Retreat Contract Template / Event Contract


Secure your next retreat or in-person mastermind event with our easy-to-use, fill-in-the-blank Retreat Contract Template, designed for quick preparation in 15 minutes or less. What’s Inside? This comprehensive package includes a downloadable and reusable retreat contract template, a straightforward How-To Video Tutorial, and a detailed Guidelines & Tips PDF guide to ensure a smooth, legally sound event. Don’t risk the pitfalls of going contract-free; protect your brand and clarify critical details like payments, liability, refunds, and cancellations.

What’s Included

What’s Included


One (1) downloadable, editable .docx file containing a detailed Retreat Contract template with fill-in-the-blanks to make your own.


A video tutorial (that actually shows you the document while I talk!) where I walk you through what each paragraph means (in English, not legal language) & where you’ll need to put in your personal info. You’ll be comfortable and confident to make the Retreat Contract Template your own.


This guide is designed to let you know what to do with this document & how to make it your own.


You'll also receive my Super Simple Guide to Legally Protect Your Online Business to make sure you're on the right track.

How it Works



Download your template and open with any word processing software you like
(ie, Google Docs, Word, Pages, etc)


Press play on the How-To Video Tutorial and follow along
as I help you complete your template in 15 mins or less.


Review your template to make sure
you’ve filled it all out!


Upload and use your new legal document where ever
you need it.


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the legal piece is taken care of.

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Frequently Asked Questions

I want you to hit ‘GO!’ on that retreat you’ve been dreaming about bringing to life, love.

I created this template specifically for those offering retreats so they’ll be able to host the event of their dreams without any legal nightmares.

Once you have my Retreat Contract template all filled in and copy/pasted to your program of choice, you can shut down Google and relax knowing that your business is covered legally.

Because I want you to get those toes in the sand and get your retreat out to the world and into the hands of those who need it most.

If you’re hosting a retreat, yes! With your retreat contract, you’re protecting your right to…

  • take and post pictures and video of your retreat on social media, your website and more.
  • get paid and not let people cancel or request refunds.
  • define what’s included and not included, so there’s no miscommunication.
  • protect yourself legally in case something happen to one of your retreat attendees (i.e., injury, inability to travel, etc.)
  • prove that your retreat is as advertised and you provided what you said you’d provide.

If you need the 3 major website policies AND contracts to work with clients 1:1, in a group program, or through a course, you’ll want to check out my Ultimate Bundle® program, which gives you 10 DIY legal templates AND access to my premium video library. All 3 website policies are included in the Ultimate Bundle® program — plus you’ll get all the contracts and video trainings you need.

  • Coaches (i.e., business, health/wellness/fitness, life, career, etc.); or
  • Creatives (i.e., course creators, branding, web design, social media, bloggers, etc.); or
  • Consultants (i.e., copywriters, digital marketers, etc.)

…who are hosting an in-person retreat, mastermind, or event, typically with overnight stay.

I have clients who are business coaches, branding experts, health/wellness/fitness coaches and consultants, bloggers, course creators, business-to-business service-based businesses and so much more!

No, it’s designed for easy customization without legal expertise.

  • Absolutely, it’s versatile for different niches, services, and products.

The template is fully editable to evolve with your business needs.


This client contract template is a downloadable, customizable general template for you to make your own & to fit your business. Purchase of this or any other document from this Site does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Sam Vander Wielen. The documents, or anything on this Site, should not be construed as legal advice. You should have all documents you use or prepare reviewed by a local attorney to ensure they comply with State and local laws where you live and work. Sam Vander Wielen is licensed to practice law in New Jersey. Use of this Site, and purchase of any documents, are subject to these Terms & Conditions. QUESTIONS? Email [email protected].

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