2023 Members’ Retreat Registration


Use this form to register online. You can pay by credit card or check. Note that your payment must be received by September 17, 2023 to receive the Early Bird Discount.

Friday Nov 3, 4:00 PM to Sunday Nov 5, 2023, 12:00 PM

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Location: Monte Toyon Retreat Center
220 Cloister Lane, Aptos CA, 95003

Dates: Friday Nov 3, 4:00 PM to Sunday Nov 5, 2023, 12:00 PM

Official Retreat site: https://www.uccr.org/montetoyon
Official Retreat Video: https://youtu.be/Dr0SobDPMY0


The purpose for the weekend retreat is to create the fellowship we crave and to put into action the Twelve Steps to spiritual progress. No matter what Step you are working on, you will find help and encouragement. We absolutely insist on enJOYing life, so plan on having a great and memorable weekend in the Santa Cruz Foothills. Note: *If you require funding assistance, petition your local Home Group for sponsorship consideration before registering online


The retreat registration desk opens at 4:00 PM on Friday November 3, 2023, with dinner starting at 6:00 PM that evening. The retreat ends at 12:00 PM on Sunday November 5, 2023.


    • $280 Standard Registration for a shared room (2 to 4).

Registration Includes

    • Friday Dinner
    • Lodging on Friday and Saturday nights
    • Saturday Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner
    • Sunday Meal: Breakfast only
    • Activities: Hiking, biking, music, beach, ocean, recreation, Aptos coffee and dining. Common Recreation: volleyball, frisbee, ping pong, horseshoes, softball, board games – bring your own gear.

What to bring

    • Personal items (soap, shampoo, shaver, tooth brush, toothpaste, etc.)
    • Sleeping bag or bedsheets and blanket, pillows and towels
    • Shoes and clothing for hiking and sports. Bring warm clothes for likely cool weather
    • Writing materials and program literature (White Book, Big Book, 12×12, SA’s “Step Into Action,” “Recovery Continues,” etc.), pens, notebooks, etc.
    • Sports equipment
    • Musical instruments (note: If you play a musical instrument consider bringing it and perhaps a “Retreat Band” will materialize!)
    • Honesty, Open-mindedness, and Willingness (HOW).

Contact Information

If you would like to be of service at the retreat, or if you have general questions &/or registration questions about the retreat, please contact the event co-chairs at registration@ncmur.org. You might also consider carpooling with members from your regional area.