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Rett's Roost – A Sanctuary for Cancer Families.

Hoo’s Rett

A Sanctuary for Families

Hoo's Rett


Welcome to Rett's Roost

A peaceful, supportive place for families that have experienced childhood cancer or child loss. Weekend retreats, family socials, and virtual offerings that focus on mindful healing of trauma & grief through therapeutic and community support.

Our Purpose

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Roost Retreats

Upcoming Retreats

At Rett's Roost our tenet is 2 Heal, 2 Endure, 2 Inspire. The 2's for Rett's anniversary (2/22/15) or the day he became free of cancer. While that day was the most heart-breaking event of his parents’ lives, from the experience came a desire to help HEAL others, to teach them how to ENDURE tragedy and trauma, and to INSPIRE them to find joy in their lives again.

2021 Retreats Coming Soon

  • 7.11.21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Mom SUP Yoga & Happy Hour

    Join us on the water in Newcastle, NH on Sunday, July 11th at 3pm for a gentle yoga practice on Stand up Paddle (SUP) boards for all levels with Seavasana and Portsmouth Paddleboard Company. We will b...

  • 7.31.21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Family Hike Up Mt. Agamenticus

    On May 30th we’re inviting families together for an easy to moderate hike up Mt. Agamenticus. If you’ve never been there this is a great mountain with amazing views at the top on a clear day of th...

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There are no upcoming events at this time.

The health and well-being of our families and retreat supporters is our top priority. We are waiting to confirm two in-person retreats for 2021 by June 1. We will be offering 12 individual family vacations this summer. Thank you for your understanding, patience, and support.    Current Programs COVID-19 Updates