AUW sponsors activities for people who identify as
women, non-binary and/or gender fluid
to promote our three pillars—
community building, spiritual deepening
and bringing our faith to action to work for women’s justice.
Early Bird Registration Opens December 1!
April 26 – 28, 2024
Camp Courage in Annandale, MN
The light we carry in a Barbie world.
The AUW Spring Retreat provides a thoughtful, safe, fun & joyful space for exploring workshop ideas such as self-hate and self-love, our girlhoods, artistry and our power to make change. All the while we build community and deepen connections with each other.
Perhaps you are looking for a deeper connection with awesome & diverse women.
Maybe you would like to sleep in, have a massage, walk the labyrinth, swim in a heated indoor pool, take a nap (or two!), listen to loons, go for nature hikes, be served delicious meals.
It may interest you to consider ideas related to self-love/self hate, artistry, becoming a change-maker, or to discuss Michelle Obama’s “pandemic book” and/or filmmaker Greta Gerwig’s exploration of being female.
You might just want to play with Barbies!
All this is possible at our AUW Spring Retreat, April 26 – 28, 2024, at Camp Courage in Annandale MN, with our theme of “Igniting Change: The Light We Carry in a Barbie World”
Suggested pre read: The Light We Carry by Michelle Obama
Suggested pre-watch: The Barbie movie.
Early Bird discount registration available December 1 10 am to January 15 1 pm. We offer two ways to attend:
Stay onsite for two nights, 6 meals included - $235 for AUW members (will cost $250 after January 15) or $275 for non AUW members (will cost $295 after January 15)
Attend just for the day on Saturday, April 27, 2 meals included - $100 for AUW members(will cost $135 after January 15) or $135 for non AUW members (will cost $170 after January 15)
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AUW offers scholarships to cover up to half the cost of retreat registration. If you need scholarship assistance
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