Women’s Retreat 2024

Women’s Retreat 2024

UUCC’s Women’s Retreat (for women and those who understand themselves to belong in women’s spaces, ages 18+) returns Friday through Sunday, April 19-21, 2024 at Camp Wabanna in Edgewater, MD. Join us for a long weekend of congregant-led workshops, meals together, and connection!

Keep an eye on this webpage for more retreat information as it becomes available!

tuesday, october 3, 7pm: meet & greet

Interested in attending UUCC’s women’s retreat? Want to learn more and connect with others planning on attending? Have ideas for workshops you’d like to offer or see offered? Come mingle with UUCC’s women’s retreat planning team to chat, make connections, and learn about the retreat on Tuesday, October 3 at 7pm at OBIC. You can be part of this exciting moment in women’s ministries at UUCC!


Women and those who understand themselves to belong in women’s spaces, ages 18+


A long weekend away to rest and connect with friends (and friends yet to be) from UUCC!


Camp Wabanna — 101 Likes Rd, Edgewater, MD 21037
35 miles from our Owen Brown Interfaith Center


Friday, April 19, 2024 (check-in opens at 3:30pm) — Sunday, April 21, 2024 (check-out by 12pm)


Several congregants have expressed missing UUCC’s Women’s Retreat in recent years, with our last one happening in 2018! And in general, so many of us have been hungry for time for deep connection since the pandemic began. Whether you’ve joined us for the retreat before or are brand new to UUCC, please know you are welcome and encouraged to attend!

registration & pricing

Register by September 30, 2023: $250
Register between September 30, 2023 — December 31, 2023: $275
Register between January 1, 2023 — February 1, 2024: $300

Prices include dinner Friday night, breakfast / lunch / dinner on Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday morning. Vegetarian options available. If you’re vegan, please let us know so we can be in contact with Camp Wabanna to try to make arrangements.

Note: A $50 non-refundable deposit is required for all registrations, even those receiving early bird discounts. The total registration balance is due by February 1, 2024. No refunds will be issued after February 1, 2024.


Sleeping rooms at Camp Wabanna are up a flight of stairs. Please do let us know of any accessibility issues or accommodations so we can be in contact with the camp to try to make arrangements.


We will begin recruiting workshop leaders and figuring out what we’ll be offering starting in October 2023. Expect a variety of options that are related to art, spirituality, learning, connection-building, and more!

have questions?

We have LOTS to plan yet and know you may have questions, please feel free to connect with our planning team at retreat@uucolumbia.net. Planning team members include: Kelly Blake, Ashley Brizzo, Sara Davidson, Haley Fischer, Suzi Gerb, Inge Hyder, Sue McCarty, Becky Reese, and Jen Siegal.