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2019 SA Bay Area Men’s Retreat Registration


Register online or download the 2019 SA Bay Area Men’s Retreat Registration Form (by clicking here) and mail it in with a check or money order.

Save $25.00; Register before September 27, 2019.


No registrations will be accepted after October 25, 2019. The ECCO Retreat Center requires prepayment for all attendees. Persons who have not registered before the October 25, 2019 deadline cannot attend the retreat.

For more information regarding “Dorm” rooms and “Quad” rooms, visit the ECCO Retreat Center’s Lodging Page by clicking here.

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The purpose for the weekend retreat is to create the fellowship we crave and to put into action the twelve steps to spiritual progress. No matter what Step you are working on, you will find help and encouragement. We absolutely insist on enJOYing life, so plan on having a great and memorable weekend in the redwoods.

Save $25 on Full Registration by registering by September 27, 2019

Full Registration Includes:  

  • Friday dinner and fellowship from 4 PM to 7:30 PM (note: Annual ECCO event precludes our use of kitchen & dining hall on Friday evening).
  • Lodging Friday and Saturday nights in lodges and dormitories with shared bathrooms.
  • Saturday Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner.
  • Sunday Meal: Breakfast.
  • Facilities for volleyball, hiking, mountain biking, and basketball court.
  • Fire ring for singing, story telling, and lots of fun.

Note: *If you require funding assistance, petition your local Home Group for sponsorship consideration first. If your Home Group deems it necessary, your Intergroup Rep can seek guidance from the Northern California SA Intergroup regarding next steps.

Retreat Schedule:

The Fall Men’s Retreat opens Friday (8 Nov 19) at 4:00 PM — with the first meeting starting at 8PM after the Friday evening dinner.
The retreat ends on Sunday (10 Nov 19) at 10:00 AM.

What to bring:

  • Personal items (esp., soap, shampoo, shaver, tooth brush / paste, pillow, etc.); ECCO provides one set of towels & bed linens.
  • Flashlight.
  • Shoes and clothing for hiking and sports. Bring warm clothes for likely cool weather.
  • Writing materials and program literature (White Book, Big Book, 12×12, SA’s “Step Into Action,” etc.)
  • Sports equipment (note: Javelins, archery accessories, dumbbells exceeding 25.67 lbs., & all firearms are strictly prohibited)
  • Musical instruments (note: Tubas, drum sets, & accordions are highly discouraged; play the Accordion, go to jail > it’s the law !).
  • Honesty, Open-mindedness, and Willingness (HOW).

Contact Information:

If you would like to be of service at the retreat, or if you have general questions &/or registration questions about the retreat, please contact Peter T.  Please Consider carpooling with members from your regional area.

Venue Information:

Click here to review the Guest Rules for the ECCO Retreat Center.

Click here to view a map of the ECCO Retreat Center.