SCOL Retreat Center

SCOL as a Place of Pilgrimage: An interview with Lama Kathleen Benz

July 15, 2023

When I came through the gates for the first time…it felt like a welcoming embrace, a protection inviting you in, but with a wildness about it at the same time.

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KCC to Offer Retreat Space For Individuals and Groups Starting in 2024

July 12, 2023

Individuals and groups are invited to rent one of our 16 cabins for personal retreats or the entire facility for group retreats. 

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25 February – SCOL Work Party

February 10, 2023

SCOL staff will be hosting a work party on Saturday, February 25. Plan to meet at 10:00 am and bring a sack lunch. Please RSVP to . See you there!

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SCOL December Wishlist

December 2, 2022

The SCOL Team is looking for some items for use at our retreat center near Goldendale.

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Thanksgiving at KCC and SCOL

November 25, 2022

The KCC community celebrated Thanksgiving at the Portland Center and SCOL.  

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SCOL Work Party and Sangha Meeting – October 8-9

September 17, 2022

Greetings People of KCC, On October 8th, we will host the first SCOL work party of the fall. Activities will be somewhat weather dependent, but may include: painting, weeding, dragging […]

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SCOL Welcomes Visitors!

September 17, 2022

KCC’s Ser Chö Ösel Ling has housed a one-year retreat, a three-year retreat, and numerous shorter events. During the early COVID days, SCOL was completely shut down, but has now […]

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Reflections on Personal Retreats at SCOL

August 6, 2022

From the August 2022 Newsletter, several KCC members share reflections on their personal retreats at SCOL.

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Climate Change, Wildfires, and Tree Cutting

August 2, 2022

Interview with Sarah Lyon, SCOL staff member.

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What’s in a Retreat Price?

May 10, 2022

The Finance/Development and Program Support Service Groups have carefully considered how to price retreats. At KCC we want to make it possible for everyone to be able to afford retreat.

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