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2022 Galena Mom’s Retreat


Friday, May 6, 2022 - Sunday, May 8, 2022    
All Day


The Inn
305 N. Main St., Galena, IL

Event Type

A retreat for moms to relax and rejuvenate with other moms who share a common experience of raising children with special needs

Easterseals, STARNET Regions I & III and Arena of Dreams are hosting the 2022 Galena Mom’s Retreat from May 6 – 8 in Downtown Galena and Galena Territories.

Activities will begin on Friday at 6 p.m. at The Inn, 305 N. Main Street, in Galena.  Wrap-up activities will be held Sunday morning in the Galena Territories.

Relax and rejuvenate with other moms who share common experiences raising children with special needs.

The event will kick off on Friday evening with dinner (pizza), introductions and Laughter Yoga.  Retreat activities will also include:

  • Free time to shop and explore historic downtown Galena
  • Creative Writing with Debby Gaines (attendance is required per new grant guidelines by hosting agencies)
  • Dinner at the Log Cabin (may be subject to change)
  • Breakfast at the house in the Galena Territories
  • White elephant gift exchange

Registration is $50 and includes Friday and Saturday night accommodations and meals (excluding Saturday lunch), Sunday breakfast and all educational materials.

The retreat is limited to 35 moms (moms of children ages birth to 8 will be given priority). All rooms are shared.

Download the event flyer and registration form.

Your registration and $50 fee must be received by April 15. Registration is not complete until your money is received.

Please mail your registration form and check (payable to Easterseals) to:

730 North Church Street
Rockford, IL 61103
Attn: Patti Mook

Participants will receive a confirmation letter with all the details prior to arrival.

If you cannot attend, please call Rose Slaght at (815) 222-0659 by April 22 to cancel your reservation. No refunds will be given after April 22.

For more information contact: