2022 Spring Retreat
June 3-5, 2022, Friday 5pm – Sunday, noon
Dear Friends of Camp Earth Connection,
- A fireside chat – in which we would watch a short outdoor movie clip (less than 30 minutes) and then have a chance to talk about it around the campfire. The themes being around earth justice and social justice. – usually Thursday eve – but this weekend it will be on Fri evening
- A campfire pancake and oatmeal breakfast (w/coffee, tea and fruit)
- A community campfire on Saturday evening – fun, music, stories around the campfire (whatever we bring)
- An exploratory hike
- A community service project (a couple hours working on a “permaculture” project )
- Ping pong, archery or whatever other activities for fun we come up with
2022 CEC Vision Retreat (for staff, family, vision team members)
Schedule your personal retreat now by booking a cabin/campsite of your choice. Personal guided retreats are also available. Please contact Eshay at email@example.com for more information.
Healing Hearts Fall Retreat is being postponed until 2022
I hope to see you next year – when hopefully we are all healthier as a community and world. There will be camping availability this weekend, for those who would like to take some time to be in nature and the forest! Take good care.
With Peace and Gratitude,
2019 Women's Fall Retreat
2019 Healing Hearts Women's Fall Day Retreat and Camping Weekend
PROGRAM INFORMATION: The Women’s Fall Day Retreat will be happening on Saturday, September 14th from 8:30am – 8:30pm at Camp Earth Connection.
The day will consist of a variety workshops and activities offering opportunities to connect on a deeper level with yourself, each other and the forest. A bit of “Forest Healing” for women in search of self direction, grounding, and healing. Workshops may include: Writing, Forest Healing, Connection to the Earth through Movement, Nature Meditation, Fire-making, Yoga, and an Introduction to Archery (Learn about Kyudo, the ancient Japanese martial art of the Samurai.) We will prepare and share lunch and dinner together and celebrate with shared music, poetry, writings, etc after dinner around the fire.
WOMEN’S CAMPING WEEKEND, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 at 1pm – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 at 1pm. If you are looking for a deeper connection, join me at Camp Earth Connection in a cabin, rustic cabin, tent or glamp in the Mountain Queen Cabin or PJ’s Tiny House on top of the Hill. Depending on interest there will be additional workshops available and shared meals on Friday and Sunday. All those camping should visit the campground pages on this website and make a reservation as soon as possible to reserve your spot.
Healing Hearts Women's Fall Day Retreat Registration
For Tompkins County residents there is a sliding scale fee. In order to make Healing Hearts Retreats sustainable please note that the break even cost per person for the day is approximately $50. If you can contribute more that helps with women who need to pay less. Thank you for your support and understanding. Sliding Scale Fee: $25 – $100 Please note, registration does not include lodging. For those interested in camping for the weekend please visit our campground page.
For Non-Tompkins County Residents the sliding scale fee is: $50 – $100
To Pre-Register for this event, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and contact information. You can either mail your payment to:
Camp Earth Connection 63 Hammond Hill Rd, Freeville, NY 13068
or make a payment via PayPal to email@example.com
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Below are some of our past retreats and events at Camp Earth Connection.
Women’s Dish to Pass Gathering, Saturday, January 19th, 4-7 at the Mountain Queen Cabin
Please feel free to join me at the Mountain Queen Cabin and share some food and connection time! It’s always great to find out what friends have been up to and meet new friends. Share your accomplishments, your challenges and your inspiration. Find out what’s happening at Camp Earth Connection and abroad this season.
Please RSVP at email@example.com if you are able to. I hope to see you all soon.
With Peace and Gratitude,
Healing Hearts Fall Retreat: Schedule, Presenters, Workshops
Healing Hearts Fall Retreat, September 11-13,2015
Friday, Sept. 11 beginning at 1pm to Sunday, Sept. 13 ending at 1pm
The Healing Hearts Women’s Retreat is designed to provide women ages 18 and over, a safe space for to support one another in our individual and collective journeys in healing and growth. Through the exploration of the arts, healing arts, and connection to the earth through workshops, performances, and unstructured
activities we will give and receive from our knowing, expertise, and experience so that each may heal more deeply and stretch into living her truth more fully. Our aim is to deepen our sense of community among women, increase our personal peace and well-being, and empower ourselves to be more
effective in whatever service we offer the world. We welcome a richly diverse population of women who vary in color, size, age, sexual preference, socioeconomic status, and persuasions of all kinds.
See below for information on volunteering, presenting or performing.
2015 Healing Hearts Women's Fall Retreat
Registration and General Information- Visit this page
Meet the Presenters – Visit this page
Workshop Descriptions – Visit this page
Schedule of Events- Visit this page
Trese Stevenson Joins Healing Hearts Fall Retreat
Trese Stevenson, who sings with Stone Cold Miracle and has the sound of original soul music founded in deep grooves, funky beats, and gospel-inspired vocals will be joining the Healing Hearts Women’s Fall Retreat on Saturday, September 12 to perform and share her story of hope and healing with Healing Hearts participants. To learn more about Trece’s music visit http://stonecoldmiracle.com/
Healing Hearts Dish to Pass & Spring Work Day, Saturday May 2, 2015
Saturday, May 2nd: Spring Work Day begins at Noon at Camp Earth Connection. We will be raising the “Helianthus Room” or greenhouse and planting it, in addition to other Spring Camp tasks.
At 5pm there will be a Healing Hearts Dish-To-Pass for all women who are interested in re-connecting from past Healing Hearts Retreats and to learn more about the upcoming Healing Hearts Fall Retreat. Hope to see you there. Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org
Healing Hearts DIsh to Pass
Saturday, March 28, 1pm at the Mountain Queen Cabin
Women of all ages (teenagers included) are invited to a dish to pass gathering at the Director’s Cabin. This is a great chance to re-connect with friends from the retreats or learn more about the Fall Healing Hearts Retreat. We will be talking about Volunteer and Presenter opportunities. Please feel free to bring a friend. RSVP if possible at email@example.com You are invited to bring some food to share, but it is not required.
Healing Hearts Winter Day Retreat
February 28, 2015 9am – 5pm
Join us at the Mountain Queen Cabin at Camp Earth Connection for a day of community women. This day is designed to help you find peace and direction in your life through activities which connect you with nature, each other and your self. Activities include: A guided snowshoe walk to the nature preserve; An introduction to sit spot meditation; “Sharing from your Heart” – Inspirational Stories from women of our community; and a delicious and healthy vegan and vegetarian lunch and snacks.
Healing Hearts: Outdoor Adventure Winter Retreat for Women
Friday, January 2- Sunday, January 4, 2015
Friday 1pm – Sunday 1pm
A wonderful opportunity to treat yourself to a peaceful weekend women’s retreat at Camp Earth Connection. Join us for Yoga, Massage, Meditation, Vegetarian and Vegan Cooking, An Outdoor Hot Tub, An Introduction to Snow-Shoeing, X-Country Skiing and Winter Bowling. For those experienced at snowshoeing and skiing, you can explore the trails adjacent to the camp. Explore the woods on a guided walk and discover the wonders of the winter including animal signs and tracks. Learn to cook healthy vegetarian and vegan meals as we explore some wonderful recipes from local cookbooks: Moosewood Cookbooks and The Great Life Cookbook and together prepare our meals. Choose to reserve a bed in the cabin on the hill, or the one room cabin at the camp. Reserve your spot now. Limited space.
Cost: 325 with lodging; 250 w/out lodging.
Early bird special: Register by December 12th and get 25 dollars off price.