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2017 Parents Retreat 1 Remember the Love, Celebrate the Life, Share the Journey
            
Philadelphia Parents Retreat
April 19 th - April 23 rd , 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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You are warmly invited to join TAPS for a special retreat for all parents grieving the loss of a child who served in the Armed Forces.
Philadelphia Parents Retreat 2
For Parents

Find hope and healing as you spend time with fellow surviving parents who understand your loss at the Philadelphia Parents Retreat. We'll build lasting friendships through shared activities and celebrate the lives of our sons and daughters together.

Philadelphia Parents Retreat 3
Adventure Level
This retreat is rated as a light intensity adventure. We will be active throughout the retreat and will challenge you, however activities will involve light physical exertion, primarily walking. During the retreat, we’ll explore the city and participate in activities that will help us connect with each other.
Philadelphia Parents Retreat 4
Important Information

Thanks to the generosity of our donors and sponsors, TAPS will provide lodging, most meals and all activity costs. We are not able to provide transportation to and from the retreat. If you plan to fly to this event, the nearest airport is the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

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REGISTRATION DETAILS

A $50 deposit will be collected at the time of registration. At the conclusion of the retreat, you may choose to donate this deposit to TAPS to support future programs; otherwise it will be fully refunded to attendees.

Registration opens Thursday, Feb. 9, at 12 p.m. EST. A link will be posted above. Registration is conducted on a first-come, first-served basis; a waitlist will form once registration has reached capacity. Please keep in mind that we hold a number of spots on each event for first-time attendees, so PLEASE do not be discouraged if you are sent to the waitlist. For every retreat, we will pull people from the waitlist within the first few weeks after registration opens. You will receive notification via email if a spot becomes available for you.

Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email. Within 48 hours, you will receive a welcome email from TAPS Retreats staff that includes information on accommodations, flights, etc. Please complete the Adult Intake Form, Release Form and Code of Conduct Form as soon as possible by following the "View/Change Registration" link in your confirmation email. Please do NOT book your flight until you receive the welcome email.

Email support@taps.org and retreats@taps.org if you DO NOT receive a confirmation email after registering.

REPEAT PARTICIPANTS

We ask that survivors register for one retreat or expedition per 12 months. If you have previously attended a retreat or expedition in the past 12 months we're so excited that you want to come back; however, we ask that you wait to register 24 hours after registration has opened for this event to allow the opportunity for first-time retreat attendees to sign up.

NEW TO TAPS?

If this is your first time connecting with TAPS, we welcome you to the TAPS family. We strive to create relationships with each survivor who reaches out to us. Before receiving your welcome email, you can expect to hear from a member of our Survivor Care Team, who will welcome you and answer any questions you may have about programs.

If you have any questions, please email retreats@taps.org or call 800-959-8277.

Registration is now open. Click the link above to register. Registration is conducted on a first-come, first-served basis; a wait list will form once registration has reached capacity. Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email. Within 48 hours, you will receive a Welcome email from Retreat staff that includes information on accommodations, flights, etc. Please complete the Adult Intake Form, Release Form, and Code of Conduct Form as soon as possible by following the "View/Change Registration" link in your confirmation email. 

We ask that survivors register for one retreat per 12 months. After 24 hours, those who attended a retreat in the past 12 months may register if space is available. 

If this is your first time connecting with TAPS, we welcome you to our Survivor family. We strive to create relationships with each survivor who reaches out to us. Before receiving your Welcome email, you can expect to hear from a member of our Survivor Care Team, who will welcome you and answer any questions you may have about programs.

For more information on registration, please see details in the important information section to the left.

If you have any questions, please email retreats@taps.org or call 800-959-8277.

  • Lodging

    Lodging is provided for all attendees. You will share a room with another participant. More details about lodging will be provided by TAPS Retreats staff.



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