Stoic Camp

Philosophy Stoic Camp 2024

From May 13-17, interested students and others will meet at the nearby Table in the Wilderness camp, in Centennial, WY, for a weekend of Stoicism. Group studies along with early morning and evening hikes, lots of good food, and some down time, everyone will return to society with a better sense of "stoic calm."

Participating in Stoic Camp, hosted by the University of Wyoming Department of Philosophy, includes engaging in a rigorous study of the ancient Stoic texts, in both small groups and large discussions, augmented by guest speakers.

In addition to the more serious study, the participants will engage in outdoor activities, including but not limited to, hiking, bonfires, and waking up to watch the sunrise on the final morning, as a direct response to one of the Roman Emperor's recommended meditations. Hosting Stoic Camp in Centennial, Wyoming, allows for a perfect opportunity to immerse oneself in nature. 

The Goal of the Stoic Camp is to experiment with living in a thoroughly philosophical way, using the stoics as our model, and to explore what it means to live intentionally.

A flyer containing all the relevant information can be found here: Camp Information

The application form can be found here: Application

Registration Fee: $500 (Includes lodging, meals and books). Final cost for students is $100, regardless of institution.

Contact: Send applications and inquiries to

Contact Us

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Ross Hall Rm. #223

1000 E. University Ave.

Dept. #3392

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-3204



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