I Want To Participate

The New Participant Retreats are for women 18 years old and older who has been diagnosed with or are surviving ANY type of cancer and have never participated in our retreat programs. 

I Want To Volunteer

We need assistance at all of our New Participant Retreats. Are you a fly fisher, nurse, social worker, doctor, or a kind-hearted person who wants help us out? 

NOTE: Registration Packets and retreat requests are accepted on a first come/first serve basis.
Participants and Volunteers must meet or exceed the physical requirements for the specific retreat location.

Proceed to Step 2

step 2 - choose your date

2018 MICHIGAN Retreat Dates

Sunday, July 15 - Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Sunday, August 5 - Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Sunday, August 12 -
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Sunday, August 26 -
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The Michigan New Participant Retreats listed above are hosted in Grayling, MI, at Gates Au Sable Lodge
Retreat Start Time:  4:00 pm (ET) Day One
Retreat End Time:  1:00 pm (ET) Day Three

Find Something that works? Of course you did! Now on to Step 3

Michigan Retreat Date Flyer
step 3 - get your forms filled out and submitted

important info

We DO NOT offer online registration. You need to download, print, and complete the Registration Packet. Then submit your registration via:

  • Mail to address on your retreat forms
  • Fax to 480-247-4964
  • Scan & email to

If you need forms mailed to you, or have any questions, please call 616-855-4017 or email and a retreat volunteer with follow-up with you as soon as possible.

volunteer forms

Download Volunteer Registration Packet

For returning volunteers ONLY you can use the Short Version


NOTE:  Within 4-7 days of submitting your completed retreat packet you will receive a phone call and/or email from one of our retreat coordinators confirming your retreat request. 


Renew Spirit. Renew Hope. Fish On!