2021 In-Person Retreats to be Rescheduled - New Virtual Retreats Listed Below
June 1, 2021
These are challenging times and TOPS wants you to have the best retreat experience possible. After careful consideration, your TOPS Retreat Staff has concluded that the COVID-19 restrictions currently in place at retreat facilities make it impossible to provide the quality experience that our members have come to expect. Therefore, all remaining in-person retreats for 2021 are postponed. TOPS is committed to making every effort to reschedule these retreats back at your favorite locations for 2022. Due to the various restrictions in place at local venues, there is no guarantee we can make this happen. If you are already scheduled to attend a retreat in 2021, you have several options. You may receive a full refund or apply your payment to a retreat in 2022. You may also choose to apply your payment to a virtual retreat in 2021 and receive the balance as a partial refund.
Praise for Virtual Retreats
TOPS added the Virtual Retreat option earlier this year to offer members a convenient and affordable way to get extra support during the pandemic and beyond, and they were enthusiastically received. Here's what members are saying:
- 100% of Virtual Retreat participants would recommend it to a friend.
- 9 out of 10 would attend again.
- 99% of Virtual Retreat participants rate it as a 4 or 5 on a 5-point scale.
It was a terrific retreat and really inspired me! I’ve been sharing tidbits from the retreat with my chapter each week as we meet at a distance. This whole thing has been quite a journey for me, but I know the results will be worth it, and I need to do this for me. Thanks for re-inspiring me. —Grace D., Ontario
I enjoyed this retreat so much. I couldn’t help but feel a bond among everyone. So many things I learned will stay with me for a long time. I have struggled with social anxiety all of my life, but it’s slowly getting better. Because of this, I was apprehensive about doing this retreat on Zoom, but it was not very stressful at all! —Jacqueline R., California
In my humble opinion, virtual retreats are just what TOPS needs right now. I attended two in February and had wonderful experiences in both instances. This is a fantastic and affordable way for people to connect all over the United States and Canada. And be able to do it in the comfort of their own homes. I was re-inspired and rejuvenated from all the information being shared and interacting with the other members. —Judy C., New York