A Conference on the Mythopoetic Imagination
By the lake in Maine we gather to continue the work of nourishing the soul and lifting the spirit through story, poetry, art, music, movement, and reflection.
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Return in the Fall to learn about the 2020 Great Mother and New Father Conference.
Early Bird Registration fee includes lodging, meals, and Conference programs, May 25—June 2, 2019.$975 Early Bird ends Mar 1 Let's Go
General Registration fee includes lodging, meals, and Conference programs, May 25—June 2, 2019.$1025 Begins Mar 1 Let's Go
Early Bird Registration fee includes lodging, meals, and Conference programs, May 25—June 2, 2019. Payment plan option requires 1 payment now and 4 subsequent monthly payments of $195.$975 Available until Jan 30 LET'S GO
The Great Mother and New Father Conference supports all members of the community. Youth Registration, for ages 5 to 18, includes lodging, meals and Conference programs, May 25—June 2, 2019.$500 Add-on youth registration Sign Up
Work Study applications are open to all members of the community. Work Study recipients save on registration by participating in service work that keeps the Conference running smoothly during the week.$575 Deadline: Mar 1 Balance Due: April 15 Apply
Shuttle service is available from Portland International JetPort to Camp Kieve on Saturday, May 25, 2019 and from Camp Kieve to Portland International JetPort on Sunday, June 2, 2019. Reservations for shuttle service need to be confirmed by May 1$35 One-Way. Deadline: May 1 Reserve
A scholarship generously made available in honor of Tony Hoagland, to be awarded to an artist with, among other things, an aching heart.$150 Deadline: Feb 7 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: Feb 7 Apply
Thanks to the generosity of Harold Shapiro and his family, the Harold Shapiro Memorial Scholarships are eligible to applicants over the age of 50.$150 Deadline: Feb 7 APPLY
“I can't tell you how much I enjoyed the experience of attending this year's Great Mother & New Father Conference. The connections I made; the personalities I met; the parts of myself I got acquainted with; the fears I was able to let go of . . . Thank you, thank you, for making the scholarships possible. I never would have been able to attend without financial assistance."DONATE
Robert Bly Reads Kabir in 2011 Accompanied by Marcus Wise on tabla and David Whetstone on sitar. Friend, Hope for the Guest While You Are Alive Friend, hope for the Guest while you are alive.…Read more