We are currently only open for day workshops, classes and retreats at this time.  Please check back with us soon for overnight group retreats.

Accommodations: We have a two-night minimum for group retreats. 

  • Sunset Yurt: Sleeps 2-3: 1-2 in pull out queen futon and one in twin bed
  • Robin’s Nest Eco-Cabin: Sleeps 4 guests: 2 bunk beds. Has solar-powered electricity.
  • Mountain Brook Yurt: Sleeps 5-6: 1-2 in queen futon, 2 bunk beds
  • Harmony Eco-Cabin: Sleeps 3-4: 1-2 double bed, 1 bunk bed.  Has solar-powered electricity and wi-fi
  • Walk-in tent sites – 3 sites available

Additional Services:

  • Healing Arts services on site for optional add~on services
  • Yoga/Meditation/Healing Arts studio for your group (24′ x 28′ open, sunny space)
  • 12 yoga mats, 14 yoga blankets, 15 blocks, 18 bolsters and 21 back jack style chairs
  • Solar-powered electricity: unplug and practice simplicity
  • Wood-stove heat in all cabins, yurts and the lodge
  • Hybrid solar hot shower room
  • Two seasonal, outdoor showers
  • Two composting toilet systems (we are ‘ultimate composters’ by re-creating fertile soil to grow flowers and trees through our guests’ contributions)

Cost for shared accommodations and private group sauna session:

  • $65 per person per night in cabins and yurts (tax included)
  • $30 per person per night in tent~3 tent sites available
  • $15 per person for private group sauna session added to participant package price (8 person minimum for discounted rate and there is no charge for staff)
  • If you opt to offer a commuter rate for your participants, the cost is $35 per person per day.

Administration Fee:  $100

Non-refundable Deposit Amounts:

Groups of 8 participants (plus 1/2 leaders/staff): $500

Groups of 9-12 (plus 1/2 leaders/staff): $700

Steps in Renting the Retreat Space:

  1. Find a date that works for you between mid-April and mid-Oct, based on availability by checking our current calendar .
  2. Let us know your projected group size, and dates.
  3. Send in your deposit to: Blau Moon Collective, 77 Warren Rd, Denmark, ME, 04022
  4. Balance is due 14 days prior to retreat start date unless otherwise arranged. Additional participants may register up to 3 days prior, based on availability. Retreat leader may pay remainder of balance upon day of arrival for any late registrants.
  5. Retreat leader manages registrations for their group, including confirmation details & participant payments.
  6. Once your deposit is received, Nurture Through Nature will promote your retreat or workshop on our Facebook page and website calendar. We ask that you initially create the Facebook event and invite Nurture Through Nature to co-host.
  7. Check in is 2pm on day of arrival and check out time by noon on your final day.
  8. We ask you to share our logo and website in all of your promotional materials to direct people to our facilities, so they are clear about our amenities and earth-friendly practices.
  9. Nurture Through Nature’s medical form and liability waiver is required for staff and participants to be completed upon arrival.
  10. We will email you our suggested packing list and template confirmation letter that you may send to your participants.

Please contact us if you would like us to host your group retreat, workshop or gathering at our beautiful, inspiring, earth~friendly retreat center, only an hour from Portland and Freeport, two hours from Portsmouth, 3 hours from Boston and only 5 hours from Brooklyn!

Our cancellation policy:

50% of your deposit is refunded if your retreat is canceled greater than 30 days from the retreat start date. If retreat leader cancels retreat due to low enrollment or unforeseen circumstances within 30 days of the retreat start date, by request and based on availability, retreat leaders may use their remaining deposit towards a personal retreat on the same dates as their scheduled group retreat in one of our available cabins or yurts. The deposit is applied towards accommodations only for a 2 night stay. No added services or meals are provided in this case. There will be no credit for the remaining balance paid.

If the actual group size drops below your reserved amount, 50% of your deposit paid will be applied towards your balance due.

*Please note: Nurture Through Nature reserves the right to rent a yurt or cabin not being used by your group retreat.

We ask that all of our guests not bring any plastic water bottles or battery-operated candles to our retreat. Please join us in our boycott of Nestle Waters International aka Poland Spring Water Company.

 

Blau Moon Collective hosts many healing arts practitioners who offer their services in retreat, workshop or class formats. Hosting independent practitioners or consultants does not imply our endorsement or any affiliation with any individual or organization.

 

Past Retreats Include:

  • Rise Up Women’s Retreat with New Jersey’s Gwyneth Heusse & Cheryl Natusch
  • Clovis Oncology Retreat for Nurses and health care providers
  • Return to the Elements- Breathwork, Nature, Meditation, Sauna, Yoga & Sacred Ceremony with Tania Zuckerman
  • Nourish: An Autumn Restorative Yoga and Meditation Retreat with Becky Payne
  • Birthwise Midwifery School residential retreat (’16, ’17, ’18, ’19)
  • Seven Month Herbal Apprenticeship with Katie Munn
  • Peaceful Heart Sangha Retreat, Brunswick, Maine (’13, ’15, ’17, ’19)
  • Kundalini Yoga Women’s Retreat with Kara Seymour & Satpal Kaur
  • Autumn Equinox Yoga + Ayurveda Retreat w/ Kelly Rich
  • Return to Self: Maine Weekend Retreat with Wander Freely
  • Wilderness First Aid Retreat and Yoga Teacher Training with Backcountry Yoga
  • Reflection- An Inner Self Love Spring Retreat with Mellanie Shaw
  • Eco-Friendly Women’s Yoga Retreat: Allow Your Soul to Expand with Willard Beach Studio (3 time returner!)
  • Body Bliss~An Autumn Rejuvenation Retreat with Kristy McNaughton & Angela Higgins
  • Intro to Tantra Retreat with Kristen Chamberlin
  • Women’s Yoga & Yamuna Body Rolling Retreat with Maura Reminga & Joni Hewitt
  • Return to Balance Yoga/Meditation Retreat with Carolyn Little, Arlington, MA
  • Girl Scouts Summer and Winter Awareness Retreats
  • Pre-Wedding Retreat with sauna, yoga, paddle
  • Intentional Simplicity Yoga Retreat with Annette Urbschat
  • Dancing Out Retreat with Chelsea Cartwrigh
  • Wild Women’s Friend Retreat (private group retreat)
  • Leap of Faith: A Women’s Wellness Weekend, as led by Annie Poirier
  • Ame Wren Summer Yoga Retreat, Boston, 2015 and 2016
  • Ananda Marga Maine Summer Yoga Retreat
  • Sex of Self retreat led by Dana Fadel & Kellie Ryan, Portland, Maine, 2015 & 2016
  • Happy Heart Yoga Retreat as led by Diana Anamaya, Brooklyn, NY
  • University of Southern Maine Center for Continuing Education~Retreat for Nurses, Social Workers and Counselors, led by Jen Deraspe, Nurture Through Nature
  • City Mom’s Holistic Winter Retreat as led by Jennifer Schreiner, Boston, MA
  • Make Way for Love Holistic Retreat as led by Jaya Lalita, Ithaca, NY
  • Coastal Studies for Girls student winter team building field trip, Freeport, Maine
  • Tri~County Mental Health staff training; “Self~Care for the Caregiver” as led by Jen Deraspe, Founder
  • Your True North: Yoga+Canoe Eco Retreat with Murielle & Mae Corwin, Wiscasset, ME