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Teen Retreats

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Residential Retreats:
Cultivating mindfulness,
interpersonal skills, creativity
and body awareness.
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Wilderness Retreats

iBme Wilderness Retreat Photo

Wilderness Retreats:
Combining the practice of
meditation with awareness
of the natural world.
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Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of teens, parents, and professionals. Through mindfulness retreats, iBme helps participants cultivate awareness, compassion, and kindness for themselves, others, and the natural world.


We lead mindfulness retreats for teenagers across the country at retreat centers and in wilderness settings. We also provide mindfulness retreats for individual schools and in partnership with other non-profits that work with teens. Learn more about our story and what we do.

Upcoming Events

Virginia July Teen RetreatJuly 5th - 10th, 2015Madison, VA
S. California Teen RetreatJuly 9th - 15th, 2015Wrightwood, CA
Toronto Teen RetreatJuly 13th - 18th, 2015Wyebridge, Ontario
Northeast Teen RetreatJuly 21st - 27th, 2015Old Chatham, NY
Emigrant Wilderness Teen/Young Adult RetreatAugust 4th - 13th, 2015Stanislaus National Forest, CA
Virginia August Teen RetreatAugust 10th - 14th, 2015Madison, VA
For a list of all upcoming Teen and Adult Retreats, please visit our retreats calendar page →

iBme Press

Listen to iBme’s Executive Director Jessica Morey on episode 35 of the Present Moment Podcast. Jessica talks about the history of iBme, the key to working with teenagers, and what both teens and adults find surprising on teen retreat.  Click here to listen.

iBme teen retreat alumni Nathan Worthen, Ben Painter, and Casey Oparowski are featured in the June issue of Mindful magazine! Their personal testimonies to the power of mindfulness (plus beautiful photos) appear in an article about Dr. Dan Siegel’s new bestselling book, Brainstorm. Read “The Amazing Tumultuous Wild Wonderful Teenage Brain.”

Watch this wonderful video of Joseph Goldstein’s talk at our iBme benefit event on November 9th, 2014.
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