Summer Family Retreat 2020

A spectacular retreat designed for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to cultivate meaningful relationships, learn recreation and art skills, and spend time immersed in nature and community.


Individuals (age 14+) with Developmental Disabilities & Families



Summer Retreat

(Food, Lodging, and Activities Provided) 


July 10 - 12, 2020

July 15 - 19, 2020

July 17 - 19, 2020


Tierra Retreat Center

Leavenworth, Washington

Mini Golfing at Icicle Junction
Mini Golfing at Icicle Junction

Photo Booth
Photo Booth

Tierra Retreat Cabins
Tierra Retreat Cabins

An exterior view of one of the cabins. Each cabin holds 4 suites.

Mini Golfing at Icicle Junction
Mini Golfing at Icicle Junction



Session One:

July 10th - 12th, 2020

Session Two:

July 15th - 19th, 2020


July 17th - 19th, 2020


You and your family will relax in a Tierra Retreat Center suite with access to...

  • Hiking Trails

  • Hot Tub

  • Main Lodge

  • Yoga/Meditation Yurt

  • Tree House

  • Basketball Court

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Each suite sleeps up to 8 so bring your sister, mom, dad, and both of your grandmas!


Adaptive Biking

With help from Outdoors for All, families will use adaptive bikes to travel around Tierra Retreat's beautiful property. Both Retreat Sessions will enjoy this activity! To learn more about Outdoors for All, click here.

Whitewater Rafting

Families will raft the Wenatchee River with Orion Rafting! By July, the river will be at a low flow, giving access to our participants to have a fun and safe float down the beautiful scenic Wenatchee River. Session Two will get to embark on this river trip. Thank you Orion Rafting for donating this incredible experience! To learn more about Orion Rafting, click here.

Arts and Crafts

Local artists will teach classes to families throughout the retreat. We will learn how to paint with watercolor and acrylic paints, how to draw inspiration from nature, and few surprise techniques!

Parents Night Out

Relax and connect with other parents and care partners with a Parents Night Out at Eagle Creek Winery in Leavenworth, Washington. Other family members will have a separate scheduled activity at Tierra Retreat Center. Each session will include one Parents Night Out.

Hula Lesson and Performance

Momi Palmieri will bring hula to Tierra Family Retreat for Session Two. Families will learn traditional Hawaiian Hula and will enjoy a performance. Momi began studying Hula in 1977 where she lived in Hawaii. This activity will be held during Session Two. She currently lives in Leavenworth and generously donated this class and performance. Thank you, Momi! To learn more about Momi, click here.

Low Ropes Challenge Course

Located at Tierra Learning Center, families will practice their teamwork and communication skills to successfully complete the Low Ropes Challenge Course. This activity will be facilitated by trained Challenge Course professionals to ensure the safety of all individuals.

Optional Activities

Families will enjoy yoga classes, hiking, field games like frisbee, berry picking, swimming, and mini-golf.

Family Cost

There are limited scholarships available upon request.


5 - Day Retreat - $350 per person

3 - Day Retreat - $225 per person


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