Fri, Aug 13|
Island of Hope and Healing
Inaugural Women Warriors Retreat (Lake Louise)
Hope for Wild Hearts inaugural women warriors retreat at the Island of Hope and Healing on Lake Louise
Time & Location
Aug 13, 2021, 7:00 PM – Aug 15, 2021, 1:00 PM
Island of Hope and Healing, 25600 South Lake Louise Rd, Glennallen, AK 99588, USA
About the Event
Alaska's Healing Hearts is proud to announce the Inaugural Hope for Wild Hearts women warrior weekend on the Island of Hope and Healing. Slots are limited, kids are welcome, and notwithstanding your children, no boys allowed! This is a weekend for women warriors to focus on themselves, in a safe environment, and enjoy the wild that Alaska has to offer.
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It is our Mission and Goal to ensure that our guests enjoy a peaceful, relaxing, and reflective time,while making memories with family and friends.
During your visit we encourage you to enjoy all of the amenities and resources offered from watercraft fun to fishing, hiking to discovering new and exciting things to see and do.
You will find the waters and woodlands to be safe and inviting around the island.We offer and provide equipment for canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding, paddle boating, swimming, limited fishing,discovery hiking & fitness trails, horseshoes & games, playgrounds for all ages, docks to sit and relax, and much more.What we have:•Gorgeous Cabins w/Cots and Sleeping Pads•Outhouses•Handwashing/Personal Hygiene station.•Enclosed Outdoor Kitchen•BBQ Grills•Covered Fire Pit•Picnic Tables (group & private areas by cabins)•Generators and Solar Power to charge necessary devices that need charging but no constant power supply.•Boats for transportation and recreation as well as emergency needs and of course Life Jackets for all ages and sizes.*This is a fun “Off-Grid” camping experienceWhat we DO NOT have:~Roads to and from Mainland. Boat only~WIFI~Television~Constant Electricity~Showers on island~Carnival Rides~Petting Zoo~Uber or LyftTHINGS YOU SHOULD PLAN TO BRING:~LAYERS/LAYERS/LAYERS of outdoor clothing (Rubber boots are always a good idea)~Sleeping Bags & Pillows ~Personal Hygiene Items including Towels and Bug Spray (BUG SPRAY)~Food & Beverage of choice and Ice for your Cooler ~Any medications (plus extra) as you may require~Personal Fishing Poles and Tackle (single hook-NO live bait)~ Fishing License if you wish to fish~You are welcome to bring your watercraft but shall be responsible for safe operation and use.THINGS NOT TO BRING:~NO Pets (Service Dogs allowed upon approval with prior communication and coordination)~NO Firearms are necessary on the Island. We have no predators there and there is no shooting allowed on Island.~Illegal DrugsDISCLAIMER:*Alaska’s Healing Hearts is an equal opportunity organization and does not discriminate for any reason.*We do however reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.*Any conduct by any person or member of a party of guests that are deemed to be unsafe, unlawful, or socially unacceptable shall result in immediate removal from the property.NEARBY LOCAL AMENITIES:•Lake Louise Lodge Located at 25600 Lake Louise Road (1 nautical mile from our Island) Lake Louise Lodge is our Host point of departure to the island and offers the following services for cost: www.lakelouiselodge.com~Full-Service Restaurant and Bar~Public Showers ($8 per person)~Bagged Ice ($5)~Gasoline (NO diesel)~Propane~Firewood~Parking ($5 per day per vehicle)~Boat Launch for personal boats ($30 fee)~Hotel rooms with full private bathrooms~Cabins~Limited Wifi•The Lake Louise Recreation Area and Campground/RV Park ( www.dnr.alaska.gov ) are approximately 17.1 miles down Lake Louise Road. Hosted by The Point Lodge. (launch and parking fees apply) www.ThePointLodge.com•Paradise General Store on Lake Louise Road has basic supplies and items you may need.•Public Boat Launch located at Mile 17 of Lake Louise Road. State Parking fee applies.Additional Travel and Logistic Information that is handy:+Always leave home with a full tank of gas.+Once you turn off the Glenn Highway onto Lake Louise Road you will experience 17 miles of “Alaskan road”, i.e. frost heaves and chugholes, and as often as not plenty of local flora and fauna from moose to ground squirrels and rabbits, caribou to porcupines and waterfowl on the few small lakes along the drive. No Bigfoot sightings. Yet…+Your GPS may stop you before the actual address: Ignore it and continue until you see the Lodge Sign.
~The nearest Hospital and Parts/Hardware/Major Grocery Store is in Glennallen 53 minutes/43 miles NE on the Glenn Highway.Plan and Pack Accordingly. There is no Door Dash and no Pizza Hut around.PLEASE REMEMBER. You are coming to a REMOTE ISLAND, in a REMOTE AREA…….. not the downtown USA so again, PLAN and PACK to provide what you think you will want and need.~Bring any necessary Medications that you may require-PLUS EXTRA just in case.~Same applies to socks and underwear and anything else that you cannot function without.~The lack of “modern conveniences” is wonderful and should encourage you to ESCAPE and enjoy vacationing.~The whole purpose of the experience is to have nothing pressing to do and all doggone day to get it done.~Please come and Enjoy and we look forward to seeing you there soon on this little slice of Heaven on Earth.Thanks again for your service to make our world a better place and bring smiles to those around you. - Alaska’s Healing Hearts Team.