About Shamans Camp

The Camp's purpose is to provide sacred space for shamanic ceremonies and experiences in Colorado as well as camping/lodging for travelers, shamans & volunteers.

Book a Camping Site

We are currently only booking fully self contained camping rigs until we finish building our bath house. We have a fire pit/grill and picnic table as well as shamanic events & experiences available to campers. When the camp is fully open we will have tipis and a tree house for campers.

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The People of Shamans Camp

Julia is an artist & visionary - Mike a practical scientist. We are patrons of the Traveling Shamans and a married couple who have been together since 1990. Julia is a retired psychotherapist who does the supervising and planning. Mike is a geologist and an expert builder. We are also super hosts for the 420 Happy Hippie House & for Shamans Camp both vacation rentals in Grand Junction, Colorado. 

Julia offers the following Experiences at the Camp 

  • The Sacred Canyon Walk
  • Painting as Meditation
  • Spirit Guide Collage



The Area

The shamans camp is located in a small and unique & funky hillside desert area with a long view across the valley. The camp is normally only open in the summer May - October. 

We are 420 and LGBTQ friendly. Hiking, mountain biking areas, and the fabulous red rock areas of Utah are close by. We have regular fire circles with Traveling Shaman - Redhorse Barta and Creative Journeys with Creativity Coach - Julia Widdop. Other activities and experiences are also available at the camp.

About the Workstay Program

We ask that you work 15-20 hours per week in exchange for lodging, food, and the opportunity to participate free in all the shamanic activities of the camp including assisting shamans with their programs. Scheduling of the hours will be determined by the demands of current projects. In your spare time, you are free to explore the area, do your own thing, or participate in the activities of the camp. We are so grateful to our volunteers and excited to meet all of the shamanic students and travelers who want to come to the Traveling Shamans Camp this summer.

Planned Projects for the Traveling Shaman's Camp:
 *️️ Treehouse *️️ Platforms for tipis * A medicine wheel  *️️ Native Colorado desert landscaping *️️  Tiny house for the in-residence shaman * a waterfall

Book a Visit With Julia to tell her why & when you would like to Workstay at the Shamans Camp and which projects interest you the most.

Camp & Local Events

Creative Journey - 2nd & 4th Wednesdays @10am

  • Description:

    Learn how to use shamanic journeying to aid and enhance creativity in the supportive atmosphere of this class. The Creative Journey will meet the second and fourth Wednesday of each month to journey, process, listen and create. We report to the…

  • Created by: Julia Widdop

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