Save the Date–Fall Retreat

SAVE the Date
November 16–19, 2017
ACA Oregon Fall Retreat
Twin Rocks Friends Camp
Rockaway Beach, Oregon

For our second annual fall retreat, we will have TWO residential buildings with meeting rooms.

Last year we filled nearly every bottom bunk in Hadley Hall dormitory. This year we have ALSO reserved the deluxe Pacific Woods Lodge (a longer walk to the dining hall) where each room has a private bath and a queen bed, for $40 more per person. (Details at; click on the links “rental accommodations”, then “adult conference facilities”) You get to choose which accommodation you prefer.

Space is limited! We will urge you to reserve early when Registration begins in August. (Details will be at; sign up there now for notification of new information.)

ACA Fall Retreat in Rockaway Beach, OR

Save the date!
For our annual Fall Retreat at Twin Rocks Friends Camp in Rockaway Beach, OR

The ACA Portland Retreat committee is excited to announce a new location for our Fall Retreat in 2016! Twin Rocks Friends Camp rests on a spacious 120-acres nestled a stone’s throw from the ocean on the beautiful Oregon coast. 

We’re looking forward to four days of healing, fellowship, workshops, and relaxation! The theme for our retreat this year is Embracing Change. It is co-sponsored by ACA Oregon Intergroup and Western Washington Intergroup, who organized and hosted the Fall retreat for the past 20 years.
Individual rate pricing for the retreat will cost no more than in previous years, and includes meals, linen, and recreational activities at no additional charge. Two night, three night, and day use options available. Limited scholarships will be made available.
Recreational activities include: Nine hole mini golf, nine hole Frisbee golf, Trails for hiking, Gymnasium with basketball/volleyball court as well as several table top games (pool table, ping pong tables, Foosball tables, carpet ball tables, air hockey, etc.) Outdoor sand volleyball court, Gaga Ball pit, Human Foosball, Access to fire pits as well as a pedestrian overpass bridge that lands guests just one block from beach access.

Look for more information in the weeks to come. In the meantime, you may explore the Twin Rocks website at, or direct questions or comments to

Folk, Blues & Recovery Tools Event Update

We’re pleased to announce another presenter in our Taborspace event program this Saturday, August 27th. ACA member Amy B. is to join Guy in co-presenting the opening workshop: introducing the twelve step process in ACA as recovery of one’s hope and curiosity. Workshops 3-5pm. Dinner and music will follow. Questions:

New Step Study Meeting

If you’ve been interested in joining a Step Group we’re starting one on the east side, at 55th and Belmont (5441 SE Belmont St.) I’m really excited and nervous! I imagine we’ll stay open for about a month or so, please come if you think you might be interested. Feel free to contact me with any questions
The meeting will be from 7-8:15 every Thursday, starting May 5 at Tabor Space, 5541 SE Belmont St.