Military Support Retreats

GratitudeAmerica Military Support Retreats are a breakthrough, no cost, 4-day immersive and intensive experience designed to help combat Veterans and their supporters make peace with their past so they can begin planning for their new mission at home. 

Next Retreats:

Sept 9-12, 2021: St. Augustine, FL 
Oct 7-10, 2021: Marineland, FL
November 4-7, 2021: Amelia Island, FL

The dolphin experience had to be the most therapeutic point for me. The connection between the dolphin and myself felt incredible and took my mind off all that I had been through. 

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    London Beck, USMC Veteran

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT…

  • A 4-day immersive and intensive experience with many outdoor activities centered around nature-based recreation

  • A supportive environment in which Veterans can connect with their peers, gain critical coping skills, and interact with licensed counselors to begin healing where needed.

  • Large and small group discussions led by expert facilitators about concepts of post-traumatic growth 

Open to any post-9/11 Veteran who served in combat regardless of discharge status from the Active Component, Reserve, or National Guard, our retreats focus on post traumatic growth.

 We provide a supportive environment in which Veterans can connect with their peers, gain critical coping skills and interact with licensed counselors to begin healing where needed. Our retreats provide various activities including, nature-based recreation, yoga, breath awareness, kayaking, and dolphin interactions. In many cases our retreats act as a gateway for deeper levels of care.

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