clearwater forest retreats

Women’s Chrysalis

Winter Program February 24 - 26, 2022

Theme: Psalms as a Way Forward

Registration is now Open!

Welcome to a new year for Chrysalis!

Winter 2023 theme is Psalms as a Way Forward: The Psalms offer language for our lives as well as our laments in the face of confusion, loss, and betrayal. They remind us that there is still space for hope and jubilation in God.

Speaker: Pastor Chistine Bellefeuille

Book Discussion - In Bibi's Kitchen: The Recipies and Stories of Grandmothers from the Eight African Countries that Touch the Indian Ocean
Women of the Bible
Spring Planting
Nature Walk
Cookie Flooding
Art/Mixed Media


Fees for Chrysalis cover two nights of housing, a speaker presentation, meals, most workshops, and more.

$225 for a double room
$325 for a single lodge room
*a $75 deposit is required*

All fees paid, minus the deposit, are refundable if a cancellation occurs at least 10 days prior to programming. First-time attendees are eligible for a $50 discount. Scholarship funds are also available through the Chrysalis Steering Committee. Contact the camp office to learn more.

Questions? Please contact Barb Wasmoen ( for more information.


mission statement

Clearwater Chrysalis is a balanced, faith-building program of Clearwater Forest. We welcome adult women from all Christian traditions. Our vision is to nourish and support the body, mind and spirit in community with other women.


The first Clearwater Chrysalis in 1984 featured speakers, exercise classes, Bible study, and workshops. Chrysalis has been held every summer since and an annual winter gathering since 1990.