Where is WMAW?
The DeKoven Center in Racine, Wisconsin is located 60 miles north of Chicago.
The DeKoven Center began as Racine College in 1852, and was the first college built west of the Appalachians. Dr. James DeKoven came from St. John’s School in Delafield, Wisconsin to become Warden of the College in 1859 and remodeled the campus, basing the quadrangle on English colleges at Oxford and Cambridge, with faculty and students living together in dormitories and eating together in a common Refectory, known today as the Great Hall.
During the Western Martial Arts Workshop, a somewhat rowdier bunch fill the campus and one can only wonder at what Dr. DeKoven would have thought.
I’m not staying on campus, where can I crash?
Racine is not a small town. There are a wide variety of hotels, motels, and bed & breakfasts in the area; even campgrounds for the intrepid!
We suggest that when choosing a location, check its distance from DeKoven and make sure that you have a viable way to get back and forth to the Workshop!
OK, but what about … ?
If you have any other questions while planning your trip to WMAW, feel free to contact us. We can’t guarantee that we’ll know the answer, but we’ll do our best to find out, or get you to the right person. The goal for the weekend is to have fun and work hard once you get here, not work hard to get here!
The DeKoven Center
600 21st Street
Racine, WI 53403