RETREAT FAQ's

  1. Who is eligible to attend?
    Veterans and active duty military, accompanied by their spouse or partner.

  2. Do I need a partner to attend?
    Yes. Although we may review this requirement at future retreats.

  3. Can I bring other family members?
    Other than your spouse or partner, no.

  4. Can veterans with special needs attend?
    Yes. Please let us know of any special needs at time of application.

  5. Do I have to stay for the entire 7 days?
    Yes. The retreat begins at noon on Day One and ends at noon on Day Seven.

  6. Is there an application process?
    Yes. Please view the information on our Retreat Application page here.

  7. Are there any costs involved?
    Although there are no costs involved at this time, we do require a $100 deposit per couple. The $100 deposit is simply used to secure your space and will be returned to you on Day One of the retreat.  If you cancel your attendance 2 weeks prior to the retreat, the deposit will also be returned to you. If you cancel within 2 weeks, your deposit will only be returned if we can find a couple to replace you. Cancellations must be made in writing.

  8. Is there a cancellation policy?
    Yes. If you cancel your attendance 2 weeks prior to the retreat, your $100 deposit will be returned to you. If you cancel within 2 weeks, your deposit will only be returned if we can find a couple to replace you. Cancellations must be made in writing.

  9. Where is the retreat located?
    2010 retreats will be held in Mid-coast Maine. The exact location and details of the retreat will be sent to you upon approval of your application.

  10. Do I need to bring any special clothes or items with me?
    A list of suggested items will be sent to you upon approval of your application.

  11. Who do I contact if I have additional questions?
    If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact Candace Green at
    tel: (207) 236-0228 or via email at candace@cardinalretreats.org