Free Retreats

Some organizations may charge a registration fee and/or a refundable deposit. Financial hardship scholarships are sometimes available. I have noted in bold any fees that apply.

Bluebird Cancer Retreats

(2 day retreats for cancer patients and survivors, Registration Fee of $100 per person, $75 per person for Reunion Retreat , cost covers accommodations, all meals, and all activities. Financial hardship scholarship available for registration fee)

Casting for Recovery

(Breast Cancer Only)

(free fly-fishing retreat for breast cancer patients and survivors)

First Descents

(free outdoor adventure retreats for young adult cancer survivors that range from 2 days to 1 week in length, retreat attendee must pay cost of travel to and from retreat destination)

Harmony Hill

($100 per person refundable deposit, offers a variety of free programs for cancer patients and survivors , including one-day workshops, extended retreats, and retreats for families)

Little Pink Houses of Hope

(Breast Cancer Only)

(free week-long U.S. beach retreat for breast cancer families and couples, patient must have undergone treatment for breast cancer within the past 12 months, retreat attendee must pay cost of travel to and from retreat destination)

Mary’s Place By The Sea

(Adult Female Cancer Patients and Survivors Only)

(free retreat for female cancer patients and survivors, $10 fee for dinner meal, retreat attendee must pay cost of travel to and from retreat destination )

Reeling and Healing Midwest

(Adult Female Cancer Patients and Survivors Only)

($25.00 fee to attend, 2 1/2 day fly-fishing retreat, lodging, equipment, and meals are included

Stowe Weekend of Hope

(free 2 day retreat for cancer patients/survivors, held annually in May, first-time attendees receive free lodging, $50 refundable deposit, returning attendees can obtain lodging at a discount)

Wind River Services

(free 3 day retreat for adult cancer patients and survivors, no family members, transportation is not included)

Women Beyond Cancer

(retreats for women with any type of cancer at any point after diagnosis, most retreats are free)