Gather Green, a local women powered sustainable event planning company, is hosting a women-led re-wilding retreat, Women of the Woods, Sept. 20-22 at Camp Singing Wind, in Toledo, Wash.

More than 250 women from the Pacific Northwest will attend to celebrate sustainability, nature, natural healing, art, and community building. All presentations and vendors are women led.

Lyla June Johnston and Bibi McGill are headlining the event.

Johnston is a nationally and internationally renowned public speaker, poet, hip-hop artist and acoustic singer-songwriter of Diné (Navajo) and Tsétsêhéstâhese (Cheyenne) lineages.

Her music and message centers around intergenerational and inter-ethnic healing, as well as an articulation of Indigenous Philosophy.

McGill is a DJ, producer, musician and yoga instructor from Portland, Ore.

McGill served as Beyonce’s lead guitarist and musical director for almost a decade, leading the 10-piece all female band that literally rocked the world.

Many skilled and engaging women will be presenting at Women of the Woods in the tracks of art, healing, sustainability, and connection with nature.

A land blessing will be performed by the Cowlitz Tribe and an equinox celebration will be held Saturday evening. Music, yoga, and hiking with goats will also be a part of the retreat.

Camping for the weekend retreat will be held onsite at Camp Singing Wind, an ex-Campfire Girl camp with more than 180 acres of natural beauty.

Tickets are available on a sliding scale basis.

Details about the retreat can be found at

Vendors, sponsors, and musicians are still being accepted and can contact Gather Green through their website, Facebook page, or Instagram.


  • Starting Friday, September 20th, 2019, repeats every day until Sunday, September 22, 2019 — all day


Camp Singing Wind

Toledo, WA


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