Conferences, Retreats and Youth Groups at SMU-in-Taos

SMU-in-Taos Upcoming Personal Development Workshop

2013 Fees, Rates & Information

Click to learn more about the 2013 Fees and Rates on using our fabulous facilities at SMU-in-TAOS at Fort Burgwin.


SMU-in-Taos offers enriching programs for alumni, friends and members of the Taos community. The annual Taos Cultural Institute attracts nearly 150 adults for a summer weekend of informal courses taught by SMU faculty and other experts. Visit Other special events offered at the site include lectures, concerts and art exhibitions, all open to the public.

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Enjoy the beautiful setting of SMU-in-Taos, nestled in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and surrounded by Carson National Forest. The 423-acre campus provides a unique backdrop for your group to meet and experience engaging activities in a stunning natural environment that goes far beyond the usual meeting locale.

Facilities include:

  • Groups up to 120
  • 200-seat Auditorium
  • 106-seat Dining hall
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Computer lab and Art barn
  • Classrooms and Library
  • Outdoor Spiritual Center
  • Walking paths and nature trails
  • Activities nearby: skiing, fly-fishing, golfing, hiking, rafting, biking, rock climbing and horseback riding
  • Meals prepared by executive chef with locally grown organic food
  • Lodging – Furnished casitas, with sleeping quarters, adjoining bathrooms, shared living rooms and wood-burning fireplaces

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