“Tranquility”-Newport Beach, CA

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Newport Beach, CA
December 9-12, 2016

Our AWP “Tranquility Getaways” are a time of reconeecting with the parts of you that can feel lost after tragedy. It is a time of quiet, balance, and self-reflection….a time to heal in a way that is authentic to your journey. This weekend includes holistic approaches to self-care, self-discovery, and healing. All while creating everlasting bonds with your fellow military widows as you share your stories, your memories, inspire healing, togetherness, laughter, and renew your hope for the future.

RSVP starts September 14, 2016 1pmET/12pmCST

Click HERE for more details and to register.

“Discover”-Boise, Idaho

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Boise, Idaho

September 23-26th

Discover Boise, Idaho as we creatively explore our grief and journey as widows. Our “Discover” weekends are centered around using various arts to heal, renew hope, and increase resilience. The weekend will include holistic approaches to self-care, self-discovery, and working with our grief in a healthy way. Create everlasting bonds with fellow military widows as you share your stories, your memories, your love, your laughter, and step outside your comfort zone!

Don’t think you’re “creative”?
In the words of the wise Elizabeth Gilbert, “If you’re alive, you’re a creative person.”
Come out and let us prove it to you!

So, mark your calendars! Set your alarm! And, get ready for a weekend of uncovering, cultivating, and unleashing your creativity, and connecting back to the YOU you love!

RSVP starts June 29, 2016 1pmET/12pmCT at

Click HERE for more details and to register.

Denver, CO- Rocky Mountain Adventure

Denver, CO

Experience the thrill of rafting down some of Colorado’s glorious gushing rapids. Get ready for a Rocky Mountain adventure that will remind you of your vitality and reconnect you with Mother Nature. Create everlasting bonds with your fellow military widows as you share your stories, your memories, inspire healing, togetherness, laughter, and renew your hope for the future.

RSVP starts February 24, 2016 1pmET/12pmCST.

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Destin, FL- “Fun in the Sun” Getaway

Destin, FL 

Looking for adventure? Ready to adjust your sails and set-out to sea? Then, this is the event for you. Join us on Florida’s Emerald Coast for fun in the sun with beach adventures and empowering surprises throughout the weekend. Most importantly, you’ll meet other amazing military widows to share your stories, your memories, inspire healing, togetherness, laughter, and create everlasting bonds.

RSVP starts at 1pmET/12pmCST February 3, 2016.

Click HERE for more details and to register.

Pigeon Forge Widow-Child Getaway

Pigeon Forge, TN Widow and Child Getaway (9-10yrs)

February 18-22nd, 2016

Are you ready for a little R&R with your child and other widows? Our annual Pigeon Forge retreat is just what you need! A cozy cabin, “down home” fun, laughter, and lifelong connections are sure to make this weekend one to remember.

 RSVP starts 1pmET/12pmCT December 9, 2015. Click HERE  for more details and to register.

Widow-Teen Great Outdoors (15-16yrs) Wisconsin

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Looking to spend a little one-on-one time with your busy teen before the summer days are jam packed with fun and sun? Want to meet other widows to share your journey? Join us in Wisconsin for an outdoor adventure guaranteed to show your teen you’re full of fun and thrill seeking while bonding with awesome widows! RSVP starts April 1st 1pmET/12pmCT Click HERE to register

Smoky Mountain Adventure- Pigeon Forge, TN

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Enjoy the warm days and cool nights of spring in the Great Smoky Mountains. We’ll spend the day exploring the Pigeon Forge area and our evenings relaxing next to a cozy fire sharing stories and bonding with other military widows. RSVP starts February 3rd 1pmET/12pmCT Click HERE to register

Minnesota Snow Expedition

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Snow, parkas, adventure, widows, more snow, and a once in a lifetime experience! We’re heading to Northern Minnesota for an incredible expedition. Share your stories, your love, some laughs, and create everlasting connections with other widows. RSVP starts January 6th 1pmET/12pmET Click HERE to register

Widow-Teen Winter Escape (13-14) Orlando, FL

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Need to get out of the winter weather? Need some one-on-one time with your passionate middle schooler? Join us in sunny Orlando, FL to connect with your teenager, experience some thrills, share your stories, and create lifelong bonds with other amazing military widows! RSVP starts December 10th 1pmET/12pmCT Click HERE to register.

Inner Peace Getaway- Phoenix, AZ

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“I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs, and gleams.” ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Need a little Inner Peace in the midst of the ensuing holiday chaos? This time of year is often difficult without our heroes. Holiday dinners, crazy shoppers, and incessant Christmas music can leave us a little frenzied and feeling extra blue. Find some peace as we relax, rejuvenate, and explore the beauty of the Southwest in Phoenix, Arizona. Most importantly, meet other amazing military widows to share your memories, inspire healing, togetherness, and renewed hope for the upcoming year.

RSVP starts October 8th at 1pmET/12pmCT. Click HERE for more details!

Due to limited slots and high demand, majority of tickets will go to the first timers and slots fill up fast!
All activities, food, and accomodatins are taken care of by the AWP and its amazing supporters.