Formed: 1992 Established: 1997
This page last updated:9/10/2012
Yucca Valley, California,
Starland is a retreat center and campground located in the hi desert of Southern California near Joshua Tree National Park. It is run by a resident and non-resident community. Residents live in their own trailers or cabins and share common facilities, which include an assembly hall,kitchen,dining room,lounge,showers,gardens and hot tub. We are available for gatherings of up to 50 people as well as individual visitors.
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This page last updated:9/10/2012
Visitor Process: Contact us to arrange a visit.
Statement of Housing Non-discrimination:
Our community does not discriminate in regards to housing based on race/color, national origin, religion, sex/gender, family status (i.e. having children, not having children, or being pregnant), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, source of income, age, creed, personal appearance, political affiliation, HIV infection, military/veteran status, unfavorable military discharge, gender identity or expression, receiving public assistance, or being the victim of domestic abuse.
Members(adults and children):
(Also have non-resident members)
Leadership Core Group:
(voluntary steering committee)
Labor and Money
Members have independent finances
Open to Members with Pre-existing Debt:
(Various membership levels starting at $10/yr)
(Annual dues and resident members contribute to expenses)
Land and Buildings
10 acres (4.0 hectares)
Land Owned By:
A subgroup of community members
(Co-op shares in corporation)
Number of Residences:
(also small cabins and trailers)
(residents live in own cabins or trailers)
Percentage of Food Grown:
(Hope to create community garden)
Share Community Meals:
Dietary Choice or Restrictions:
Diet is up to each individual
(Intoxicated behavior and illegal drugs strictly prohibited)
Common Spiritual Practices:
(Ecumenical with earth-based focus)
Which Spiritual Traditions(s):
:: Paganism/Earth Religions
:: Unitarian Universalist
:: Ecumenical (includes "all religions")
:: Eclectic (integrates pieces from many religions)
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Current editor(s): stevestarland
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