Northwest Quilters' Summer Retreat
July 17 - 20, 2022

Time to register for the Northwest Quilters’ Summer Retreat at Tilikum Retreat Center on Sunday, July 17 to Wednesday, July 20.   No worries about the summer warm weather as each room is equipped with a window air conditioner and all work rooms have AC and fans. Attendance is limited to 34 to ensure a lower level bed for everyone and plenty of space in the work rooms.


Tilikum Retreat Center is just five miles outside of Newberg, Oregon in a beautiful location with comfortable accommodations, great food, and a very caring staff.  The 92 acre campus is surrounded by vineyards and hazelnut orchards.  Tilikum grounds offer hiking trails around a large lake and the retreat center offers great summer vistas from many locations.  


There are two retreat options: (1) Arrive at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 17th. Fee for this option is $260.00.  Included are 8 meals, Sunday dinner, a full breakfast, plus lunch and dinner on Monday and Tuesday, and brunch on Wednesday.  (2) Arrive Monday, July 18th, after lunch for a fee of $225.00. Included are 5 meals: Monday dinner, all meals on Tuesday, and brunch on Wednesday). Whichever option you chose, a great time begins when you arrive with your high spirits ready for a fun filled productive time.


Camp Tilikum will provide your linens, pillows, and towels.  Extra blankets are available.  Other items you need to bring: your project(s), sewing machine, sewing supplies, and to make your room more personal, one of your favorite quilts. Quilt cutting mats, irons, ironing stations will be available. The NWQ is asking that all participants be fully vaccinated with the COVID19 vaccine.  


NWQ’s retreats offer enriching experiences and we welcome your participation!  For additional information contact:

Barbara Mason at or 760-977-1128 or Joan Spencer at or 503-303-7071.


 If you are a vegetarian or have food sensitivities, there will a charge of $8 for special diet payable to Northwest Quilters. Tilikum has instituted a new form for gathering information about dietary needs. Please contact Barbara as noted above if you have any questions about special diets. You will be provided with a link to the on-line form that must be completed by the July 1st deadline for final payment.

Registration forms can be downloaded here with mailing instructions.  

Early registrations are helpful in planning as NWQ’s retreats are planned with limited resources. Registrations will be accepted on a first come/first serve basis for a maximum of 34 participants.  A minimum deposit of $75.00 is required with a completed registration form with any balance owed due by the July 1st registration deadline.   Refunds, minus a $10.00 handling fee, will NOT be given after July 1st and ONLY if your reservation can be filled.   All retreat materials will be distributed via e-mail, UNLESS you include a self-addressed post-paid business-sized (4” X 9”) envelope along with your registration.  We need to have a minimum of 15 participants.    


To register for the retreat via PayPal or your preferred credit card, fill in the form below.  A Paypal account is not required.