Program Branches

The School of Lost Borders offers the following experiencial programs that are designed to support our connection as humans with the natural world and each other.

Cross into the natural world to mark and celebrate significant life transitions.

Learn how to guide Rites of Passage and support your community.

Remember the ancient wisdom of living and dying in connection with nature.

Integrate ceremony and nature-based practices into everyday life and work.

CA Mirroring the Four Shields of Human Nature: The Art of Storytelling and Listening

Sep 25 - Sep 30, 2023 Big Pine, CA Betsy Perluss, Gretchen (Grae) Gerlach Training

Telling one's own story is an ancient art. Nowadays, we have forgotten how to listen and how to tell. Yet the very survival of our species depends on our ability to communicate with each other in ...

CO Fall Vision Fast

Oct 7 - Oct 19, 2023 Wild Mountain, Colorado Pedro McMillan, Kelly McClelland Vision Fast

As the leaves change, a different way of life is tugging at your heart. A new story is begging to be told. And your gifts are longing to be shared with the world. Marking life passages allows you ...

Let Go into the Mystery: The East Shield of Living and Dying

Oct 7 - Oct 15, 2023 Eureka Valley, California Scott Eberle, Cynthia Morrow Living & Dying

All is a circle within me.I have gone into the earth and out again.I have gone to the edge of the sky.Now all is at peace within me.Now all has a place to come home.—Nancy WoodThroughout time and ...

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