"Self care is never a selfish act - it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others. Anytime we can listen to true self, and give it the care it requires, we do so not only for ourselves, but for the many others whose lives we touch."

Parker Palmer

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About Us

Jeff Creswell is a Center for Courage and Renewal© facilitator mentored by activist and writer Parker Palmer. He is also an educational consultant.

Anthony Arendt is an earth scientist at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is enrolled in the Courage and Renewal Facilitator preparation program.

Aaron Bishop is an active outdoorsman and co-facilitator of several Courage and Renewal offerings. He works for Walmart as a Health and Wellness Director.

Current Offerings

Men's Retreats

Multi-day retreats providing opportunties for reflection and finding our way in community.

Wilderness Trips

Guided outdoor backpacking trips where we deepen our connection to our selves, each other and the natural world.

Online Communities

Facilitated virtual conversations where we listen to each other's stories and explore specific topics.

Contact Us

For more information, contact us via e-mail. We are glad to provide additional details about our offerings.