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Adventure Retreat Leader is a resource for Coaches, Speakers, Authors and Writers, Educators, Practitioners, and all Heart- and Nature-Based Entrepreneurs and Professionals. We offer teleclasses, audios, guidebooks and coaching; all designed to help you lead Outings, Adventures and Retreats in nature as a profitable part of your business.

Adventure Retreat Leader successfully motivates and trains you in the art of adventure retreat leading.


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Monday, December 31, 2012

Saturday, December 29, 2012

A Conference and Retreat for Nurses

Adventure Retreat Leader, Donna Cardillo, is offering a conferences and retreat for nurses.

Donna says:
"Whether your passion for nursing is fired up or has fizzled out, Empowered Nurse, Enlightened Practice is for you! It has been created to empower, energize, and enlighten you for future success."

If you are a nurse or you know one, this just might be the perfect gift.





The Adventure Retreat Leader Success Team begins a new year in January. This group is designed especially for those of you who want to jump start your Retreat business.

Patt and Deb also offer a free Brainstorming Session for anyone interested in sharing their Adventure Retreat Business ideas and getting direct feedback


Sunday, December 23, 2012

Give the Gift of a Retreat

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Give one of your outings to someone who could not otherwise afford to retreat with you. Then stand back and watch the magic happen for the lucky receiver and for your Retreat business.

Be sure to let all your Adventure Retreat participants know you have gift certificates available. Someone who enjoys your outings may want to give the gift of you too.


At VistaPrint you can make your own Gift Certificates for a very reasonable price.




The Adventure Retreat Leader Success Team begins a new year in January. This group is designed especially for those of you who want to jump start your Retreat business.

Patt and Deb also offer a free Brainstorming Session for anyone interested in sharing their Adventure Retreat Business ideas and getting direct feedback

Monday, December 17, 2012

The Art of Doing Nothing

The Art of Doing Nothing: Simple Ways to Make Time for Yourself by VĂ©ronique Vienne is an essential read for any Adventure Retreat Leader AND an wonderful theme for your next offering.

"The Art of Doing Nothing gives us permission to celebrate idleness in all its mesmerizing forms."


Consider joining us for our Rest of Your Life Retreat in St John, U. S. Virgin Islands.







Patt and Deb also offer a free Brainstorming Session for anyone interested in sharing their Adventure Retreat Business ideas and getting direct feedback. 



Sunday, December 16, 2012

Listening to the Retreats and Getaways SIG Dec Call

The Retreats and Getaways SIG met on Thursday, December 13. If you missed the call and want to listen in, here’s access info:

Call: 712-775-7099
Access code: 901847#
Reference # 27

The Retreats and Getaways SIG will meet again on Thursday, January 10 at 2 p.m. Eastern to kick off the New Year.

We'll post details here soon.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

The Retreats and Getaways SIG Meets Thursday, December 13

Join Adventure and Retreat Leader Patt Osborne for the December Retreats and Getaways SIG meeting on Thursday, December 13 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern.

Simply dial 1-712-775-7000 and enter the pin number 901847# to join this call. 

This Special Interest Group is open to anyone who is interested in learning how to host retreats, outings, adventures and getaways, as well as those who are already a Retreat and Getaway Leader and want to connect with a community.

There are no prerequisites to joining the calls except an interest in leading Retreats and Getaways.

On December's call, Patt will lead an open conversation about leading retreats. Join her and share your own experiences about 2012 Retreat Leading and/or explore new ideas for your upcoming offerings. 



Interested in perhaps offering your own retreats and adventures? We offer an Audio Introduction, Playbook and PowerPoint Presentation to help you get started.

Patt and Deb also offer a free Brainstorming Session for anyone who wants to share their Adventure and Retreat ideas and get direct feedback.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Create Your Best Play Space

You know that your office space, designed to inspire and with the right equipment, will help you do your best work. What you're sitting on, what's on the walls, how your desk space is designed and the efficiency and convenience of your office equipment makes you better able to get your work done correctly and efficiently.

The same is true for your play space.
  • Does your retreat space help you do your best play? 
  • Are you taking your participants into an environment that's right for you so you can be at your best for them? 
  • Do you have the right equipment, gear, and clothing to play well? 
  • Do you have support in place so you can be an outstanding Adventure Retreat Leader?



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