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Ferry Beach Park Association

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5 Morris Avenue
Saco, ME 04072 United States

July 2019

Ferry Beach Park – Yoga Retreat

July 20 @ 3:00 PM - July 27 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Ferry Beach Park Association, 5 Morris Avenue
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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Immersing yourself in a week of yoga is an amazing way to feel strong, radiant, and alive in both your body and soul. Add to this the beauty of the Maine coast and the welcoming heartfelt community of Ferry Beach and you have the perfect yoga retreat. What can you expect from this workshop? This is non-judgmental yoga designed to meet you right where you are in your practice. For the beginner or yogi with limitations, modifications will be offered…

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Ferry Beach Park – Paddle Power: Kayaking and Paddle Boarding Conference

July 20 @ 3:00 PM - July 27 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Ferry Beach Park Association, 5 Morris Avenue
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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Paddle Power is led by Maine Sea Kayak Guide Marty Burgess. This years’ theme at Ferry Beach is ‘Hope’ - optimism for our future! Join the Paddle Power conference to practice paddling techniques, rescue drills and communication with all who are involved. We will be practicing techniques to improve efficiency and safety using kayaks and standup paddle boards (SUPs) to increase your enjoyment and expand your horizons. If you are a beginner you will learn how to dress for the…

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Ferry Beach Park – The Well: A Gathering of Multiracial Families

July 24 @ 3:00 PM - July 27 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Ferry Beach Park Association, 5 Morris Avenue
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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Join us for the first annual gathering of multi-racial UU families on the shores on the coast of Maine. The Well is a faith formation retreat, intended to provide a rare multi-generational space for children, youth, and adults to explore our spiritual paths, the rites of passage that bear witness to our experiences, music, arts, and food that speak to our souls, and worship that inspires us all. More details are coming soon! For now, mark your calendars and dream…

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Ferry Beach Park – Family & Friends

July 27 @ 3:00 PM - August 3 @ 6:00 PM EDT
Ferry Beach Park Association, 5 Morris Avenue
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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Family and Friends provides a safe and nurturing community for people of all ages, from all walks of life. We come together in community to grow, explore, learn, and build strong and lasting relationships! Family and Friends is the perfect vacation whether you come as a couple, an individual, a young adult, with your extended family, or grandparents, or any combination of these. There will be something for everyone, with morning workshops and activities for adults, young adults and children.…

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August 2019

Ferry Beach Park – UUFAF

August 3 @ 3:00 PM - August 10 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Ferry Beach Park Association, 5 Morris Avenue
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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Welcome or welcome back! Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and Fun–UUFAF!–invites families and friends to relax, reconnect, and play at this magical place by the sea. UUFAF has long been a time of joyous reunion with friends and families, and a warm, welcoming place for newcomers to join our dearly cherished and beloved community. Get tickets HERE.

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Ferry Beach Park – In the Company of Women

August 10 @ 3:00 PM - August 16 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Ferry Beach Park Association, 5 Morris Avenue
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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Come and be your authentic self again! You can look forward to activities such as: drumming, dancing, nature walks, massage, reiki, yoga, spirituality, improved connection to intuitive wisdom, leisure time, and of course, “gathering solar rays!” Enjoy guest speakers, concerts, singing, writing, and the time honored camp tradition of arts & crafts! Get tickets HERE.

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Ferry Beach Park – Circle of Music

August 10 @ 3:00 PM - August 17 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Ferry Beach Park Association, 5 Morris Avenue
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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Come join us for a magical week where we build a music community. You will be welcomed, accepted, encouraged, and challenged to grow whether you start as a beginner or are polishing skills. From the generosity of the workshop leaders to the support of the other participants who are taking risks along side you, join the opportunities to improve your musical abilities and decide how you will take your music back to the world. The week starts with an inspiring…

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Ferry Beach Park – Sacred Circle Dance

August 18 @ 3:00 PM - August 22 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Ferry Beach Park Association, 5 Morris Avenue
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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Come join us for Sacred Circle Dance as a beginner or an enthusiast! Ferry Beach hosts a 4 night retreat to enjoy the special energies of Sacred Circle Dance with ample opportunities for down time, swimming, or exploring the beautiful coast of southern Maine. Sacred Circle Dance has become worldwide, bringing people together for an experience of intentional community, mindfulness, and dances both old and new. Many of the dances have roots in music and cultures from around the world…

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Ferry Beach Parki – Love, Loss, Hope and Recovery

August 18 @ 3:00 PM - August 22 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Ferry Beach Park Association, 5 Morris Avenue
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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Most of us are recovering from something: a challenging childhood, an addiction to food or relationships, money or substances. There are many roads to recovery, some which seem to help more than others. In this workshop, we will explore these paths: writing, developing our sense of wonder, the generic 12 steps and community. We will spend 5 days together at Ferry Beach exploring these topics. We will be sharing Anne Lamott’s new book: “Almost Everything, Notes on Hope” as one…

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Ferry Beach Park – Motivational Interviewing

August 19 @ 3:00 PM - August 23 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Ferry Beach Park Association, 5 Morris Avenue
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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Motivational interviewing: “A collaborative conversation style for strengthening a person’s own motivation and commitment to change.” This five day symposium will offer a series of techniques for transforming the most problematic challenges encountered in everyday caregiving. The spirit, skills and structure of motivational interviewing are immediately applicable to clinicians, healthcare workers, therapists, and caregivers in all kinds of clinical settings. Here we will approach the daunting task of creating hope within hopelessness, gracefully exploring a person's spirituality and looking at…

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Ferry Beach Park – Soul Path Discoveries

August 19 @ 3:00 PM - August 23 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Ferry Beach Park Association, 5 Morris Avenue
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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Are you ready for changes and craving inspired guidance to stimulate new pathways that will lead you to to a life filled with creativity, pleasure, love, and a sense of life purpose and meaning? Are you seeking new adventures in your life? Spend four days from 5 PM for dinner on Monday, August 19, through lunchtime on Friday, August 23 with Deborah Knox and Gail McMeekin, LICSW as they take you on a life-changing Soul Journey, where images, imagination, intuition,…

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Ferry Beach Park – Quilting by the Bay

August 24 @ 3:00 PM - August 30 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Ferry Beach Park Association, 5 Morris Avenue
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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Quilting by the Bay – in its 18th year – welcomes you to a special retreat week. Set up your machine in a comfortably large air-conditioned room full of happy quilters. Bring your unfinished work and get informal and formal input as you need it. Or start a new project by joining our project group (more below) and to firm up your skills and learn new ones. Many of us are returning after multiple years of sewing by Saco Bay,…

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Ferry Beach Park – The Beach Getaway

August 24 @ 3:00 PM - August 27 @ 10:00 PM EDT
Ferry Beach Park Association, 5 Morris Avenue
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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The Beach Getaway is the best of everything Ferry Beach has to offer. We're looking forward to another weekend of meeting with old friends and new, walking along the shore, playing a game or two of croquet, and community building among the whispering pines of the Grove. The pace is yours, take it all in or simply enjoy the beach and rocking chairs that look out over the ocean. ​This year we are planning a boat ride up the Saco…

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Ferry Beach Park – Listening Mind, Thinking Mind

August 24 @ 3:00 PM - August 30 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Ferry Beach Park Association, 5 Morris Avenue
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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Thinking Mind is utterly familiar to us; it is the mind we use all day long- bouncing from the past to the future, feasting on projections, forming opinions and ideas, strategizing, problem-solving and indulging in beliefs. In most people’s experience, the busy Thinking Mind is assumed to be all mind is or can ever be, and it never seems to stop. In meditation, however, something else might emerge. What we call Listening Mind involves a relaxed, yet alert, dispassionate receptivity…

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Ferry Beach Park – Finding Hope: Be the Light that You Are

August 24 @ 3:00 PM - August 28 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Ferry Beach Park Association, 5 Morris Avenue
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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There’s a line in the spiritual program known as A Course in Miracles that says, “The world becomes a place of hope...where happiness can be fulfilled. And no one stands outside this hope....” Some days, hope may seem hard to find. But it is always—always—within you. In fact, if we look outside ourselves for good news, we may sometimes find it and sometimes not. But when we look at the light that shines within us, it is always there. In…

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