Southwest Sufi Camp
Name of Camp: Voice of the Turtle Retreat Center Summer Camp
Location: The Southwest Sufi Community, near Silver City, NM
Nearest Airport: Major Airport, El Paso TX.
Local, Silver City, Grant County Airport
Time of Year: Usually in July, dates vary.
Who Attends: All are welcome.
Weather: Average high temp: 88. Average low temp: 64. Average July rainfall, 3+ inches, usually in the form of afternoon monsoon showers.
Accommodations: Indoor accommodations for 10 to 12, with vehicle and temp camping.
Special Considerations: We have a swimming hole in our year round creek, and lots of hiking opportunities. Electric is in the form of small solar powered systems. There is no public internet service and cell phone service is about 1/2 mile away from the Retreat Center.
Special Features: Camp fees are usually low and some scholarships are available. Our camp is located in a wilderness setting with a year round creek and adjacent riparian zone.
Facebook Page: "Southwest Sufi Community."
Camp Write-Up - Camp theme varies from year to year. Led by Sufi teachers and occasionally teachers from different inclusive spiritual traditions. Camp activities include Dance of Universal Peace, Zikr, classes focusing on specific spiritual practices, often presented in relation to the Sacred Manuscript of Nature evoked by the land.
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