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Winter 2021 Women's Retreats

Winter Women’s Retreat

January 22 – 24, 2021 at Cedar Ridge Camp near Bancroft

February 19 – 21, 2021 at Camp Trillium near Brantford

March 26 – 28, 2021 at Camp Trillium near Brantford

The Ultimate Winter Getaway

Rustic Mama Retreats Ultimate Winter Getaway is the perfect place for you to shake off those mid-winter blahs! Come relax, refresh and reconnect with yourself and other like-minded women in the heart of the winter season! You’ll have the chance to engage in a variety of amazing sessions such as yoga, sign making and jewellery making workshops, snowshoeing*, cross-country skiing*, ice skating* and the opportunity to partake in workshops taught by talented guest speakers on a variety of topics, all designed to be fun, exciting and allow you to relax and recharge! *Some activities are weather dependent

Sessions and Workshops

Our Winter Retreat is full of adventure! Whether you love the snow or hate being outside in the cold, you will find plenty of activities to keep you busy in February!  Fun, adventure, education, friendship and relaxation await you at our mid-winter escape!

Maybe you’ll spend the morning creating a masterpiece! Take a guided painting workshop, or try your hand at making a rustic wooden sign, hand-stamped jewellery or an authentic dream-catcher. 

Outdoor Adventure more your thing? If its cold enough, slip on some skates an take the trail around the lake or hop in the rink and have a fun ice hockey game! Cheer each other on as you tackle the snow trails in snowshoes, climb to new heights on the rock climbing wall or take your aim in the archery field! 

The fun doesn’t stop there! Evenings at Rustic Mama Retreats are filled with entertainment and laughter! From Friday night entertainment to an epic Saturday Dance Party!  We’ve got the perfect recipe for exciting evenings! 

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Registration Costs

At Rustic Mama Retreats we strive to be affordable and accessible to families everywhere. We don’t want anyone to miss out on the fun! While some retreats offer programming of this kind for $800-$1200, we’ve worked hard to offer great value for a much lower cost!

Winter Retreat registration cost is $425 + HST

Here’s the breakdown and what’s Included:

* 2 nights shared accommodations in gorgeous, rustic cabins (think bunk beds, friends old and new)

* 6 delicious camp-prepared meals and a variety of snacks throughout the day. You definitely won’t go hungry!

* workshops and sessions of your choosing on a variety of topics. All materials are included

* morning programs to start your day such as yoga & meditation 

* evening activities both nights that is bound to be filled with fun, laughter and adventure

* a gift to commemorate your fabulous weekend and much more!


Cedar Ridge Camp is the perfect winter destination! Activities here include ice skating, snow shoeing, sledding, cross country skiing, hockey and so much more! Located on a pristine 150 acre site in the heart of the Madawaska Highlands, it boasts over 3400 feet of shoreline and is in close proximity to Algonquin Park. 

Cedar Ridge Camp features a beautiful winterize lodge with multiple bedrooms and washrooms throughout. It has a large lounge area complete with wood burning fire place, which is great for cozying up with your morning coffee and looking out at the lake.  Most rooms accommodate up to 10 people so be sure to let us know if you are coming with friends.

Camp Trillium located just 1 hr outside the GTA. Located on 142 acres, this camp offers gorgeous views of their 35 acre private lake, as well as incredible activities such as rock climbing, high ropes, archery, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and so much more. Built in 1998, this facility is modern and has all the amenities of home.

Camp Trillium accommodations feature 8 large accessible winterized cabins with a semi-attached design. There are several rooms within each cabin, which can accommodate groups of 4-16 and all have heat, hydro and several outlets. Washrooms, with showers, are also located inside each section of the cabin as well so no need to wander outside in the middle of the night. 

Mouth-Watering Food 

All our camps and their very own chefs provide amazing, nutritious and delicious meals throughout the weekend with both healthy and indulgent options! Meals will include incredible homemade baked goods, vegetarian options and a delicious salad bar. 

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Please be sure to inform us of any food allergies/intolerances or health issues you feel we should be aware of well before arriving at camp. Our incredible chef and his staff can satisfy all special dietary needs, as long as we know in advance. 

Some wine will be available during the dinner and the evenings but feel free to bring your own beverages for consumption in your cabin if you wish.

What To Pack 

Typical weather in Winter can be somewhat unpredictable.  Be sure to bring a warm jacket, boots and hat for night-time campfires as well as several changes of clothes in case the snow gets the best of you!

Warmer weather means muck, so rubber boots might be beneficial!

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How To Get There

Cedar Ridge Camp is located in McArthurs Mills, Ontario, just outside of Bancroft. A beautiful scenic country side drive!

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Camp Trillium is located in Waterford, Ontario. Just a short drive from the west side of the GTA.

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Check out the highlight videos from previous Winter Women’s Retreats