August 2015
Melissa Bowe

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The Wayfinder Experience

A Role-Playing Adventure for Teens

August 02, 2015 – August 07, 2015
Rhinebeck, NY
Melissa Bowe, Wayfinder Experience
Materials Fee:
SM15-3605-263Melissa Bowe, Wayfinder Experience,

For teens ages 12–17.

Have you ever dreamed about living in a faraway land, being a gallant knight or a powerful wizard, sitting at the foot of a sacred oracle, slaying a dragon, or being a mysterious healer or a stealthy spy? In this camp, fantasy comes alive, complete with costumes, masks, characters, treasures, spells, potions, and quests.

The Wayfinder Experience combines sports with play, rugged adventure with imaginative role-playing, and problem solving with creative expression. During this journey, you are given the opportunity to cooperatively play, dance, act, and choose for yourself what to do when faced with the unexpected. It is an experience that will help you overcome fears, challenge your skills, and develop a healthy self-image.

More Information

This program sells out quickly; call to register early. $25 materials fee; include when you register. 

Please note there are workshop hours on both Monday and Wednesday from 2:00 P.M.–5:00 P.M., and there are also evening hours on Wednesday from 7:00-9:30 P.M.

For exciting information about the Wayfinder Experience that we will be playing this summer, please visit or e-mail

Things to Bring:


Boots to adventure in!


Solid black clothing- no logos please!

4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.-7:50 p.m. Welcome & Orientation
9:00 a.m.-Noon p.m. Workshop
2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.-Noon p.m. Workshop
2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.-Noon p.m. Workshop
2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Workshop
7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.-Noon p.m. Workshop
2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.-Noon Workshop
Noon-1:00 p.m. Workshop

The Children's Program is generally available during standard workshop hours only. Contact Omega registration at 877.944.2002 for details.

The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.

Melissa Bowe

Melissa Bowe, a public interest lawyer, professor, and community organizer, is cofounder of the Wayfinder Experience, a teen summer camp, . Deeply committed to youth empowerment and expression, she has directed teens at Omega’s Family Week for 11 years.

The Wayfinder Experience runs summer camps, school programs, and workshops for teens and adults. Their highly trained staff weave together extensive experience and talent in art, theater, athletics, writing, and play. The Wayfinder Experience staff has facilitated workshops at Omega Family Week for 15 years.