DATE & TIME DETAILS: Check-in is from 3:00-5:00 on the first day of the retreat. The retreat will close on or before noon on the last day of the retreat.

This is a residential retreat with additional commuter attendees. All retreat participants registered as residents will be living on the retreat grounds for the length of the retreat. We ask that all participants arrive on time and expect to stay the length of the retreat. 


NOBLE SILENCE: This meditation retreat will be held in Noble Silence. Your teachers will discuss the practice of Noble Silence.  To support the development of a collected and settled mind, most retreats and meals are held without ordinary social conversation. Even while in Noble Silence, teachers will offer instruction and teachings as well as practice discussions or group dialogue.  


LODGING: Retreat Managers will assign lodging according to your category of reservation. For shared facilities this will be on a first come first served basis. 


Late cancellations are costly and mean others cannot attend the retreat.

Please let us know immediately if you decide you no longer wish to attend.

Please review our cancellation and refund schedule:

  • Cancellation up to 92 days before the retreat: 100% Refund minus $100.00 cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation 91 days prior to retreat:No refunds will be issued.
  • Cancellations in the 91 days prior the retreat: Your nonrefundable deposit or balance may be donated to this retreats scholarship fund or transferred to someone not yet registered for this retreat 

Thank you for your understanding.


If this retreat is full, we highly encourage you to sign up for the wait list as more often than not we end up offering a spot due to cancellations. No deposit is required to be placed on a waiting list. If an opening occurs, you will be notified with specific parameters on how and when to confirm your attendance. Your reservation is not guaranteed until the registration form is completed and deposit paid. 


Participants are asked to “unplug” while on retreat at Fort Worden. However, if there is an emergency and you need to be contacted, your family and friends may either: 

call: (206)323-7846


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