OA Men’s Retreat
The 25th Annual Southern California OA Men’s Stag Retreat
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, August 17 – 19, 2012
You can also register Online at: oamensretreat.org
“La Casa de Maria” 800 El Bosque Road Santa Barbara, CA 93108. La Casa de Maria retreat center is located approximately 90 miles North of Los Angeles, CA in the Montecito Hills overlooking Santa Barbara. Also, a short taxi ride from the Santa Barbara AMTRAK station. For more, visit their website at: www.lacasademaria.org
For further info, please contact: Dave B. at (619) 224-4500 – or – Don B. at (619) 889-7893 email: email@example.com – or – firstname.lastname@example.org
Who are the leaders? Jim F. (Orange County), who has 14 years in OA, 19 years in AA (and Dr. Paul was his sponsor). Rex M. (San Diego), 16 years in OA. Both are maintaining a healthy body weight.
What is the cost? Only $230 per man. Vacation resorts in Santa Barbara often charge that much per night!
What do I get?
1) A weekend of fellowship with other men in recovery in the tranquility of beautiful and spacious grounds.
2) Retreat leaders who have worked all 12 Steps and want to help your recovery.
3) Two (2) nights lodging and four (4) meals, which include breakfast, lunch & dinner on Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday morning.
When does it start? Opening ceremonies begin at 7:30pm Friday night.
Will there be any other activities available? During the Saturday afternoon break you can hike, swim, bird watch, play tennis, volleyball or basketball, or just relax and meditate. Massages are available for a fee to La Casa.
Why should I go? Dozens of men have gotten abstinence at this retreat. Many others come every year to reenergize their program. This is the 22nd year of the retreat. Recovery happens here!