THE HOUSTON EMBROIDERERS' GUILD
|HEG Falling Needles Retreat
Camp Allen, September 30—October 4, 2013
Monday through Friday
Do you hear one of your UFO’s calling to you for some undivided attention? Do you
need a “take me away” break for a little rest surrounded by the Piney Woods? Just
want to share laughs with friends? Join us for the HEG Falling Needles Retreat at
Camp Allen Conference and Retreat Center, 18800 FM362, Navasota, TX 77686, www.
Your fees include a single or double hotel room, 3 buffet meals per day and 24
hours/day beverages including coffee, tea, milk, juices, cocoa and water. Mealtimes
are 8:00 am, noon and 6:00 pm. You will also receive a 2013 sterling silver charm.
You MUST be a member of HEG to attend the Retreat.
We welcome you to stay all 4 days, but if your schedule doesn’t allow it, stay as long
as you can. We have only 15 rooms reserved this year, so be sure to get your
deposit in quickly and pay attention to the payment deadline so you don’t lose your
Check-in is 3:00pm on Monday, September 30 in the Conference Center where we
will have our own Registration table. Our stitching room will be available beginning
at 3:00pm. If you come early you can enjoy a walk along the trails or just visit in the
lounge. Check-out is Friday, October 4 at noon.
Our hotel rooms are just a short walk to the Conference Center along concrete
walkways that can accommodate walkers and wheel chairs. We will have free WIFI
in our room, but no TVs. In the Conference Center are the Dining Hall and our
stitching room, which is a bright, sunlit room with one wall of full-length windows -
absolutely perfect for stitching. Our stitching room will be open around the clock to
accommodate the early birds and the night owls. With a TV Lounge, business
center, tennis courts, exercise facility and lovely nature trails you will always have
something to do. There are worship opportunities at All Saints Chapel each day at 7:
30am and 5:00pm and Sunday at 9:00am and quiet places to sit in the sunshine and
enjoy the outdoors.
We cannot bring our own snacks or drinks into our stitching room. However we may
bring snacks and beverages, including wine and spirits, for our own use in our hotel
We hope you will join us for a wonderful 4 days of stitching, laughter and fun. See
you at the Retreat!
Linda Gresham, HEG Retreat Chair Marilyn Harris, HEG President