2018 Lakeshore Retreat Schedule!

2018 Lakeshore Retreat Schedule

Thursday, September 27th – Pre-Retreat Option

Gate closed until 3:00 pm

3:00 pm            Pre-Retreat Check-In (for those who purchased the pre-retreat option only)

3:00 pm            Free time & Fellowship

6:00 pm            Pizza Dinner

7:00 pm            Free time & Fellowship

9:00 pm            Campfire Meeting

Friday, September 28th – Pre-Retreat Option

7:00 am            Early Risers Fireside Meeting


Breakfast and Lunch are on your own.

Free time and fellowship until general retreat activities begin.

Friday, September 28th

3:00 pm            General Check-In Begins

3:00 pm            Free time & Fellowship

6:00 pm            Dinner (available throughout the evening for late arrivals)

6:45 pm            Ice Breaker

7:30 pm            Opening Announcements

8:00 pm            Speaker – Michael K., Seattle, WA

9:00 pm            Campfire Meeting

10:00 pm         Game Night

Saturday, September 29th

7:00 am            Early Risers Fireside Meeting

8:00 am            Breakfast

9:15 am            Workshop – “Don’t Let Four Kill You”

10:30 am          Workshop – “I Have Character Defects and I’m Not Afraid to Use Them”

12:00 pm         Lunch

12:00 pm         Horseshoe Tournament Begins!

2:00 pm            Workshop – “Meditation: Zen Mind – Sober Mind”

3:15 pm            Workshop – “Drop the Rock”

4:15 pm            Free time & Fellowship

6:00 pm            Dinner

7:30 pm            Speaker – Bobby W., Boston, MA

8:30 pm            Sobriety Countdown

8:45 pm            Raffle

9:45 pm            S’mores & Snores (Fireside)

10:00 pm         Barn Dance

Sunday, September 30th

7:00 am            Early Risers Fireside Meeting

8:00 am            Breakfast

8:45 am            Announcements

9:00 am            Speaker – Catherine N., Portland, OR

10:00 am          Checkout – please checkout prior to 10:45 am



2018 Lakeshore Retreat Workshops Announcement!

We are proud to announce that the lineup for the 2018 Lakeshore Retreat workshops has been finalized!

Don’t Let Four Kill You

Getting through Step 4. Causes and conditions. What are you afraid of?

I Have Character Defects and I’m Not Afraid to Use Them

An exploration of spiritual growth by embracing our character defects and even turning those defects into character assets.

Meditation: Zen Mind – Sober Mind

Put down your spiritual ideas and have a spiritual experience.

Drop the Rock

Learning to transform your life through Step Six and Seven by turning over your character defects, or “dropping your rocks,” to save your life.

2018 Lakeshore Retreat Menu!

Check out our new Food and Menu page for additional information!

Pre-Retreat (Thursday)

As the retreat does not officially start until Friday afternoon, the Pre-Retreat is more casual. Pizza  will be provided Thursday evening (Vegetarian options available). Breakfast and Lunch on Friday will be on your own.



  • Cuban Piccadillo Stew (Beef)
    OR Cuban Vegetarian Piccadillo (Carrot/Cauliflower)**
  • Seasoned Rice**
  • Chipotle Lime Yams**
  • Coleslaw**



  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Bacon
  • Sausage
  • Assorted Fruit**
  • Oatmeal with Dried Fruit and Nut Topping Choice**
  • Pancakes with Syrup and Butter*


  • Chicken Piccata Wraps with Spinach
    OR Smoked Tempeh Picatta Wrap with Spinach**
  • Kale/Romaine Caesar Salad with Parmesan and Sunflower Seeds**
  • Greek Salad with Mint and Feta**


  • Napa Cabbage and Arugula Salad with Carrot, Green Onion, Cucumber with a Ginger Vinaigrette and Toasted Sesame Seeds**
  • Tandoori Chicken
    OR Tandoori Tofu**
  • Indonesian Rice with Cashews**
  • Grilled Green Beans**
  • Flourless Coconut Cake with Cinnamon Chocolate Ganache, Strawberries and Vanilla Ice Cream OR Coconut Ice Cream (Vegan)**
  • Mint-Lime Sparkling Elixir**



  • Assorted Fruit**
  • Oatmeal with Dried Fruit and Nut Topping Choice**
  • Spinach, Onion, and Cheddar Frittata**
  • Ham & Cheese Palmier's
  • Cinnamon Coffee Cake*

**Vegan or can be modified to be vegan

All New Option - Pre-Retreat Add-on!

Starting in 2018, the Lakeshore Retreat Board is proud to announce the addition of a pre-retreat night to Lakeshore Retreat!

For only $30 extra, you will have the option to check in early on Thursday, starting at 3:00 PM.

The $30 includes pizza for dinner, but all other meals are on you. The day is not organized, but you are free to enjoy the park and socialize at your leisure.

If you are interested in enjoying an extra day at Millersylvania State Park, the pre-retreat option will be presented during the registration process.

Click here to register for the retreat!