Family Retreats

Wounded Warriors Family Support provides vacation retreats to combat wounded veterans and their families free of charge.  The family retreats are a chance for wounded veterans to heal and reconnect with their loved ones in a peaceful, non-stress environment.

Our family retreats give combat wounded veterans and their families a break from the pressures of everyday life to take time to become stronger as individuals and families.  Wounded veterans are given the opportunity to decompress and share in positive experiences with their spouses and children, strengthening the bonds of their families and making lasting memories.

Currently we have retreats available at Bahama Bay Resort in Orlando, Florida and Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.

Eligibility Requirements:  Wounded Warriors Family Support’s mission is to support the families of our combat wounded service members with dependent children and widows of service members killed in action or as a result of wounds sustained while serving.  WWFS is a Purple Heart preferred organization.  If the Veteran has not been awarded the Purple Heart the following eligibility requirements apply:

An 80%-100% or greater, combined disability rating with a single physical disability rating of 30% or greater for combat-related injuries or wounds in an area such as:

  • Blindness/loss of vision
  • Severe Burns
  • Spinal cord injury/paralysis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Must have dependent children.

Bahama Bay Resort

The beautiful Bahama Bay Resort and Spa is just minutes from Universal Orlando, in Florida.  All condominiums are fully furnished with three bedrooms, two baths, including a full kitchen, washer and dryer.

We provide our families, free of charge, six nights at Bahama Bay and passes to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, SeaWorld Orlando, and LEGOLAND Florida for immediate family members.  Preference will go to those with children and the greatest financial need.
ADA condominiums are available upon request.

Please Note: Airfare, ground transportation and incidentals are the responsibility of each family.

The video to the right gives a great overview of the amenities of the resort which includes:

  • Pool Bar and Grille
  • Swimming Pools
  • Sauna
  • Full Service Spa & Salon
  • Fitness Facility
  • Men’s & Women’s Locker Rooms
  • DVD Rental – On-Site
  • Media Room
  • Maid Service
  • 24-Hour Gated Security
  • Business Center
  • Internet Café
  • Picturesque Water Views
  • Gift Shop
  • Children’s Game Room
  • Cribs Available
  • Rollaway Beds Available

Please check availability on the calendar to the right.

Availability

Resort stays are limited to seven days, six nights.
Minimum six weeks notice required for reservations.

Units are booked if both blue and red bars are across desired dates.

Yellowstone National Park

Lodging is provided at the Historic Old Faithful Inn, one of the most popular lodging facilities in Yellowstone National Park, ideally located within view of the world-famous Old Faithful Geyser.  The Inn offers many highlights and advantages you won’t find anywhere else, including newly renovated suites and premium rooms that combine old-fashioned and modern characteristics indicative of Yellowstone’s history.  Accessible accommodations are available upon request.

Old Faithful Inn Dining Room offers delicious options for most any taste and budget.  In addition to the Old Faithful Dining Room and The Bear Paw Deli, there are other locations to enjoy a meal while visiting Yellowstone National Park.

We provide our families, free of charge, five days, and four nights lodging from early May until mid-October.

Please Note: Airfare, ground transportation and incidentals are the responsibility of each family.

Amenities of the resort which includes:

  • 2 Queen size beds per room
  • Full bathroom
  • Spacious and modernly furnished
  • Telephones in all rooms

Rooms typically do NOT include a television or air conditioning.

Please check availability on the calendar to the right.

Availability

Resort stays are limited to five days, four nights.
Minimum 3-4 month notice required for reservations.

Unit is booked if red bar is across desired dates.