School of Living Water: Tuition


Total cost for 18-month School of Living Water training program: $7,000


Program cost includes:

  • Two-week summer intensive (not including travel to/from meeting point)
  • 5-day winter retreat (not including travel to/from meeting point)
  • Concluding weekend (not including travel to/from meeting point)
  • (1) copy of Wild Pilgrimage Handbook
  • (1) copy of Contemplative Field Guide to Praying with Creation
  • Monthly spiritual direction, and availability for other spiritual support
  • Consultation with Jo Brooks (logistical coordinator) & Mark and Lisa Kutolowski (guides, training program co-directors), as needed
  • Posting of your local pilgrimage on Kairos Earth website (guide-in-training is responsible for content)
  • Apprenticeship on a River of Life pilgrimage
  • Group gear for all School of Living Water trips/experiences

Program cost does not include:

  • Travel to and from cohort gatherings (summer intensive, winter retreat, and concluding weekend)
  • Wilderness First Aid (WFA) or Wilderness First Responder (WFR) training
  • Personal gear


  • Upon acceptance into the training program, a $1,000 non-refundable deposit will reserve your spot in the School of Living Water.
  • Two (2) installments of $3,000 are due on June 1, 2019 and December 1, 2019.

Contact Jo at if you need to work out an alternative payment plan.

Support Raising:

We strongly encourage School of Living Water participants to support raise all or most of the funds necessary to cover tuition. Information about support raising, including a support letter template, is available if needed.

Contact Lisa at with any questions about support raising.


Get all the details below!

School of Living Water overview
What we’re looking for in applicants
Detailed training schedule for June 2019 – November 2020

** School of Living Water Application **


Questions? Email Lisa Kutolowski, Co-director of the School of Living Water, at