2023 WMBA Retreat: Be Real

“Heal the broken hearted, help the blind to see and set the captives free” Luke 4:18

April 28-30th 2023, Elkhorn Resort

Why Should You Attend?

A weekend full of fellowship, worship, games, prizes, silent auction, late night girl chats, amazing speaker, and time away from the busyness of life.

The question is: Why Wouldn’t You Want to Attend?


The Manitoba Baptist Association’s annual Women’s Retreat is designed for all women! From young adults to young at heart.

What makes this weekend so special is the combination of rest & relaxation, fellowship, worship and spiritual inspiration. Our speaker this year is Lorraine Hartsook from Eston Saskatchewan. Held at the Elkhorn Resort, located in the fabulous in Riding Mountain National Park, this is a weekend like no other. Equipped with its world class Solstice Spa, wonderful accommodations, and great food, Elkhorn Resort is the perfect place for a mid-winter getaway.

Register Now!

Click here to register for the 2023 Retreat

Before March 31, 2023

Fee: $145.00 on or before March 31, 2023

After March 31, 2023

Late Fee: $190.00 after March 31, 2023


$45 non-refundable deposit $145 balance due upon arrival at retreat ($100 balance due upon arrival if registered by March 31, 2023) *registration fee includes 3 meals


  • 6:00 p.m. Registration
  • 7:00 p.m. Get Acquainted
  • 7:30 p.m. Snacks
  • 8:30 p.m. Session 1


  • 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
  • 10:30 a.m. Session 2
  • 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. Workshops / Free Time
  • Lunch Note: Lunch is not provided.  Everyone is on their own, choose from the resort restaurant or bring snacks from home.
  • 6pm Evening Dinner Banquet, Formal attire welcome – Session 3


  • 10:00 a.m. Session 4
  • Checkout – Express checkout available. You are responsible for your own breakfast. Breakfast in the restaurant is available with special retreat menu.

Workshops are optional, HOWEVER, all workshops require pre-registration. There will be NO signing up at Elkhorn. You can register for the workshop(s) of your choice online or through the mail in brochure.



Leave your insecurities at the door and put on your suit. Enjoy laughter and fun in the pool as you exercise to music.


Discover your inner Homesteader

Presented by: Karla Reader

“Cost of groceries leaving you traumatized? Health concerns causing you to consider exactly what is in the food we eat and products we use? Wondering how to source foods local to our area that provide nutritive or medicinal value?

Whether you live on a large farm or are an apartment dweller, each of us can be proactive in what we eat and the products we use. Come learn some OLD ways to take control of what goes in your body.”


Scavenger Hunt

Find your team of 3 or 4 and get ready to win a prize!!


Canvas Painting

Presented by: Rhianna Reader

“Create your own beautiful artwork to take home and decorate your personal space. Limited to 10 people.”

Cost: $10

The room rate is $185.00 plus GST & PST per night.  Room cost can be shared with up to 4 people.  Chalets are available for up to 10 people. Please call Elkhorn for 2023 chalet rates.

Please book your own room prior to March 27 by calling 1-866-355-4676.  Be certain to ask for MBW23 rooms.

To reserve rooms on-line

.  Go to www.elkhornresort.mb.ca

.  Go to “reserve your stay online.”

.  Put in the dates of April 28 check-in & April 30 checkout

.  Use promo code MBW23 [case sensitive]

.  Click on “check availability”

.  Follow the steps from there.

A credit card number will be required at time of booking as well as names of roommates.  Rooms will be released to the public after March 31.

Solstice Spa

Prebooking is not required for the use of the Mineral Pool, but it is required for any treatments [massage, manicure, etc.] that you wish to receive and should be booked well in advance of the weekend.  A 15% discount is available to retreat attendees for “hands on” treatment only.

Solstice Spa Reservations: 1-866-355-4676

www.elkhornresort.mb.ca  to preview resort.

Donations to our annual Silent Auction and Give Aways are gratefully accepted. Proceeds used to off-set retreat expenses.

Please remember that some ladies have fragrance allergies and restrict your use of same.

For More Information

Contact: Judy Hart by email or by phone: 1-204-734-8453.