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Winter 2023 Women's Retreats

Winter Women’s Retreat

January 27-29, 2023 at Cedar Ridge Camp near Bancroft

March 24-26, 2023 at Camp Kintail near Goderich

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 January thru April!  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 $465 + 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!

Location

Camp Cedar Ridge is located near McArthur’s Mills ON, just outside of Bancroft. This site features fabulous winter activities including a skating trail, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, broomball and much more! For those that enjoy the view, but not the cold, many indoor workshops will be held in the great room with gorgeous views of the lake and a wood burning fireplace to make it cozy! The lodge building where we will stay features dorm style rooms with multiple bunks and shared washrooms in the halls. 

Camp Kintail is located near Goderich Ontario and is right on the shores of Lake Huron. Beautiful cabins, yurts and program buildings are scattered across the vast property and there is no shortage of activities available. High Ropes, Zip Lining, Climbing Wall, Kayaking and Outdoor Fitness are just the beginning. With an outdoor theatre steps from the beach, you will find many spots to sit, relax and reconnect with yourself and nature at this beautiful location. Cabin types vary.

Mouth-Watering Food 

All our camps and their very own cooks provide nutritious and delicious meals throughout the weekend with both healthy and indulgent options! Meals will include incredible 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. Camp cooks and their 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

Camp Kintail is located just outside of Goderich Ontario on the shores of Lake Huron!

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Camp Cedar Ridge is located in McArthur’s Mills just outside Bancroft Ontario. 

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