Join Girls With Guts for our 2019 Annual Retreat!
This year, our larger Girls With Guts retreat will be in Deckers, CO at Camp Shadybrook from November 1-4, 2019!
This year is going to be bigger and better than ever. We have so many exciting things planned, and we can’t wait to see your smiling faces!
What can I expect?
A huge WELCOME BACK to our annual retreats! New activities, some new faces, some of your favorite faces, and a weekend of sisterhood.
Whats the housing situation?
There are two big lodges where you’ll be staying that have two sides for bunks, and a room in the back. The two sides hold 20-22 people each and the rooms in the back can hold around 10 people.
Whats the bathroom situation?
There is a bathroom in between the two sides of each lodge, one in the dining hall, and one in the dance hall. Camp Shadybrook also provides porta potties all over the place! So you’re never without a bathroom.
WHEN CAN I REGISTER?
Registration opens March 1st, 2019.
Registration closes 11:59PM on August 30th, 2019. There are spaces for 70 attendees total.
How much does it cost?
Registration is $300.
Registration fees cover all activities for the weekend, all meals, sleeping accommodations, a T-shirt, and a GWG gift bag stuffed with fun and helpful items and information!
The registration fee does not cover travel expenses.
Please fill out the info form below. The form must be completed 60 days prior to the Retreat. If you do not complete and submit this form by September 1st, 2019, you will not be able to attend the event
Can I carpool with others attending the retreat?
Of course! In fact, for this one, we encourage it! The carpool doc is available here.
WHAT IF I NEED TO CANCEL
Don’t worry. We have a policy for this! Unfortunately, due to the deposit we have to put down, we can only offer refunds up to a certain period.
90 days prior to the retreat (August 3rd)- 100% refund
60 days prior to retreat (September 2nd) – 50% refund
45 days prior to retreat (September 17th)- No refunds will be given
If you need to cancel after the 45-day mark, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will provide you with a donation receipt for the full amount of your registration fee. Sorry, no exceptions.
WHO DO I CONTACT IF I HAVE A QUESTION FOR GWG ABOUT THE RETREAT?
Elizabeth Cutler - email@example.com
Alicia Aiello - firstname.lastname@example.org
8716 S Y Camp Rd, Deckers, CO 80135
If you’d like to contact the Retreat Center for any reason: (303) 647-2313
Closest Airport (s)
Denver International Airport is about 1 hour 50 minutes to 2 hour drive.
Colorado Springs airport is about 1 hour 20 minutes.
UCHealth Pikes Peak Regional Hospital
16420 W US-24, Woodland Park, CO 80863 (23 miles away)
ARE THERE SCHOLARSHIPS?
Each year Girls With Guts fundraises and collects donations to offer scholarships. This year we are able to offer 3 scholarships from a fund started by the Lewin Family in memory of Jessica Lewin, a daughter, sister and friend of many.
Jessica battled Crohn’s from a young age and had an ostomy for many years. Her family and friends would like to support other women in her situation by sending them on GWG retreats.
You can read about the Jessica Lewin Memorial Scholarship here: https://www.girlswithguts.org/jessicalewinfund
For those who cannot afford the associated fees for the weekend, we offer scholarships to cover registration fees. For additional information about scholarships, or if you are interested in sponsoring someone or donating a Retreat spot, please contact email@example.com.
The scholarship does not cover travel expenses.
X DATE – Scholarship applications closes
X DATE - Scholarship winners will be announced
If you apply for a scholarship, but do not receive one, a spot at the event will be held for you if you wish to register after winners are announced. You will not miss your chance to join us