Teen Retreats

Mindfulness Retreats
for Teens 15–19

5-day immersion retreats in beautiful places

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What do you do on retreat?

Learn or deepen mindfulness

Learn simple mindfulness tools to use anywhere, any time for ease and presence.

Meditation

Learn meditation through guided and silent, sitting and walking practices from expert teachers.

Develop community

Develop genuine relationships and cultivate communication skills and participate in small-group check-ins.

Workshops

Take a variety of workshops: eg, music, art, teen issues (each retreat is unique).

iBme Teen Retreats

A one-of-a-kind experience for any teen, an iBme retreat helps teens reduce stress and cope with normal school, life, and social demands in a self-empowering way. An iBme retreat reconnects teens with their own natural confidence and ease — their inner spark. Through curiosity, they develop their powers of perception and capacity to understand their emotions and thoughts, skills that are valuable for them now and for a long time to come.

The basic ingredients of an iBme teen retreat? Mindfulness, community, nature, and fun.

See a sample schedule

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Opening a book

Hear from the teens

Being New on Retreat

Working with Stress

Fear of Being Yourself

Being Skeptical

Get your questions answered

Upcoming dates

June 21–26, 2020Northern California Teen RetreatCazadero, CALearn More Register
July 1–6, 2020Teens of Color West RetreatBadger, CALearn More Register
July 5–10, 2020Kentucky Teen RetreatLeitchfield, KYLearn More Register
July 6–11, 2020Michigan Teen RetreatBurtchville, MILearn More Register
July 8–13, 2020Virginia Teen RetreatMadison, VALearn More Register
July 26–31, 2020UK Teen Retreat (Derbyshire)Lockerbrook, Hope Valley, DerbyshireLearn More Register
July 29–Aug. 3, 2020Southern California Teen RetreatBig Bear City, CALearn More Register
August 2–7, 2020Massachusetts Teen RetreatConcord, MALearn More Register
August 4–9, 2020Teens of Color East RetreatMadison, VALearn More Register
August 4–9, 2020UK Teen Retreat (Kent)Kench Hill Centre, Tenterden, KentLearn More Register
August 15–20, 2020Pacific Northwest Teen RetreatEatonville, WALearn More Register
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Our faculty and staff

Our retreats are led by awesome adults with years of experience serving and working with teens, alongside their own longstanding mindfulness practices. iBme faculty and staff walk their talk in their professional and personal lives and devote themselves to creating a truly unique and safe container for all teens to be welcomed, be real, and be accepted — and have some fun (yeah, we do that too).

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Tuition and Scholarship Information

We offer a sliding scale for our retreat tuitions and have never turned a teen away due to financial circumstances. To make this possible and continue to remain sustainable in as progressive and equitable way as possible, we rely on both families contributing according to their capacity and the generosity of our donors — at all levels of participation.

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What teens are saying

“At this moment I feel I have learned more lessons about myself and others in the past five days than I did in the last year of school.”

Ben, age 17

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What parents are saying

“The day after he came home he asked to do yoga with me in our back garden, and we went for a bike ride together…connection I have been yearning for all summer.”

Parent

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