Breathe in the fresh mountain air, awaken your senses, and ignite your imagination 

in the idyllic mountain town of Idyllwild. 






Treat your body, mind, soul & spirit to this all-inclusive weekend:

  • Specialized training

  • One-on-one time with leaders

  • Fellowship with a small community of Kingdom writers

  • Fun creative exercises to stir your imagination

  • Night of Spirit-led worship

  • Plenty of God time; walk, write, imagine, dream, talk with your Master Creator

  • Fresh mountain air to clear your head and a cozy fire to warm your bones

  • All food and beverages included

  • And more wonderful surprises!



Emerson Lodge at Idyllwild Pines Camp, 26375 CA-243, Idyllwild, CA 92549


Cost per person: 

KWA Members $299/Non-Members $349  

includes accommodations, all meals, and training 



Become a member today to save on this Advance and all other events & workshops!







$100 non-refundable down payment to lock in your spot / balance due October 1st


Checks payable to Kingdom Creativity International, mail to P.O. Box 2292 Vista CA 92085

Credit card payments accepted via PayPal (with additional 3% service fee)


Limited to: 20 people (past 2 years have sold out so register as soon as possible)

Tentative schedule:

Thursday, November 5th:

2 to 3:00 pm Arrival

5:30 pm Dinner

7 pm Evening Session


Friday, November 6th:

7:00- 8:00am Private coaching sessions with Brae Wyckoff (Registrants will receive this option and instructions for scheduling in their confirmation email.)

8:00 am Breakfast

9:00-10:00 Private coaching sessions with Brae Wyckoff 

10:15-noon -Creative expression optional time with Jill

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm Free Time (Explore Idyllwild, write, hike, scheduled 1-1 time w/trainers)

5:30 pm Dinner

7 pm Evening Session - Worship and training with special guest, Michelle Barsana


Saturday November 7th:

8:00 am Breakfast

9:00-10:00 am Writers Commissioning - Brae Wyckoff

11:00 am Clean up cabin/Check out/Head home


Lead Trainers: Brae and Jill Wyckoff

Special guest: Regional Worship Leader, Author, Singer/Songwriter, Michelle Barsana

What you need to know:

Emerson Lodge is a 3 level log cabin with built-in beds, full kitchen, living room, fireplace, 2 bathrooms (men and women) on the lower level that has 2 showers, 2 toilet stalls, and 2 sinks in each one.


This is a co-ed dorm-like cabin. 

1st Floor

Bedroom #1 (4 beds)

Bedroom #2 (4 beds)

Bedroom #3 (4 beds)


2nd Floor

Bedroom #4 (6 beds)

Bedroom #5 (6 beds)

Bedroom #6 (2 beds)


Bathrooms and showers are on lower level below the 1st floor accessible by stairs (only).


You will need to bring your own bedding, toiletries, and any “special” food requirements (there is a full kitchen in the lodge for storing and preparing). The lodge staff cannot accommodate all dietary restricted, however, they can provide gluten-free meals at no additional cost with advance notice. Please let us know if you would like us to arrange for gluten-free meals. 

Due to Covid, Oxford has been postponed to 2021. Please consider joining us next year!

At KWA, we don't retreat we ADVANCE! Join us for this life-changing trip and be inspired by the same city that inspired some of the greatest authors of all time. 

Along with teaching by Brae, Jill, and special guest author Mark Stibbe (whose father was mentored by C.S. Lewis), we will dine in the pubs where the inklings gathered, tour the home of C.S. Lewis, and see the Narnia window in his home church. We'll stroll Addison's walk where C.S. Lewis walked with Tolkien and Hugo Dyson till the wee hours of the morning discussing Christianity. We'll visit Tolkien's grave; tour the oldest family-owned bookstore in the world; visit the Bodleian Library, and so much more. And we'll still have plenty of free time for you to explore!  

LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE! Please note that you will be sharing a room. Lock in your spot today and come out to Oxford with us on this life-changing trip. 

Cost per person: $2950.00

Non-refundable downpayment: $250 (remaining balance due by June 1st, 2020)

Price includes hotel, breakfast, tours, training sessions. Does not include: Airfare, transportation to hotel and airport, lunch, dinner, bus pass during the week from hotel into Oxford proper (anticipate $1500 extra approx)

Oxford Writers Retreat (Advance)

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P.O. Box 2292

Vista CA 92085

KWA is a subsidiary of Kingdom Creativity International, a ministry of Brae & Jill Wyckoff. If you have been blessed by this ministry, please consider supporting us as we continue to expand and reach more people for Christ through the creative community. Thank you , in advance, for sowing into this ministry.