Note: All times noted in activities are shown in Eastern U.S. time
Retreat Format & Requirements: Regardless of where any one individual is in their recovery journey, we are able to learn from sharing our experience, strength and hope with each other. This weekend is only open to anyone who is an S.L.A.A. or S.A. member or thinks they might benefit from the program. Non-participating guests are not allowed. The capacity for this retreat is 30 participants. Face masks and social distancing will be required during all workshops held indoors.
Check-ins begin on Friday at 3:00pm, Dinner 5:40pm with a welcoming and intros starting promptly at 6:30pm. We close the weekend on Sunday around 12:30pm.
The Location: is in the spiritual center which provides attendees a peaceful refuge where they can deepen their sense of personal and communal spirituality. The abbey grounds are over 80 acres of property located in Paoli, Pennsylvania.
Coordinators: are others living with addiction, who have attended and participated in various S.L.A.A. retreats. We are here to provide you a wonderful and well-deserved experience. This event would not be possible without the many volunteers providing service to help run the different workshops.
Volunteers: provide service to help run the different workshops. We value our volunteers and rely on their service. We invite all attending to volunteer for service positions from set ups, clean ups, workshop leaders and speakers. There is an option on the registration form for service.
Non-Commuter rate includes: 2 nights lodging, Friday dinner at 5:40pm. Breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday. Sunday breakfast. All rooms are single sleeping room, shared hall bathroom, with bed linens and towels. Coffee will be provided freely throughout the weekend. Refrigerator & freezer access in the upstairs lounge.
Commuter rate includes: participation Friday to Sunday events and all meals
For Reservations: RETREAT DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 5, 2021 (no more registrations will be allowed after this date per the retreat facility requirement)
Sleeping Arrangements & Commuter Information:
There are 22 solo sleeping rooms and shared hall bathrooms with showers. Bed linens and towels are provided. Commuters will have access to the upstairs lounge, but not the individual bedrooms.(There are no locks on the doors. Valuables and personal belongings should be left home or locked in your car).
Schedule: (A complete schedule will be emailed after your registration and payment are received. Printed copies will be given to you at check in at the retreat) Check-ins begin on Friday at 3:00pm, Dinner 5:40pm with a welcoming and intros starting promptly at 6:30pm. There are workshops and 12 step meetings available to participate in from Friday through Sunday. Saturday entertainment will be a Yankee Swap. We close the weekend on Sunday around 12:30pm.
REGISTER ONLINE TO JOIN US (open only to members of the S.L.A.A. fellowship)
Register online here to receive an email with login information and instructions. It is preferable to have you log in to Zoom on a computer or iPad for viewing. Game night is open to only members of the S.L.A.A. Fellowship.
The game of the night will be Scattegories played over Zoom
The Zoom meeting room will open at 6:15pm and close to new arrivals at 6:30pm to avoid interruptions. we will provide a review of the rules together
ZOOM GAME NIGHT – 6:30PM to 8:00 PM
6:15PM Meeting room will open
6:15PM Game Instructions
6:30PM Game Time (Room will close at 6:29pm to avoid interruptions)
GETTING CURRENT MEETING TO FOLLOW – 8:00PM to 9:00PM
Following the Game Night, we will have an optional one hour meeting for Getting Current for Game Night participants.
Right from your home!
We look forward to having you join in the GDVI VIRTUAL Game Night!
Social Activities & Recovery Events—Who can attend?
Intergroup (GDVI) members organize “Social Activities” and “Recovery Events” to strengthen recovery and the Fellowship. All Social Activities and Recovery Events are drug/alcohol-free.
This is your Fellowship!
Find out about joining any GDVI committee. Attend any Intergroup Meeting on the second Tuesday of every month via Zoom (contact Corresponding Secretary for meeting ID and passcode). Or call the Information Line, 609-621-SLAA (7522)and leave a message. Or write to Contact Corresponding Secretary,
Subject: Committee Questions.
Your message will be forwarded to the planning committee of your interest.
Watch for upcoming events in the future!
S.L.A.A. Greater Delaware Valley Intergroup Thursday Night Phone Meeting
New call-in #
Starting March 5, 2020
New Call in #:(605) 313-5111
Access code 148378#
Every Thursday Night
7:30pm to 8:30pm ET (With time for Fellowship after the meeting)