if not, please e-mail us .
HOW DO I REGISTER?  Four documents are needed to register for TIPS --  the QUSA Waiver, the ACA waiver, the completed registration form and a check made out to TIPS.  Mail all 4 for these documents to Talley Symes 507 Craven St., Beaufort, SC 29902.
What are my stay options?  
The standard package for the weekend is Friday and Saturday night, with meals beginning at dinner on Friday evening and ending with lunch on Sunday. Participants may check in beginning at 10 AM.  The cost for that option, which includes lodging, meals and instruction, is $280.
The extended weekend package is offered to those who want to arrive early, and is necessary for those participating in the hatch cover workshop.  Thursday arrivals are invited to share a "dutch treat" dinner together in Greenwood, SC (place to be announced later).  Breakfast and lunch on Friday are included.   Cost for this package is $345.
What do I Bring?   PFD (life jacket), paddling gear, water bottle, wet suit/dry suit/tuilik, VHF radio, nose plugs, sunscreen, rain gear, yoga mat, insulated mug, insect repellent, clothesline to hang up wet gear, weather appropriate clothing, towels.  This list is not intended to be all inclusive; you may have individual preferences that you want to bring.