With Outdoor Educator
Eli Marienthal

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Bringing Young People Back to Earth

Outdoor educator and rites of passage mentor Eli Marienthal shares how he facilitates outdoor youth education and nature connection. He offers insights based on his years of experience guiding teens and young adults to find meaning and self-awareness through connecting to Earth. Eli discusses how he weaves relationships with integrity so that those who learn with him can do the same with other people, as well as animals, plants, and Earth.


Collaboration with Earth: Support & Strategies for Your Reverent, Regenerative Service

7-week e-course consisting of pdf Guidebook and 4 videos. 2 live Q&A sessions (recorded in case you cannot attend live) will occur in March and April

Do you feel called to help people and our planet enter a new era of flourishing together?

Enroll in Collaboration with Earth: Support and Strategies for Your Reverent, Regenerative Service to learn how to create sustainable and regenerative actions that nourish you, other people, and life on our planet.

This course is for you if:

  • You yearn to contribute to regeneration of the natural world and human well-being.
  • You believe we can co-create justice and well-being for all life, but you’re unsure how to proceed.
  • You wonder how your sense of calling can translate into practical actions.
  • You want to feel whole and supported as you offer your contribution to the world’s flourishing.

Join Collaboration with Earth to gain support and new tools as you discover your next-level clarity and craft your joyful contribution.

PLUS You’ll also get the recordings of this NEO Retreat, AND a bundle of Mastery Empowerment Courses.

About Eli Marienthal

Eli is a lifelong learner and educator. He is Co-Director of Back to Earth and a founding faculty member of W.I.L.D., where he guides wilderness rites of passage adventures for teens and young adults. He is trained through The Tracking Project in Corrales, New Mexico, a non-profit led by John Stokes devoted to peacemaking, nature awareness, and cross-cultural respect. He is a NOLS alumnus and a certified Wilderness First Responder.

Eli holds bachelor’s degrees and a master’s degree in comparative literature and international development studies from Brown University and is an “all but dissertation” Ph.D. candidate in the Geography Department at UC Berkeley. He has conducted research in Haiti, India, and the United States.

Eli is also a poet, songwriter, and spoken-word performer. He is a former Youth Speaks slam champion and a national youth slam team member. As a young person, he worked extensively in regional theater, including at Berkeley Repertory Theater, ACT, and The Magic Theater, as well as in film and television. Notable credits include The Iron Giant, Slums of Beverly Hills, and American Pie I and II.