Big Book Comes Alive Retreat

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We have reached our maximum capacity for this retreat. We can no longer take additional attendees.

Channel Islands Intergroup Presents

The Big Book Comes Alive

April 6-8, 2018 in Port Hueneme, CA

Friday from 7pm-9pm, Saturday from 9am-5:30pm, Sunday from 9am-noon

1 hour drive south of Santa Barbara (carpools available) and approximately 1 hour drive from LA

Retreat Speaker

The Retreat Speaker is a recovered compulsive eater who has been abstinent for 24 years. He’s dedicated his life to serving OA and traveling from his home in Winnipeg, Canada to bring the Big Book Alive for OA members. Together we will go through all the steps as instructed in the Big Book.

Workshop Registration

$40 Registration Fee (Nov. 1-Dec. 31, 2017)
$50 Registration Fee (Jan. 1 – Feb. 28, 2018)

$60 Registration Fee (After March 1, 2018)

$20 Catered Lunch on Saturday, April 7th

Register and Pay Online or
Make check payable to Channel Islands Intergroup and mail to
P.O. Box 1321, Summerland, CA 93067      

No cancellation or Refunds.  Registration is Transferable.


Holiday Inn Express rooms are now sold out. An alternative hotel called  Casa Via Mar Inn & Tennis Club is located at 377 West Channel Islands Blvd. Port Hueneme, CA       (805) 984-6222. Room rates start at $98/night.
Event will still be held at 350 E. Port Hueneme Rd., Port Hueneme, CA 93041

Hotel Paid Separately.  OA group room rates are being held until March 1, 2018 (make sure to mention you are with OA when making the reservation)

Please contact the hotel directly at (805) 986-5353

$138/1-2 people per night, $148/3 people per night, $158/4 people per night

Breakfast is included at the hotel.  After 3/1/18 standard room rates will apply.

Contact US

For more information contact:
Janine I. (206) 841-1965 or Amy W. (646) 373-6828

Want to be of service?  Contact our volunteer coordinator Stephanie J. (805) 729-4811



Drawing will be Feb. 1, 2018—Registration will be refunded if already paid.  Winner need not be present.

If you would like to purchase a prize drawing ticket please ask a CIIG Intergroup Rep at a local meeting or contact Janine I. (206) 841-1965