Family Retreat 2022

THE SUDC Foundation Family Retreat 2022

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, San Antonio, Texas

All SUDC Foundation guidelines, applicable laws, and details of the retreat are subject to change based on local and national COVID-19 mitigation guidelines and the rules, codes, regulations, instructions, and guidance from governing agencies, local authorities, the event location, and the SUDC Foundation to ensure the health and safety of all Retreat guests.

We are excited to announce the 2022 SUDC Foundation Family Retreat in San Antonio, Texas, at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa has been scheduled for May 20-22, 2022.

The SUDC Foundation Family Retreat 2022 will be held on May 20-22, 2022 in San Antonio, TX, US. Families affected by the sudden, unexpected or unexplained loss of a child who are registered with the SUDC Foundation are invited to this one-of-a-kind opportunity to come together to restore, reconnect and renew.

The retreat will feature unique experiences for connection that will protect and support the physical, mental and emotional health of our families. Activities include educational opportunities and family-fun events specifically designed for grieving families to connect and heal. See below for a more detailed overview of planned events.

All details of the retreat are subject to change based on local and national COVID-19 mitigation guidelines and the guidance from SUDC Foundation medical advisors to ensure the health and safety of all our guests.

This year’s retreat will be held at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. Nestled amid 600 acres of oak-covered hills, JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa is a luxury haven within a stunning landscape. It features the River Bluff Water Experience, a nine-acre water park featuring a 1,100-foot lazy river and accommodations with expansive floor plans, plush furnishings, premium amenities and breathtaking views of the Texas Hill Country. The resort is also close to the area’s most popular attractions, including wineries, SeaWorld, Shops at La Cantera, Natural Bridge Caverns and Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

Make a Donation

The SUDC Foundation family retreat provides an opportunity for families impacted by SUDC to come together to restore, reconnect and renew through educational opportunities, group activities, and family-fun events, specifically designed for grieving families to connect and heal. The retreat is offered free of charge for all registered family members. Please consider helping all SUDC families attend the 2022 Family retreat by making a donation today.

Sponsorships

The SUDC Foundation family retreat provides an opportunity for families impacted by SUDC to come together to restore, reconnect and renew through educational opportunities, group activities, and family-fun events, specifically designed for grieving families to connect and heal. The retreat is offered free of charge for all registered family members. Please consider helping all SUDC families attend the 2022 Family retreat by making a donation today.

Weekend Event Overview

All SUDC Foundation guidelines, applicable laws, and details of the retreat are subject to change based on local and national COVID-19 mitigation guidelines and the rules, codes, regulations, instructions, and guidance from governing agencies, local authorities, the event location, and the SUDC Foundation to ensure the health and safety of all Retreat guests.

Friday

  • Poolside Cabanas Available for early arrivals to connect and relax
  • Complimentary outdoor welcome reception featuring food, drink, entertainment and an opportunity for all families to kick off the weekend
  • Special Teen Event
  • Supportive grandparent gathering
  • A gathering designed specifically for SUDC dads

Saturday

  • Breakfast and dinner provided by the SUDC Foundation
  • Opportunities for yoga, group hike, golfing at TPC San Antonio and family fun activities
  • Therapeutic activities for children based on age
  • Keynote Speaker Lisa Keefauver 
  • Opportunity for golf at TPC San Antonio
  • Sound healing and grief coping skills workshop
  • A memorial tribute for SUDC children
  • Free time to enjoy resort amenities including poolside cabanas
  • Special gathering just for SUDC moms

Sunday

  • Farewell breakfast
  • Learn to journal through your grief with a journaling workshop
  • Grief sharing circle for families share stories
  • Spend some more free time to with your tribe enjoying resort amenities including poolside cabanas

Weekend Accommodations

The Family Retreat is provided free of charge to families registered with the SUDC Foundation.

The weekend includes all family programming including some meals. *Golf will be partially funded by the SUDC Foundation.

Families are responsible for the following costs:

Hotel

Retreat attendees are eligible for a group room rate of $199/night + tax

Travel

Transportation to and from the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

Meals

Light dinner Friday night

Lunch on Saturday

Snacks and other incidentals, etc.

The SUDC Foundation will provide all other meals for families starting with hors d’oeuvres on Friday night through Sunday breakfast.

Booking Your Stay

Reservations should be made, modified or canceled at book.passkey.com/go/TheSUDCFoundation or by calling 1-877-622-3140.

The group rate is guaranteed for reservations made on or before April 29, 2022. Reservations must be canceled at least seven days prior to arrival to avoid charges. A deposit is required at booking. The SUDC Foundation will cover the cost of the daily resort fee for each room (valued at $56/room/day). This includes the amenities listed here.

Resort Amenities

Guest room wireless

Access to spa/fitness center, sport court, tennis facility and water park

Golf bag storage at TPC San Antonio

2 drinks per day from resort bar

Self-parking

Registration

Scholarships are no longer available. Please contact support@sudc.org for questions or information.

All SUDC Foundation guidelines, applicable laws, and details of the retreat are subject to change based on local and national COVID-19 mitigation guidelines and the rules, codes, regulations, instructions, and guidance from governing agencies, local authorities, the event location, and the SUDC Foundation to ensure the health and safety of all Retreat guests.

Family Retreat T-Shirts

SUDC Foundation Family Retreat 2021, T-shirts are available for all ages. Every effort will be made to ensure the shirt is printed with the most up-to-date list of SUDC children’s first names. As a result, no shirts from this campaign will be printed or shipped before July 15th. A special thank you to SUDC mom, Brittney Sowers Patterson for designing this year’s retreat T-shirt.

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