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Teen Camp (July 9-13, 2014)

Our annual camp for teens ages 13-19. No parents allowed!
When Jul 09, 2014 02:00 PM to
Jul 13, 2014 02:00 PM
Where Deer Park Monastery
Contact Name Registrar
Contact Phone 760-291-1003 x 100
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Registration for this retreat is now open.

The camp is open to all teens with or without previous experience with mindfulness, meditation or camping. This is a special time for all of us - please come and join!


During this camp, we will stay in tents (around 5 teens per tent). The teen girls will get assigned to a tent in Clarity Oak Grove and the teen boys to a tent in the Solidity Campground. There will be monastic and lay staff staying in both campgrounds. Deer Park will provide tents, but we ask everyone to bring their own sleeping bag and sleeping pads.


Together as brothers and sisters in a family we will practice mindfulness of sitting, walking, exercising, hiking, working, resting, playing, singing etc.







To ensure that we have space available for you, and in order to properly prepare for your visit, it is important that you register at least one week prior to the start of the retreat. Please plan to arrive at the monastery by 5pm on the retreat arrival date.

Tent Registration for Teen Camp

Alternatively, you may download a registration form and return it, with payment, by post, fax or email.


With the practice of mindfulness, learning to be alive in the moment, we start connecting with ourselves, our thinking, feelings and our dreams. A new world appears! When we are connected with ourselves, our joy and freedom can grow. In full contact with ourselves we can really connect with others. Our network of friends becomes truly supportive and the brotherhood and sisterhood will be very strong. Practicing together, we will learn and start developing skills of understanding what it is to be a human being, what it is to be a teenager.