2024 Women's Retreat
What to Expect:
We will gather beginning at 8:30am on Saturday for our first session. Breakfast refreshments will be available and you can plan on plenty of hot coffee and tea all weekend long!
What about the Friday evening option? If you can, come early and spend the evening in a way that best suits your needs. The Friday evening option includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, fellowship, and lodging; but, if your soul desires extra rest and not-so-much socialization, grab some food and escape to your cabin early! There is no wrong way to spend your time. After all, this is your time and we want to you enjoy yourself fully and be restored! Adding the Friday evening option is $30 for those staying at camp as well as for commuters.
Registration will include a seat at all speaker sessions, small group studies, worship, three meals on Saturday, two meals on Sunday, snacks, an array of free-time options, a bountiful pouring on of encouragement and inspiration, as well as so much more. Be sure to mark this on registration so we can include you as we prepare and schedule those optional activities. Your registration and cost options are:
Arrive Saturday morning, staying overnight at Riverside = $125
Arrive Saturday1morning, staying off-site but attending Sunday = $115
SATURDAY ONLY registration, no lodging = $100
Friday Add-On (whether or not staying onsite) = $30
8:30-9:00am Check-in with refreshments
9:00am First session
11:15am Small group discussions
1:00-4:00pm Free time activities
4:00pm Regather - Coffee bar and service project
5:00pm Session #2
6:45pm Large group photo and supper
7:45pm Prayer service
9:00pm-ish Campfire with smores
7:30-9:00am Outdoor breakfast or dining hall bfast
9:00am Session #3
10:15am Small group discussions
11:00am Regather and closing, ministry time
11:30am Lunch and depart
12:15pm-? Camp store open
As usual, you will have the ability to stay right here in one of our cozy cabins on camp. We anticipate that groups of ladies will register together and we encourage that - this will allow us to place you and your close peers in a cabin together. There will be a Cabinmate request section in registration that you will want to complete if you have specific people you'd like to be in a cabin with. No cabinmate request? No problem! You are not alone and we are excited for you to connect with your assigned cabinmates as well as the many other women who will be in attendance on this special weekend!
If you personally do not feel comfortable being in a cabin with ladies you do not know or if you'd prefer a hotel, you can check out lodging options right in nearby Story City or Ames.
ADDITIONAL COSTS (optional)
Horseback Trail Ride = $20
Craft Activity = $10
Please email or call Cheri, our Associate Director, if you have any questions!
Cheri@RiversideLBC.org or ph. 515-733-5271