Either you will
go through this door
or you will not go through.
If you go through
there is always the risk
of remembering your name.


- Adrienne Rich

 
 

Wander in majestic wild places; bring your heart, body, and deep imagination into the company of wild beings. Cultivate a profound relationship with nature and soul and move toward life-altering transformations that mature your everyday personality, so it may be a vessel in service to your most creative and soul-rooted gifts. Each of the following programs includes practices for bringing the gifts and visions of your journey back into everyday life.

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UPCOMING PROGRAMS

 

 


Courting the Muse

October 9 - 14, 2017
Camping near Capitol Reef National Park, Utah
Guided by Rebecca Wildbear and Doug Van Houten
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November Quest

November 2 - November 13, 2017
Aravaipa Canyon, Arizona
Guided by Rebecca Wildbear and Brian Stafford

This contemporary Western embodiment of the ancient, pan-cultural vision fast is a dynamic wilderness rite for men and women seeking greater depth and clarity about life’s purpose and meaning. As a rite of initiation, the quest is a ceremonial descent to the underworld, in which you die to your familiar way of belonging to the world…Learn More

PRAYERS IN THE DARK: TENDING OUR VISIONARY FIRES

January 17 – January 21, 2018
Black Arrow Lodge near Tuscon, Arizona
Guided by Rebecca Wildbear and Doug Van Houten

We live at a pivotal moment in Earth’s history, a time of extraordinary challenge and uncertainty in which our precious world — with its endangered creatures and imperiled ecosystems — hangs by a precariously thin thread. The human species has entered a collective dark night — perhaps a necessary one. At an hour like this…Learn More

WILD MIND INTENSIVE

February 21, 2018 – February 25, 2018
Sydney Australia
Guided by Rebecca Wildbear and Brian Stafford

Based on Bill Plotkin’s book, Wild Mind: A Field Guide to the Human Psyche, this 5-day intensive is an experiential exploration of our human psyches as unique expressions of the universal forces and patterns of nature. We will work with what we call the Nature-Based Map of the Human Psyche, which is, among other things, a comprehensive…Learn more

BLUE MOUNTAINS ANIMAS QUEST

February 26, 2018 - March 8, 2018
New South Wales Australia
Guided by Rebecca Wildbear and Brian Stafford

This contemporary Western embodiment of the ancient, pan-cultural vision fast is a dynamic wilderness rite for men and women seeking greater depth and clarity about life’s purpose and meaning. As a rite of initiation, the quest is a ceremonial descent to the underworld, in which you die to your familiar way of belonging to the world…Learn More

COURTING THE MUSE

March 9, 2018 – March 14, 2018
Sydney Australia
Guided by Rebecca Wildbear and Robert Boyle

There is some unique song, poem, genius, or other soul-infused expression wanting to be birthed through you. Our muse is the wellspring of our creativity, inspiration and deep imagination ushering us toward what’s most worth doing in life. It’s our wildly unique way of looking at things. Our muse partners with our soul and inspires how our soul’s gifts manifest in the world.…Learn more

Utah Canyon Country Quest

April 24, 2018 – May 5, 2018
near Capitol Reef National Park, Utah
Guided by Rebecca Wildbear and Brian Stafford

This contemporary Western embodiment of the ancient, pan-cultural vision fast is a dynamic wilderness rite for men and women seeking greater depth and clarity about life’s purpose and meaning. As a rite of initiation, the quest is a ceremonial descent to the underworld, in which you die to your familiar way of belonging to the world…Learn More

WILD MIND INTENSIVE

June 20, 2018 – June 24, 2018
Woods Lake Campground near Telluride, Colorado
Guided by Rebecca Wildbear and John Lynch

Based on Bill Plotkin’s book, Wild Mind: A Field Guide to the Human Psyche, this 5-day intensive is an experiential exploration of our human psyches as unique expressions of the universal forces and patterns of nature. We will work with what we call the Nature-Based Map of the Human Psyche, which is, among other things, a comprehensive…Learn More

WILD MIND MIRROR TRAINING

July 20, 2018 – July 24, 2018
Earth Spring Sanctuary in Victoria, BC, Canada
Guided by Jeffrey Allen and Rebecca Wildbear

This program is designed and primarily intended for trainees in Animas’ Wild Mind Training Program, but other guides and human development facilitators are warmly invited to apply. In our Council and Mirroring Intensive we primarily explore council as a soulcraft practice that supports our individual experience of soul encounter.…Learn More

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGHCOUNTRY QUEST

August 9, 2018 – August 20, 2018
Earth Colorado Retreat Center and the Uncompaghre National Forest near Norwood, Colorado
Guided by Rebecca Wildbear and Doug Van Houten

This contemporary Western embodiment of the ancient, pan-cultural vision fast is a dynamic wilderness rite for men and women seeking greater depth and clarity about life purpose and meaning. As a rite of initiation, the quest is a ceremonial descent to the underworld, in which you die to your familiar way of…Learn More

SOULCRAFT INTENSIVE

October 18, 2018 – October 22, 2018
Harrod’s Creek Sanctuary in Goshen, Kentucky
Guided by Rebecca Wildbear and Doug Van Houten

The Soulcraft Intensive is our popular five-day experiential plunge into the wild depths of Soulcraft; a synergistic set of nature-based practices designed to evoke the life-shifting experience of soul encounter. Your soul is your true self, those qualities that most deeply define and express who you are and the unique gift that you were born…Learn More

SOULCENTRIC DREAMWORK: THE SECRET ALCHEMY OF THE NIGHTWORLD

October 24, 2018 – October 28, 2018
Harrod’s Creek Sanctuary in Goshen, Kentucky
Guided by Rebecca Wildbear and Doug Van Houten

An Underworld-Focused Immersion – Application Required ~ The soul yearns to dream itself into the world. Every dream emerges from the mystery of the soul and is an opportunity for our conscious self, our ego, to be further initiated into the secret stream of our deeper life…Learn More

SONORAN DESERT QUEST

November 3, 2018 – November 14, 2018
Aravaipa Canyon, Arizona
Guided by Rebecca Wildbear and Brian Stafford

This contemporary Western embodiment of the ancient, pan-cultural vision fast is a dynamic wilderness rite for men and women seeking greater depth and clarity about life’s purpose and meaning. As a rite of initiation, the quest is a ceremonial descent to the underworld, in which you die to your familiar way of belonging to the world…Learn More