July 20th-27th (ages 12-14), July 29th- August 5th (ages 15-17)
Join our week-long journey of fun and self-discovery. Experience the arts, music, yoga, meditation, wilderness adventures, sports and empowerment activities. Our dynamic instructors guide participants in challenging inner and outer adventures. You’ll develop inner strength, leadership skills, and make friends for life. These camps fill quickly, so register soon. (registration form)
For all campers, we ask for them to come ready to:
Participate in the experience with a spirit of willingness, helpfulness, and joyful cooperation.
Engage in respectful and compassionate speech and behavior with themselves, their peers, and the camp leaders.
Follow the guidance and direction of our camp leaders.
Be open to learning new skills and to learn meditation and yoga.
Enjoy the camp experience in a way that embraces simplicity: without the use of cell phones, Mp3 players, cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs.
“THIS WAS THE BEST THING I HAVE EVER DONE WITH MY LIFE. I really liked the way everyone bonded as a family really quickly, even the people who came not knowing anyone (that’s me).”
-H.W. age 14
“The food was great!!!!!!!!” -E.L. age 12
“I liked how it felt like a family and how much I laughed.” – K.R. age 15
“I liked meeting new friends and basically everything because it was just so incredible.”
– A.P. age 13
“I was very new to this, and I loved how people were bonding with each other so quickly. This camp is something that everyone should join.” -R.C. Age 13
“This camp was extremely fun! I made so many new friends and was able to bond with them over the week. The activities are very fun, and there is such a variety of them. From painting to soccer to yoga! It was an amazing experience, I am looking forward to next year!”
-S.C. age 14
Kamran is the director of the Ananda Living Wisdom Junior High and High School. He is an enthusiastic leader and a remarkable teacher. Kamran has taken groups to India, Costa Rica, US National Parks, Mexico, Kauai, and Hong Kong.
Vashti Marks Thelen
Vashti is a teacher at the Living Wisdom Junior High and High School. She she has an expansive world view and is very aware and enthusiastic about of our ability to contribute to it’s evolution. She shares her calm, caring and adventurous energy.
Marin has been connected to the Living Wisdom School for many years now and is amazing with teens. She brings her sense of wonder and joy to the camp. She is very centered, enthusiastic, organized, and overall, a wonderful presence.
Bryan specializes in film and photography and will be documenting this camp as well as teaching yoga, meditation, sports, adventures, and helping with night time activities and life at camp. Bryan has great ideas, lots of energy, great teaching abilities, and a gift for humor.
Shanti is a Living Wisdom School alumni and was the main initiator for Inner Adventure Camp. She combined various aspects of camps she had attended to help create this experience for teens.
*Important note: We do lots of swimming and we are now requiring participants to have basic swimming skills.
*Note about the older group: Inner Adventure Camp (Ages 15-17) The older Inner Adventure Camp features three days in nature, and one night sleeping alone in nature. There will be a period of training and preparation with camp counselors prior to departure. Applicants should be ready to have an adventure!
(Participants will need to provide their own gear and a packing list will be sent out.)
Living Wisdom School
14618 Tyler Foote Rd.
Nevada City, CA 95959
School Days: 9:00 to 3:00