Frequently Asked Retreat Questions

1. When is the retreat taking place? 
October 6th – 9th, which is also Columbus Day weekend.

2.  Where is the retreat taking place? 
We’re staying at the Ledges Hotel which is located in Hawley, PA, and will be engaging in activities in White Mills, PA, and Bushkill, PA.

3. Is there anything that I need to do BEFORE the retreat?
Yes!  A retreat participant information questionnaire will be distributed.

4. Do I need to bring anything special?
You’ll need sneakers for the Saturday morning nature walk.  Everything else that you bring should be for your own personal comfort.  I would suggest wearing casual clothing with light layers.

5. Can you address the needs of individuals with food allergies?
Yes!  That information will be requested in the participant questionnaire (see FAQ #3).  At present, we already anticipate no shell-fish or peanuts.

6. May I bring my children, spouse, or partner?
No. The retreat host believes the presence of children, spouses, and romantic partners creates a significant distraction and potential disruption to the event.

7. How many people will be there?
This year’s retreat can accommodate seven individuals (single room occupants), six sets of roommates, or any combination that does not exceed 12 people.

8. Who is leading the retreat?
I, M. Blush Sutton, the owner of Blush & Brushes will be leading the retreat.  I’m using my background as a leadership consultant to present the personal growth workshops.  Additionally, a skincare workshop might be added to the agenda.

9.  How will I get there?
Each participant will be responsible for her own transportation to the retreat facility and to the various activities.  A list of interested carpoolers will be made available to all registered participants.

10.  Will I need to spend any money beyond the registration fee? 
You will need to pay for any spa services that you elect to have as well as dinner on Saturday and Sunday.

11.  How much does it cost?
$675 for single room occupancy (click to make a payment)
$495 for two people sharing a queen room (click to make a payment)
Payments can be spread out over five installments from May to September.