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Housing and Meals

108 acres of natural beauty, wide open spaces, and the gentle flow of Monocacy Creek.

The Institute for Jaques-Dalcroze Education, Inc. offers you simplicity and comfort. Relax at the Retreat Center in a beautifully appointed bedroom with private bath rivaling America's best "bed and breakfasts." Enjoy the delicious meals, meticulously prepared by the resident chef, served in the spacious formal dining hall complete with linen table cloths.  The guests enjoy a hot American breakfast, a complete hot lunch and a delicious full-course dinner.  Every special dietary need is honored with no additional fee including vegan, vegetarian, low sodium, and gluten free among others..


The mission of the School Sisters of St. Francis is to accept all people, and provide an atmosphere of true hospitality. The Sisters provide all the important creature comforts for study including high-speed WI-FI, snacks, ice cream, coffee, and tea twenty-four hours a day.  Photocopying, faxing, and laundry facilities are also available.

The Dining Hall

Sent Free Environment

The Institute for Jaques-Dalcroze Education, Inc.  asks for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to provide a scent-free environment for our students and faculty. Scented products can trigger mild to severe reactions such as respiratory distress and headaches. Please help us by not wearing/using these products when attending classes.

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