Program Details

Shambhala Family Camp weekend

with Deborah Zarate
August 29 / 4:00 PM - August 31 / 4:00 PM




For parents and their children

Cost per adult and one child: $85 to camp in the meadow, $30 for each additional child and adult

Cost per adult and one child: $110 bedroom in Windhorse Retreat Center bioshelter, $30 for each additional child and adult

Cost per adult and one child commuting from the local area $60, $30 for each additional child and adult

$10 materials/crafts fee per family

Children under four are welcome but must stay with a parent at all times



Proposed Schedule

Aug 29th

4:00-6:00 Registration and Settling In

6:00-7:00 Dinner

7:00 Welcome and Orientation

7:30 Fearless Friends Exercise

8:00-9:00 Campfire Singing!



Aug 30th

7:00-8:30 Breakfast

9:00 Brief opening talk to parents and children: Family Meditation=Speed Bumps!

9:15 Mind Jar Meditation

9:45-10:00 Water and Bathroom Break

10:00 Kids Hike: Meet the Dralas!

10:00 Parenting as Path Talk and Discussion

12:00-2:00 Lunch Break

2:00-4:00 Family Activity: Kindness Kites

4:00-4:30 Tea Break

4:30-6:00 Open Time - Rest or Play!

6:00-7:30 Dinner

7:30-9:00 Campfire Singing!


Aug 31st

7:00-8:30 Breakfast

9:00-9:45 The Sakyong's Practices for Children and Families 

9:45-10:00 Water and Bathroom Break

10:00-12:00 Family Activity: Rainbow Calligraphy

12:00-2:00 Lunch Break (pack to go home)

2:00 Closing Circle

3:00 Departure for Families


This retreat is designed with family, fun, and relaxation in mind.  Mindfulness activities and crafts that children will enjoy.  Family-friendly meals.  Windhorse Retreat Center is part of friendly neighbors collectively sharing 100 acres with plenty of trails, plus adjoining the Kettle Moraine State Park.  Lookout tower, lakes, and more hiking is just a few minutes away.  Additional overnight stay on Sunday is possible, just contact WRC for more details 920-449-4352



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