If you're here, that means a few things:
1. You're looking for a break.
Cry Camp is designed with exactly you in mind. If you’re a caretaker, bless you. We truly know how challenging and draining day to day life can be sometimes. It’s time for some rest. Living in our own female bodies, we are reminded every day of the particular challenges that come along with being us. Come talk about it. Maybe you’re going through a big transition or feeling stuck in the past. Are you tired? Let US care for YOU!
Rest. Laughter. Release.
Sensitive people and caretakers need more breaks than the average human. Why? Because you give. A LOT. You contain. A LOT. And while maybe you're doing a good job at work or school, or at home, or with kids, your inner story continues, and sometimes you need to be held and contained too.
Pack your baggage for a long weekend away from your daily commitments at a truly magical retreat center on Whidbey Island. Take up space, be mad, be sad, express that rage you’ve been carrying around. Crying is not required at Cry Camp, but the more tears, the more merit badges…just sayin’.
Structured loosely around the format of summer camp, together we’ll explore the power of community (yes, even you introverts will have a place!), the magic of being in nature, the impact of creativity, and some emotional science-y things that we think are pretty cool.
"I can't remember the last time I fell asleep with grateful tears in my eyes, but I did here. Bethany & Rachel picked the perfect location for such a beautiful retreat full of vulnerability, safety, and a sh*t ton of fun!"
We’ll share stories, create art, go for walks, take naps, tend to ourselves, and honestly…do a lot of laughing about it all.
Speaking from personal experience, we're pretty certain that you’re already overdue for some self-care time away from home. Partners, kids, work, the day to day drama of being a human during COVID times-it’s taken a toll on all of us. Let this be a sacred time that's already on your calendar to take care of yourself so that you can continue human-ing well as this wild ride of life continues
Literally everything we have planned is optional, but here a few activities to wet the ol' tear ducts and get you excited:
- swamping & rage release
- ceremony around grief
- as much alone time as you want
- body movement
- campfire circle magic
- wide open nature
- community & shared experience
- late night games
- arts & crafts
- merit badges
- incredible meals that you don't have to prep
- simple but luxurious cabins-
- some goddam peace and quiet
We want that too! Click on any of the peach colored buttons to read about the specific details and to register for Cry Camp.
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