Category: Retreat Planning

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Your Guide to Planning The Perfect Retreat Near Philadelphia

Posted on March 30, 2022 by Graeme Wilson in Retreat Planning


Planning a retreat near Philadelphia should check all of the boxes for your group’s needs and everything you want to accomplish. Your retreat should be productive, fun, and a relaxing time, but how do you find the right venue for your offsite retreat?  Whether you’re planning a family reunion, corporate retreat, special event, or an overnight field trip, […]


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The Ultimate Guide for Retreat Planning

Posted on January 27, 2020 by America's Keswick in Retreat Planning


Planning a retreat doesn’t have to be stressful or intimidating. While it requires time and organization, coordinating a retreat can be a rewarding experience. We’ve developed a guide to help retreat planners and provide them with the tools needed to create a successful retreat. By following this guide, leaders and attendees of your retreats will […]


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5 Tips on How to Financially Plan for a Retreat

Posted on July 31, 2019 by America's Keswick in Retreat Planning


Proper Retreat Planning Helps You Cover Your Budget and See Profit Careful retreat planning can produce positive outcomes that are affordable and relatively straightforward. With Christian retreat centers, conferences, and other seasonal events, there’s a lot of built-in potential. Depending on the resources and demographics of your retreat, you may need to establish the event […]


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How to Get the Most From a Personal Pastors’ Retreat

Posted on May 23, 2019 by America's Keswick in Retreat Planning


Personal pastors’ retreats are a fabulous way to recharge and nourish your spirit – but how can you be sure you’re getting the most out of yours? Check out these five tips to make your retreat even more special. Five Tips to Get More From a Pastors’ Personal Retreat In order to get the most […]


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How to Plan a Last-Minute Retreat

Posted on April 25, 2019 by America's Keswick in Retreat Planning

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Planning a retreat takes a lot of work – but it seems a lot tougher when you have to plan it at the last minute. The good news: You can accelerate the retreat planning process and still stay on track to host the most memorable event of the year. How to Plan a Retreat on […]


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7 Tips on How to Host a Married Couples Retreat

Posted on March 25, 2019 by America's Keswick in Retreat Planning

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A couples retreat may just be the best event your organization hosts this year – but where do you start? This guide walks you through each step of hosting a couples retreat so you can plan the right event for your group’s needs. 7 Tips for Hosting a Married Couples Retreat Hosting a couples retreat […]


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The Must-Have Packing List for Any Church Retreat

Posted on February 28, 2019 by America's Keswick in Retreat Planning

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Heading to a church retreat for your next big adventure? Here’s a list of what you can’t leave home without – and a few extras. What Should You Pack for a Church Retreat? Download the printable retreat planning checklist below for free! Download Below » (click here) Everyone has his or her own list of […]


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How to Choose the Perfect Retreat Center Based on Your Goals

Posted on January 23, 2019 by America's Keswick in Retreat Planning

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The retreat center you choose for your next big event has to meet your goals – but how do you find one that matches what you need to accomplish? okThe first step: Clearly define your goals for the retreat. Once that’s done, you can begin your search for a retreat center that meets your guests’ […]


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3 Steps to Choosing the Best Retreat Center Based on Your Audience

Posted on December 27, 2018 by America's Keswick in Retreat Planning


Choosing a retreat center is a big decision – and it’s one that requires you to zero in on your audience while you’re still in the planning stages for your retreat. Your audience’s demographics will help determine: What type of retreat center you need What amenities and activities need to be near the retreat center […]


5 Ways to Raise Money for a Church Retreat

Posted on November 14, 2018 by America's Keswick in Retreat Planning

Church retreats don’t pay for themselves – it’s typically up to the organizers to come up with ways to fund the entire operation. Planning is hard work, and so is determining how to finance a church retreat and everything it includes, such as: Food and beverages Lodging Materials Transportation Marketing Miscellaneous costs So how do […]


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8 Ways to Get the Word Out About Your Upcoming Church Retreat

Posted on October 24, 2018 by America's Keswick in Retreat Planning


Planning a church retreat is exciting – and getting the word out about it so others can enjoy the fruits of your labor is incredibly important. Here are eight ways to get the word out about your upcoming church retreat that will drum up plenty of excitement and maximize attendance. 8 Ways to Get the […]


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5 Check-in Tips for Your Upcoming Church Retreat

Posted on October 2, 2018 by America's Keswick in Retreat Planning

When you’re planning a church retreat, whether it’s for kids, youth, or adults, it’s important that you implement check-in procedures that are easy to train workers to use – and that don’t inconvenience your guests. Here are five check-in tips for your upcoming church retreat that you’ll be glad to use. 5 Check-In Tips for […]


4 Questions to Ask a Christian Retreat Center When Choosing a Location

Posted on August 31, 2018 by America's Keswick in Retreat Planning

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Location, location, location.   This is the mantra when it comes to real estate yet it also rings true in the context of selecting a Christian retreat center. The space in which your retreat is conducted matters just as much as the activities and theme you select for the event.  Let’s take a look at […]


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How to Get Your Significant Other to Attend a Couples Retreat

Posted on July 30, 2018 by America's Keswick in Retreat Planning


Convincing a significant other to attend a couples retreat might prove challenging. After all, not everyone is naturally excited about spending multiple days or a week away from home, family, work, the Internet, Netflix, and everything else that’s familiar. If talking about feelings, “Love Languages”, relationships, etc. is on the agenda…passion for attending a retreat […]


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