Program for Returning Combat Veterans
Weekend Retreats in Payson
Merritt Center is offering a special educational retreat program for combat veterans.
With the assistance of mentors, who are veterans themselves, and healing
practitioners; returning vets will open the program with a Talking
Circle to begin to release the experiences of war, and to begin to
create the dream of a new life.
and individual activities, participating veterans will learn to recognize
the triggers of
negative combat experience and learn ways to release negativity and
reorder their personal priorities. They will learn to cleanse themselves
of toxins of mind, body, emotions and spirit. The final retreat weekend
will include family members who will join in a celebration of service
and the awakening of a new vision of their future.
All returning veterans are welcomed to participate free of charge.
Combat Veterans for our next FREE four weekend program starting Feb.
26-Feb. 28, 2016. For more information on this retreat and resources
for women vets contact
Men 2015 Retreat Dates
Four Free Weekends
March 18-20, 2016
May 20-22, 2016
July 15-17, 2016
Sept. 16-18, 2016
Women 2015 Retreat Date Four Free Weekends
for combat vets:
Feb 26-Feb. 28, 2016
April 15-17, 2016
June 10-12, 2016
Aug 12-14, 2016
Overview of Training for Trainers:
Aug. 28-30, 2015 for those leaders adding elements from this program
to their programs.
Workshop, Lodging/food: $360.
Train the Trainer Intensive workshop
for those leaders starting a program for returning veterans in another locale based on this program. This is a mirror of the four weekend retreat program. Call Betty for more information.
7 Day Program for Men
May 18-25, 2016
7 Day Program for Women
Apr. 13-20, 2016
Vet. Family Pilot Program:
June 3-5, 2016, Aug 19-21, 2016
Applications from Vet Mentor families
being accepted NOW!
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