details & faqs

Here are frequently asked questions and program details for our mindfulness teen retreats.

teen retreat experience

What happens on retreat?

How much meditation and mindful movement will I be doing?

Are cell phones allowed?

How many people will I be sharing a room with?

Is the entire retreat silent?

Can I attend retreat with a friend or family member?

My mind is always racing. I think I have too many thoughts to meditate. Is this for me?

Can these retreats accommodate individuals with physical differences such as limited mobility, vision impairment, etc.?

What is the cancellation policy?

What should I pack?

tuition & scholarship info


Full tuition for a teen retreat is $2,250-$2,500, depending on the duration of retreat (4-5 night retreats), with scholarship options and payment plans available. Please note: a nonrefundable application fee of $35 is required and applied toward your tuition.

as a form of scholarship support, we offer a sliding scale tuition payment structure

We offer this sliding scale approach to retreat tuition in order to accommodate a wide range of household incomes. The payment structure is set at a 1% contribution of household income per teen per retreat, up to incomes of $149,949 with a minimum payment of $250 required. For households earning incomes $149,950 and above, tuition is the full retreat cost. Read more about our equitable tuition structure.

Please use our tuition calculator below to see what your retreat tuition would be. To request a scholarship, please first apply for the retreat of your choice, and then submit your scholarship request via our request form. Note: we will only process your scholarship request once we receive your complete retreat application. Have questions regarding registration? Visit our registration guide.

payment info: deposits, methods, plans

Tuition may be paid via credit card or check. A deposit of 30% of your total payment is required to reserve your space on a retreat; this deposit includes the $35 nonrefundable application fee. The balance of the retreat tuition must be paid two weeks before the retreat start date. Additionally, we can accommodate payment plans that work for you and your household. For all tuition and scholarship questions, reach out to us at [email protected].

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sample daily schedule

Curious what a day on retreat looks like? Take a look at this sample daily schedule.

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upcoming events

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June 25-30, 2024

Southern California Teen Retreat

Big Bear, California

July 7-12, 2024

Midwest Teen Retreat

Derby, Indiana

July 14-19, 2024

Northeast Teen Retreat

Charlton, Massachusetts

summer 2024 retreats

summer 2024 retreats

Browse upcoming teen retreats happening this summer.

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teen retreat experience

teen retreat experience

Explore what happens on retreat, why teens love them, and the overall benefits of our mindfulness retreats.

testimonials from teens

testimonials from teens

Since our teen retreats commenced in 2010, many young people have shared what their retreat meant to them. Read what they have to share.

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