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A Dynamic, Integrative Wellness Retreat for Veterans & First Responders

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Military Service Veterans and First Responders (current and former) managing challenges common to serving high-risk environments including: loss, life threat, traumatic stress, moral and ethical conflicts, strained relationships, and sense of self and identity--whether you're still serving or it's been years since your service. Note: Veterans and First Responders only; no guests for this retreat, please.


Health4Heroes’ Retreat Program delivers a proven “integrative retreat" model not currently available in Northern Colorado, offering experiential education, guest speakers, discussion, hiking, yoga & meditation, food, fire, and fun.


  • FREE, all-inclusive stay: Campsite, meals, honorary Welcome Ceremony, dynamic group education, outdoor activities, and special Closing Ceremony. (Tent & sleeping bag not included. Participant must provide.)
  • Shared insight from a community of like-minded others, and Veteran and First Responder speakers.
  • Physical movement, increased relaxation, self-empowerment, and greater peace of mind.
  • Proven tools to manage stress, decrease grief, anger, and other limiting emotions, improve relationships, and keep you moving forward!
  • New friends, expanded community
  • Information and connection to Health4Heroes Membership program.
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     About the Host

HOST, MARY SCOTT, MSW, Co-Founder of Health4Heroes, and Founder of PIVOTAL IMPACT, LLC

This Retreat Program is hosted by Mary Scott, Health & Wellness Consultant and former Program Co-Director, Education Facilitator, and counselor for National Veterans Wellness & Healing Center in New Mexico, 2011-2017. As a mental health professional for over 28 years, Mary has worked in-depth with teens, adults, active and former Military and First Responders, and families, in residential treatment, hospitals, and standard office settings.

Marys Professional Bio

“Much needed in Colorado. Definitely will and has saved lives, relationships, and lets veterans and their families know it was not for nothing!”


Retreat Aspects: Something for Everyone

  • Serene, beautiful 3,000-acre Ranch for our private use

  • Campsite & all meals (dietary restrictions ok)

  • Outdoor recreation: Group Hikes, All-Levels Stretch/Yoga, and Meditation.

  • Veteran, First Responder & family speakers

  • Dynamic Education: Potential impact of service on the individual and their relationships: trauma/PTS, loss, grief, life threat, asymmetric warfare, and ethical dilemmas common in complex, high-risk operating environments. Includes open discussion and techniques to release any intrusive thoughts, “Triggers”, and stuck emotions.

  • Campfires and music

  • Free time to relax and take in the beauty of your surroundings

Note: Attendees must provide their own tent and sleeping bag.

If you're a Veteran or First Responder, join us! You'll be in good company...

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About the Venue

Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch is an authentic working horse and cattle ranch located on 3200 acres in the Rocky Mountain foothills west of Loveland, Colorado. Family owned and operated by the Jessup Family since 1946, Sylvan Dale provides a natural setting for dude ranch vacations, destination weddings, corporate meetings & retreats. 2020 Travelers' Choice Award from Trip Advisor. Named "Best Family Vacation" by Frommer's Colorado guidebook and rated among the "Top Ten Colorado Dude Ranches" by True West Magazine, and Cowboys & Indians' Best Of The West. Conveniently located just one hour from Denver in the Colorado foothills near Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park, Sylvan Dale’s 3200-acre Dude Ranch and Retreat Center is nestled along the banks of Colorado's beautiful Big Thompson River.



To register, click the button below, fill out the registration form and submit for your free ticket. Limit 18 participants. This retreat is limited to Veterans and First Responders only. No guests at this retreat, please.



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