2016 Activity Leaders from our last retreat

Amazing Adventures & Art and Crafts Workshops

NEW this year: Everyone gets a choice of two Amazing Adventures or Craft Workshops.  Spots are filled on a first-come-first-scheduled basis, beginning at 10:30 am on Friday in the Main Lodge.  Amazing Adventures and Art and Crafts workshops are Friday and Saturday 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm at locations throughout the Camp.

Amazing Adventures

Terri MongaitSuccess with Horses, Terri Mongait, Begin Again Ranch

Meet at the Horse Arena

Come partner with horses and get the tools and insights you need to invite more success in your life.   Horses will help you identify, accept and overcome the obstacles that are keeping you from living your best life as they share their wisdom and healing with us….no judgement, no expectations.


easter sealsClimbing Wall/Zip Line, Easter Seals Staff

Meet at the Climbing Wall

Are you ready for some high-flying fun?  Join the staff of Rocky Mt Village and first learn skills to climb the wall.  Then at the top, zip line down to celebrate your success.  All levels of climbers (or never-climbers!) are welcomed to this adventure that the Easter Seals Campers all conquer and LOVE!  You can do this!


charFly Fishing: How to Catch Your Dream, Char Bloom

Meet At the Upper Pond

Char Bloom is back for some fly fishing FUN!  In this adventure you will learn fly fishing basics while enjoying the incredible gifts of mother nature, experience the joy, appreciation and beauty of rainbow trout and other aquatic life and feel all your senses engage as you spend 2 ½ hours seeing, smelling, hearing and touching the energy force of water and the life it supports.


Dr. Audrey Boxwell, PsycheHike™

PsycheHike® Dr. Audrey Boxwell

Meet outside the Main Lodge Front Doors

Join Camp favorite Dr. Audrey Boxwell in one of her favorite hike locations where you will “reroute” your present GPS to break our current “circular holding pattern”, set a new intention for the coming year and experience the beauty of Rocky Mountain Village and each other.  Wear your hiking/walking shoes for this adventure.


jen jonesDeeper Dive: Photography Workshop, Jen Jones, Mike’s Camera

Meet outside the Main Lodge Jake’s Place Dining Hall

Learn to be your best from the best!  In this longer workshop, Jen Jones will help you to learn photography tips and tricks, be inspired to try new ways to explore your camera and its abilities and find your inner photographer for a lifetime of fun!  Bring your own camera.


dr Debra Rouse Cooking for Life, Dr. Debra Rouse & Dr. James Rouse  (Saturday only)

Homebuilders Lodge Kitchen


Drs. Debra and James Rouse have dedicated their lives to healthy food making happy people!  Better Dr RouseAuthors of the book Think.Eat.Move.Thrive and Colorado Fit Kitchen, the Rouses will teach some of their favorite easy and healthy recipes.  Then lucky workshop guests will enjoy the food and share the blessings of inspired healthy eating.


Lisa Wolf, Inyengar Yoga and Stretching

The Deeper Meaning of Yoga, Lisa Wolf, Iyengar Yoga Center

Homebuilders Lodge Basement (bring your yoga mat)

Join Lisa Wolf for this deeper dive into yoga as a practice for making your life work!  In this workshop you will connect to the body and mind, open the body to create space and freedom and learn to hold the body to release stress, anxiety and depression.

Art & Crafts Workshops

Julie Haymaker Thompson“Charmed” Bracelet Jewelry Making, Julie Haymaker-Thompson

Main Lodge Jake’s Place Dining Hall

Julie Haymaker-Thompson is a nationally-known workshop leader with extensive experience creating her own unique mixed media style art and jewelry.  At Camp we will create our own personal “charmed” bracelets.


Maria Borrego, Gallery On The Go Painting ClassMetallic Fall Door Hanger, Maria Borrego, Gallery On The Go

Craft Cabin

Fall is upon us and we’ll make it shine by creating a Metallic Fall Door Hanger. Join Maria Borrego with Gallery On the Go and their new Metallic paint line – Gabby Gold, Sassy Silver and Bodacious Bronze!


GuirysArt Is Life, Guiry’s

Craft Cabin

Guiry’s has the coolest art supplies and crafting materials and they have organized another wonderful art project for Camp Sisters to LOVE!  Join us during our craft breakout and learn how to take simple things found in nature and turn them into simple and beautiful artwork. Work directly with Felicia and Carolyn to apply simple (yet impressive!) painting techniques to rocks and walk away with some custom art to keep or give away and also the confidence to tackle this project on your own when you get home!