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Prairie Zen Center Sesshin Registration Form
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If attending part time, specify days/times
Sesshin Fees:
Members (those who are up-to-date with their monthly membership donations)
   Part Time Attendance - $40 for each full or partial day of attendance,
   Full Time Attendance -  $120 for three day, $160 for four day and $200 for five day sesshin.
   Part Time Attendance - $60 for each full or partial day of attendance,
   Full Time Attendance -  $180 for three day, $240 for a four day and $300 for five day sesshin.

Those on limited incomes may request a reduced fee of $25/day
Please indicate sesshin attending in check memo or with PayPal payment. i.e. "July 2017 Sesshin".
The payment should be received by PZC one week prior to sesshin. Registration later than one week prior to sesshin requires an additional $10 per day of attendance added to the payment. A full refund is available for cancellation up to one week before sesshin begins then half refund up to 1st day of sesshin. Your attendance at sesshin is not confirmed until payment is received.

Newcomer’s orientation is the first day at 6:00 p.m. Sesshin begins at 7:30 p.m.
If your schedule changes or your arrival is delayed, please notify PZC by leaving a message at 217-903-3423 or by sending an email to
If you do not own oryoki (eating bowls) and need to rent them, check here and add $5 to your fee.
Work Skills (select all you have experience in)
Cooking  Electrical Carpentry Gardening Word Processing Sewing Flower Arranging
Other information (ie. physical and other conditions limiting participation, serious allergies, etc.)
By submitting this form, you stipulate the following:
I agree to maintain a daily sitting practice between the time of application and sesshin and to participate fully in the entire sesshin schedule. I understand that my physical, mental, and emotional well-being are my own responsibility. I understand that Zen practice is not a substitute for therapy. I am seeking medical care or therapy for existing conditions. I have notified doctors or therapists of my participation and have ascertained their availability for consultation, if necessary. I am capable of undertaking the rigors of sesshin at this time. I have revealed all pertinent information on this form. I also agree to sign a waiver releasing the Center, its directors, volunteers, and the owners of 515 S Prospect from any liability resulting from my participation in sesshin.
If you don't see a confirmation page after selecting "Submit Application", please email to report the errror and to confirm your attendance.