women's wellness weekend

Women's Wellness Weekend

April 5-7, 2024

YMCA Camp Pepin | Stockholm, WI

Join us for a women's weekend at YMCA Camp Pepin and create memories that will last a lifetime. Unplug from the chaos of everyday life, reconnect with nature, and embrace the beauty of sisterhood in this idyllic retreat nestled along the shores of Lake Pepin.

Lodging is included in cozy cabins surrounded by nature, with the rustic charm of the camp offering a retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Enjoy six home-cooked meals beginning with dinner on Friday evening and concluding with lunch on Sunday, with snacks provided throughout the weekend.

Women’s Wellness Weekend activities include:

  • Stargazing sessions while sharing stories and enjoying s’mores over a campfire.

  • Yoga led by YMCA yoga instructor Sheila Beckner.

  • Forest bathing exercise led by Richard Frost, professor of environmental studies at UW-La Crosse.

  • An exclusive tour of Villa Bellezza Winery & Vineyards. Learn about the artistry of wine-making and enjoy a special tasting of Villa Bellezza’s finest wines.

Experience the camaraderie of fellow women in a space where the simplicity of nature surrounds you and the world’s worries slip away.  

$375 per person.

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wfr courses

Wilderness First Responder Courses at Camp Pepin

Two course dates offered: March 2024 & May 2024


Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is the definitive course in medical training for outdoor educators, guides, SAR team members, and others who work or play in remote areas. The curriculum is comprehensive and practical, including all of the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments. The 5-day format is for individuals and sponsors with less time available for on-site training and requires 25 hours of pre-course preparation.


5-Day Wilderness First Responder Full Certification Course

Course dates: March 18-22 or May 6-10

The Wilderness First Responder course is created to provide outdoor leaders and backcountry travelers with the core knowledge and skills necessary to deal with medical and traumatic emergencies in remote settings. It's the most useful first aid course of its kind and is the expected standard for trip leaders and guides by the outdoor industry. The certification is valid for three years. For complete curriculum details, please see the Wilderness Medical Associates International website.

More information & registration:

Full WFR - March

Full WFR - May


3-Day WFR Recert

Course dates: March 20-22 or May 8-10

The Open Recertification course is open to graduates of any wilderness-based first aid training course that was at least 64 hours long and completed within 3 years of the proposed recertification option. Find full details on the Wilderness Medical Associates International website.

More information & registration:

Re-Cert WFR - March

Re-Cert WFR - May