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Away Retreat: Journey to Enlightenment!

Away Retreat: Journey to Enlightenment!
At Camp Paradise, near Wheatland, Wyoming

Gen Kelsang Rinzin

Taught by Gen Kelsang Rinzin

Kadam Lucy James

Taught by Kadam Lucy James

7:00 pm Friday, June 15 to 12:00 noon Sunday, June 17

The stages of the path to enlightenment, called “Lamrim” in Tibetan, are beautiful meditations that can transform every part of our lives. The heart of modern Buddhism, Lamrim includes all the essential teachings of Buddha in a very accessible and practical presentation, suitable for beginners and more experienced meditators alike.

Everyone of all backgrounds and faiths is welcome!

Further details coming soon.

Schedule (subject to change)
Friday, June 15
1:00 pmHelp us setup!
4:00 pmRegistration opens
5:30 pmSupper
7:00 - 8:30 pmSession 1
9:00 - 10:15 amSession 2
11:00 - 12:15 pmSession 3
4:00 - 5:15 pmSession 4
7:00 - 8:15 pmSession 5
8:30 pmCampfire Q&A
9:00 - 10:30 amSession 6
Camp Paradise Just Arriving

About Camp Paradise

Enjoy the rugged landscape of Wyoming! Camp Paradise is located in a secluded bowl surrounded by ridges about 40 minutes north-west of Wheatland.

What they say: "While very comfortable, our 'back to the basics' lodge is not intended to be the Hilton! While simple, our lodge has basic amenities and is designed to help you step back to a simpler time so you can focus on the needs that brought you here."


Cost & Registration

All prices are per-person, and include the teachings, accommodation, and all meals. If you have special dietary needs, please make note in your registration, or email Heruka Center. We try to accommodate.

There is wide variety of accommodation available, but private rooms are limited.


Most rooms have a combination of bunk beds and a full or queen bed.
Please bring your own sleeping bag (or sheets and blanket), pillow, and wash towel.

  • Single room $240 (very limited availability, email promptly to book)
  • Double room $190 each (very limited availability, email promptly to book)
  • Shared room $170 each (bunk bed or full bed, no one above or below you)
  • Dorm $150 each (bunk bed, someone may be above or below you)

Campers and Tents

Tents, campers, or what-have-you. Bring your own camper! There are twelve spots with electricity and water, but no wastewater. Tents may be placed anywhere on the large property (use reasonable discretion).

  • $121 each for adults in campers and tents.


Children are welcome. There will be a video link for families. Sorry, but due to limited accommodation, children will need to be with a family member or guardian in a camper or tent.

  • Child under 5, $1
  • Child 12 and under, $50

Registration opens March 21st.

Names of attendees:

(other notes are OK as well)

Location ~ Wheatland

Camp Paradise

42.249786, -105.307587
1154 Upper Fish Creek Rd
Wheatland, WY 82201

Tips on getting here

Camp Paradise is in a very secluded area, at the end of the road. Cell reception is limited. There is no land-line. --An excellent place for meditation retreat.

Travel time:

Casper: 1 hour, 45 minutes
Fort Collins: 2 hours, 26 minutes
Greeley: 2 hours, 41 minutes
KMC Colorado(Denver): 3 hours, 11 minutes
Riverton: 3 hours, 37 minutes
Colorado Springs: 4 hours, 3 minutes

Directions given after registration.

Wheatland ~ Camp Paradise

Retreat is a time to set aside our ordinary activities for the purpose of focusing on a particular spiritual practice.

Except as indicated, all retreats are open to everyone. Beginners may prefer the guided retreats, but are welcome to participate in unguided retreats as well.

Questions? Please call 970.482.7613 or email: