Seminar Fees are only refundable until 14 days prior to the program. All refunds are subject to a $25.00 cancellation fee.


Emotional Sobriety Workshop with Dr. Allan Berger


Dr. Allan Berger, a clinical psychologist and psychotheraprist for over 50 years is back for a second “Emotional Sobriety” workshop at The Wilson House.

Emotional Sobriety. The next step in our recovery. Bill W. called it “true independence of spirit”. Dr. Allan Berger will present a deep dive program exploring the many dimensions of emotional sobriety and the circumstances at the root of most emotional challenges.

Registration is full! Please call to (802) 362.5524 to get on the wait list!

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Golf Tournament

Dorset Field Club5th Annual Wilson House Golf Tournament
Dorset Field Club, 132 Church Street, Dorset, VT

Please join us Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024 for a special day of golf to benefit The Wilson House.  The Dorset Field Club, opened in 1886, is the oldest continuously operated golf course in the United States. What started as an informal vacation retreat has now become a multi-generational center of activity for the surrounding communities.

Limit 92 golfers for the tournament!

7:30 Arrival, registration, & continental breakfast
8:30 Shotgun start
12:30 Lunch & awards

$295 per person or $1,095 for a foursome includes greens fees, cart, coffee, snacks, and luncheon, plus a $100 donation to The Wilson House, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.


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Walking the 12 Steps

All are welcome for a weekend of sharing their experience, strength, and hope focused on AA’s 12 steps.

Whether new to sobriety, returning, or practicing these principles in all your affairs, this weekend is an opportunity for self-discovery and renewal, while enjoying the tranquility of Bill W.’s birthplace at the historic, charming Wilson House hotel in Southern Vermont.

June 28th-30th ✧ Friday 5pm-Sunday noon

$175 includes five meals, refreshments, and all group sessions throughout the retreat.

Lodging is separate.

There is limited space at The Wilson House. Rooms vary in price: $95/$130/$150/$250. To inquire about a room, please call Merryl at (802) 362-5524

Reserved lean-to campsites at the nearby Emerald Lake State Park are $80 for the weekend. We have also reserved the airbnb across the street; prices vary, approximately $100 for the weekend. To inquire about the park or the house, please email Kim at

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Prayer & Meditation Retreat

Prayer & Meditation Retreat - August 17 & 18
Join your fellows at The Wilson House for a weekend retreat with Jim K. of Hawaii and friends!

The program will help us to learn and practice:

  • prayers commonly used in our way of life
  • meditations for our spiritual fitness

August 17-18, 2024

The $170 retreat fee includes attendance at the retreat, all meals on Saturday, and continental breakfast on Sunday morning.

Please note: lodging is separate

The funds raised will support the mission of The Wilson House, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the birthplace of Bill W., author of the Twelve Steps.

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