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LDSHE Fall Family Retreat
October 23-25, 2024
Pipestem Resort State Park, West Virginia

Better Together

What makes the Fall Retreat so Great?

Group Activities for Children

New This Year! Volunteer-led activities for children of all ages to make friends while parents socialize or seek counsel with available presenters! It’s Win-Win!

Indoor and outdoor classes 

What better setting than the mountains of West Virginia in the Fall?

Hands-on and interactive classes

Experience the healing of art, music, nature discovery,  dancing, quiet reflection and so much more!

Free afternoons & evening gatherings

Classes end at 1:00pm each day so that you have time to enjoy  socializing, hikes, scavenger hunts and more with friends and family. 

Resort  Amenities  for families

Nature is your playground! Hiking, biking, axe-throwing, mini-golf, golfing, horseback riding, games, and more!

The Retreat will also have all that you’ve come to know and love about LDSHE:





Important Retreat Details:

Pipestem Resort State Park, West Virginia 
Lodging Options:
Lodge Room $149/night
2, 3, and 4 bedroom Cottages $189-$229/night
Electric Campsite $48-$64/night
Reservations can be made over the phone
Call 304-466-1800 and tell them you are with LDSHE 

  • Conference Dates: Wed-Friday, October 23-25, 2024
  • Early Bird Registration Fee: $50 (spouses are free and encouraged to come!)
  • Early registration deadline: Sept. 9 
    Price goes up to $60/person after Sept. 9
  • Registration Deadline: Guaranteed Youth T-Shirt Sept. 15
  • 11 year-olds turning 12 in 2024 are welcome to register and join youth classes.
  • All youth must have a parent who is registered for the LDSHE Fall Family Retreat and is present at the retreat.
  • Families are welcome and encouraged to bring younger children. Children are welcome to accompany their parents to adult classes as desired, but we do ask that disruptive children please be escorted from the room. Families are responsible for ensuring that children are supervised by a designated adult at all times. During certain times, we will have a play area and group activities led by volunteers for younger children. However, parents must stay in the room where activities are held and may socialize or counsel with available presenters while keeping an eye out for their children.
  • To keep costs low, adults will not receive a t-shirt with the price of admission.  Youth t-shirts are included in the price of admission.
  • Full refunds will be granted prior to Sept. 15. After Sept. 15 when we purchase supplies, a 50% refund will be issued.

Youth Conference

In addition to inspiring, encouraging and empowering classes, youth will participate in team building activities, games, hikes, and more. Have any class or speaker suggestions? Let us know!

Adult Conference

Parents can choose among enrichment classes, socializing during children’s activities, and Mentor Chats with Presenters. If you have a skill you would like to learn or teach, let us know!