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Mark your calendars for The Retreat!
August 26*-30, 2022
*Early arrival and other events, such as kayaking, will be planned for August 25th

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

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Discounted pricing pertains to Friday evening, August 26- Sunday afternoon, August 28.

Discounted pricing does not apply to Breech Without Borders, NRP or CPR


Karen Strange is coming back to the Carolinas! In addition to the hybrid NRP workshop (Integrative Resuscitation of the Newborn online and Live skills testing) she will be leading a session during the retreat.


Joining us once again at the Summer Island Retreat will be Dr. Rixa Freeze & Dr. David Hayes for their 2 day Breech Workshop on Monday, August 29th & Tuesday, August 30th 

Thursday, August 25th:

  • Early arrival, kayaking

Friday, August 26th:

  • NRP with Karen Strange (2 sessions to choose from)

  • CPR/ BLS for Healthcare Providers (2 sessions to choose from to compliment NRP)

  • Pool Party & Low Country Boil (dietary needs are accommodated. Make note at time of registration)

Saturday, August 27th &

  •  Yoga Both Days

  • ​​Karen Strange

  • Patricia Edmonds- Placentas 

  • Jackie Kuschner- Postpartum Care Models

  • Liz Burkholder- PTSD and Secondary Trauma

  • Midwives After Hour

Sunday, August 28th

  • Karen Welton- Client Education and Releasing Fear

  • Christine Strothers- Lab Testing and Interpreting Results

  • Emily Rousch- Pelvic Floor

  • Jenna Weigner- Humanizing Birth: Prospectives from Bolivia

  • Peer Review

  • Fire Circle with Liz Burkholder (Space is limited, separate ticket must be purchased at time of retreat registration.)

Monday, August 29th & Tuesday, August 30th:

  • Breech Without Borders 

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

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MEAC CEUs will be applied for Saturday and Sunday Retreat session and available for purchase for $25.00. BWB and Integrative Resuscitation of the Newborn (pre-retreat online work) have CEUs included. All proceeds from the breech workshop will be evenly split between Breech Without Borders, NCACPM & PALM. Proceeds from the Summer Island Retreat will be split with NCACPM & PALM. All 3 are non-profit organizations.


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.