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Jane Austen Summer Camp 2013 Schedule of Events

August 25, 2012

The following schedule of events for the JASNA-CT’s first Jane Austen Summer Camp, to be held July 26-28, 2013, is subject to change.

Summer Camp Conference Theme: Random Acts of Regency Naughtiness!

Friday, July 26

7:00 p.m. – Registration opens

7:30 p.m. – Welcome and Keynote Address.

Keynote to be delivered by Dr. Mark J. Schenker, associate dean and English lecturer, Yale College.

8:45 p.m. – Evening Mixer (refreshments)

9:30 p.m. – Game: Who Wants to be a Duchess?

Saturday, July 27

8:30 a.m. – Breakfast

10:00 a.m. – Breakout Session 1 *

11:15 a.m. – Breakout Session 2 *

12:15 p.m.  – Lunch

1:30 p.m. – Breakout Session 3 *

2:45 p.m. – Breakout Session 4 *

4:00 p.m. – Tea

6:00 p.m. – Regency Dance Workshop lead by Susan de Guardiola

7:30 p.m. – Dinner

8:30 p.m. – Keynote

Evening keynote to be delivered by Irene Urban, Regency food and dining expert.

9:15 p.m. – Regency Ball (called by Susan de Guardiola)

 

Sunday, July 28

9:00 a.m. – Gather for Promenade to the General Mansfield House, headquarters of the Middlesex County Historical Society

9:30 a.m. – Tours of the historic General Mansfield House

11:00 a.m. – Brunch

12:00 p.m. – Keynote

Keynote to be delivered by Dr. Mark J. Schenker, associate dean and English lecturer, Yale College

1:00 p.m. – Farewell and Prize Raffle

2:00 p.m. – Ice cream sundaes and viewing of a Jane Austen movie (optional)

Workshops

  • Regency Penmanship
  • Regency Hairstyles
  • Make a Regency Reticule or Wallet (Attendees should bring their own sewing essentials: scissors, hand sewing needle, and a thimble. All other supplies–pins, thread, and pre-cut reticule and wallet kits–will be provided.)
  • Silhouette Making

*Attendees will be randomly assigned to a breakout session group. The workshops will be held concurrently during each breakout session, and each breakout group will rotate to a different workshop at the designated times.

This schedule of events for the JASNA-CT’s first Jane Austen Summer Camp, to be held July 26-28, 2013, is subject to change.

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