Birds Eye Spring Folly Beach
Women Entrepreneurs Retreat
THIS RETREAT IS FULL, the next Folly Birds Eye retreat takes place in November, 2019.
Birds Eye Studios 4-night retreat is designed for existing women entrepreneurs who would like to bring their office or studio seaside for a few days. While much of this retreat is self-guided in nature, Annie Milroy Price will be the lead facilitator and will be offering workshops to help participants explore the Birds Eye Adventures core themes of restoration, reflection, creativity, and connection. (If you have attended a Birds Eye Folly Beach retreat in the past, this one will be similar in structure with the additional benefit of one more night to simply soak deeper in the maritime medicine or take an afternoon trip into nearby Charleston).
Monday afternoon: Restoration
Arrive at your leisure this afternoon and settle into our beautiful space. Unhook from the day-to-day decision-making of your venture and begin connecting with others who will share in the offerings of this retreat with you. We will have one low-key afternoon session to establish initial connections in the group and begin creatively defining courses of action for our coming days. It will be followed by a welcome happy hour and dinner will be provided by Birds Eye.
This day will be dedicated to reflecting on your business and your own roles and responsibilities within it. The day will begin with a morning session led by Annie Milroy Price as you create your own comprehensive assessment of your business and your own entrepreneurial journey. The afternoon will then be self-guided and is your opportunity to dig deeper into any of these topics using the support resources and curriculum offered by Birds Eye or work on your own project or idea.
(Each participant is responsible for their own main meals and beverages during this day. Folly Beach has many wonderful restaurants nearby and participants are encouraged to group up and enjoy meals out or cook in the well-equipped spacious kitchen provided).
This day is dedicated to creating for the benefit of your business. The morning workshop will set the stage for an afternoon of creativity. This will be an opportunity for participants to host mini-workshops on topics of shared interest. Once again, your afternoon will be all yours. Examples of ways this afternoon could be spent include: participating in photo shoots to create new images for your marketing materials, writing new content for your website or target audience, creating a timeline to reach your future goals, or giving yourself the freedom to just see what happens. (Art supplies and yoga props will be on hand for those who want to explore and play along the way).
(Each participant is responsible for their own meals and beverages during this day. Folly Beach has many wonderful restaurants nearby and participants are encouraged to group up and enjoy meals out or cook in the well-equipped spacious kitchen provided).
This will be a full day to build a connection between yourself and the project you are working on, or with the island by bike! It is a free day to do with what you like. There will be the option of a field trip into the nearby Charleston area for those interested.
We conclude our retreat with a final breakfast together and closing circle to assess all that has transpired and set course for our returns home.
Where: Folly Beach, SC in a beautiful, spacious marsh-front home
When: Monday, March 4th-Friday March 8th
We offer our retreats at as low of a price as possible to make them accessible. The prices listed above include:
Accommodations in spacious waterfront Folly Beach home
Opening dinner and closing breakfast as well as coffee, tea, light snacks throughout the retreat (all other meals participants are responsible for)
Optional guided sessions focused around business planning and exploring the themes of Restore, Reflect, Create, and Connect
Access to art supplies, yoga props, 4 beach cruisers, and paddle board rides
Access to Birds Eye course curriculum, Birds Eye Financial Tools Workbook, and additional resources
Opportunity to connect with 10 other women entrepreneurs for networking, support and focus sessions
A 30-minute coaching session with Annie is included and can take place either prior, during, or following the retreat within three weeks.
$695 non-marsh front room or non-suite bathroom room
$795 marsh front room with two doubles
$995 king room marsh front for one person or two people at $695 each
Scholarship and work trade: We will be offering 2 discounted slots on each retreat. The first slot is a scholarship that covers half of the participants’ cost. This is for someone who is experiencing a great opportunity in their mission-driven business but currently has limited resources. The other is a half-off work-trade position in which the participant pays half price for the retreat and fulfills the rest of their obligation through a limited number of hours of the kitchen and logistical support while on the retreat (must be confident in the kitchen:)). Be in touch if you are interested in applying for either one of these slots.
*If you have not attended a Birds Eye course or retreat in the past, or you are needing clarity and direction for how to best utilize your self-guided retreat time, we encourage you to invest in a Birds Eye Assessment prior to attendance.
Photography by Nicole McConville
If you have any questions about this retreat or would prefer for us to create customized Strategic Planning Retreats for you and your business or organization, contact Annie at firstname.lastname@example.org.