Leave the busy, noisy world behind and share with your group a peaceful, profound experience deep in the Sawtooth Mountains. You will be walking in the valley where Native Americans, explorers, miners, adventurers, and sportsmen have enjoyed a wilderness experience for centuries.

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Upcoming Events

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Memorial Day Work Party 5/26/2018 - 5/28/2018
On-Site Training 6/8/2018 - 6/10/2018
Sawtooth Family Camp 6/15/2018 - 6/17/2018
Hemophilia Red Sunrise Camp 6/20/2018 - 6/23/2018
Idaho Orchestra Institute 7/1/2018 - 7/7/2018
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Provide Sacred Places Apart: A Perspective from Alton L. Collins Retreat Center

Whether one is taken in by the tall trees, the harmonious architecture, or simply the atmosphere of peace that infuses the space, there is something special ...

Todd Bartlett's Thoughts on Grounding Elements

I have shared some reflections about important elements to our experiences at our camps and retreat center. The current list begins with the physical elements ...

Hargreaves' Transition Continues to Teach New Lessons

Letting go, for director Dave Hargreaves can feel like a free fall, especially if he is accustomed to “being large and in charge,” as his wife Candace says. ...

Transformed Toward Gratitude

Last September, I agreed to serve as the interim Executive Director for Camp and Retreat Ministries in Oregon-Idaho, until a national search could be conducted ...
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