Events

 

Robert Sweetgall Memorial Pickleball Weekend

Robert Sweetgall Memorial Pickleball Weekend

April 25 - 26, 2020 $25 registration fee Come start the outdoor season of pickleball by playing at Robert’s Mavens’ Haven court in Lucile, Idaho. Registration fee includes the use of Mavens’ Haven’s shower room and sauna, plus Saturday night dinner compliments of...

A Lantern in the Dark, Fall Yoga & Meditation Retreat

A Lantern in the Dark, Fall Yoga & Meditation Retreat

October 11 - 13, 2019 Presented by Renée Silvus $300 Full with wait list. Please check back in early 2020 for new retreat dates. The waning autumn daylight invites us to turn inward, into stillness and rest. How do we find guidance in the darkening days? The autumn...

2019 Autumn Equinox Gathering

2019 Autumn Equinox Gathering

September 20 - 22, 2019 Presented annually by Senior Apprentices Generating Education (SAGE). Please click here for full details and registration. Image courtesy of Martha de Simon.  

Putting Food By

Putting Food By

CANCELLED due to Hail Storm September 14 and 15, 2019 With herbalist and author Darcy Williamson $300 Includes lodging, meals, garden produce, orchard fruit, and honey for canning The garden is in full production and there are autumn fruits ripened in the orchard....

Garden to Table Dinner

Garden to Table Dinner

CANCELLED due to Hail Storm Friday, August 30, 2019 Saturday, August 31, 2019 5:00 - 8:00 pm Mountain Standard Time $50 per person/dinner Presented by Darcy Williamson, Meghan Clark, and Renée Silvus Choose your evening or come for both. Featuring a special dinner of...

Journey Home to the Self: A Meditation and Restoration Retreat


Journey Home to the Self: A Meditation and Restoration Retreat


August 9-11, 2019 with Charlotte Marie Dietz $350 Inclusive You are invited to the Haven this summer for a retreat centered around the most important person in your life…You. Join us to breathe, to explore, to celebrate the discoveries found when asking the question,...

Medicines from the Forest ~ a Week-long Intensive in McCall

Medicines from the Forest ~ a Week-long Intensive in McCall

Monday, July 22 – Sunday, July 28 With herbalist and author Darcy Williamson $1,200 for classes, supplies and meals Add on accommodation Limited to 10 students We will be spending four full days in the forest and three full days in class and workshops processing the...

Green Walnut Weekend – Nocino, Pickles, Preserves and Ketchup

Green Walnut Weekend – Nocino, Pickles, Preserves and Ketchup

June 14 – 16, 2019 With herbalist and author Darcy Williamson $250 Single $400 Couple in shared accommodation Walnut trees were famous for being sacred to witches due to their self-sufficient hermaphrodite qualities and their ability to weather the harshest elements,...

Wonder & Delight, Spring Yoga & Meditation Retreat

Wonder & Delight, Spring Yoga & Meditation Retreat

May 17-19, 2019 Presented by Tracey Kindall $340 This retreat invites participants to rest, de-stress, and get in touch with the power of a unified heart and mind while nestled in the wild beauty of Mavens’ Haven on the Salmon River. To experience wonder & delight...

Mother Daughter Retreat

Mother Daughter Retreat

May 10 - 12, 2019 Presented by Renée Silvus Cuisine by Darcy Williamson Come enjoy Mother’s Day Weekend at Mavens’ Haven. Imagine all your meals specially prepared, dedicated time together, and a beautiful spring weekend in the river canyon. The retreat will feature...

Writing Retreat, Cultivating Clarity and Purpose

Writing Retreat, Cultivating Clarity and Purpose

Friday, April 26 – Monday, April 29, 2019 $395 With Renée Silvus and Tracey Kindall Receive an entire weekend of support for your writing project at beautiful Mavens’ Haven on the Salmon River. * Take an entire weekend just to write. * Propel your message onto the...

Medicines From the Forest ~ A Week-long Herbal Intensive

Medicines From the Forest ~ A Week-long Herbal Intensive

Saturday, April 13 - Saturday, April 20 With herbalist and author Darcy Williamson $1,400 seven days inclusive We will be spending four full days in the forest and three full days in class and workshops processing the plant material collected during our outings....

Three-Day Juice Fast

Three-Day Juice Fast

January 25 – 27, 2019 With herbalist and author Darcy Williamson $350 Maximum Event Size: 10 Duration: Three days, three nights Time: 10:00 A.M. Friday – 7:00 P.M. Sunday. Workshop ends at 5:00 P.M. with a fast-breaking meal. Guests are welcome to stay Sunday night at...

Restoration and Healing, a Fall Meditation Retreat

Restoration and Healing, a Fall Meditation Retreat

October 26 - 28, 2018 Mavens’ Haven, Lucile, ID with Renée Silvus and Tracey Kindall The longer nights of autumn slow our natural rhythms and invite us to surrender to our own restoration. We will gather at the Haven for gentle sessions of meditation and asana...

Mushroom & Lichens of Autumn

Mushroom & Lichens of Autumn

October 5~7, 2018 Presented by Darcy Williamson $395 Inclusive The event will include three days of outings in the nearby forest eco-systems in search of edible and medicinal mushrooms and lichens. The edible mushrooms found will be incorporated into our daily meals....

2018 Autumn Equinox Gathering

2018 Autumn Equinox Gathering

September 21 - 24, 2018 Friday 21 September Medicinal Plants of the Cow Creek Area Darcy Williamson 1:00-5:00 pm, Outing complimentary to registered participants Hike the mountains with herbalist Darcy Williamson and learn the medicinal and some of the edible plants...

Full Moon Garden to Table Dinner

Full Moon Garden to Table Dinner

August 25, 2018 $50 Presented by Darcy Williamson & Renée Silvus Come to the Haven for a special dinner featuring fresh garden produce, creative Darcy flavors, and pasture-finished meat and dairy from 7U Ranch. Guests are welcome to arrive any time Saturday to...

Spring Meditation Retreat

Spring Meditation Retreat

May 18 - 20, 2018 Mavens’ Haven, Lucile, ID Presented by Renée Silvus, Luminaire Spring in the Salmon River Canyon invites us to re-energize, find fullness, and heal. To meditate is ‘to bring attention.’ To what? First to our experience breathing in a body, being...

Full Moon Creativity Retreat

Full Moon Creativity Retreat

Mavens’ Haven April 27-29, 2018 Presented by Renée Silvus, Luminaire Mediterranean Cuisine by Eva Samaha Bring yourself and a project, challenge, or goal to Mavens' Haven for a weekend of support and dedicated work time. Where are you in the creative process? You may...

Autumn Equinox Gathering

Autumn Equinox Gathering

September 22, 23, & 24, 2017 Ongoing classes, forays, potluck, and the popular Barter, Buy, and Bicker. Read about classes and register here.

Silent Meditation Retreat

Silent Meditation Retreat

June 2-5, 2017 with Renée Silvus, M.A., Luminaire $275 Let the fullness and warmth of spring hold you in silence for two entire days. To meditate is “to bring attention.”  In a silent retreat, you first bring attention to simply relaxing.  Then to the universe that is...

FIFTH ANNUAL WILD FOODS & GIFTS FROM THE FOREST

FIFTH ANNUAL WILD FOODS & GIFTS FROM THE FOREST

May 19 ~ 21, 2017 Presented by Darcy Williamson, From the Forest, author of The Rocky Mountain Wild Foods Cookbook and Healing Plants of the Rocky Mountains Rose Lochman, founder of  The Yoga Difference Fee: $395 Price includes meals, soap, salve and flute making...

Spring Meditation Retreat

Spring Meditation Retreat

May 5~7, 2017 Presented by Renée Silvus, M.A., Luminaire Co-facilitation with Charlotte Dietz The beautiful spring in Lucile invites us to recharge.  Warm days, refreshing canyon breezes, budding trees, an emerging garden. Join us for a weekend of shared and solitary...

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Directions

From Riggins, Lucile is a few miles north on Highway 95.  After the Lucile Boat ramp, drive another 1/2 mile and turn left at the sign.  Take the RIGHT FORK at the split.  Continue past the Pickleball Court and GO STRAIGHT instead of up the hill to Route 95.  Pull in and park in any open space.

Contact us

(208) 628-3973

Events: renee@reneesilvus.com
Mavens' Haven: fromtheforest@hotmail.com