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Quarterly application period opens March 1

In filling our programmatic calendar for 2022 and beyond, we have initiated a quarterly application process. We hope this will support program leaders in finding a long-term home for purpose aligned work at the Whidbey Institute. For one month each quarter, we invite inquiries that align with our initiatives around racial equity, transformative change, embodied leadership, climate action, and self-organization.

If you have a program proposal that aligns with our mission to nurture the conditions for transformation and are considering the Whidbey Institute as a long-term home for your work, please apply this Spring!

If you already inquired during our December application period, our team will respond by the end of January. 

For your convenience, a text version of the form fields is available at the bottom of this page so you can know what to expect when you return to fill in the form this Spring.

Our main campus includes gathering spaces including Thomas Berry Hall and the Sanctuary and lodging options including Farmhouse, Granny’s, and Cabin Village with Heritage, Hillside, and Meadow Row Cabins. Storyhouse in Legacy Forest is a serene gathering place in a remote corner of our 106 acre campus. Storyhouse has an outdoor stage, grassy meadow, and forested trails nearby.

  • Main Campus Capacity: Up to 42 people lodging onsite with additional capacity for commuters lodging offsite. Note: due to public health restrictions during the Covid 19 pandemic, rooms are limited to single occupancy or shared only by household members. This reduces our beds from 42 to about 2 dozen.
  • Rates: Vary according to group size and requirements

Inquiry Form Fields


Program Inquiry Fields

For your convenience, you may copy these questions into a Word document and prepare your answers before opening our Program Inquiry Form. Please paste your answers into the online form at your convenience. * indicates a required field.




Have you visited the Whidbey Institute before?*
If so, when? What program?



Your program title*

Your program description*

Please give us a brief description of your session, and tell us about your company or organization. We are interested in understanding the nature and purpose of your work.

Describe your intended audience/participants*

Describe your experience holding this program*

If applicable, please include locations/dates where the program has been held in the past

Describe your marketing strategy*

Please review our Community Equity Principles*

Our Community Equity Principles can be found here.

Equity alignment*
Please describe how the design and purpose of your program connects to the Whidbey Institute’s Purpose and Equity Principles.

When do you hope to hold your program?*

Preferred dates

If you have preferred dates in mind, please list them here.

Length of Stay*

How many nights will you be lodging with us? (If you’re not sure, just give us a best guess.)

Weekends / Weekdays?*

Tell us if you’re looking for weekend dates only, or both weekday and weekend dates

Group Size*

Estimated number of participants, including program leaders/facilitators:

How much will you charge for tuition?*

Tuition cost does not include lodging, meal, or facilities costs. If you aren’t sure, give us your best guess.

Will you be offering scholarships, a sliding scale, or tiered tuition levels?*

Please select your desired level of registration support*
No registration: I will hold registration for tuition, lodging, and meals myself.
Partial registration: I will hold registration for tuition and I want The Whidbey Institute to hold registration for lodging and meals.
Full registration: I want the Whidbey Institute to hold registration for tuition, lodging, and meals.I’m not sure/other


Would you like to have meals prepared? All meals at the Whidbey Institute are lovingly prepared, incorporating many local and organic ingredients. Please note: meals are provided at an additional cost and are available to groups of 10 people or more.

Anything else?

Is there anything else we should know?