PAPER & BOOK INTENSIVE 2007

Transportation Form

 

OXBOW SCHOOL OF ART

3435 RUPPRECHT WAY

SAUGATUCK MICHIGAN

 

PLEASE PRINT OUT AND RETURN THIS FORM by MAY 20TH  VIA SNAIL MAIL

            to:

Barbara Lazarus Metz

1420 West Irving Park

Chicago, IL 60605

773-549-5324

            Name-                                                                                                                        

            Contact Phone #                                                                                                         

            Email-                                                                                                             

 

Arrival & Departure Information

 

Please plan to arrive the afternoon of Sunday, May 20th by 5:00 p.m. Plan your departure for the morning of Thursday May 31.

 

Arriving by car- time                                                           

 

Arriving by plane to Gerald Ford airport in Grand Rapids

-Airline                                                             Flight #                                   Time                           

Departure by plane from Grand Rapids

-Airline                                                            Flight #                                    Time                           

 

Arriving by Bus or Train to Holland, Michigan

- Arrival time at Holland Bus                           Train                           

- Departure from Holland  Bus                                   Train                           

 

A PBI shuttle, at minimal cost, will run regular trips to pick you up in Grand Rapids or in Holland

 

 

Transportation Information

 

Book a flight to Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids. Most major airlines fly there or

Call Amtrak at 800.USA.RAIL or visit www.amtrak.com for train schedules and fares or

Call Indian Trails at 800.292.3831 or visit www.indiantrails.com for bus schedules and fares.

 
Emergency phone numbers:

 

Oxbow School of Painting 269.857-5811

PBI Co-site hosts are Barbara Metz & Giselle Simon. You can contact us if you have questions about arrival or the camp in advance-

Barbara - b.lazmet@sbcglobal.net, phone 773.549-5324,

Giselle simong@newberry.org, 312.255-3540

 

Getting to Ox-Bow by Car:

Maps in pdf format

From Chicago: Take I-94 through Indiana and into Michigan just past Benton Harbor. I-94 and 196 split. Take 196/31 north (the sign says To Grand Rapids and Holland). Follow this for 36 miles to the Douglas/Saugatuck exit (Exit 36). Exit a hard right, merging with the Blue Star Highway. Head north to Center Street, where there is a stoplight. Turn west (left) at this stoplight onto Center. At the first cross street, Ferry Street, turn north (right). You will see a golf course on the northwest corner of the intersection. Continue north, passing the road to the city beach (Lincoln). The road you are on (now called Park Street) becomes unpaved before reaching Ox-Bow. You will know you have reached Ox-Bow because the road will end and the entrance to Ox-Bow will begin, i.e. Park Street becomes Ox-Bow's driveway.

From Grand Rapids: Take 196 west to the Saugatuck /Douglas, Exit 41, turn right off the exit onto the Blue Star Highway. Take the Blue Star Highway (south) to the first stop light and turn right onto Center Street. At the first 4-way stop you reach turn right (north) onto Ferry Street. You will see a golf course on the northwest corner of the intersection. Continue north, passing the road to the city beach (Lincoln). The road you are on (now called Park Street) becomes unpaved before reaching Ox-Bow. You will know you have reached Ox-Bow because the road will end and the entrance to Ox-Bow will begin, i.e. Park Street becomes Ox-Bow's driveway.

From Detroit: Take I-94 west to Kalamazoo, then get on 131 north to Grand Rapids. Go about 13 miles on 131 then exit at the Otsego exit towards Allegan. This road is M-89, take it west. Just as you get through Allegan, M-89 will split from M-40 as a left turn. Stay on M-89 through Fennville until you reach the Blue Star Highway. Turn right onto the Blue Star. Highway. Follow it for about five miles until you reach the stop light at Center Street and turn left. At the first cross street, Ferry Street, turn north (right). You will see a golf course on the northwest corner of the intersection. Continue north, passing the road to the city beach (Lincoln). The road you are on (now called Park Street) becomes unpaved before reaching Ox-Bow. You will know you have reached Ox-Bow because the road will end and the entrance to Ox-Bow will begin, i.e. Park Street becomes Ox-Bow's driveway.