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Summer Youth Camps, Summer Adult Community Retreats & Year-Round Private Group Retreats
Each summer we provide exciting camps for young people, and have been doing so since 1924. Youth at Rowe are honored and empowered, learning to balance individual freedom with responsibility to the community in a fun, relaxed, creative environment. For the past three decades we've also been offering summer retreats for adults that enrich the lives of participants, welcoming old friends and newcomers alike for sharing, play, healing, and transformation. Select the camp that's perfect for your child, or the community retreat that's right for you, and please join us!
You also can rent spaces to create your own Private Group Retreat. Find out about it here, and here.
For information about Youth Camps and Adult Community Retreats, click below:
Conferences & Personal Retreats
(Fall, Winter, & Spring)
The Rowe Center is a marvelous place to learn and grow. We offer an array of conferences featuring outstanding teachers in a small, intimate forum, focusing on the arts, spirituality, political activism, nature, and personal growth. Surrounded by mountain forests, lakes, brooks, and wild orchards and meadows, Rowe also offers a beautiful setting for personal retreats. Whether you're returning after many sojourns here, or joining one of our conferences for the first time: Welcome home to Rowe.
Find out about Personal Retreats here, and here.
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Spiritual Guidance & Permaculture
We're offering two exceptional programs, one in Spiritual Guidance and another in Permaculture. The Spiritual Guidance program can train you in offering mentoring and support to people in their spiritual journeys. The Earth Activist Training Camp can prepare you to meet human needs while regenerating the land, and provides the basis for a Permaculture Design Certificate. Each program features a superb faculty and curriculum.
To get information about the Permaculture program, click here:
To get information about the Spiritual Guidance program, click here:
Come Work at Rowe
Support staff are most often hired for the entire summer period, late June through August. Some are hired for longer. Support staff receive a weekly salary plus room and board onsite. They share a bedroom space with another person or live in a bunk room with two or three other staff. You are welcome to bring a tent.
Seeking summer cooks at various levels, entry through experienced.
Summer Camp Health Coordinator (1): RN or MD preferred. On-call 24 hours/day to care for ill campers and staff. The camp nurse has 14 days off during the camp season and gets relief coverage to take hikes or go to the beach when someone is available to cover. Requires love of young people, sense of humor, tact, resourcefulness, and other nursely attributes. For children's camps only. We hire for one camp only or entire season. Families welcome.
Summer Relief Nurse (1): Covers days off for camp nurse during three-week camps. Responsible for all duties of nurse stated above.
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