2024 WMBA Retreat: Immeasurably More

“Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us” Ephesians 3:20

April 26-28th 2024, 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. 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 this years Retreat

Retreat Details

Before March 31, 2024

Fee: $145.00 on or before March 31, 2024

After March 31, 2024

Late Fee: $190.00 after March 31, 2024


$45 non-refundable deposit $145 balance due upon arrival at retreat ($100 balance due upon arrival if registered by March 31, 2024) *registration fee includes 3 meals

Heidi McLaughlin

Author of FRESH JOY, BEAUTY UNLEASHED: Transforming a Woman’s Soul & SAND TO PEARLS: Making bold choices to Enrich your Life.

International Author/ Speaker who loves to help women become more. Heidi is passionate about life and living each day as a woman who has been blessed beyond measure. She wants to try and pass this love and energy onto other women through speaking at Conferences, Retreats and any Women’s Events where they need a speaker.

“I don’t think life is about what we have – but what we do with “what we have!”


  • 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.


Layered Dessert

Workshop #1: 1-2pm

Forget fancy Pinterest desserts! Let Helena show you how simple it can be to wow your friends with delicious desserts. This hands on workshop will allow you to take home some fantastic samples and will give you tips on how to make your dessert come out just right. (gluten free options will be offered)

Cost: $7 (limit of 20 women)


Macrame Plant Holder

Workshop #2: 2-3pm

Always wanted to learn how to macrame but got confused with the different types of knots? Come and learn the basic macrame knots with us and put together your very own plant hanger, pot included.

Cost: $15 (limit of 20 women)


The room rate is $155.00 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 2024 chalet rates.

Please book your own room prior to March 27 by calling 1-866-355-4676.  Be certain to ask for MBW24 rooms.

To reserve rooms on-line

.  Go to www.elkhornresort.mb.ca

.  Go to “reserve your stay online.”

.  Put in the dates of April 26 check-in & April 28 checkout

.  Use promo code MBW24 [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.