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Survivor Retreat: A Journey with Nature

For many women, breast cancer diagnosis and its treatment is a life altering experience. Part of healing and moving forward from treatment to long life survivorship requires time, reflection and support.

March 14 - 16, 2014

Location: Havre de Grace, MD
Brochure: A Journey with Nature

A Journey with Nature deals with a discovery of hope along a path beyond treatment onto recuperation. The goal of this retreat is to link breast cancer survivors with nature by having them experience the beauty of the natural world through observation and interactive experiences. The program combines outdoor activity, survivorship support and education. Helping her find her place in nature is a way to help each woman participant restore her mind and body and reconnect with her life.   

As a woman who has been diagnosed and completed treatment* in the past two years with DCIS, stage 1, 2 or 3 breast cancer, you are invited to experience A Journey With Nature.
*may also participate if on long term hormonal therapy

Program Content

This weekend long program begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 14 at the Vandiver Inn and ends at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 16. The agenda includes walks along trails, readings, discussions on the inn porch, nature observations, plus more.  Program details and directions will be mailed with receipt of your registration.


Attendance is limited to 16 participants. Please send your registration form and fee of $69 to reserve your spot. Limited grants are available.
Or, register online:

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Location and Accommodations

A Journey with Nature will be held in beautiful Havre de Grace, Maryland where the Susquehanna River meets the Chesapeake Bay. Participants will stay at the Vandiver Inn, an historic bed and breakfast offering charming accommodations.



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