Frequently Asked Questions
Here are many of the questions we get asked over and over and
over again, so much so that we have consistent answers. If nothing else,
we get to repeat the stuff on the front page...
- What are the mass dances?
Check the Mass Dances page on the website for
dances, music and notes.
We'll be (re)teaching these Friday night, around 8pm.
- When is the Ale?
April 25-27, 2008
- Where is the Ale?
Grundig Hilltop Camp, up the hill from
Camp Hess Kramer
of years past, Malibu, CA
- What is the Theme?
Ale'ection Central - The Campaign for the Presidential Morris Team!
- Will there be skits?
Of course there will be skits! The shorter and funnier, the better.
- What is the suggested dress for the feast?
The Saturday feast will be a party caucus for delegates. Get your ballots
ready and dress appropriately!
- What is the average airspeed velocity of an unladen
swallow in flight?
- How much are the ale fees?
$120 until the ides of March, $130 until Tax Day, $140 after April 15, if we
have room. Checks should be made out to Brian Smith.
- Who do we make the checks out to?
Make the check out to Brian Smith, but mail it and your registration info to
Nora Jesch, 830 E. Tularosa Avenue, Orange CA 92687.
- What's the deal on food?
Yes, we will have some. The food at the camp is designed for Kosher
omnivores. If you have any issues with this, please note that on your
registration form and we will do our best to accomodate you. The more
notice we have, the better chance of feeding you appropriately.
- How much are T-Shirts?
$15 - such a deal!
- Is there a child rate?
Kids 5 and under are free, all others are full price.
- Should I list my under 5 child on registration form
YES! Otherwise there will be no room on the bus or in a bunk.
- Should we email the registration form?
You should have
already received a registration letter or email. Follow the directions
on that. If you didn't get one,
- In a nutshell, what are we doing?
Workshops on Friday, starting around 1pm
Spaghetti dinner follows.
Tours on Saturday - we're part of the Ventura Arts Festival this year
Inaugural Ball Saturday evening - appropriate attire requested
Skits to follow dinner
Possibly more workshops Sunday morning
Dancing at the pub until you have to leave Sunday afternoon
- Will there be any religious observances organized?
None of us feel qualified to lead anything, but if someone else is, we are
happy to set aside time and space for you.
- When should my return flight depart?
Between 3 and 7pm Sunday seems to work best.
- Who is the transportation coordinator?
We've got several folks working on it.
with your question and we'll get it to the right person.
What to bring
- Do I need a sleeping bag?
Yes! Please bring bedding or sleeping bag, toiletries and your own towel. If you need a pillow and
a teddy bear, bring those too.
- Is the event BYOB?
We will provide soft drinks, water on the buses, wine with dinner, and beer
at the camp. Anything else is up to you.