Forum retreats are designed specifically for YPO, Entrepreneur Organization and other professional groups to maximize their potential through expertly-facilitated discussion combined with epic adventures.
Wilder will meet you where you are in your forum journey with five packaged programs: Forum (Re)Launch, Diving Deep, Masterful Presentations, Radical Accountability and Leaving a Legacy.
Jarvis Nicoll, President
"Wilder was extremely helpful and attentive in dealing with the aggressive timeline to provide me with options that worked to meet the needs of our budget and the goals of our group as a whole. I would highly recommend working with Wilder Retreats as their attention to detail and focus on the end user was world class."
David Klar, CEO
"A shot of adrenaline and focus! I now have a more defined picture of my company and what I need to do to grow my business."
Dominic Piccarillo, CEO
"This program was helpful in giving me the insight on what I need to focus on so I can scale my business and remain profitable."
Whether you choose a retreat close to home or in a National Park across the country, Wilder can create a transformational experience for your forum group. Forum programs are tailored to align your objectives with adventures for each destination.
Joshua Tree National Park
Acadia National Park
Yosemite National Park
Colorado Dude Ranch
Hill Country Texas
Hudson Valley New York
Arches National Park
Meet Your Guides
Kirk Reynolds is a wilderness guide and entrepreneur in the adventure travel industry. In 2003, Kirk started adventure operator Discover Outdoors, helping over 5,000 enthusiasts annually explore the mountains and trails on five continents. Discover Outdoors was sold in 2018 to a travel conglomerate. In 2013, Kirk founded the Discover Outdoors Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to providing inner-city students in New York City with equal access to nature and outdoor programs. To expand its reach, the Discover Outdoors Foundation was merged with Cat Rock Ventures in 2019. Seeing a growing need for companies and leaders to have meaningful, nature-based experiences, Kirk founded Wilder, the first-ever retreat company to combine the power of experiences set in National Parks and beyond to unite teams, build culture and inspire bold ideas. Kirk has an MBA and serves as an advisor in the adventure travel space and at the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business.
Bruce Eckfeldt is a consultant, coach, author, and speaker on organizational development and performance management. After graduating from McGill University in Montreal with two degrees in Architecture, Bruce transitioned to digital product development early in his career, where he worked as a product strategy consultant for companies such as WebMD, Prada, the Department of Defense, and Motorola. In 2003, he founded Cyrus Innovation, one of the first Lean/Agile consulting firms, and worked with companies such as Boeing, Kaplan Test Prep, Simon & Schuster, Eze Software, and The New York Times on product development and Lean/Agile transformation initiatives. Cyrus was an Inc 5000 honoree for five years in a row and placed #241 on the Inc 500 in 2009. Since selling Cyrus in 2014, Bruce has focused on coaching and advising CEOs and senior leadership teams on growth strategy and leadership development. He also hosts several podcasts on service companies, cannabis, and therapeutic psychedelics.