Seabeck is located on the east shore of Hood Canal near Silverdale, an hour-and-a-half drive from Seattle with a ferry crossing at Bremerton, Winslow, or Edmonds/Kingston.
Seabeck Conference Center,
13395 Lagoon Drive NW (formerly 15395 Seabeck Highway NW)
Seabeck WA, 98380
From Interstate 5 take Highway 16 westbound to Highway 3 northbound. Exit Highway 3 at the Newberry Hill Road exit and turn left onto Newberry Hill Road. When you come to a "T" in the road, turn right onto Seabeck Highway onto Seabeck Highway. Follow the signs to Seabeck Conference Center (estimated travel time from Tacoma: 1 hour depending on traffic).
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A.R.E. Summer Seabeck information and forms you
can download (all PDFs)
What to Bring
Comfortable, casual clothing for all types of weather. A warm coat,
as the evenings can be brisk. A costume, props, and musical instruments
for the talent show and Soiree, if you plan on participating.
White elephants and non-perishable items for our silent auction.
Lodging and Food
Sleeping accommodations are communal, with two or three persons
per room, except for those reserved for couples and a limited number
of single rooms in the Inn. Bath facilities are shared except for the
Spruce building and a few rooms in the Inn; private baths and private
rooms have additional fees. Bed and bath linens are furnished. There
are no clocks provided in the rooms. Rooms or roommate requests
received before May 26 will be honored in order of receipt and will
be subject to availability. If you wish to exclude meat or fish from
your diet, please specify Vegetarian. To further exclude dairy, please
specify Vegan. Please specify if you have any other special dietary
or housing needs.
The fee structure includes lodging, meals (dinner on Friday through
lunch on Tuesday), and tuition to the program! Day rates are available;
please contact the registrar for details.
Kids: Families with more than two children may subtract $40 for
each child after the second child. The Youth will be staying in the
Tamarack this year.
Rooms: A limited number of single rooms are available for an extra
fee of $55 in the Annex or $85 for other available housing. Private
baths are available for an additional fee of $85. These go quickly,
so register early!
Donations to the Scholarship Fund
A scholarship fund based on donations enables the Retreat to offer
limited scholarships to those needing financial aid. For information,
contact the registrar. You are invited to donate to this fund and all
donations are tax deductible.
Scholarships: Limited scholarships are available to those in need
of financial aid. Contact the registrar to obtain a scholarship form. Applications are due by May 5.
Everyone must check-in at registration prior to heading to their
lodging. Important paperwork must be filled out and everyone on
the property must wear their name badge at all times. Regretfully
pets are not allowed with the exception of life-assistants. The A.R.E.
and Seabeck Christian Conference Center strongly discourage the
use of alcoholic beverages during the retreat. There is no smoking
in any of the buildings, including sleeping areas. Please do not
bring any items to sell. A list of Seabeck policies and procedures
and available services can be found on Seabeck’s Web site at
Deposits, Currency, Late Fees
Full payment is due June 23. The minimum deposit is $150 per adult,
$75 per child. Refunds are available prior to May 23, less a processing
fee of $50 per adult, $25 per child. Refunds after May 23 will be
based on the rate of room cost. All payments must be made in U.S.
dollars; Canadian funds (check or cash) cannot be accepted.