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May 23 - May 26

Calling all First Responders, who are retired or approaching retirement!

Camp Resilience, a proud partner of Forge VFR, offers an exclusive “Thriving in Retirement” retreat for First Responders who are retired or approaching retirement. Retreats are designed to enhance your quality of life and mental and physical health. Join us! – and engage in exciting outdoor sports/recreation activities, workshops, and fireside chats with your peers.

You Matter. Your Health Matters.

Participants will explore topics, such as;

  • Navigating the transition into retirement
  • Finding purpose
  • Strengthening mental and physical health
  • Avoiding isolation and boredom
  • Creating structure, and thriving in retirement

Retreats will include activities adapted to individual abilities, such as:

  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rock climbing
  • Tai chi
  • Yoga
  • Meditation

*Lodging, meals, and activities are provided at no cost to participants.

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Retreat Features:

  • Self-assessment & Partner Engagement Methods.
  • Opportunities to strengthen your relationship skills.
  • Sharing sessions about successes & fixes.
  • Methods to get out of the rut and warm your partner’s heart.
  • Ways to introduce respectful humor and make things FUN!

September 26

PTSD & Moral Injury Retreat – September 2023

Join us for 3 days of togetherness and adventure in the beautiful Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Camp Resilience offers this retreat designed specifically for Veterans experiencing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Moral Injury. Expect to meet new people, try something different, participate in relevant workshops, eat good food, get out on a lake, and head out on a trail.

Workshop Includes:

  • Overview of PTSD, Readjustment and
  • Moral Injury
  • Post Traumatic Growth
  • VA Whole Health
  • Polyvagal Theory
  • Art

Retreat Features:

  • Kayaking
  • Tai Chi or Yoga
  • Rock Climbing
  • Biking
  • Facilitated “Rap” Sessions

October 11

First Responder Peer Support Retreat – October 2023

Join us for 3 days of rejuvenation and adventure in Gilford, NH. Camp Resilience, a proud partner of Forge VFR and the Southern NH Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Debrief Team, offers an exclusive First Responder Peer Support retreat for First Responders, Police, Fire, and EMS providers

Workshop Includes:

  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Officer Wellness
  • Building a Peer Team
  • Mock Debrief

Other Activities:

  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Yoga
  • Fireside Chats

Patriot Resillience Leader Institute dba Camp Resillence is a tax-exempt 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization, EIN #: 46-4105905