Until then…

Come and discover our exciting new look! Dive into our updated catalog showcasing our incredible lineup of instructors for 2025.

We can’t wait to welcome back familiar faces and meet new friends. Explore, engage, and let’s make 2025 a year to remember together!


$2,159.00 two or more students sharing a room, each.

$2,699.00 single room.

$1,359.00 non-workshop companion (spouse/friend/partner) sharing a room.

$1,559.00 reside off grounds.

All rates stated above include all meals at Crocker Dining Hall.

ATTENTION: If you know you snore or smoke, please request a single room or come with a willing roommate. Asilomar is a non-smoking facility. Empty Spools Seminars cannot be responsible for any injury, loss or damage sustained by attendees. All information subject to change/ cancellation.


Online registration and payment is preferred.

However, we will accept checks or money orders if mailed in with your registration form. Since we are offering an online option, please keep in mind that spots may be filled before we process any mailed-in registration forms and payments. We will not process any mail-in forms until online registration has been live for one week.

To obtain a mail-in version of the registration form please download from our website, request one by calling 925-222-5509, or e-mail us at: info@emptyspoolsseminars.com.


We strongly encourage the purchase of Cancellation and Travel Insurance whether you are traveling by plane, train or automobile – usually purchased through your travel agent within 14 days of registration and deposit.

All canceled reservations will have the following charges:

Now–120 days $50.00
119–91 days $150.00
90–61 days $300.00
60–0 days No Refunds

Cancellations cannot be made within 60 days prior to session. You may transfer your reservation to another person if unable to attend. All cancellations or replacement information must be in writing or e-mail. All returned checks are subject to a $25 fee. Online payment returns subject to a $50 fee. There will be a $50 fee if you request a class change after registering.