Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

2019 Western PA SCBWI PAL Spring Retreat

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Date(s) - 04/12/2019 - 04/14/2019
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Laurelville Retreat Center
941 Laurelville Lane - Mt. Pleasant, PA 15666


2019 PAL Spring Retreat

April 12-14, 2019

at the Laurelville Retreat Center


Like the sound of creative time all to yourself? Then join us! We’ve booked the Solarhouse at the scenic Laurelville Retreat Center. Here are just some of the features you can expect.

• Over 600+ acres to explore

• Endless serene writing spaces

• Entire house for our group

• Double room and single room options

• All meals included

• Handicap-accessible accommodations

Plus, we’ll have some brilliant faculty on-hand for two 45-minute presentations.


There’ll will even be a bonfire and ice cream. Yeah, you read it right—ice cream!

Event Cost

Your cost for the weekend includes all accommodations and meals. Your choices are as follows:

$300 Single Occupancy

$225 per person, Double Occupancy*

*At least 1 person must be a PAL member. PAL members can bring a roommate or request to be paired with a roommate. Roommate preferences/needs will be provided in a follow-up email questionnaire.


Who Can Come:

• This is a PAL + 1 event!

• Bring a writer friend (PAL or not!)

• A spouse

• Whomever you want!*

ALL Guests, PAL or not, must complete the registration form and pay for their registration. Each guest will indicate their roommate preference or need in a follow-up email questionnaire.

*Please note, all guests must be 18+.