Come as you are... Be who you want to be.
Like-minded women from all over the United States come to find the group of friends they've always longed for; smart, supportive, open-minded, kind, reaching for all that life has to offer, determined to pursue their dreams.
Most of all, these women believe in themselves, and they are are ready to believe in you.
They come for a variety of reasons, but common to all is a desire for community, an openness to learn from one another, and a longing for real connections that will endure and provide inspiration and support long after our time together in the woods in Woodstock.
To find a new tribe
Like-minded women 50 or so or over, who want to learn and share with one another
To learn new stuff
Healthy lifestyle, tech, movement, nutrition, goal-setting, entrepreneurship, and more!
To write among writers
To learn from seasoned writing coaches and immerse themselves in a writing community.
To change your life
To learn. Try new things. Write that book. Make new friends. BE who you want to BE.
from those who've been...
Founder Ann Voorhees Baker explains...
Feels Like Woodstock
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to make you remember, allow you to dream, take you back to the people you once knew,
face your true self, give you hope for the future, and inspire you to do greater things.
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