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Early Bird Registration is now OPEN!
Mark your calendars for The Retreat!
August 23*-25, 2024

*Early arrival and other events, such as BEST, NRP, CRP & kayaking, will be planned for August 21st, 22nd & 23rd, and suturing on August 26th..

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Camp Canaan
 3111 Sand Island Rd., Rock Hill, SC

Retreat Sneak Peek

 

Discounted member pricing pertains to Friday evening, August 23- Sunday afternoon, August 25.  Discounted member pricing does not apply to Thursday arrival, Thursday meals or kayaking.

*Important NRP registration update and information below*

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Wednesday, August 21st:

  • Early check-in (add-on required for Wednesday accommodations)

  • Guided Kayaking on the Catawba (ticket required, all experience levels welcome. Must have at least 10 signed up)

Thursday, August 22nd:​

  • BEST (Birth Emergency Skills Workshop) with Andrea Dixon, CNM & Avril Bowens, BSN-RN, CPM. (Limited to 18 registrants)

  • Optional Full Day add-0n (This hands-on workshop is an optional add-on to the weekend Retreat. There will be required online work to be completed prior to August 16. A link to the online portion will be provided about 30 days beforehand, there is an additional $35 to register for that online pre=work due  to be paid through that link).

  • Optional early check-in (add-on required for Thursday accommodations)

  • Optional Spa services available throughout day

Friday, August 23rd:

  • NRP certification with Karen Strange, CPM,  AAP/NRP, choose from Essentials (morning 1/2 day for doulas or parents) or Advanced (whole day, includes Essentials in the morning. Advanced is for CPMs and/or those who have a state license) 

  • This hands-on workshop is an optional add-on to the weekend Retreat. There will be required online work to be completed prior to August 16, Teachable fee is included in registration. Price of the NRP book, if you don't have it, is not included.

  • CPR certification with Matt Hunt from Camp Canaan, choose from Friday pm (for those who signed up for Karen's NRP) or Sunday afternoon (those who signed up for Friday Advanced NRP) 

  • This hands-on workshop is an optional add-on to the weekend Retreat. There will be required online work to be completed prior to August 16.

  • Weekend Retreat Check-in

  • Pool Party & Low Country Boil (included in weekend retreat registration. Can be added for those who aren't registered for The Retreat. Don't worry- if you have dietary accommodations, we've got you covered!)

  • Optional Spa services available throughout day

Saturday, August 24th 

  • Schedule to be announced. Sessions with Karen Strange, Andrea Dixon and Dr. Joseph Cooper will be included

  • Midwives After Hours with fun & games happens after dinner!

  • Optional Spa services available throughout day

Sunday, August 25th​

  • Approved Spinning Babies Trainer, Nichole Morales will lead a hands-on workshop included as part of The Retreat!

  • CPR with Matt Hunt from Camp Canaan, after Nichole Morales, for those who registered for Karen's Advanced NRP all day Friday workshop.

  • Optional Spa services available throughout day

Monday, August 26th

 

Spa services will be provided by Mended By Hand. Registration and payment onsite. 

*Session times/order are subject to change. Other activities will be offered*

Click HERE for SCHOLARSHIP for BIPOC midwives and enrolled midwifery students

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Registration OPEN

The Fine Print

MEAC CEUs will be applied for Saturday and Sunday Retreat session and available for purchase for $25.00.

Proceeds from the Summer Island Retreat will be used for scholarships for next year's retreat. CBJ is a  non-profit organization.

*Schedules are tentative*

CBJ Members will receive $50.00 off of the price of the retreat at the time of registration. Must already be a member or sign up at the time of registration. The discount cannot be retroactive.  

Full refunds minus a service fee available until June 30. 50% refund if notified between July 1 and 31. No refunds after August 1.

We know the nature of the business, therefore no refunds if you are called to a birth, you can however, transfer your registration to another Birth Junkie for this event.

Questions?  Please email us at carolinabirthjunkies@gmail.com

9th annual Summer Island Retreat
9th annual Summer Island Retreat
When
Aug 23, 2024, 4:00 PM – Aug 26, 2024, 3:00 PM
Where
Camp Canaan,
3111 Sand Island Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29732, USA
Please join us!
Register Here!
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