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Outing: Adult Empowerment Retreat

  • Crowne Plaza Hotel , 2055 Lincoln Highway Edison, NJ, 08817 United States (map)

The retreat is a weekend-long interactive and fun event designed for adults 21 years and over with disabilities to explore and experience increased independence, socialization, self-esteem and overall growth through such topics as health/wellness, relationships/intimacy, advocacy and others. Workshops provide ample opportunities for one-on-one and group interactions and are structured in a variety of ways including presentations, hands-on activities, movement and art. The retreat is coordinated, facilitated and led by individuals with disabilities. Come for one or two days or come for the whole weekend!

Registration: There is a registration fee, based on the days attending, to help cover the costs of the event, which can be paid when you register. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Scholarships: This year, with funding from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, we have a limited number of scholarships available for those who wish to attend but can not cover the costs of travel or lodging. 

The Scholarship application process is closed.

Additional expenses: SBRN will sponsor a luncheon on Saturday for all attendees.  Additional meals, personal care assistance and other retreat costs not covered by a scholarship are the responsibility of each attendee. 

Hotel Rooms: Room reservations at the Crowne Plaza Edison Hotel can be made online at: Crowne Plaza Edison Reservations or you can call the hotel directly at (732) 287-3500 or (866) 279-4813. Be sure to have your credit card available.

If you need any additional information about the retreat, please email Millie Gonzalez at mgonzalez@thesbrn.org or call SBRN at (908) 782-7475.