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Retreats and Vacations 

  • Armed Forces Recreation Center Resorts - www.armymwr.com/travel/recreationcenters    -   Offers information about resorts operated by the army family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command for service members and families.  

  • Boulder Crest Retreats  -  http://www.bouldercrestretreat.org/  - Provides a free, first-class rural retreat 2 - 14 days for seriously wounded and recovering warriors and their families to reconnect and recover.   

  • Coming home Project - Stress Management Retreats - www.cominghomeproject.net  - Offers community-buildingexperiences; workshops are free and confidential; offers travel and lodging scholarships.  

  • Hope for the Warriors Counseling Retreats - www.hopeforthewarriors.org/story/18720877/family-support - Offers weekend counseling retreats at Holliswood Hospital in Queens NY; all program cost including travel are free of charge.  

  • ​Lone Survivor Foundation -  http://lonesurvivorfoundation.org/  - Offers education, counseling support, and inspiration using short-term retreats and medium - term, in house care and advocacy programs.  

  • No Barriers - Soldiers in Summit - www.nobarrierssoldiers.org - Helps active duty Service members, veterans and their families overcome barriers through outdoor exploration and team building activities.   

  • Operation Black Hills Cabin Vacations - http://www.operationblackhillscabin.org/ Offers a week's vacation to qualifying wounded warriors and their families, at little or no expense to them, with the exception of transportation.   

  • Operation Homefront Hearts of Valor - Retreats for Caregivers -   www.operationhomefront.net Offers two day retreats for caregivers; all retreats cost, including travel and accommodations are provided.    

  • Operation Purple Healing Adventures - www.militaryfamily.org  Provides free 4 - day retreats for recovering warriors and their families; hiking, canoeing and more 

  • Operation Second Chance Retreats- www.operationsecondchance.org/retreats - Offers two types of retreats depending on the individuals injuries and their abilities to get away; short local overnight trips and week long retreats.  

  • Semper Fi Fund - Odyssey Camp -  https://semperfifund.org/how-we-help/assistance/ - Offers a six day, holistic transition assistance program for injured and critically ill Service members.  

  • Serving Our Willing Warriors - Bull Run Retreats - www.willingwarriors.org - Offers recovering wounded, ill, and injured warriors and their families a break from the hospital environment to relax in a week long  retreats 

  • ​Strong Bonds - www.Strongbonds.org  - Local Chaplain Sponsored couple and family retreats to help service members reconnect with the family

  • USO and Stronger Families - Couple seminar - www.Uso.org - Offers two hour weekly or full-day workshops/ retreats focus on education, support and self - exploration for Service members and families 

  • USO Warrior and Family Care Program - Couples Seminars - www.USO.org - Helps wounded, ill, and injured couples strengthen their relationship and work on tough issues in a fun and non- threatening environment.   

  • Veteran's Campground on Big Marine Lake - www.vetscampMN.org  - Provides Facilities and opportunities for recreation, rest and well- being for all veterans and their families.    

  • Woman of Warriors (W.O.W.) at E.A.S.E. (Equine Assisted Self-Exploration)  - www.unitedwestandatease.com - Focuses on education, support and self exploration for individuals, couples, and groups in  a two hour weekly or full day workshop/ retreats format, for family and/or service members 

  • ​Wounded Warrior Family Support Vacations - www.wwfs.org - Provides five fully furnished condominium units available for vacation reservation; four are in the Bahama Bay Resort in Orlando Fl; Passes are provided to families free of charge.  


  • Wounded warrior Project  - www.woundedwarriorproject.org - Provides All expense paid retreats hosted at numerous locations around the country.