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Guidelines & Policies

Overview


WinShape Retreat is a unique destination where growth and transformation are possible. We want to ensure each of our guests enjoy all aspects of their retreat experience. To do this, we have established a series of guidelines and policies, which are provided for your group to enjoy the most beneficial retreat experience possible at WinShape Retreat.  Thank you in advance for abiding by these guidelines and policies allowing our staff to best serve you, whether you come alone, with your spouse or with a group.


Group Guidelines and Policies

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  1. We will designate an On-Sight Group Leader responsible for, but not limited to, authorizing all financial agreements and event details.  
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  3. We understand that the On-Sight Group leader shall be responsible to see that no alcoholic beverages, pets, firearms, weapons, illegal drugs, nor any other illegal items are brought onto WinShape Retreat or Berry College property.  
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  5. We will communicate to our participants that although smoking is not permitted in any of our buildings or public areas, a designated smoking area is available by asking WinShape Retreat staff.  
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  7. We will communicate to our participants that any guests smoking in their room or found with a pet in their room will be charged an additional $250 service fee.  
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  9. We shall be responsible for any damage to WinShape Retreat property that occurs during the use of same by our group or any related party.    
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  11. We will not hold WinShape Retreat liable for participant accidents or injuries occurring while traveling to or from WinShape Retreat, or while participating in activities off the WinShape Retreat property during the event dates.   
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  13. We understand that WinShape Retreat is an adult-only facility, and we will not bring babies or children fewer than eighteen years of age.    
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  15. We understand that the burning of incense, candles, or any open flame inside lodging or meeting buildings is prohibited, and we will communicate the same to our participants.    
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  17. We agree to abide by group meal times as designated by WinShape Retreat.    
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  19. If any of our group participants are found in non-compliance of the “General Guidelines,” we agree that the On-Sight Group Leader shall ask them to immediately comply or vacate WinShape Retreat.    
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  21. We agree that cell phone ringers will be turned off during public gatherings and use of cell phones will be limited in respect for others.    
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  23. We agree to abide by the guidelines described in this contract, posted on the grounds, and communicated to us by the WinShape staff.    
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  25. We agree to check-in after 3:00 pm on day of arrival and check-out by 11:00 am on day of departure and communicate such to our group.      
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  27. We agree that WinShape Retreat is not liable for the security of attendee’s property including equipment and materials.    
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  29. As Patron we assume liability for any and all damages caused by patrons, its guests, or other persons on WinShape Retreat and Berry Campus premises at the request of Patron, its guests, or other persons regardless of whether the damages are suffered by WinShape Retreat, Patron, or a third person.  Patron agrees to indemnify, defend, and save WinShape Retreat harmless from all cost and expense resulting from claims, suits, or liabilities of any kind, including attorney fees, whether in tort, contract, or otherwise, arising or purporting to arise out of the conduct, activity or other transaction involving Patron, its guests, or other persons on WinShape Retreat or Berry Campus at the request of Patron or Patron’s guests or invitees.  This provision of this Agreement shall survive Patron’s scheduled departure date.  

Signature Series Guest Guidelines and Policies

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  1. No alcoholic beverages, pets, firearms, weapons, illegal drugs, nor any other illegal items are brought onto WinShape Retreat or Berry College property.    
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  3. Although smoking is not permitted in any of our buildings or public areas, a designated smoking area is available by asking WinShape Retreat staff.    
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  5. Any guests smoking in their room or found with a pet in their room will be charged an additional $250 service fee.    
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  7. Guest is responsible for any damage to WinShape Retreat property that occurs during the use of same or any related party.    
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  9. Guest will not hold WinShape Retreat liable for participant accidents or injuries occurring while traveling to or from WinShape Retreat, or while participating in activities off the WinShape Retreat property during the event dates.    
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  11. WinShape Retreat is an adult-only facility, no babies or children less than eighteen years of age are permitted.    
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  13. The burning of incense, candles, or any open flame inside lodging or meeting buildings is prohibited.    
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  15. Meal times are set for all guests by WinShape Retreat.    
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  17. Cell phone ringers will be turned off during public gatherings and use of cell phones will be limited in respect for others.    
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  19. Check-in is after 3:00 pm on day of arrival and check-out by 11:00 am on day of departure.    
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  21. WinShape Retreat is not liable for the security of attendee’s property including equipment and materials.    

Signature Series Guest Reservation Policy

  1. The full amount of your stay is required before arrival and will be charged three business days prior to your arrival. This is non-refundable.    
  2. Guest may reschedule to another date or transfer the reservation to another couple within one year of the initial registration. A $25.00 transfer fee will be assessed.    
  3. Many times there is a waiting list for our events; therefore, please notify us as soon as possible if you will not be able to attend.