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Weather At The Gathering

Prince William Forest Park is a four-seasons park. Visitors can expect seasonal weather including snow and ice in the winter, heavy rain in the spring and summer, and high temperatures in the summer. Visitors are encouraged to check local weather advisories prior to and during their visit. In cases of inclement weather, the park may close for the safety of visitors and staff. Visitors are advised to check the park’s website prior to their visit in the event of a closure.

Cabin Camp 2 in the Prince William Forest Park

We, the Men of The Leadership Council, are excited and pleased to announce that we have confirmed reservation for our first choice of Cabin Camp 2 in the Prince William Forest Park (in our Nation’s National Park system) near Triangle, Virginia as the setting of our 2022 Chesapeake Men’s Gathering! This is the same Camp as our 2021 Gathering.

Cabin Camp 2 first hosted campers in 1937. For many years, Camp Mawavi, run by the Campfire Girls of America, operated out of this camp. The camp sleeps 149 visitors, and consists of approximately 132 acres. This camp manly contains 4 person cabins, with a few 2 and 6 person cabins mixed in here and there. The units are clustered in a circular arrangement and contain 8 cabins, a bath house, and a lodge. Each unit is in a grassy clearing that is surrounded by dense forest. The large ballfield and lake access in Camp 2 are among the best in the park. Cabin Camp 2 was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.

Weather Automagically Updates!

Camp 2-Prince William Forest Park
7:25 am, December 9, 2022
temperature icon 37°F
L: 36° H: 49°
Feels like 30.99 °F clear sky
Wind gusts: 7 mph
UV Index: 0
Precipitation: 0 inch
Visibility: 10 km
Sunrise: 7:15 am
Sunset: 4:48 pm
Humidity 81 %
Pressure24 inhg
Wind 7 mph
Forecast
Fri Dec 09
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36° / 49°F0 inch7 mph47 %24 inhg
Sat Dec 10
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Sun Dec 11
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Mon Dec 12
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Tue Dec 13
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Wed Dec 14
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Thu Dec 15
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Fri Dec 16
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Our 2022 Online Registration Is Live!

We Invite All Men To Attend
Our 31st Chesapeake Men’s Gathering
September 9, 10, & 11, 2022

Our Venue in the Prince William Forest Park

We, the Men of The Leadership Council, are excited and pleased to announce that we have confirmed reservation for our first choice of Cabin Camp 2 in the Prince William Forest Park (in our Nation’s National Park system) near Triangle, Virginia as the setting of our 2022 Chesapeake Men’s Gathering! This is the same Camp as our 2021 Gathering.

Online Registration Is Now Available

Please join us for our 31st year on September 9, 10, & 11, 2022

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Nature’s Beauty Prince William Forest Park

You Are Cordially Invited!

Please join us! Mens Work is a community of strong and authentic men whose goal is to empower all men to strive for their best selves, to become more effective workers, partners, and fathers, and to make our universe a better place. It is a program of the Washington Men’s Council, founded in 1990 and located in Washington DC

Joe Mancini at our retreat September 14-16 2018


We are happy to announce that Dr. Joe Mancini will be at our retreat and present the workshop: The Nature and Power of Limiting and Expansive Beliefs.

In this workshop, Joe Mancini, “Scarred Lion,” will discuss the nature and power of beliefs to hinder or advance your stated intentions. Some beliefs are “hidden in plain sight.” Fear of significant disorientation and “ontological shock” make changing dominant beliefs very difficult. With the help of images, stories, and mini-lectures, Joe will help you to “see” some of your beliefs and possibly change them.
Joe received a Ph.D. in English and American Literature from Harvard University. He was a traditional therapist for over twenty years, but left to focus exclusively on hypnotherapy and spiritual coaching work. He has authored two books on healing narratives.

MENSWORK: BEING NOT DOING

The 27TH CHESAPEAKE MEN’S GATHERING is approaching on September 15-17, 2017 at the Prince William Forest Park near Triangle, Virginia.

This menswork gathering has been very important to me on my journey to a flourishing life. I started out with the notion that contributing to society was the primary goal of life and in return I would experience happiness or at least contentment. Little did I know that pursuing this goal would lead me down an increasingly boulder-strewn path where I was a successful human doing but an unhappy human being. In fact, I was a damn good human doing, but I felt increasingly hemmed in and isolated by society’s barriers. Finally and begrudgingly, I realized that society did not care whether I was happy or miserable, just as long as I kept on doing.

Furthermore, I realized that well-being was not an automatic perk of the social contract, and I was going to have to find it on my own. It was at this point that I discovered the Washington Men’s Council, my introduction to menswork which has played such an essential part on my path to well-being. At menswork gatherings, we move the barriers to friendship and brotherhood from between us and push them to the outside. Inside we open a safe space where we can freely experience beingness: sharing our joys, our challenges, and our motivations. Shoulder to shoulder we work, talk, play, sing and laugh while we forge true friendships with nature, ourselves and other genuine life-affirming men.

If these thoughts ring true for you, please join us at The 27TH CHESAPEAKE MEN’S GATHERING on September 15-17, 2017 at the Prince William Forest Park near Triangle, Virginia.