Men’s Gatherings in New England
In the spring and fall, New England has men’s gatherings almost every weekend. Below is a list of those happening in Autumn of 2016, with information and short descriptions of each. Many of these gatherings are self-organized, and may may be organized around certain themes. They can councils, sweat lodges, and workshops led by participants who sign up to offer their skills or interests. Others include professional facilitators and well-crafted programs.
Connecticut Men’s Gathering: Cost $190 Link: http://www.comega.org/
Men Alive (Vermont): Cost, sliding scale $110-$145 Link: http://menalivevt.org/weekend
Massachusetts Men’s Gathering: Cost, sliding scale $95 – $215, (Half off for newcomers). Link: http://massmensgathering.org/
(These three gatherings are all self-organized.)
Granite State (NH) Men’s Gathering: Cost $125 Link: http://www.granitemen.com/ (Self-organized gathering.)
September 30 – October 2:
Mainely Men Gathering: Cost, sliding scale $50 – $100. Link: http://www.mainelymen.org/ (Self-organized gathering.)
Northeast Men’s Alliance Spirit Camp: Cost $395. Link: https://northeastmensalliance.org/
Facilitated weekend includes sweat, central council, small group processes, initiations, and “long dance.”
New Warrior Training Adventure: Cost $695 Link: http://newengland.mkpusa.org/ Designed as an “initiation experience” into the Mankind Project and its processes. Includes a sweat lodge.
The Call to Adventure (3 weekends): http://www.questforvision.com/programs/mens/call-to-adventure/Three weekends exploring the “Heroic Journey,” the classic process of growth and initiation. Cost $350/weekend Link:
February 17-19, 2017:
Rhode Island Men’s Gathering: Cost, sliding scale $125-$175. Link: http://rhodeislandmensgathering.org/ (Self-organized gathering.)