Casting for Recovery will be is offering two free retreats again this year. The first will take place April 22-24 (apply by March 10) at Ponca State Park and the second will be held October 7-9 (apply by July 29) at The Prairie Club, Valentine. The retreats are open to women who live in Nebraska and South Dakota and have received a cancer diagnosis. You may apply to one or both retreats. Space is limited to 14 women per retreat.
- If you submitted an application to attend a 2017 retreat, you must MUST reapply for 2018.
- If you have already submitted an application for a 2018 retreat, do NOT reapply!
Be sure to follow the instructions on the Apply page on the website and any other notes on the application itself. Since Casting for Recovery turns away more women than they can accept, they respectfully ask that you not reapply if you have already attended a retreat.
The once-in-a-lifetime retreats take women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer out of the clinical setting and into nature, where they can relax, share their breast cancer experience with other survivors, and learn the therapeutic sport of fly fishing. The retreats include counseling and medical education which are provided at no cost to participants. To apply for the April 22-24, click here. To apply for the October 7-9 retreat, click here.