Personal Retreats

A Personal Retreat at Wisdom House is a time for quiet reflection for individuals. When rooms are available, we welcome individuals for these retreats. Minimum 2 night stay.

For those who come for the first time, we ask for two references with phone numbers and email addresses at the time of your request.

Donations for personal retreats are a minimum of $67 per night which include single room occupancy and hall bath ($15 additional for room with bath). When the retreat center is not serving meals, individuals may bring their own food and use the kitchenette with refrigerator and microwave. Coffee, tea and artesian well water are available throughout the day. A non-refundable deposit of $100 will secure your reservation.

Meal option for extended stay.
Wisdom's Grocery Bag (minimum 2 days' meals: 6 meals and snacks)
For the individual guest with extended-stay, one bag provides five days of nourishment.
Chef's choice of contents, for example:
Breakfast: vegetable quiche roasted onion Strata tomato and spinach frittata/French toast casserole/baked eggs/hard-boiled eggs. Fresh fruit that may be whole or sliced.
Lunch or dinner: Roasted chicken breast/tuna salad/Florentine whitefish/Turkey shepard's pie/Wisdom's chicken pie/vegetable fita wrap/foccacia pizza/Turkey and hummus wraps/Lemon chicken.
Various side dishes may include roasted potatoes/asparagus/steamed vegetables/roasted vegetables/honey sweet potato wedges/ginger rice/roasted onion and garlic quinoa/garlic roasted broccoli/herbed carrots/pickled beets.
Salads: One bag of baby greens with tomatoes and cucumbers and a variety of Wisdom House dressings. Some sliced bread, butter and/or rice cakes and peanut butter.
Cheese and crackers and an assortment of house baked cookies and pastries.
All packaged in reuseable microwavable containers. Simply place in the dishwasher and the chef will retrieve for reuse.
$41 per day.

At times when meals are being served to groups in residence, meals will be provided at $41 additional per day.

The kitchenette for individual use will not be available when meals are being served in the dining room.


To schedule your personal retreat, contact Carol Gould, Conference Coordinator at or call 860-567-3163.