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Remembering the Gift - Honoring the Call Weekend Retreat

This weekend camping retreat brings together change-makers in the fields of service, health and wellness, education, rites of passage, environment and ecology, social justice, youth work, culture, wilderness guiding, and any one interested in the well being of people and planet, to learn, grow and heal, and receive the nourishment and inspiration needed to continue to show up and honor the call of the soul to bring forth what is alive in us toward the repair of the world. It is an opportunity to be in a beautiful natural setting in a supportive, inclusive community, and delve into best practices for remembering the gift of this life, and the gifts we have to share.

There will be time in the full group, in smaller groups and alone time on the land. We will use nature based practices and group processes to enhance our sense of belonging. Although not specifically a training, the elements and frameworks used are helpful for guiding others, as well as deepening in your own healing and wholeness. With the understanding that we can only guide others in territory that is known to us, this weekend is meant to be a kind of leadership intensive. It is both a training and an experience, a personal and professional enrichment opportunity. 

Ritual, singing, listening and sharing, nature based practices, shared meals, living outside, and more will be the container of our time together, to hold our love and our grief, and the full range of our human experience.

This is a camping retreat. You will need to bring your own gear and equipment. *There is some gear available on loan if needed. 

Sliding scale $250-$350 — Dinner on Friday evening will be provided. Participants are responsible for bringing their own breakfasts and lunches. Camp kitchen will be available. Saturday evening is a community potluck coordinated with a meal point person. Please contact me if the price is prohibitive. There are work trade options, so that all who want to participate have the opportunity.

The retreat takes place at Arroyo Hondo Preserve, a beautiful rustic canyon in Chumash territory, 20 miles north of Santa Barbara. 

June 28-June 30, 2019, begins at 2pm on Friday and ends by 4pm on Sunday.

List of what to bring will be sent on registration.

For inquiries and registration please email or fill out registration form here by June 10.