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7 Beautiful Places for a Fall Getaway in Central PA

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Any time of year is the perfect time to experience Central Pennsylvania, but for many, the beautiful fall season is the best time of year for a getaway – the leaves change colors, autumn crops bear their fruit, and the evenings begin to cool off. The whole family will find plenty to explore, from forests and…

8 Keys to Planning a Refreshing Retreat for Adults

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One of the most powerful appeals of the “Retreat Concept” is the concept of refreshment.  We live our lives full of demands, things-to-do, and deadlines, so the opportunity to disengage from all the demands for a short time can have a significant impact on our emotional health.  It gives us the opportunity to catch our…

6 Reasons for Teens to Unplug & Leave Social Media at Home

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These are the basic facts of being a teenager at this point in history. Today, on average children spend 5 to 6 hours a day staring at screens and they are often on two screens at once. Studies have shown that excessive screen time can lead to obesity, sleep disorders, and  aggression. Few know that…

How to Enjoy an Overnight Getaway This Spring

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Modern vacations offer quite a bit of distraction – too much, it seems these days. If you take a vacation to the beach, you’ll end up on the boardwalk surrounded by the sights and (ew!) smells of a crowded beach; during the day there will be people everywhere, littering the beach with their towels, umbrellas,…

Winter’s Perfect For That Snowy Family Getaway

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There’s something about the magic of snow. It offers a clean, fresh feel to it, yet it can even be a bit dramatic, fun and full of awe. Everyone experiences a different feeling when they see snow, which is exactly why winter is the perfect time to take one of your unforgettable family vacations and…

How to Reinforce Lessons and Memories Post-Retreat

How to Reinforce Lessons and Memories Post-Retreat

Once your Refreshing Mountain retreat wraps up, you might be bit concerned that your team, family or other group members lose sight of the lessons learned during this valuable experience. Though most retreat participants emerge with newfound knowledge, wisdom and possibly even a different outlook, some will inevitably lose sight of the retreat’s lessons as…

Tips to Help You Manage a Retreat

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If you are planning a retreat, part of your responsibility is to manage the event so it reaps the intended results. Don’t shy away from this task. Managing a retreat is actually quite an enjoyable experience. Channel your efforts in the proper manner and you will oversee a successful retreat that makes a lasting impression. Key…

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