A Conference on the Mythopoetic Imagination

May 28 - June 5, 2016

Nobleboro, Maine - Camp Kieve

Join us in a revolution of the heart!

We will gather by a lake in Maine, and through poetry, storytelling, music, movement, and reflection we will continue the work of nourishing the soul and lifting the spirit.

When Words Were Like Magic

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A bounty of poetry, mythology, music and friendship from all over the world.


Register now for the Great Mother and New Father Conference May 28—June 5, 2016.


General Registration fee includes lodging, meals, and Conference programs, May 28—June 5, 2016.

$985 Let's Go

Work Study

Work Study applications are open to all members of the community. Word Study recipients save on registration by participating in service work that keeps the Conference running smoothly during the week.

$560 Deadline: April 1, 2016 Apply


Conference Scholarships are made possible by generous community donations. Scholars participate in service work in support of the art gallery and banquet celebration. Individuals who have not previously attended are eligible to apply.

$150 Deadline: April 1, 2016 Apply

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The Crow's Nest

It’s all right if you grow your wings on the way down.