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Northwest Quilters' Fall Retreat

October 17 - 20, 2019

Time to register for the Northwest Quilters' Fall Retreat at Tilikum Retreat Center.  Attendance is limited to 38 in order to assure everyone a lower bunk for sleeping.  The Fall Retreat is usually well attended so early registration is recommended.

Tilikum Retreat Center is 5 miles outside Newberg, Or 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 which will be in full fall color.  Tilikum grounds offer hiking trails around a large lake and the retreat center offers great fall vistas from many locations.


There are two retreat options: 

(1) Arrive at 4:00 pm on Thursday, October 17th with the fee of $240.00.  Included are 8 meals :Thursday dinner,  all meals on Friday and Saturday, and Sunday brunch.  

(2)  Arrive Friday October 18th after lunch for a fee of $205.  Included are 5 meals:  Friday dinner, all meals on Saturday and a brunch on Sunday.  

Whichever option you choose, a great time begins when you arrive with your high spirits ready for a fun filled productive time.


You will need to bring your own bed linens and towels.  Pillows are provided and 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.  Cutting mats, irons, and ironing stations will be available.

Most rooms have two or three bunks.  You may request a private room for an additional $35.00.

NWQ's retreats offer enriching experiences and we welcome your participation!  For additional information, contact co-chairs Olivia Brown at obrown@tresoft.com or Kathleen E Schmidt at kes@kathleeneschmidt.com.


If you are a vegetarian or have food sensitivities, please fill out the Tilikum Medical Diet Request form and mail it with your registration along with the additional review fee of $8.00.  Tilikum will not accommodate any special dietary needs without having their form completed and returned prior to your arrival.  (To request dietary form email Kathleen at kes@kathleeneschmidt.com  or print from the Tilikum web-site at camptilikum.org/dietaryform.

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 38 participants.  A minimum deposit of $75.00 is required with a completed registration form with any balance owed due by July 7th.  Refunds, minus a $10.00 handling fee, will NOT be given after July 7th 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.


Registration forms can be downloaded here with mailing instructions.  


To register for the retreat via Paypal, click here.