Located among the majestic redwoods in the Santa Cruz mountains of Northern California, the retreat is held on 67 mountain acres at the Presentation Retreat & Conference Center. Experienced retreat leader guides participants through the principles and steps of the 12-step program in six one-hour talks. There are 12 step meetings for each program.. Recovery, fellowship and the 12 steps are the focus of these weekends. These retreats are not affiliated with any 12 step program. www12stepretreat.org
Started by John Ratner for those in AA and Al-Anon in 1972, our tradition continues and we welcome newcomers along with long-timers to attend one or more a year. "Leave your troubles at the bottom of the hill", and join us on a spiritual path. Hiking trails, streams, a pond surrounded by benches for meditation and quiet reflection make this a very special place.
Experienced retreat leaders will guide us through the principles and steps of program in 6 one-hour talks. Meals are served buffet style with delicious, healthy choices. Beverages are always available. All linens, towels provided. There is also free time to enjoy the swimming pool (May-Oct), do some step work, fellowship, and naps!.
June 23-26, 2016
Women's spiritual Weekend is recovery for family members and loved ones of addicts. We keep the group small (about 20). Kim H. is back for our 8th year to lead us in workshops, meditations, and meetings. Most cabins have refrigerators, coffee makers, and supply of teas, cocoa and beverage condiments.
2016 price: $320 per person-double occupancy (3 nights) (no day only) September 23-25, 2016
Five talks by Father Tom, some available one-on-on talks available, meetings, fellowship. Father Tom W. SJ has been involved with people in Twelve Step Programs since 1976. A former Director of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps and a teacher, he has degrees in counseling, education and theology. He lectures, counsels, and conducts workshops and seminars internationally.
2016 price: $235 per person-double occupancy (no day only) LIMITED number of single rooms available to first requests with paid registration==NO Guarantee
REGISTRATION AND CANCELLATION POLICY:
Deadline to register 30 days before retreat
Check must be postdated 30 days before retreat date or it will be returned