Draft Weekend Agenda - Subject to Change


Friday Oct. 2

Draft Agenda / Subject to Change 

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm:  Kulapalooza Check In

Check in at the registration desk, retrieve your swag bag and one-of-a-kind custom Kula Cloth, settle into your room and prepare to have a life-changing weekend that will have you coming back year after year.  

5:00 pm -7:00 pm:  Kulapalooza Welcome, Introductions & Dinner

Join us for an inspiring Kulapalooza welcome that will make you laugh and maybe even cry!  You're in for a weekend retreat like no other.  Meet our amazing team, enjoy a delicious meal prepared with fresh, seasonal ingredients and prepare to create your own incredible outdoor adventure story.  

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Let's Get Acquainted

The real power of Kulapalooza is in the connections that you will make with our instructors and with other attendees.  Join us for a ridiculously fun icebreaker to help get you acquainted and into the spirit of Kulapalooza.     

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm: Bonfire, Smores, Music, Night Hike 

and After Dinner Shenanigans  

Settle around a cozy fire, share your stories, s'mores and enjoy a little music by the Musical Mountaineers.  

Or experience the North Cascades at night by the light of your headlamp. 

10:00 pm - Lights Out! 

Saturday Oct. 3

7:30 am - 8:30 am  Early Risers Activities

Whether you’re an early riser or like to sleep in a bit, we’ll help you start your day right.  

If you wake up with the birds, start your weekend with your choice of one of these activities: 

  • A morning trail run through mossy North Cascade forests 
  • A guided meditation to help you tune into your inner guidance system
  • A little yoga 

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 am  Kulapalooza Breakfast

Enjoy a hearty breakfast with fresh, seasonal ingredients grown locally.

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 pm  Morning Activities

Enjoy the the sights and sounds of nature while you explore your artistic passions or participate in one of these activitities: through one of these artistic workshops: 

  • Outdoor Watercolor 
  • Canoeing on Lake Diablo
  • Landscape & Nature Photography
  • Adventure Writing

12:00 pm  - 1:00 pm Lunch

Enjoy a nice lunch with new friends in the  dining hall.

1:00 pm  - 4:00 pm  Afternoon Activities

After lunch, learn outdoor skills to build your confidence in the back country with one of these activities:

  • Map & Compass
  • Self Defense for Outdoor Women & Solo Travelers
  • Backpacking Basics
  • Adventure Storytelling
  • Wilderness First Aid
  • Hiking

4:00 pm  - 6:30 pm Evening Activities

The day's not over yet!  Expand your knowledge base with one of these activities:

  • Wildlife Awareness
  • Watercolor Painting
  • Vision Boarding: Stuck to Summit - Blazing Your Own Trail
  • Hiking 
  • Climbing
  • Self Defense for Outdoor Women & Solo Travelers

6:30 pm  - 7:30 pm Kulapalooza Dinner

By now, you've worked up quite an appetite.  Join us in the dining hall for an amazing meal prepared with fresh, seasonal ingredients.  And be sure to save room for dessert.

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm  Special Keynote Address 

International Mountain Guide Charlotte Austin  will tell the story of her journey across Greenland.  Hear her inspiring story.

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm -  Music, storytelling and a short evening hike

We'll wind down after a busy day with your choice of the Musical Mountaineers, some good old fashion story telling around the fire,  a night time photography class or a short hike through the woods by headlamp. 

10:00 pm - Lights Out! 

Sunday Oct. 4

7:30 am - 8:30 am Early Risers Activities

After a restful night's sleep wake up to another day of adventure and inspiration.  Join us for:

  • Sunrise Concert with the Musical Mountaineers
  • Guided Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Trail running 

8:30 am - 9:30 am Kulapalooza Breakfast

Enjoy a hearty breakfast with fresh, seasonal ingredients grown locally 

then delve into some activities before you depart at noon.

9:30 am - 11:30 am Activity

Enjoy one last activity before joining us for the final send off.

Vision Boarding: Stuck to Summit - Blazing Your Own Trail

  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Outdoor Photography
  • Backpacking Basics

11:30 am - 12:00 pm am Kulapalooza Send Off

No one likes goodbyes so we are sending you off in Kulapalooza style!  Join us for a one-of-a-kind send off and be inspired to create ripples of inspiration until we meet again next year!