compassionate guidance through writing, nature, & life's difficult landscapes

compassionate guidance through writing, nature, & life's difficult landscapes




Creative Retreat
August 3 - 7, 2020

Bainbridge Island, WA


Registration is now open. 

Join us if you have been craving restorative retreat time. 


In natural settings with nurturing guidance, practical suggestions, and the intimacy of a group with shared interests, move forward with your creative ideas. Whether you’re a writer, artist, dreamer, or beauty-lover, this retreat will hold you as you ease into your fertile edges. (No project is too small or too large for this retreat.) Alternatively, if you just want to be nourished by the retreat activities (rather than pursuing a specific project), you are very welcome to join us.


Specifically, this retreat will offer support and direction so that you can:  

  • craft a creative intention;
  • explore the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects that will support your creative process and progress; 
  • journey along pathways for inspiration and clarity; 
  • unite inspiration with progress; 
  • play, make beauty, relax, troubleshoot; 
  • design a path for completion, or a path to more a more balanced life.  

You will be guided through meditations, creative writing activities, visual arts, and your personal process. You will also have opportunities for guided time in the natural world, and time alone on beaches, in forests, and in local parks. 


This retreat is for individuals who want flexibility. Choose and book your own accommodations and meals. Engage some or all of the group activities. Take early mornings and evenings for yourself (to work on your project, rest and rejuvenate away from the demands of daily life, journal, walk …). We will spend our days together in outdoor settings doing nature-based, generative group work that supports individual creative/writing time. 


Settle in for five luscious days on Bainbridge Island finding your muse and journeying into something beautiful. 


$ 1100. Price includes five days of group work, guided activities, and individual project support. 

(Accommodations and meals not included.)

Pay by May 15th and receive $100. discount! 


Local commuters are welcome - per day rate: $325. 


Register by sending an email ( and mailing payment to Jennifer Wilhoit. 







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