Music & Storytelling Extravaganza

Story Jam



Story Jam Studio and The Ragdale Foundation are hosting an extraordinary creativity & storytelling retreat in a most magical setting! Enjoy three glorious days of instruction and inspiration while residing on site, or as a visiting commuter. You'll get the chance to refine your established craft as a writer or storyteller,

or simply ignite your passion for personal narrative! 

October 25-27th


Lake Forest, Illinois

In this bucolic backdrop, you'll engage with master teachers, tellers, artists 

and coaches who will spark your imagination and nurture your creative spirit.


There will be many different storytelling and writing workshops; plus, creativity classes, 

a pop up show, daily art projects, chances to perform, morning yoga & meditation, a feedback forum, 

creative visualization, group activitiesmassage, chances for one-on-one, 

and amazing food prepared by an outstanding private chef. 

For a full itinerary, please email

Each of the overnight rooms is equipped for writing, and there are 

magical spots for individual work throughout the grounds.

All live lit storytellers, writers, performers, hobbyists, and enthusiasts are welcome!

Chicago's O'Hare is the closest airport. 

Pricing & Sign up

Claim your spot soon! Very limited enrollment.