S O B E R I N T H E S U N 2018 Labor Day Weekend Treasure Valley Scout Reservation  394 Pleasantdale Rd, Rutland, MA 01543
Sober In The Sun is a great weekend of camping and music. Produced by Sand Stew Incorporated, a non profit 501c charity. Sand Stew Inc and Sober in The Sun are not affiliated with N.A., A.A. Or any other 12 step program. We open our gates to all. Our only requirement for attendance is that you share in a Sober and Drug free weekend. If you are like many of our attendees you will find, campfire meetings, and recovery based networks operating throughout the festival weekend. No matter what your looking for, we guarantee you’ll find it at Sober in the Sun. Campfire meeting? Sober in the Sun operates one day at a time Do you want great music? We got it covered! Would you like to hike, swim, boat or fish? You can do it here! How about going to a dance? Then bring your dancing shoes! Meditation, Spirituality and workshops, T.V.S.R is peaceful place come find yourself Listen to music all day? Bring yourself to the main field and coffeehouse. Exotic animal show on Sunday. How about your children... We’ve got them covered our children’s activities department has amazing activities to keep them busy all weekend. And, don’t forget the teens we have a secure area just for them. This list could go on and on, We promise memories will be made at Sober in the Sun. The festival is a huge undertaking, and we rely on capital from early ticket sales for much of the festival’s funding. We would like to thank our friends who return every year,and purchase their tickets early. You help to get the festival going! We would also like to thank the Mohegan Council, and the Treasure Valley staff for treating us so kindly for all these years. It is because of their help and generosity that we have a place to hold our festival. Sober In The Sun would like to ask our patrons and volunteers to do exactly what is expected of the Boy Scouts, Please leave the place better than you found it! And we also need to say a special thank you to all of the many volunteers who pitch in every year to make the festival happen. It is because of you, and your kind spirits, that we can continue to host the festival. Without you and the volunteers, there is no Sober In The Sun. We need you - keep coming back ! ! ! Our mission statement: Recovery from alcohol and drug abuse need not be a solemn journey filled with dificulty and desperation but, rather with the supprt and company of others in recovery. A victory to be celebrated with joy. Sand Stew Inc., provides educational social and cultural alternative programs to help recovering alcoholics and addicts, their families and their peers. These activities are designed to enable participants to understand and affirm an alcohol and drug free life. The annual Labor Day weekend festival known as SOBER IN THE SUN is the flagship offering that provides a drug and alcohol-free family camping experience filled with music, workshops, and sporting activities


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SITS 2018 Scholarships


Are you new to recovery? Or have you been here a while? Do you like to have fun? Or do you need to learn how to have fun? Do you need a clean safe place for the family to go on Labor Day weekend? Have you fallen on some hard times? Well, that is where a scholarship can help. A scholarship is for the hard times. Sand Stew, Inc. or Sober in the Sun has exactly 10 scholarships to be handed out to wonderful people like you that have fallen on hard times and need to be at Sober in the Sun.


The scholarship gives you the opportunity to camp from Friday to Monday. We have 10 scholarships to give out this year. Once you have gotten a scholarship you are not eligible for another one for 5 years. What I need from you so that you can get a scholarship is, in a brief email please tell me:


1. What is your hardship?

2. What this weekend would mean to you (family)?

3. Your full name, mailing address, & phone # so I can call you personally & tell you that you got a scholarship

4. How many tickets you will need ( Up to 4)


Remember children 12 & under are free & as of 13 they are adult priced. I am looking forward to hearing from you and hopefully meeting you. See you at Sober in the Sun


Melissa Sivard




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