NoCo Dances of Universal Peace and
Name of Camp: NoCo (Northern Colorado) Dances of Universal Peace and Sufi Camp
Location: Our retreat location, Parrish Ranch in Berthoud, Colorado - between Longmont and Fort Collins - is a privately owned and operated camping facility at about 5200 feet. It is nestled in the Front Range foothills of the Rocky Mountains in a grassy area, with cottonwood trees and the Little Thompson River running through the property.
Nearest Airport: Denver International Airport.
Who Attends: All are welcome, and we can accommodate up to 100 campers.
Time of Year: Summer.
Weather: Late May through mid August, the weather in Colorado is moderate with warm to hot days and cool nights and can bring rainstorms. Bring layers of clothing for all types of weather conditions. Tank tops, sleeveless or short-sleeved shirts, spring and summer clothing are great during the day. Wool, fleece, long sleeved clothing, shawls, sweaters, etc., are good for evenings and those chilly, cloudy days.
Accommodations: Tenting; Camper Vans – no hookups; RV’s with hookups; Tee Pees – Wood framed, with electricity, 2 beds, for those with physical challenges and the older population.
Special Considerations: Camp participants must bring your own tents, sleeping bags, blankets, pillows, towels, etc.
The facility is NOT handicapped accessible.
Special Features: Beautiful, spacious location with outdoor and indoor Dance areas. The wood floor dance space was owned by an internationally famous square dance caller with many feet having danced in this barn on the second floor for decades. It is beautifully maintained as a dance floor. Bathrooms and showers are located at various locations in separate buildings.There are 2 large group kitchens - one with walk in refrigerator - to prepare meals and keep food.
Peacocks and wild turkeys roam the grounds.
Things to do and visit locally before or after camp as the area offers so much:
Visit Rocky Mountain National Park; River rafting the Cache la Poudre River;
Visit the Old Town area of Fort Collins, Boulder, Longmont; Loveland Sculpture Gardens; Denver Botanic Gardens; Denver Zoo; Denver Art Museum or Museum of Natural History.
Contact the Registrar, Jim Grant, to arrange a Shuttle: 970-226-8767 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Camp Write-Up: This camp/retreat is focused on developing mind, body, spirit, and connections as a supportive community. As such, we ask you to focus energies on the teachings and the practices being offered as well as creating an atmosphere where everyone is welcomed and feels included and safe.
Detailed camp info and registration form at: https://lifeasagarden.com/events/
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