REACH: Marriage Retreat for Military Couples

Retreat Itinerary: Workshop, Childcare, Lodging

MAY 17 - 19, 2019

Couples Workshop on Saturday

Lake Gaston, NC

This Retreat is a great getaway for Military Couples that have experienced deployment. You can even bring your kids (ages 2 and up). We will provide childcare while you attend the Saturday Workshop. Children are not allowed at the workshop. There is no cost for the Saturday Workshop & Meals (A Refundable deposit is required to hold reservation, to be refunded after the event. $20/couple). 

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.  Application sign-up sheet to be provided upon email request.  Space is limited to 12 Couples. 

Request Application Form:

Application deadline April 28

Workshop Location on Saturday

Lions Den (Lake Gaston Lions Club)

Address: 139 Stanley Rd, Henrico, NC 27842


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

  Continental Breakfast served

  Door Prize

Morning Session Start: 9:00 am

  Door Prize

Lunch Break: 12 pm

  Lunch provided on site

Afternoon Session Start: 1:00 pm

  Door Prize

  Breakout Activity

Workshop End: 5pm

Dinner: 6:30 pm 

 Dinner 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. Children are not allowed at the Workshop. 

Snacks & lunch provided. Plus activities for the children.

Special considerations:

 -Food Allergies: to be listed on sign in sheet

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

 -Childcare for ages 2 and up 

        (Sorry, we do not have accommodations for children under 2)

Location:  Pleasant Hill Christian Church  (Family Recreation Bldg)

                    175 Ankum Rd

                    Gasburg, Va 23857

   This location is only 5 mins. from the Lions Den Workshop Location

 Childcare Check-in Saturday : 8:00 – 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 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 after the event. 

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 6 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 bed sheets. 

 You will need to bring your own towels, sleeping bags, pillows.


Location:  Lake Gaston Lodges 

   379 Delbridge Road

   Gasburg, Va 23857

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 Please do not contact Lake Gaston Lodges.


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