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Wild Heart Adventures are hosted and supported by Melissa Lynn, founder of Wild Heart Revival and visionary for Women Rising Wild. We facilitate educational and transformational experiences that foster interpersonal wellbeing, health, ecoliteracy, and leadership. We are based in Boulder CO with offerings throughout the west. Many of our adventures are free or low cost. And we may have partial scholarships available for curated retreats upon request. Eco-stewardship is a big part of our mission so look for upcoming volunteer events near you.

Upcoming events (3)

SOLD OUT Women and Wolves Wilderness 🐺🌸💕


🌸🐺💕Women Rising Wild⛺️🦋
with Wolves in Colorado

ALMOST SOLD OUT! Few spaces remain! Like 2 or 3 max. Schedule a registration interest phonecall today.

Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ph.D., author of Women Who Run With the Wolves, described “Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing.” Her name is “Wild Woman.” And she dwells in that “place in time where the spirit of women and the spirit of wolf meet.” Discover this place within you among women and wolves this summer, register today.

At Women Rising Wild with Wolves in Colorado you will experience the presence and power of wolves through education and facilitated connection with the animals. You will witness firsthand the charge of creative energy and wild intelligence boldly alive in their bodies. With attention on this mirror to your own potential we journey together into the wild landscape of the feminine soul. where we rekindle our own inner fire and enliven Wild Woman existing within us all.
Watch our welcome video.

Women and Wolves Retreats
Summer Solstice Weekend
June 23 – 25, 2023
Labor Day Weekend
September 1 – 3, 2023
in collaboration with Mission: Wolf Santuary


Meet in Westcliffe at 11am Friday for caravan to our retreat site and Mission: Wolf sanctuary. Our time together for all events concludes Sunday at 2pm. We will remain onsite throughout the duration of our 3 day / 2 night retreats.

Location in Colorado:
Women Rising Wild takes place near the town of Westcliffe at Mission: Wolf sanctuary in the Wet Mountains of southcentral Colorado. The drive from Denver to the retreat site is approximately four hours. Denver International Airport is our closest major airport. Parking on site for Women Rising Wild is limited and we want to minimize our carbon footprint so carpooling is strongly encouraged. Specific details and driving directions will be provided to participants after registering for the event.
♥ 3 days of raw, wild, immersion in nature for connection in a remote wilderness setting and wolf sanctuary
♥ Sleep under the stars or tent camp
♥ Eco-stewardship and community living
♥ Wolf biology and behavior
♥ Regional ecology and natural history
♥ Earth dance, yoga, and moving meditation
♥ Wild woman intelligence
♥ Your natural rhythm and flow in sync with the elements and collective needs of the pack
♥ Forest bathing
♥ Solo and group hiking
♥ Soul voice expression
♥ Howl among wolves
♥ Rituals for wild rebirthing
♥ Discover the medicine of your wild belonging
♥ Singing, chanting, healing sound journey
♥ Intimacy, safety, and sisterhood in your own shakti she-wolf tribe

What’s Included:
♥ 5 organic, gourmet meals prepared as a village. These include dinner on Friday; breakfast, lunch, and dinner Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday. Vegan and gluten-free options available.
♥ 2 nights camping
♥ Private Facebook Group for connection, planning, and post-retreat integration
♥ $60 membership donation to Mission: Wolf sanctuary
♥ $10 donation donation to Mary’s Grace Scholarship for single moms and survivors of domestic violence
♥ 2 hours of personalized one-on-one support for your Women Rising Wild experience. This includes one private 30-minute coaching session before our event and one 90-minute session after retreat.
Personal Investment:
$540 per person
Ways to Save:
♥ Early Bird $360 per person. Ends December 1.
Discount Code: Early Bird
♥ Seva $410 per person.
Register to volunteer at a community service event near you prior to our event, let us know about the project you chose, and save $50 on registration.
Discount Code: Volunteer
♥ Bring-a-Friend
Details: Bring a friend and you each save $50.
Discount Code: Bring-A-Friend
♥ Scholarship
Partial work-trade scholarships may be available upon request for anyone experiencing financial hardship. Mary’s Grace scholarship details coming soon.
♥ Discounts may not be combined.

Ready To Join Our Colorado Packs?
Registration Begins Here: womenrisingwild.org/colorado

Have questions about the event? Contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Camp For A Cause with 🐺 WOLVES ⛺️🌸 Coed for Couples and Single Adults

Camp For A Cause
Wolves and Wilderness Community Experience
Mission: Wolf
Gardner, Colorado
June 30 - July 2, 2023 & August 4 - 6, 2023

Our Camp For A Cause events are camping retreats for adults and youth ages 8 and up. Our focus is environmental stewardship. These events occur in partnership with nonprofit organizations seeking to uplift the wellbeing of people, animals, and places through education and conservation. Watch our welcome video.

This event is open to anyone experienced or inexperienced with camping, to support Mission: Wolf. Beginner hikers and families are welcome. Please note, dogs are not permitted on the wolf sanctuary.

Willingness to work outdoors independently and as part of a team in adverse weather conditions are a must. We have one Camp For A Cause event currently on our calendar with Mission: Wolf this year. Contact us for more information.

Date and Time:
June 30 - July 2, 2023 &
August 4 - 6, 2023
Arrive to our meeting location in the town of Westcliffe at 11am on Friday. Our time together officially concludes at 2pm on Sunday but you may continue to enjoy the afternoon volunteering or exploring the sanctuary and adjacent area. We will remain onsite throughout the duration of our Camp For A Cause event. Late arrivals and early departures may be accepted with pre-approval. Contact us to discuss.

This Camp For A Cause event takes place at Mission: Wolf Sanctuary located near the town of Gardner in southcentral Colorado. The drive from Denver to the retreat site is approximately four hours. Parking on site for our camp is limited and we seek to minimize our carbon footprint, thus carpooling is strongly encouraged. You may extend your stay in the region, booking your own hotel in Westcliffe or camping additional nights. Driving directions and meeting location will be provided to participants upon registration.

♥ Live and camp in community for 3 days and 2 nights in a remote and forested high desert wilderness setting in the Wet Mountains of southcentral Colorado where vast meadows offer expansive views of the Sangre de Christo Mountains
♥ Morning meditation and movement for all ages and abilities
♥ Learn about wolf behavior and ecology
♥ Eco-stewardship and volunteer service project
♥ Drum circle
♥ Community feast and fire ceremony (pending fire bans)
♥ Nature connection
♥ Personal time for adventure or rest
♥ Stargazing and night hikes

Four organic meals are provided. These include dinner on Friday; breakfast and dinner on Saturday; and breakfast on Sunday. *Vegan and gluten-free options available. Please bring a sack lunch from home for Saturday and snacks for your travels to and from camp. Select your option when you register.

Tent camping

Here’s what the weekend will look like:
Meet in Westcliffe at 11am for caravan to campsite.
Arrive to camp at 2pm for tour of Mission: Wolf
Set up camp as a village
Community gathering and dinner begin at sunset
Morning meditation and mindful movement
Community breakfast
Volunteer project with Mission: Wolf
Ambassador greeting if possible
Community dinner and celebration
Fire Circle, drumming, storytelling
Sunrise regenerative sound bath
Morning meditation and movement
Community breakfast
Break camp at noon
Closing Ceremony at 1pm
Afternoon choose your own adventures:
Day hike, revisit Mission: Wolf, volunteer project

What’s not included and what you need to bring:
Do bring sack lunch for yourself for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday; snacks for your car ride home; and your personal camping gear (rental gear available). View our packing list on the event page. Bring 3 gallons of water per person in your group for your personal use and for our communal well. And we have a tradition of gift giving with our camp and Mission: Wolf. This will be explained after registration.

Personal Investment:
Our requested contribution is $360 per adult. Please select your contribution level and submit via PayPal, Venmo, or Cash Ap on our registration page. Your donation supports sustainability of Camp For A Cause events, four meals with gluten-free and vegan options available, and a membership donation to the wolf sanctuary. Note: No one will be turned away for financial reasons. If you are in need of assistance check out other ways to support our camp on our partial work-trade scholarship page.

Ready to Join the Pack?
Click here to Register For Camp For A Cause https://wildheartrevival.com/2022/07/30/camp-for-a-cause-with-mission-wolf/

Wild Woman Temple July 8 Day 🛶 Canoeing St Vrain Creek

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♥ Saturday July 8, 2023 Wild woman Temple feel freedom and flow in your wild becoming on the water in collaboration with the River's Path. Swim and paddle the Saint Vrain Creek and drink in the sights and sounds of this rarely accessed riparian corridor with river guide, Lauren Bond. Learn about the heron rookery and other rare and protected species who call these sacred places home. Then relax and refresh for a evening of storytelling, feasting, and a prairie sunset stroll.

💕A year of custom curated adventure, ecology, environmental stewardship, and sacred ceremony for the wild feminine has finally been created by Melissa and Wild Heart Revival for our Colorado Women.

🦋It is time to embody the medicine of our wild belonging. It is time to remember our true nature. For it is said, that within the "wild nature" of woman is the "medicine for all things" (Clarissa Pinkola Estes).

🌸We gather twice per season for a full day retreat in Boulder beginning this Spring to learn, expand, and grow in community together. I’m bringing in exceptional guest facilitators and outfitters to guide us through enriching, therapeutic, and transformational rites of passage. We have space for 8 women. We meet every 6 weeks.

🌺All inclusive Wild Heart Adventures planned include rock climbing, horseback riding, a canoe excursion, guided wildlife viewing, volunteer projects, and more.

🐾 Ecology education includes seasonal plant and animal identification, regional natural history, global change science, wildlife tracking, and regional medicinal and local edible herbs.

🙏🏼Temple teachings will include tantric ways of the wild, sound healing, rattle and drum making, divine play, ceremonial rites of passage, and so much more. Check out our website for all Temple event descriptions.

July Summer Temple:
♥ Saturday July 8, 2023 Temple feel freedom and flow in your wild becoming on the water in collaboration with the River's Path. Swim and paddle the Saint Vrain Creek and drink in the sights and sounds of this rarely accessed riparian corridor with river guide, Lauren Bond. Learn about the heron rookery and other rare and protected species who call these sacred places home. Then relax and refresh for a evening of storytelling, feasting, and a prairie sunset stroll.

Core Temple Activities:
♥ Intimate and guided nature connection
♥ Daily yoga, dance, meditation, and soul sounding
♥ Group and solo hiking
♥ Eco-stewardship
♥ Wetlands and river ecology
♥ Solo time for personal integration, reflection, adventure, or rest
♥ Ceremonial arts and seasonal rites of passage
♥ Awaken wild intelligence
♥ Community feast celebration
♥ Curated adventures for your wild heart (canoeing, climbing, etc.)
♥ Sisterhood, laughter, divine play, and more...

What’s Included:

♥ All materials and fees associated with in-house and guest instructors, outfitters, and facilitators (e.g. River’s Path) for all Wild Woman Temple events except as expressly stated for specific add-on field trips or activities.
❤️ Canoe rental with paddles and life jacket as required (No prior experience required. All levels welcome.)
♥ Organic gourmet dinners prepared as a village. Vegan and gluten-free options available
♥ One 15-minute private coaching session to support internal and logistical preparations for each day retreat and one 15-minute private integration coaching session post-retreat. Participants must initiate and schedule these optional coaching opportunities.

🐝 Wild Woman Temple Event Time and Locations:
8am-8pm. Times and meeting locations will vary slightly by event. We are based in Boulder, Colorado. All activities will occur within a one hour drive of town. Carpool is strongly encouraged. The closest airport is Denver International Airport. Public transportation from DIA to Boulder is available via RTD. Meeting time and location for your events will be provided after registration.

🤍 Early Bird Registration is $245 per person per event. Discount Code: Early Bird

  • or $1600 per person per year on a monthly payment plan. This savings of $1280 ends May 1.
    Discount Code: One Year Subscription
    Full registration is $360 per person per event
    More Ways to Save:
    🤍 Bring a friend and you each save $25 per event
    Discount Code: Bring-A-Friend
    🤍Register for more than one event and save 10% on each event
    Discount Code: Double My Discount
    🤍Partial work-trade scholarships may be available upon request
    🤍 Discounts may not be combined

🔥Have Questions about Wild Women Temple?
Schedule a conversation with our organizers on our website.

💋Ready To Join Our Wild Temple Circle?
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