40th Annual

Northwest Sufi Camp

Camp Adams, Mollala, OR  ~  August 13-20, 2017

The following is from 2016. Leaving it up until we get new copy for 2017.  You can get a glimpse of what is coming on the Invitation link.

Opening The

Love Window

We welcome campers, one and all, to swing open the love window, allowing the
Divine to work through us as we fully embrace this experience of Being Human!

Co-Spiritual Directors Arifa Byron & Amira Sara Pelfrey


Murshid Wali Ali Meyer, Murshida Khadija Goforth, Devi Lewis, Iqbal Lewis,
Farhad Forrest Pierce, Saladin Pelfrey, Quan Yin Williams, Sabura Meyer,
Wakil Matthews, Nur Ali Reid, Ananda Mariam Simmons,
Saraswati Rena Coon, Ahura Grace Henke, Nuria Ginger, Halim Byron,
Chitara David Yager, Yusuf Leo Schuman, Pegeen Ilene,
Jemaluddin Henke, Latif Burdick & Clint McCune

Close the language-door and open the love-window. The moon won’t use the door, only the window.

SPIRITUAL DIRECTORS * Arifa Amanda Byron & Amira Sara Pelfrey

CAMP MANAGER * Mary Hansel
NWSCmgr@gmail.com (510) 325-6369

REGISTRAR & INFO * Khabir Ross Taylor
NWSCregistrar@frontier.com (503) 705-4932

CAMP ADAMS * 35 miles SE of Portland, with 210 level acres of forest, creeks, indoor and outdoor classrooms, a large meeting hall, and a swimming hole. Housing includes idyllic tent sites and cabins (some with kitchens).

HEALTH & SAFETY * Northwest Sufi Camp’s board is dedicated to creating a safe and healthy camp for all participants, and asks that all share in this responsibility. The staff at NWSC is not equipped to handle adults or children who need significant supervision or behavioral control.

YOUTH PROGRAMS * Youth are cherished and respected at NWSC. See TEEN CAMP and KIDS AND TWEENS CAMP for more info.

KARMA YOGA * Campers participate in helping out around camp, increasing connection through service, and helping to keep costs low.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE * Work-trade opportunities, double karma yoga shifts, and scholarship assistance is available for those in financial need. See Registration page for more info and apply early, as positions & funds are limited! Apply for double karma yoga & scholarships to NWSC-fee@NWSufi Camp.org before the May 30 deadline. No internet or interested in Work Trade? Contact Camp Manager.

PART-TIME REGISTRATION * May be possible, on a space-available basis after July 14 at $133 daily or as prorated by age category. Early advance registration is required; contact the Registrar.

FEES * Register by July 1. Minimum of 50% due at registration; balance due by July 16.
Late registration fee of $75 after July 22. Refunds less $50 before July 9; no refunds afterward.

Adults (20+)


Teen (13-19)


Low Income




For an additional $125, a limited number of karma yoga trade-out options are available.


We envision a full camp, and encourage easy, early online registration!
A map, draft schedule, and details will be emailed after August 1.
A detailed registration form is available on our website, or you may request one from the Registrar:
NWSC PMB #236, 2850 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton OR 97005
(503) 705-4932

The Northwest Sufi Community welcomes all people, regardless of age, race, gender identity, sexual orientation, or socio economics. We strive to make this a safe and welcoming spot for all those in our commUnity.