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Trainer Retreat Information

Please do not make any non-refundable reservations or payments for travel or lodging until we can confirm that we have enough participants to run the program. We will determine this at least 30 days prior to the first day of the program.

Cancellation Policy

Registrations are transferable.

Cancellations received in writing less than 7 days prior to the start of the event are not refundable

Cancellations received in writing 8-14 days prior to the event will receive a 50% refund

Cancellations received in writing 15-29 days prior to the event will receive a 75% refund

Cancellations received in writing more than 30 days prior to the event will receive a 100% refund


October is a lovely time to be in Vermont. It is New England and we could get snow, rain or unseasonal heat. Each day will be spent both inside and outside in a field or barn with animals.

  • Raincoat
  • Hat for sun/rain/warmth
  • Sweaters/jacket for layering
  • Warm socks
  • Closed toed shoes or boots/comfortable for walking
  • Mittens/gloves
  • Notebook for use during training
  • Computer/phone/camera (for note taking and documenting training mechanics)
  • Water bottle (we have great water)
  • Tick/insect repellant

Included: Beverages, snacks, 2 breakfasts and 1 lunch and 1 dinner will be provided. There is a refrigerator available if you want to bring your own food. There are shops in Brattleboro about a 15 minute drive away.

Lodging and Accommodation

The nearest city is Brattleboro Vermont. There are chain hotels in the area, a downtown hotel (The Latchis) and a variety of Air B&Bs in the area. Nearby neighboring towns include Guilford and Marlboro.

Food, Health & Safety

Please feel free to share any dietary restrictions, medical concerns, and pronoun preferences with us. We will do our best to make it possible for any-body to join us, based on the current facilities and property. Contact us with questions or requests.

Topics & Ideas

We welcome hearing from you about any topics you’d like to see addressed or explored or ideas for activities.

Waiver & Release

Please sign and return waiver to us. If you send a PDF please also bring original with you to the event. No changes may be made to content.

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