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Registraion is live!

Mark your calendars for The Retreat!
August 25*-27, 2023

*Early arrival and other events, such as kayaking, will be planned for August 24th

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

Retreat Sneak Peek
Discounted member pricing pertains to Friday evening, August 25- Sunday afternoon, August 27.

Discounted member pricing does not apply to Thursday arrival or kayaking.


A sample of what's in store! All of these great guests and more to come. 

Thursday, August 24th:​

  • Early arrival, optional

  • Kayaking (ticket required)

  • Optional Spa services available throughout day

  • Dinner (ticket required)

  • Cocktail Reception with Lecture from Dr. Stu Fischbein from Utah (reception FREE with retreat registrations. Tickets can be purchased separately if not registering for The Retreat)

Friday, August 25th:

  • Optional 1/2 day workshop with Dr. Stu (ticket required, session now is full)

  • Retreat arrival, Optional Spa services available throughout day

  • Pool Party & Low Country Boil, live music (dietary needs are accommodated. Make note at time of registration. Included with retreat. Tickets can be purchased separately)

Saturday, August 26th & Sunday, August 27th​

  • Sister Morningstar from Missouri

          "Hemorrhage: What, Why and How to

           Respond in a way that preserves 

          generational reproductive future"

          and "Village Prenatal: Honoring the Sacred                                              Journey of Birth"

  • Adrienne Leeds, CPM, RM, from Colorado: "Itching and Puking and Hives, Oh My!

  • Margie Wallis, LM, CPM, from Texas: "Birth Heroes: Using story structure for client care and marketing" and "Get Outta        My Dreams: Decoding pregnancy dreams to help clients find inner truth

  • Leslie Cornwell, CNM from Missouri: " Business Tips" and "Risk Management for Midwives

  • Midwives After Hours

  • Optional Spa services available 

  • And more! 

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*


Scholarship applications have now closed. 3 scholarships will be awarded on June 8th.

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 split with NCACPM & PALM, non-profit organizations.

*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

Register Below

8th annual Summer Island Retreat
Reserve your spot now! This ticket includes food, board in a shared bunk house & Cocktails Thursday w Dr. Stu at Camp Cannan. This does not include add ons such as kayaking or spa services.
Aug 25, 10:00 AM – Aug 28, 5:00 PM
Camp Canaan,
3111 Sand Island Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29732, USA
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