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The Soul of Aging Spiritual Retreat

September 9 @ 2:00 pm - September 13 @ 2:00 pm MDT

The Soul of Aging Spiritual Retreat 

 Monday September 9 2:00 – Friday September 13 2:00

For adults 18 and over; limit 12 people

Base Rate $440     Gratitude Rate $490 

Registration Deadline: August 25  Scholarships Available – Click here to apply


The Circle of Trust experience called “The Soul of Aging” is for people who long to gently explore, understand, and be transformed by the aging process. The themes reflect aspects of this life season, including forgiveness, yearnings, time, serving others, and befriending one’s own death. The approach is spiritual and respectful of each person’s beliefs. The experience requires an open spirit and honest sharing.   

 The Circle of Trust approach is based on the pioneering work of Parker Palmer. Participants create a safe, confidential, and sacred space where people support each other in accessing the voice of their Inner Teacher. Essays, poetry, and images inspire journaling and self-discovery. Touchstones guide the way. With honest, open questions, everyone has the opportunity to listen deeply to the others as well as to their own soul. 

The schedule will also allow free time for hiking, fishing, reading, resting, and other creative endeavors; a labyrinth for walking meditation, trails for short walks or long ones, campfires for singing – all are in the healing context of the forest. This is a soul-nourishing retreat. 

 Here’s what people have said about this experience:  

 “Everyone needs to experience this kind of retreat, to refill their soul, to slow down and reflect on their lives, to come away with a better, clearer understanding, to be connected with oneself!”  

 “My inner teacher is there, I just need an avenue to get to my soul and hear his voice. The Soul of Aging is amazing in how it allows me access to listen to him. “ 

Leader: Cathy Barker, who is trained by the Center for Courage and Renewal. She has led The Soul of Aging over 20 times because she loves it and believes in the power of this transformative work!  

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Please Note: Deadline for cancellation is 15 days prior to the event start date.  Cancellations before this time will incur a $50 cancellation fee (to account for additional administrative duties) with the balance refunded.  No refunds will be offered after this time as our teams have already staffed and purchased food & supplies for your attendance.  Thank you for helping us to keep camps affordable and running smoothly!




September 9 @ 2:00 pm MDT
September 13 @ 2:00 pm MDT
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