59.3 F

Get Human During Weekend Retreats with Camp Out Yonder


Camp Out Yonder
Image: CampOutYonder.com


Ditch the electronics and hustle of the city for two nature-infused weekends with Camp Out Yonder. Connect with others among the towering pine trees and bubbling creeks of the Yellow Pine Forest in the Sierra Nevada, outside Portola, Calif.

Camp in the shared canvas tipi village, enjoy freshly made meals, wallow in the slow-life camp vibes and analog programming.  Included on the sans battery-operated agenda are activities enjoyed when things were a bit more unplugged — postcard making, lawn and board games, DIY aromatherapy, film photography, journaling, and more — plus an inspired lineup of speakers and inspiring instructors to help sing the tune of simplicity.

WHAT: Camp Out Yonder

WHEN: May 26-28, 2017, August 11-13, 2017

WHERE: Yellow Pine Forest, Portola, Calif.

TICKETS: Early bird registration rate $695 per weekend on campoutyonder.com

“In the days of glamping and mobile hotspots, it’s extremely difficult to step away from those captivating screens to just embrace the natural world. Here we’re providing the opportunity to spend a weekend just being human, enjoying the entertainment of the land, and resetting our internal compass,” said Nellie Davis, event organizer.

The camping weekend includes full accommodations, workshops, activities, and meals for two days. The lineup of speakers and Camp Out Yonder leaders are:

  • May Weekend Featured Speaker: Lodro Rinzler, MNDFL
  • August Weekend Featured Speaker: Jess Davis, Folk Rebellion
  • Camp Host: Nellie Davis
  • Writing Instructor: Jonas Ellison
  • Photo Instructor: Matthew Mciver
  • Song Writing Instructor: Liam Kyle Cahill

Reservations are required and space is limited. For more information visit campoutyonder.com.


This Is Reno is your source for award-winning independent, online Reno news and events since 2009. We are locally owned and operated.




CA farmers agree to conserve 100,000 acre-feet of Lake Mead water in exchange for compensation

California has agreed to conserve enough water in Lake Mead to support 300,000 single family homes for a year under an agreement struck with the federal government.