Women LISTEN holds annual nurturing retreats where participants spend time sharing, laughing, playing, enjoying healthy food, learning and more. In the past, we have had summer fly-fishing retreats in the Mat-Su Valley and fall Soothe Your Soul, Nourish Your Body retreats in Girdwood. Retreats are available free of charge to women who have had a diagnosis of any cancer.

Girdwood Retreat

Upcoming Retreats

One-Day Fly-fishing Retreat, Chugiak - August 5, 2023 (Applications due July 17, 2023)

WomenLISTEN, Inc., is excited to resume our popular annual fly-fishing event! This one-day retreat—limited to 10 women—is available free of charge to women who have had a diagnosis of any cancer. Retreat facilities are rustic. See more information at Come prepared to have an enjoyable, active, fun-filled day, packed with laughter and information as you build a supportive and empowering network through talking and fly-fishing activities, including fly casting and float tubing on a lake. We have fishing gear, including float tubes, fins, rods, reels and waders, with sizes to fit most. If you have a canoe or kayak, you are welcome to bring and use it. No pets, alcohol, tobacco or smoking.

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