2021 Retreat Activities Schedule – October updates!

Home 2021 Retreat Activities Schedule – October updates!

Friday Check-Ins

Saturday Check-Ins

Resort activities will have some availablility

Sunday Check-Ins

Church Services (optional)
Williamsburg has a wide variety of denominations, including the oldest Anglican Christian church, Bruton Parish church in Colonial Williamsburg.

Young Adult Activity Time

Long afternoon bike ride and picnic! 10:45am – more to follow.  https://gowilliamsburg.com/article/biking-williamsburg/      https://www.traillink.com/trail/virginia-capital-trail/


Mom’s Spa/Dessert Meet Up
Take time at the beginning of the retreat to chat with the other ladies and have dessert and coffee and a bit of luxury.

Dad’s Breakfast
Dad’s will have a chance early in the retreat to have a manly, guys-only breakfast.   Hosted at the hospitality unit.

Explore Colonial Willamsburg!   great time to get bread ends and cheese at the Cheese Shop in Market Square

ATGT – All Together Get Together

 3:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Woman’s Club Of Toano at 7965 Richmond Rd, Toano, VA 23168The MOMYS retreat’s very own Dance Master, Jerry Reynolds, will teach us the historic art of English Country Dancing.  The Dancing is Optional, and if your family prefers to not participate, it is fine (this year).  Including an organized Mexican carry-in meal.

Family Time

Jamestown with Pete

9:30am Recommended: Pete & Roxy Olson of VisionHeirs will take a group to Jamestown Settlement and will give an educational presentation about the basics of being the first permanent English settlement plus discuss both white and black slavery of the 17th century.  Meet at Jamestown Settlement at 9:30 am.  $13/person over 4; MOMYS will pay for families whose students hand write the first two Amendments (Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition  AND right to bear arms,) and send a picture of it to Skip.

Colonial History Lesson – Societal Expectations for Girls and Women in the 18th Century
2:00 pm -3:30 pm

Hostess: Dusti Soto – at the Woman’s Club Of Toano at 7965 Richmond Rd, Toano, VA 23168

Boys Militia Drill
2:00pm – 3:30pm.  Meet outside at The Colonies Resort, and brink your long gun or a long stick to practice your march & drill with Captain Pete and Sergeant Jon!

Round Robin Family Times
6:00 pm Dinner 7:15 pm Dessert

A chance to get to know the other families at the retreat better, either be a host for dinner and a guest for dessert, or vice versa.

DINNER 6:00 – Host-Guest

DESSERT 7:15 – Host-Guest

Less – formal Dance Instruction with the Reynolds
Evening, after dinner. Location tba.

Pete/Vision Heirs – Educational Session in Colonial Williamsburg
9:30 am “The courage of the founding fathers and mothers”   Meet at the Green by Bruton Parish in Colonial Williamburg

Young Adult Activity Time

Afternoon:  Boating / kayaking or disc golf at Waller mill park.  YOUNG ADULTS 16-29.  16,17 need parental consent

Info at:


Waiver at:


MOMYS will have 20 parking passes and have reserved a shelter.

“We sell snacks like crackers, chips, drinks, and ice cream.
We have a paved multi-use trail that you can use bikes, skateboards, strollers, wheelchairs, or scooters on, plus a couple of good hiking trails featuring rolling hills and deep shade.
There’s a very good disc golf course (course fee $2 per person, wooded hilly terrain) and we rent discs for $1 each.
You can rent fishing poles here for $7 each and we sell bait for $3. There’s a sunny pier to fish from.
There are also several geocaches in the park (geocaching.com).
For any younger children accompanying your group, we also have playgrounds and swings.  Please let me know if you have any further questions, or call us at: 757-259-3778.  elisabeth”

Adults’ Night Out
6:15pm  MEET AT 6:05 PM
An evening just for the parents, join us for an meal at the.  Budget about $50 each individual.

Regarding Parents Night Out, we are scheduled for “preferred seating” at Food for Thought at 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Please arrive a little early as our preferred seating status could be lost if not everyone is there (I am always late to everything, LOL, so I am telling myself 6 p.m.). On Tuesday night, I will be asking for a final tally of who plans to come. We are grateful that the owner worked out a way for us to be there.


1647 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185


Pete/Vision Heirs – Educational Session in Colonial Williamsburg
10:00 am

Biblical principles in our founding government and today’s necessity for courage to maintain our nation as originally formed    Meet at the Green by Bruton Parish in Colonial Williamburg.

Revolution Golf and Grill

1:00 PM

YA(young adults 16-29)
Lunch at Revolution Golf & Grille
(Bring $ to purchase your food)


The King’s Ball
6:30 pm – 10:30 pm    Educational Session in Colonial Dancing  –  Ball Hosts: 
As an educational session session appropriate historic dress is encouraged.  Dancing  instructions by our very own Dance Master, Jerry Reynolds.  

At The Legacy Hall – 4301 New Town Ave, Williamsburg, VA 23188

Yorktown Revolutionary War Museum with Pete

9:30 am – 

“The Power of God and His ability to pull off miraculous help for His people”: We’ll have an educational time hearing about victory due to God’s miraculous interventions for ½ hour.   Meet at the Yorktown National Battlefield at Yorktown as a group before entering.

 Note: it is a 30-minute drive to Yorktown.

Dance Instruction on the Green


Pete/Vision Heirs – Educational Lantern tour of Colonial Williamsburg
7:30pm | Meet at the green by Bruton Parish.
This year is “Faith vs Fear” 

Saturday Check-Out
10:00 am

Saturday Check-Out

Sunday Check-Out
10:00 am

Sunday check-outs