The Goodenough Community
The Goodenough Community is a long-term experiment in community formation and
development sponsored by the American Association for the Furtherance of Community.

  Home Programs Convocation Sahale Retreat Center Resources Contact Us     

Couples Network
Family Network
Human Relations Lab
Men's Culture
Solstice Bus Trip
Summer Camp
True Holidays
Turtle Clan
Village School
Women's Culture

Winter Solstice Bus Trip to Leavenworth
Saturday, December 16, 2017
(Stay tuned for 2018 date)

Join friends and family for a day-long journey embracing the longest night of the year. Colette Hoff will be our guide. Be sure to wear and bring extra warm clothing, a packed lunch, bottled water and snacks to enjoy and share. We encourage you to bring sleds, skis, inner tubes, or other equipment for snow play. Please note new departure time!


At the Eastgate Park & Ride, we board a heated bus at 9:45 AM and travel through snow-laden trees, craggy mountains, and icicled streams over Snoqualmie and Blewett Passes.

  • Along the way, we will stop at Blewett Pass (check out travel conditions here) for sledding, snow play, and walks in the woods.
  • At 2:45 p.m. a horse-drawn sleigh ride awaits us at Eagle Creek Ranch near Leavenworth, followed by an early dinner and brief program in the lodge.
  • We will then re-board the bus and go to the the beautiful Bavarian Christmas village of enjoy the lights, shops, and treats.
  • You will be informed what time to return to the bus.
  • Our warm bus returns us to the Park and Ride lot around 10:30 to 11:00 PM.

The cost for this event includes transportation, snow play, sleigh ride, and a hearty dinner:

$95 – Adults (18 and older)
$75 - Children (13 to 18)
$55 - Children (3 to 12)
Children under 2 free

Register Today:
A $30 registration fee is required to hold your seat must accompany your registration. The deposit is not refundable after December 14.

Register on-line below.

Or, fill out this registration form, and mail the completed registration form with your deposit to:

Colette Hoff
Box # 312
Tahuya, WA 98588

Please make checks payable to "The Goodenough Community."

For more information or to register by phone, please call Colette Hoff at 206-755-8404, or email her at

Cancellation Due to Weather
In the event of pass closure, we’ll go to Sahale Learning Center on the Hood Canal for games, music, feasting and fun!


Sponsored by Friends and Families of
The Goodenough Community’s Family Enrichment Network





Send mail to with questions or comments about our web site.