Family Weekend Retreats

Each year we organize two weekend retreats for families in historic St. Charles, Missouri and Grafton, Illinois. Because of the contributions of our amazing supporters and sponsors, these mini-vacations are hosted FREE of charge to all participants.


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Upcoming Retreats:

Spring St. Charles Family Weekend Retreat

April 13, 2018 – April 15, 2018

This coming April, we would like to invite all Neuro-Oncology families to an unforgettable weekend away in St. Charles, Missouri for FREE!!

You will begin enjoying your weekend on Friday evening, April 13th until Sunday afternoon, April 15th.  Lodging, food, sightseeing and meeting other families will be just some of the fun you will experience.

The focus of this retreat is to connect you with other families struggling with similar situations and to make everlasting friends that will provide hope, strength and encouragement for years to come.

“It was a much needed break from everything.  We really enjoyed connecting with other families.  It was fun!!”
This weekend was an incredible blessing and a much needed break from reality for a moment.  We were able to rest and relax and just be together as a family.  To be able to meet and connect with other families who just ‘get it’ was a blessing to our family.”

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Fall Grafton Family Weekend Retreat

October 6-8, 2017

We would like to invite all families dealing with late effects of childhood cancer, to an unforgettable weekend away in Grafton, Illinois for FREE!!

Late-effects can include damage to the brain, eyesight, and hearing; affect muscle and bone growth and development; the heart; teeth; reproductive and respiratory systems…simply to name a few.  Beyond the physical affects, emotional issues may also occur.

You will begin enjoying your weekend on Friday evening until Sunday afternoon.  Lodging, food, sightseeing and meeting other families will be just some of the fun you will experience.

The focus of this retreat is to connect you with other families struggling with similar situations and to make everlasting friends that will provide hope, strength and encouragement for years to come.

“Being a single parent I am always apprehensive to come to things like this but my son and I had a wonderful time!  It was great to meet other people affected by childhood cancer.  Plus we all had fun and got away from life!!”

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2 comments on “Family Weekend Retreats

  1. […] Concert and it’s set for Friday, January 25th.  This is an event that benefits the local Leaps Of Love organization.  Last year’s show raised over $4000 and they’d love to beat that this […]

  2. Eve says:

    Thank you! Leaps of love for blessing my family this weekend! My family had a blast! We made new friends and added Alisha and Ben to our family this weekend!
    The Adcock Family

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