In addition to our do-it-yourself retreat options, DuBois Center also offers a number of focused retreats throughout the year. These weekend and day-long events are built around different areas of interest and are perfect for getting away and enjoying the outdoors. Overviews of these retreats are included below. Check out our News page for regular updates.
Retreats in 2023:
Father-Son Retreat – March 17-19, 2023
This popular favorite is the best excuse to get the guys in your house, well, out of the house! Use DuBois Center as your playground to enjoy time with your dad, son, nephew, uncle, grandson, grandpa, or even someone who you think of as one! Geared for ages 5 to 100, you can bond through fun activities like horseback riding, archery, campfire cookouts, nature hikes, games, hayrides, or fishing. Click here to register.
- Lodging: Main Camp cottages and Hickory Lodge
- Pricing: $140 for adults, $125 for youth, and $110 for children
Horse Retreat – April, 15-16, 2023
Another crowd favorite returns! This weekend is just like our summer horse camp, but with more time with and on the horses! Also, who said you could only ride horses? We’ll have activities like horse apple bobbing, campfire cookouts with your horse, confecting horse treats, a barn party, and many more horse games. Designed for participants ages 12 – 18 who love horses, this could very well be the highlight of your spring! Click here to register.
- Lodging: Main Camp cottages
Women’s Retreat – April 21-23, 2023
We had so much fun with this in the fall, it’s back in the spring! Unlike Mother Daughter, you can come to this all by yourself or with some other adult friends! Spend the weekend doing anything but ‘adulting!’ This retreat is all about relaxing, getting away from everyday life, and meeting new friends. o cooking, no stress, just fun and relaxation! The programming is designed as an adult getaway, so we do ask that all registrants are 21 and over. Click here to register.
- Lodging: Hickory Lodge (hotel-like setting)
- Pricing: $150
Rainbow Camp – August 2023
Rainbow Camp is a retreat full of fun, with water games, canoeing, fishing, horseback riding, archery, crafts, pontoon rides, and more. We finish with a yummy dinner and a closing circle as the sun sets over the lake. This event is for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer singles, couples and families. Straight allies are welcome too.
DuBois Center is a place where everyone is welcome. Come experience camp in the beauty of God’s creation and have a whole lot of fun. Watch for more information in late spring on the Rainbow Camp page.
Mother-Daughter Retreat – Fall 2023
This retreat brings the generations together to celebrate and build relationships. Reserve your spots now for our weekend of relaxing and connecting with the moms, daughters, aunts, nieces, or grandmas in your life! With crafts, relaxation, and optional horseback riding, this is just the weekend you need to spend some time with the ones you love!