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Sat, Nov 04


Santa Barbara County

Youth Backpacking Retreat- Nov 4th-5th, 2023

A weekend in the backcountry for 7th & 8th girls! We will backpack a few miles to our campsite, enjoy a day in nature and spend time connecting with ourselves and each other through wellness discussions.

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Youth Backpacking Retreat- Nov 4th-5th, 2023
Youth Backpacking Retreat- Nov 4th-5th, 2023

Time & Location

Nov 04, 2023, 8:00 AM – Nov 05, 2023, 2:00 PM

Santa Barbara County, Santa Barbara County, CA, USA

About the Event

This is a unique opportunity to unplug from our regular lives and fully immerse in nature while exploring our wellness. The facilitators will provide a supportive, educational and safe experience in the backcountry through their backgrounds in therapy, wilderness education and wilderness first aid training. 

Participants will pack up all they need for one night away in a backpack and we'll hike out to our campsite. There we will set up camp, spend some time relaxing/playing and also enjoy group discussions throughout our time. Our aim is to provide light support around wellness through group discussions, mindfulness activities and lessons in healthy coping. This experience is not therapy, but will feel therapeutic. 

Through a grant from Ojai Women's Fund we have been able to purchase BACKPACKING GEAR FOR 7 YOUTH! So all you will need is a few of your own personal items and we provide the rest! Our hope is for all to feel welcome regardless of backpacking gear or experience.

Nov 4-5th

Girls 7th & 8th grade

Santa Barbara Wilderness

7 spots available

All meals, activities & gear included

$150 Early Bird by 10.18.23

$175 Deadline 10.31.23

*scholarships available upon request in the scholarhip tab* 

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