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A Retreat for KIDS with their parent(s)

Sat, Dec 10th 1pm- (Sun, Dec 11th, 11am)

Parent: $50. Child $30.
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Looking for a way to mindfully journey through the holidays? Looking for a way to be present with your kids during a time filled with excitement that can go wild?

Practicing mindfulness can help kids build emotional well-being, self-esteem and resilience as they approach the challenges of childhood and adolescence. 

Camp Mindfulness is an overnight Kids Camp -approximately age 8-12 with their parent(s) in the beautiful natural setting of Surprise Farm Retreat Center located in Ramona, CA. You will stay overnight with your child in one of our Kodiak or glamping tents. 



Learn and experience mindfulness practices for kids that are fun and family friendly while enjoying time in nature.

We will practice mindful breathing, yoga, nature walk, play, movement, mindful eating, art and activities in nature.  


Imagine an evening with enchanted storytelling around the fire-pit.  Dinner, breakfast and snacks are included. 

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  • Arrive 1 - 2pm  

  • Welcome circle 

  • Mindfulness practice and art activities 

  • Snack 

  • Nature walk and building activity 

  • Sunset 

  • Dinner 

  • Campfire  

  • Stories evening walk and free time 


  • Morning activity 

  • Breakfast 

  • Yoga and meditation 

  • Nature walk and play 

  • Depart 11am

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Parent $100.00, Child $60.00,

Kodiak Tent $50

The Kodiak tents sleep two comfortably. They have cots, bring your own warm sleeping bags. Adventure waits.       Inquire about glamping tents.

Locals, you may join the camp/workshop without the tenting experience.

Your Guides in this Experience

Marina Dorian, PhD  is an Associate professor in the Mindfulness-based Trans-

personal Counseling Program

at Naropa University in

Boulder, Colorado. She is a psychologist and meditation instructor specializing in mindfulness-based therapy. Her interests include yoga, meditation, dance, outdoor adventure and travel.

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Leana Bulay: Leana graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a B.S. in Environmental Sciences. She trained in Costa Rica in ethnobotany and conservation biology.  Currently, she is a senior park ranger, Park and Recreation Commissioner and servers on the board of several nonprofit organizations. Recently, she was trained in Breathwork where she integrates her knowledge of indigenous rituals and connecting with the spiritual and natural worlds. Through breathwork and mindfulness practices in nature she helps people find the balance and union between the conscious and unconscious parts of ourselves. 

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