Visit their website here: https://ymcaofsimcoemuskoka.ca/literacy-services/
No. The Active Living Centre is a dry venue. Please don’t jeopardize our good relationship with our landlord, the Town of Huntsville! However there are good local watering holes within easy walking distance. The Writers’ Handbook has facilities nearby, and you can also check with veteran writers.
Yes, but they’re only open certain times. Look it up in the Writers’ Handbook.
No, it is not mandatory.
You can sleep as little or as much as you wish! You can camp out on the floor in the common room or the sleeping area – or under your desk. You can go home. You can get a hotel room. But if you want to win the coveted “Bum in Chair” award, sleep should be really low on your to do list this weekend!
Layers. Sometimes the AC in the venue can be …temperamental… so you will want to be prepared for anything from “surface of the sun sweltering” to “dark side of Mars freezing”.
Yes, the whole purpose of this event is to raise funds for the YMCA’s Adult Literacy programs. Your registration fee helps cover administrative items – like the venue, and any food that is not donated, etc.