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Upper Eastern Shore Family Leadership Retreat

When: November 3, 5:00 - 9:00 pm and November 4, 9:00 - 3:30 pm
Where: Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 150 Scheeler Rd., Chestertown, MD 21620

A two-day, Upper Eastern Shore retreat to empower you to be a stronger advocate for your child

The Upper Eastern Shore Family Leadership Retreat provides a welcoming space for you to learn how to help your child by:

  • collaborating with your child’s school
  • taking care of yourself
  • empowering you to promote the needs of your child and family
Who should apply?
Parents and caregivers who both: 
  • have a school-age child with mental health challenges and
  • live in Cecil, Queen Anne’s, Kent, Talbot or Caroline counties
How much does it cost?
There is no cost. A completed application and commitment to attend are required. All meals are provided. Lodging on November 3 is included; overnight stay is optional.

What else do I need to know?
  • The application deadline is October 20.
  • Attendance both days (November 3 and November 4) is required. 
  • Dinner will be provided Friday evening. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on Saturday.
  • Lodging is included for the evening of November 3, but not required, at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Chestertown.  Rooms are double occupancy (2 people). If you are attending by yourself and wish to stay, you will be assigned a room with another participant. Couples will share a room.
  • Stipends are available for childcare and transportation to those who qualify.

Questions? Contact Noelle Nicharot at nnicharot@mdcoalition.org

Funding for this program is provided by the Maryland State Department of Education.

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