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Hiking & camping adventures for kids and adults focused on personal wellness, connection and enjoyment of nature


All events are led by facilitators with mental health credentials and wilderness experiences to bring in therapeutic supports and lessons about nature 

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Youth Offering

Youth Hiking Workshops

Weekend hiking workshops for youth focused on wellness, connection and enjoyment of nature. Each has it's own additional focus such as art, self-love, mindfulness, etc.


Adult Offering

Women's Wellness Retreats

Backpacking & camping getaways focused on self-care & self-reflection


Adult Offering

Yoga on the Trail

Collaboration with local yoga instructor, Lauren Snyder, for a combination of hiking, yoga & conversation


Adult Offering

Friday Open Hike

Weekly hikes open to all

Fridays @ 8am

Ojai trailheads



Youth Offering

Youth Retreats

Backpacking, camping & half-day retreats for various age groups

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Adult & Youth Offering


Connection Hike

Weekend hikes for parent & child focused on connection and intentional time with each other


Adult & Youth Offering

Volunteer With Us Events

Collaboration with Ojai Valley Land Conservancy to restore local trails and open spaces



What's Happening Now?

Check out current offerings


Explore - Reflect - Connect

The core values of Thrive



Get outside, take in new sights and learn the joys of being in nature



We provide a safe space to self-reflect share and learn tools for growth 



Have fun with your peers, meet new friends and build a community

The focus and discussions of each Thrive offering revolve around our 3 core principles: EXPLORE ~ REFLECT ~ CONNECT

Relationship to nature (EXPLORE)

Includes learning about our surroundings, noticing how we feel in nature and learning about ways to use time in nature as a coping skill.
Relationship to self (REFLECT)

Includes exploring how we feel about ourselves, how we are coping with life and any areas of support that we might be needing.

Relationship to others (CONNECT)

Includes looking into how we are feeling with our social interactions, any obstacles we have to connection and how to connect more authentically with others. 

What Clients Say

"The workshop helped me feel more confident in myself and connected to the other participants. It helps to see they deal with the same problems as me."
- 12 year old participant

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