Get Ready for the Retreat

What to bring

Bedding – Bring a pillow, sheets, blankets and or sleeping bags. (Bunks are equipped with a vinyl-wrapped 4″ foam mattress.)
Towels – For showering and/or to use in place of a yoga mat.
Toiletries – Bring shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc. The camp has liquid soap dispensers in all the showers.
Appropriate clothing – Temperatures typically range from 50 to 90 degrees. Prepare for the possibility of rain.
Good shoes – Hiking boots or any good shoes that will get you down a hiking trail.

Here is some more information on what you might want to bring with you.  

Directions to the camp

Mingus Mountain Camp, 8500 W. Forest Service Rd. 104, Prescott Valley, AZ 86315 

There are two routes to the camp.  The quickest route is through Camp Verde.   The fun route is through the city of Jerome. Consider taking one route to the camp, and the other route home.

When you arrive

Click here for detailed arrival instructions.

For campers arriving Friday afternoon, the first stop is the registration table under the pavilion.  Check in, get your welcome packet and directions to your cabin, and go there to deposit your bags.  

Then start on the Scavenger Hunt to get familiar with the camp.  Make your way over to the Dining Hall for dinner, which starts promptly at 5:00pm.

For late Friday arrivals, and Saturday Day Pass campers, click here for instructions.

Camp etiquette

Smoking is restricted to the parking lot, or inside your vehicle, and we ask that you dispose of your trash appropriately (no butts on the ground). 

No pets, alcohol, guns, or fireworks are allowed on camp property.  

If you ride your motorcycle, keep the noise to a minimum by idling thru the camp.