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Summer Jam Girls Retreat Transformed
Get Ready To Be Transformed

The Summer Jam Girls Retreat is for girls 12-19 who are living with lupus. Meet others your age for a transforming weekend filled with fun and friendship. Registration is closed. If you are interested in being on a waitlist contact

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Dates & Times

Check-In: Friday, June 7, 2024, at 2:00 p.m.
Check-Out: Sunday, June 9, 2024, at 3:00 p.m.
Prompt arrival and departure is required. Transportation is not provided. 


Join us at Boulder Creek Manor, a beautiful retreat home in Branson, Missouri. The home features:

  • Private swimming pool and hot tub
  • Game room
  • Comfortable sleeping arrangements
  • Large deck with mountain views
  • Meals served family-style

Who Can Attend

The retreat is for girls 12-19 with a diagnosis of lupus.  If space allows, one female friend or sibling 12-19 years of age may also attend. 

What to Expect

Meet other girls your age living with lupus for a weekend of fun, friendship, learning, and support. Activities include team building, craft projects, games, swimming, and time for sharing and learning. The retreat is supervised by Lupus Foundation of America, Heartland staff and adult female mentors. Nurse on site to assist with medications as needed.

$25 per person nonrefundable registration fee. Scholarships available to cover the registration fee.