Wild Spirit Adventure

Explore Inner Wilderness. Outside.

Adventures, retreats, and sessions in nature for personal growth and spiritual exploration in the Pacific Northwest and Nationwide.


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5-Day/4-Stage Wild Spirit Backpacking Retreat

This is indeed a retreat for people who are ready to explore themselves and their lives deeply. Participants go through the Wild Spirit Adventure process of 4 stages so that profound changes take hold and apply to their lives. The 4 Stages are: "Pouring Out," "In Body," "Mindfulness," and "Bringing in the Wisdom." Through all of it, we will, in supportive community, engage in a variety of activities such as dancing, painting, journaling, hiking, meditating, drawing, singing, and embracing everything that is! All Wild Spirit Adventure retreats are an intensive experience, with both group and solo activities from early morning until night time. 

Wild Spirit Adventure Group Retreat Trip in Nature


This is a wilderness retreat. Participants should have experience hiking and camping in wilderness areas. We will backpack each day and set up camp in different campsites, making our way around a somewhat circular trail. 

We will indeed be in the elements day in and day out. Bring what you need to feel warm, dry, safe, and comfortable in a variety of weather conditions and situations. More information will be provided about this once you register.

Included in this package is:

  • 1 hour in-person consultation prior to the trip so that the facilitator, Toby Joy Zelt, can get to know you and better understand your particular desires, hopes, needs, and goals
  • A preparedness phone call for 30 minutes prior to the trip to support you with your gear checklist for the trip
  • The group trip, 5 days in length
  • Two 1-hour follow-up coaching sessions

Transportation to and from the Portland area is available for a few of our participants for an additional fee. Please inquire. 

The retreat will occur so long as there are 3 participants signed up. The non-refundable deposit (unless the retreat is canceled) is $350 and due by one month prior to the retreat. The total for this package is a sliding scale of $1,300-$1,500. Deposits and payments may be mailed to 101 SW Madison St. P.O. Box 8393 Portland, OR 97204. Thank you.


*Wild Spirit Adventure programs are not therapy or meant to replace mental health support or services. They are spiritual in nature and we provide participants with mindfulness, ritual, meditation, ceremony, and nature-based activities as they process typical life-cycle transitions and events. Participants focus on the present moment and creating a deeply meaningful life. All participants must pass a screening process to ensure safety for all involved. Participants must have health insurance coverage during their program. They are expected to take responsibility for their own safety while on any trip.