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"The Wellness Weekend was exactly what I needed.  To disconnect from work, technology, family responsibilities and the usual routine; and reconnect with myself, friends and fresh air.  The food was fantastic, the activities (if you chose to do everything or nothing) well organized and so much fun. We never stopped laughing.. Thank you!! "

Kim Tepperman

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is The Wellness Weekend?

The Wellness Weekend is being hosted by Camp Wingate, a private summer sleep-away camp. Wingate is in Saint Adolphe d’Howard, situated on Lac des Trois Frères, just 1 hour from Montreal. 1580 Chemin du Lac-des-Trois-Frères, Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard, QC J0T 2B0

Where will I be living for the weekend?

You will be staying in one of 15 camp cabins. Each cabin has bunk beds with attached bathrooms. The camp has hot showers, dining hall and theatre.

Camp Wingate has beautiful grounds and woods and is situated on a non-motorboat lake, Lac des Trois Freres. campwingate.com

Who will I be living with for the weekend?

It is up to you! When you fill out your registration form, make sure to provide us with your bunk request. If you are coming alone, no worries we will match you with other singles.

What will we eat?

We will provide healthful and nutritious meals served camp style all weekend long, plus two snacks daily. There will be plenty of choices to make sure we keep everyone fueled for activities. Our kitchen can accommodate vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free diets as well as other allergies and dietary restrictions. Please share your dietary requests in the registration application. Please note: this weekend will not be nut free.

What do I pack? And other important infor for the weekend.

What you need to pack:

  • Bedding: Sheet, comforter/duvet, and pillow. Throw a sleeping bag in just in case we get chilly fall nights

  • Extra blanket for warmth

  • 2-3 towels: lake, shower + SWEAT!

  • Toiletries – Shampoo. Soap, Toothpaste Toothbrush etc.

  • Underwear, socks, etc.

  • Comfy clothes. Lots of Layers

  • Pajamas

  • Warm sweater/jacket and cozy socks/slippers

  • toque and scarf (Just in case)

  • Fitness wear

  • Yoga Mat

  • Bathing suit

  • Running shoes + flip flops

  • Rainboots + raincoat just in case

  • Tennis Raquet (Optional)

  • Flash light

  • A great book

  • Refillable water bottle!

And… don’t forget your favorite peeps!

Camp Address and Directions:

1580 Chemin du Lac-des-Trois-Frères

Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard, QC J0T 2B0

Need a ride or have an extra seat in your car?

Please email us at wellnesswknd@gmail.comso we can help organize your ride.

What if I hate to exercise?

No judgement here! Come with an open mind and an open heart. Our goal is for you to enjoy being in nature with your friends, or read a book by the lake and relax, or enjoy some camp activities such as arts and crafts, canoeing, rock climbing etc. You do what suits you best.

Will massages be offered?

Massages are offered by Registered Massage Therapists on Saturday and Sunday. Payment is made directly to them and an official receipt will be provided. A sign-up link will be emailed to registered campers in the weeks before the weekend.

Will alcohol or cannabis be allowed?

We will be serving wine on Saturday night included in your registration fee. However, if you wish to bring your own to enjoy around the campfire, go right ahead.

Please note the area within camp grounds is a non-smoking environment.

Will I have access to my phone?

We hope that everyone will take the weekend to disconnect. To this end, we will have a no cell-phone rule while you are participating in activities.

There is cellular service available. If you feel the need to keep connected, please keep it on silent and be mindful of others around you.

Do I need to bring money?

Everything is included for the weekend. The only additional fees is for massage appointments.

Do we need to sign up for classes and workshops?

The schedule will be packed with multiple activities ranging from intense to chill. You can follow your mood and attend whichever suits your fancy.

We will repeat some classes to give everyone the opportunity to try if some classes fill up. Check out the Activities page for a sneak peek at some of the fun stuff coming your way.

We will have sign up sheets in the dining hall at meals.

Will activities be at the right fitness level for me?

Short answer: YES! Been out of the fitness loop for a while? At the top of your game? No worries. Our expert coaches are adept at providing regressions and progressions for each level. They know how to accommodate for individual injuries and needs within the context of a group class. That being said, you know your body best. Listen to your body and you will have opportunity to adjust the intensity so that you leave feeling better than you arrived.

Can I bring my kids?

Although we all may love kids, and especially our own, for this weekend it will be ADULTS ONLY! This is your time to take care of yourself and be free of responsibilities. Unwind and have a great time!

How many people sleep in a cabin?

Groups under 6:

We will take care of assigning your cabins, with up to 10 people per cabin. You will be put with any friends you have on your list.

Groups of 6 or more

We have cabins that can hold up to 20 people. If you are a group of 6-20 who want to bunk together, we can accommodate you with your own private cabin.

Plus groups of six or more are eligible for our group rate, so get your gang together and email us! Please contact us at wellnesswknd@gmail.com for this rate.

What is our cancellation policy?

There will be no refunds, unless government guidlines change prior to the weekend.