Mendocino Women’s Retreat in Philo, California

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  1. BulletBeach/lawn chair or back jack—something comfortable for a 30 min Journey

  2. BulletJournal & pen

  3. BulletYoga mat

  4. BulletDrums, rattles & other instruments…some will be provided

  5. BulletSomething for the altar w/ special meaning that reflects the theme

  6. BulletCash/check for balance due (if any) & for Silent Auction & Raffle

  7. BulletFun clothing or costumes/props for the Saturday night "Child’s Play”

  8. BulletSomething(s) for the Silent Auction

  9. BulletScissors for paper     

  10. BulletSnacks (fridge available), stories, songs...

All guests:

  1. BulletA flashlight

  2. BulletComfortable shoes

  3. BulletTowel  (for bath and for river)

  4. BulletSome kind of sweater, light jacket for cool, coastal evenings

  5. BulletToiletries—hopefully unfragranced

  6. BulletInsect repellent (there are few mosquitos but ticks are present in the woods)

Rustic and Tent Cabins:

  1. BulletA flashlight

  2. BulletYour own sleeping bag or sheets/blanket, bottom sheet and pillow provided.

  3. BulletTowel

  4. BulletRustic Cabin guests have a short walk to the shower house, so slippers or easy on/off shoes are a good idea.

Lodges, Circle and Cloud:

  1. BulletScissors for paper 

  2. BulletA flashlight

  3. BulletA towel.

  4. BulletSheets and a comforter on all beds in Improved Cabins and Lodges provided.


General Information:

River’s Bend is a rustic retreat and conference center in the country. 

Folks need to bring:

  1. BulletScissors for paper 

  2. BulletA flashlight

  3. Bulletbug repellant and watch for poison oak and ticks!

  4. BulletWeather can be quite varied up here…layered clothing is recommended.

  5. BulletSturdy shoes and a flashlight are very important.

  6. BulletAll cabins are equipped and heated with wood stoves and stocked with firewood.

See you there!!!!!

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