REACH: Marriage Retreat for Military Couples

Retreat Itinerary: Workshop, Childcare, Lodging


SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018

Lake Gaston, NC

Lions Den (Lake Gaston Lions Club)

Address: 139 Stanley Rd, Henrico, NC 27842

This Retreat is a great getaway for Military Couples that have experienced deployment. You can even bring your kids. We will provide childcare while you attend the Saturday session. There is no cost for the Saturday Workshop & Meals ($20/couple - Refundable deposit required to hold reservation, to be refunded at Workshop Check-in). 

Also if you are interested in making it a weekend, we are providing lodging for Friday & Saturday night (see details below).

All Arrangements to be handled by Support U.S. Armed Forces. Including registration for Workshop, Childcare, and Lodging. Registration sign-up sheet to be provided upon email request for Registration.  Space is limited to 20 Couples. 

Request Registration Form:


Workshop Check-in: 8:30-9:00 am @ the Lions Den

  Refreshments served

  Door Prize

Morning Session Start: 9:00 am

  Speaker: Dr. Robb Thompson

  Door Prize

Lunch Break: 12 pm

  Lunch provided on site

Afternoon Session Start: 1:30 pm

  Speakers: Willis & Ciaren Bevelle

  Breakout Activity

  Door Prize

Workshop End: 5pm

Dinner: 6:30 pm 

 Cookout at the Lake Gaston Lodges

 More Fun Activities, S’mores at the Fire Pit

 Fishing at the Pond 

  -we will have some poles available

  -no fishing license needed to fish at the pond



We will provide complimentary childcare on Saturday while you are at the workshop. Snacks & lunch provided. Plus activities for all ages.

Special considerations:

 -Children 2 and under: There will be extra babysitters available. 

 -Food Allergies: to be listed on sign in sheet

 -We can go over details on a case by case basis.

Location:  Lake Gaston Lodges (

   379 Delbridge Road

   Gasburg, Va 23857

   This location is only 7 mins. from the Lions Den Workshop Location

 Childcare Check-in Saturday : 7:45 – 8:15 am 

    (This should give you time to get to the Workshop location by 8:30 am)

Childcare Check-out Saturday: Approximately 5:30 pm

    (Time based upon couples returning from the Workshop)

Saturday Dinner Cook-Out for all Attendees will be at Lake Gaston Lodges.


We have secured lodging for the weekend at no cost to the Military Couple (& children). There will be a $50 Refundable deposit required to hold reservation to be refunded upon checkout on Sunday. 

Check-in & Check-out to be handled by Support U.S. Armed Forces. 

 Please do not call Lake Gaston Lodges.

 Lodging Check-in Friday:  starting at 3 pm at the Lake Gaston Lodges 

 Lodging Check-out Sunday: 1pm

 This is a rustic setting. The cabins are simple but clean.

 Each cabin will sleep 4-6


 No Pets this weekend

 We will provide the sheets and pillows. 

 You will need to bring your own towels.

  Optional: bring your own sleeping bag and favorite pillow


Location:  Lake Gaston Lodges 

   379 Delbridge Road

   Gasburg, Va 23857

 To view location: (

 Please do not contact Lake Gaston Lodges.


ALL Questions and Concerns please call Crystal @ 919-606-0158 or