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What is Summit?

Summit is the ultimate longarm quilting retreat for computerized and hand guided quilters.  Whether you are an advanced quilter looking to hone your skills or a new quilter just beginning your journey, our educators can put you on the path to success.  Plus, what’s better than a Gammill event?  A Gammill event with extra options to maximize your fun! Whether you want a casual stroll or a trek to the summit we’ve got you covered. Hosted by Gammill, the Summit retreat will feature a menu of classes to select from, fun outings, fellowship with quilters, relaxation and pampering, delicious food, and more, all set in the beautiful mountains of Snowbird, Utah.

Pricing includes hotel, meals, education, and more. See below for details.

Snowbird, Utah

Our retreat will be set in beautiful Snowbird, Utah. The Cliff Lodge at Snowbird is one of North America’s most iconic ski lodges. The majesty of Little Cottonwood Canyon can be explored from the views each room provides whether facing Snowbird’s ski slopes or peering down the glacially carved canyons spilling into the Salt Lake City valley below.

Longarm Quilting Classes

Summit will feature three days of classes from Gammill educators and special guests.  Whether you are a beginner or advanced, computerized Statler or Elevate, hand guided, or own another brand longarm quilting machine, Summit can help you on your journey to being the most confident quilter possible.

Class options include:

Green Circle classes are perfect for beginners and those new to longarm quilting

Blue Square classes are geared toward intermediate students looking to advance their skills

Black Diamond classes will help you take your quilting to the peak with advanced skills

Summit education team to be announced soon!

Fun and Fellowship

Make new friends, enjoy relaxing views, sample delicious food, and don’t miss out on making memories to last a lifetime. Along with classes, Summit will feature entertainment and fun including games, prizes, a keynote speaker, quilter show and tell, optional mountain excursions, and a spa day at Snowbird’s beautifully renovated Cliff Spa featuring a rooftop pool and hot tub and salon.

What is Included

Summit Base Camp: $1,649 (early bird $1,449)

  • Includes hotel accommodations at Snowbird July 21-24 (per person based on double occupancy)
  • Education and classes Friday, Saturday, and Sunday morning
  • Thursday evening reception
  • All meals and snacks Friday and Saturday (including dinner) and breakfast on Sunday
  • One-day access to the Cliff Lodge Spa
  • Transportation from Quilt Festival in Salt Lake City to Snowbird on July 21.


Summit Peak: $2,199 (early bird $1,999)

  • Includes Summit Base Camp
  • Hotel accommodations on July 24 (per person, double occupancy)
  • Summit Peak exclusive education session on Sunday
  • Monday morning session
  • A tour to Salt Lake City
  • All meals on Sunday and breakfast on Monday
  • Tram excursion
  • Special spa experience. 
  • (a combined value of $2,349)

À la carte Options (purchase below)

  • Sunday Stay:  Additional Sunday night hotel stay. Includes breakfast and Monday morning class session. Per person based on double occupancy. $160
  • Tram Excursion: $50
  • Spa Massage: $145
  • Salt Lake City Tour including dinner: $200
  • Single occupancy room: Additional $110 per night

Schedule of Events

Subject to change

Our flexible schedule will allow you to relax and enjoy all amenities Snowbird has to offer.

Thursday afternoon transportation from Quilt Festival in Salt Lake City to Snowbird.

4 to 6 p.m. Check In
7 p.m. Welcome reception

All meals, hotel, and classes are included this day

Intro Class
Tram Tour
Evening Events

All meals, hotel, and classes are included this day

Evening of games, prizes and fun!

Approximately 12 p.m. – Summit Base Camp Ends

Summit Peak Begins
Tour to Salt Lake and Olympic Park
Special Education Session

Farewell at approximately 12 p.m.

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Summit Peak - Hotel and Education Only

Join us for an extra night at Summit Peak. This package includes hotel accommodations for July 24 (per person, based on double occupancy), breakfast on July 25, and the July 25 educational session. Does not include Salt Lake City Tour, Tram Excursion, Spa Experience or Dinner on July 24. To purchase as a package, please select the Summit Peak package option. *Guest meals and activities will be available to purchase at a later date if you select private room and would like to include a non-quilter guest.
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Cancellation Policy

61 days or prior: Refund less $100 processing fee

Cancellation 15 to 60 days prior to event: 50% refund

Cancellation within 15 days of event: no refunds