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Retreats

Edenvale Retreat Center

Retreats are open to guild members only, and are held 3 times a year at the beautiful Edenvale Retreat Centre located on Bradner Road in Abbotsford, BC. There are beautiful rooms (both single and shared), incredible meals, great walking trails, and a swimming pool, not to mention comradery and lots and lots of sewing. View the video “Nuts With Needles” to get a true sense of the facility and what the event has to offer.

Please note: Proof of vaccination is required to attend retreats.

Upcoming Retreat Dates (Costs will be sent out closer to the retreat dates)

2023

January 9-12, 2023

Harrison Hot Springs Retreat

The guild has reserved a retreat weekend at the Harrison Hot Springs Resort, in Harrison Hot Springs, BC:

Friday, October 28th through Monday, October 31st

A few spaces are still available

For those who are looking for something different from a retreat, Harrison offers an abundance of amenities. There are hot pools, a spa (book those appointments early!), walking trails, a lovely lakeside to walk along and the Island Bar where you can enjoy a variety of martinis, not to mention, 4:00 pm teatime (with cookies!) in the lobby.

The costs for this retreat are:

Shared Accommodation

West Tower: $579 per person

East Tower: $682 per person

Single Accommodation

West Tower: $872 per person

East tower: $1,081 per person

Your payment includes 3 nights of accommodation, 3 continental breakfasts in the function room, 3 dinners in the function room, and three coffee breaks.

A minimum of 24 participants is required for this event to proceed.

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Retreat Policy

(In effect from January 1, 2020)

In order to attend a retreat sponsored by the Boundary Bay Quilters Guild, the attendee must be a current member of the BBQG.

Payment

Deposit: A non-refundable deposit of $50 is required at the time of booking in order to hold your space.

Final Payment: Final payment may be made at any time but must be paid no later than 3 months prior to the start of the retreat. Payment may be by personal cheque or square (credit or debit).

PLEASE NOTE: Our cancellation policy is based on Edenvale’s policy, therefore:

  • Cancellations up to 6 months prior to the retreat will be refunded less the non-refundable deposit.
  • Cancellations within six months may be refunded with the following restrictions:
    • you can find someone to take your place;
    • or the retreat attendee numbers still meet Edenvale’s minimum requirement of 12.
  • No show — you pay total cost of reserved space.