When: September 10 – 13, 2019, immediately after the 2019 AHVMA Annual Conference
Where: NaCoMe Camp & Retreat Center – Pleasantville, Tennessee
Registration Deadline: April 30, 2018
Pre-registration is required and space is limited! Register today!
Honoring the Ancestors: Leaving a Legacy
The Healing Arts and the Circle of Life
Enjoy modern cabin amenities, homemade meals, and take a step back from the noise and distraction of daily life.
Retreat attendees are invited to participate in a very special Healing Arts session with internationally-renowned writer, teacher and shamanic healer, Caitlín Matthews.
Participants are invited to deepen their connections with the healing arts using a broad range of meditation, song, plant-work, myth, systemic and shamanic ritual, walking and discussion.
We will explore the theme of honoring the ancestors and leaving a legacy, drawing upon the wisdom we have inherited and what we have to pass on, especially in challenging times and conditions.
By having a firm sense of those who preceded us, all practitioners experience better support; as the elders of future and upcoming veterinarians who have a lot to give, the group will explore the resources that flow to us, from us and through us, with a view to mediating this to those who follow us. Our work will be practical and experiential, with some of our time being spent in nature.
Participants of any spiritual background are welcome to join the retreat.
Cabin Selection and Roommates
Rooms will be assigned on a first come first served basis. Incomplete registration forms will not be processed.
Cabins will not be held without completed registration materials and accompanying payment.
***Please note: Attendees are responsible for bringing their own linens and towels.***
Cooks Cabin and Infirmary are private room cabins. Payment for private rooms are PER ROOM.
If you wish to share a private room, ONE roommate must be responsible for the room and payment. AHVMA will accept one check or one credit card for the room. No split payments.
Choose your roommate, and decide which roommate will be responsible for the room. Please make sure that each person names their roommate on the registration form.
Cabin 10 is a multiple occupancy Cabin. Payment for cabin 10 is PER PRESON.
If you are going to be in Cabin 10 AHVMA will assign your room within the cabin.
How to Register
Download the registration form and review the FAQs and policies.
Complete pages 1 – 4 and submit registration, waiver, and payment to the AHVMA Office via email, fax, or postal mail.
Please note: single day or onsite registrations are not permitted.