General Information


Sufi School East 2016 Information

TUITION

We encourage everyone to attend the entire event! Each day builds on the previous day’s teachings. To receive the most benefit from the retreat, please plan to attend all three full days! We invite you to stay until Monday noon, when we end with our wrap-up session. Breakfast and lunch will be served Monday.

Basic Tuition: The cost for the entire event (Fri – Mon.) is $295 per person. If you are unable to attend the entire event, the tuition is $125/day for Sat/Sun and $65/day for Fri/Mon.

Newcomers Tuition: Special this year! Path of Love tuition is FREE! For anyone who has not taken the Sufi Promise with Sidi al-Jamal or another of his teachers, tuition and meals for attendees of the full Path of Love program (Sat.-Mon.) is FREE thanks to a generous donor! Guests may repeat the Newcomer Program once at this tuition level.  Please note: Only those attending the complete Path of Love program are eligible for the free tuition.

If you are a newcomer, but do not wish to attend the Path of Love program, tuition for the whole event is $295, or $125/day Sat and Sun, $65/day for Fri and Mon. See more Information:Sufi School East Newcomers’ Program LInk.

Young adults (18-24 years old) can attend tuition-free, but pay for meals and lodging.

Teens aged 13-17 pay for meals only ($30/day).

Scholarships and work-study credit are available to defray tuition and meal costs. See Workstudy information below. For scholarships, please email registration1@suficentereast.org. No one will be turned away for lack of funds!

MEALS

Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served on site. Breakfast is $11, lunch is $16, and dinner is $18. Meals are free of charge for children 5 and under. Meals for children 6-12 are $13 per day. Teen 13-17 meals are $30/day. Our meals are lovingly prepared with fresh, usually organic, ingredients and halal meats, some grown right here on our farm. We also provide some vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free options at every meal.

ACCOMMODATIONS

There are several local hotels and motels as well as camping available, and men’s and women’s dorms. When the dorms are full, we set up a wait list. See Sufi School East Accommodations Information link for hotel options.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAM

For kids ages 3 – 12. There’s no charge, but please register your children so we can have sufficient supervision and planning. Donations gratefully accepted. Please note: If you choose not to have your children participate in the program, you must provide supervision for them at all times. The Farm of Peace is a working farm, and it is not safe for children to wander around unsupervised. Our staff will not be able to supervise or accommodate children who are not part of the Children’s Program. Questions? kidsprogram@suficentereast.org

TEEN PROGRAM

This year we are excited to continue our Teen Program for kids 13-17! (Young Adults 18-21 may also attend the Teen Program, if they like, or the Newcomers’ Program.) There is no tuition for the program, which will include Sidi’s video teachings and follow-up discussions to enhance understanding of the talks, music, nature, service and and hanging out. Questions? teens@suficentereast.org

WORK-STUDY

Work-study is available for a portion of your tuition. If you would like to do work-study, registration is a two-step process. First, read about work-study below. If you have questions or wish to arrange work-study, please contact workstudy@suficentereast.org. Finally, come back here to complete your registration.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

This online registration will be processed through PayPal and you can pay by credit card, debit card or bank draft. You may also opt to pay by check.

If you need to register by phone, or for questions not answered by the information posted on the website, please call Raja Kropff at (717) 573-4722. Please care for our busy volunteers by reading all the information prior to calling and asking questions. Thank you!

AIRPORT SHUTTLES

For information about airport shuttles contact shuttles@suficentereast.org. You have the option of registering for a shuttle to/from the airport during the registration process.

Another option from BWI, and Baltimore and Frederick MD train and bus stations is the Bayrunner, which runs twice a day and stops in Hancock, MD, 15 minutes from the Farm of Peace. See more information at the Bayrunner Shuttle website and on the registration form.

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Visit our website for up-to-the-minute information about Sufi School East.www.farmofpeace.com/sufi-school-east-2.

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CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY

Upon written request to the registrar by 09/17/16, we will provide a refund of the amount you paid, less a $50 administrative fee per person. Send your written request to Farm of Peace, 1212 Haven Lane, Warfordsburg, PA 17267, or email registration1@suficentereast.org. Return to top.