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Ultimate Mama & Child Christmas Crafting Retreat

2019 Mama & Child Christmas Crafting Retreat

December 6-8, 2019 at Camp Mini Yo We near Huntsville

The Ultimate Crafting Getaway

Rustic Mama Retreats Christmas Crafting Retreat is unlike anything you’ve ever been to before! It’s the perfect place to make sure you are ready for the holidays. Come relax, refresh and craft until your heart’s content! You’ll have the chance to engage in a variety of instructed crafting sessions and create things like ornaments, holiday cards, xmas wreaths, table centrepieces, winter signs, outdoor decor etc, while sitting in front of the fireplace in a beautiful lodge overlooking the lake. 

Sessions and Workshops

Our Christmas Crafting Retreat will be an all-you-can-craft adventure! Several workshops will take place throughout the weekend and you can choose whether you want to make a Holiday Wreath, Christmas Ornament, Winter Themed Sign or Tray, Table Centrepiece or all of the above! Maybe you’ll spend the morning working on hand-crafted Holiday cards or take part in a winter themed guided painting workshop! The opportunities to be creative are endless!

The fun doesn’t stop there! Evenings will be an opportunity to finish up any projects you didn’t get done during the day, relax by the fire or take part in some fun group activities! This weekend is yours to make!

Registration Costs

At Rustic Mama Retreats we strive to be affordable and accessible to women 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!

Mama & Child (boys or girls ages 8-18) Christmas Crafting Retreat registration cost is $525 + HST

Price is for 1 Mama and 1 Child – Additional Children can be added for $175 + HST

Here’s the breakdown and what’s Included:

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

* 2 nights shared accommodations for you and your child in beautiful lake-side cabins (think bunk beds, friends old and new)

* crafting workshops and sessions of your choosing. All materials are included!

* 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!


Our Mama and Child Christmas Crafting Retreat will be held at Camp Mini Yo We near Huntsville, Ontario. This camp has over 270 acres of property and features a private lake, island, natural rock face climbing wall, archery range, double zip-line, and a high ropes course. Its the perfect location for a Winter Crafting Retreat because they have a snow-tubing hill, cross-country skiing trails, ice skating rink, snowshoeing and so much more! Cabins here are fully winterized, recently built and contain in-floor heating, washroom facilities including showers and feature beautiful pine bunk beds. These cabins have large sleeping areas, 14 beds per section, so larger groups and lots of friends can easily be accommodated.

Mouth-Watering Food 

Camp Mini Yo We’s very own chefs will 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. 

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. 

Wine will be available throughout the weekend but feel free to bring your own beverages as well if you wish.

What To Pack 

Typical weather in December can be somewhat unpredictable.  Be sure to bring a warm jacket, boots and hat for any outdoor adventures you choose to go on… or just relax in your pajama’s all weekend! We won’t tell!

How To Get There

Camp Mini Yo-We is located in Hamilton, Ontario. Only 2.5 hours from Peterborough, or 2.5 hours from Toronto.  

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Check out the highlight video from the 2019 Christmas Crafting Retreat


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