EarthRise Center

Petaluma, CA

How To Get There

What To Pack

Please leave your scented cosmetics at home to accommodate guests with allergies and sensitivities.

  • comfortable clothes and rain gear, depending on the weather (there is no dress code for our trainings)
  • sturdy, flat-soled shoes
  • journal and/or book
  • a portable media player full of upbeat music you love (for the party on the fourth evening)
  • earplugs (in case you’re a light sleeper and your roommate happens to snore)
  • toiletries
  • an alarm clock
  • water bottle

Additional Items To Bring

  • Bathing suit
  • Flashlight


  • Hot tub
  • Hiking


  • All the meeting rooms can be accessed with a wheelchair.
  • Dorms E and F have bars in the bathrooms and a ramp up between them.
  • The dining room can be accessed from the top door to the upstairs or some one can roll outside on the patio from the main entry door.
  • The restrooms in the community building have a handicap stall in each.
  • The hot tub is accessible for people with mobility challenges via a lift.
  • The campus lies on 194 acres of hilly terrain. There is a road and walking trail between the dormitories and the community building where meals are served. The road is lit at night for safe passage. It is a 5-10 minute walk to and from the dormitories and community building.