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PPMNJ's 2015 Parent/Son Retreat

Friday, June 26-Saturday, June 27

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity for Parent and Sons!
The cost is 25.00 and includes:
One night at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Newark Airport for Parent and Son
(add $25.00 for each additional son sharing the room)

  • Retreat Registration

Includes all Retreat programs and workshops

  • Meals

*Dinner on Friday
*Breakfast and Lunch on Saturday

For Additional Information Contact:
Reginald Rosarion (973) 622-3900 ext. 1 221
Prudence Walker (973) 622-3900 ext. 1207

Checks should be made payable to PPMNJ
Payments can be mailed to:
Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan New Jersey
151 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Attn: Parent and Son Retreat
Participants must be Parent and Son(s) or
primary care taker and sons)

Transportation to and from the hotel is on your own.
Register by June 12, 2 015 Space is Limited

Registration fees are non-refundable.
Visit hotel website: www.doubletree3.hilton.com


About the Retreat

This retreat will provide an intensive opportunity for parents and sons (ages 12 to 17) to come together for a healthy and constructive dialogue regarding issues related to sex and sexuality.

Individual and combined workshops will teach, challenge and explore the importance of effective communication regarding this important topic in the lives of parents and sons. A keynote speaker will open and close the retreat bringing interactive and lively messages to the audience regarding communicating family values, how to have difficult conversations, understanding human behavior regarding sexuality, etc.

 Workshop Topics

Workshop 1A


Let’s Talk About Sex (Parents)

A workshop designed to assist parents with understanding and acknowledging their son’s natural curiosity about sex and sexuality, the importance of communicating and maintaining an open dialogue; how to answer topic related questions or find the answers to questions you don’t know and addressing their own concerns regarding their son’s sexuality.


Workshop 1B

Let’s Talk About Sex (Sons)

A workshop designed to assist sons to recognize their parents as resources for information regarding sex and sexuality; provide useful communication techniques to instruct sons on how to approach parent; the importance of self esteem and values clarification in the decision making process.

Workshop 2

Making Connections

An interactive workshop designed for parents and sons together that provides an overview of basic reproductive anatomy, puberty, STI/HIV Awareness, while encouraging abstinence, delaying sex , dating violence, avoiding teen pregnancy and the importance of healthy relationships.