Welcome to Present and Positive
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Who We Are
Present and Positive is a community of individuals who share the common goals of self-awareness, personal development, and positive change in the world. We offer a variety of activities, community events, workshops and performances to the local and global community. We are a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and operate entirely on a donation-based system.
Where We Are
We are located in the unique mountain community of Idyllwild, California. Our small retreat center and community space is perched at an elevation of roughly 5,300 feet on the slopes of Mt. San Jacinto. We are surrounded by San Bernardino National Forest: a beautiful, lush area repleat with outdoor activities, including world-class rock climbing, mountain biking and hiking. Roughly equidistant from San Diego and Los Angeles, we are about two hours from either, and very close to Palm Springs.
We believe that all people intuitively know what they need to thrive. When free of distractions and surrounded by nature and a supportive community, most people will naturally gravitate towards greater happiness, harmony and peace. We offer temporary accommodations for those who want to stay with us for such benefits. We ask our guests to contribute to the community by leaving something behind that is meaningful or beneficial to others.
Located at 5,400 ft elevation and home to ~3,800 people.
Nestled between San Jacinto Peak (~10,900 ft) and Tahquitz Peak (~8,800 ft).
Home to ancient Oaks, Pines and Cedars.