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Summer Retreat - August 4th - 6th

  • Black Hawk Campground Uinta Wasatch Cache National Forest, FR175 Fairview, UT 84629 USA (map)

Summer Retreat 2017

August 4th-6th

This years summer retreat will be one to remember!

This year is's all about the details to make your material work for self-defense!  Take not just your training but your understanding to the next Level!  You probably don' t realize how fortunate you are with your choice in Martial Arts education.  Monk Wise Academy has a long tradition of military war arts knowledge.  This year we are doing something we have never done before!  The truth is we can claim a lineage that no other school can.  The double dagger form this year is one such form.  We have never revealed this form to anyone before, and no other school in the world has it!  It is a powerful form designed to overwhelm multiple attackers with while wielding two knives.  Don't miss this opportunity! 

We look forward to seeing all of our students there!

In addition to the double dagger form we will be covering these additional areas of study:

  • Double Dagger!
  • Hung Gar tiger form ADDED TO!!
  • Review and Applications for you animal level forms!
  • Fighting Applications for you balance forms!  ex. Purple Swallow Through The Forest
  • Question and Answer forums.


Oder the double daggers of your choice and be sure to bring them to the clinic!  Order must be received before July 21st.  

Regular price $30, Event price $24

Regular price $74, Event price $65


Blackhawk campground sits just off the Nebo Loop Scenic Byway at an elevation of 8,000 feet. Visitors enjoy the campground for its beautiful panoramic views and great trail opportunities.

Natural Features:

The campground is studded with groves of fir, pine, aspen and Gambel oak trees, which provide partial shade and nice fall color. Broad grassy meadows cover the areas around the trees. Summer wildflowers and wildlife are abundant.


Numerous hiking, biking and horseback riding trails crisscross the area, including Blackhawk and Loafer Mountain Trails. Trailheads for each are located within the campground.


This large, fully accessible campground contains a variety of campsites, including several group sites that can accommodate groups of up to 50 and 100 people each, equestrian sites and single and double-family sites.

Loop E is made up of equestrian sites with corrals, hitching racks, water troughs and horseback riding trails.  We will be in site B07 (see map)>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Sites are equipped with picnic tables and campfire rings; larger sites also have serving tables and grills. Flush toilets and drinking water are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host. Roads and parking spurs are paved.

Nearby Attractions:

The Payson Lakes Area is just 5 miles away, with rainbow and brown trout fishing, canoeing, swimming and picnicking. 

The Mount Nebo Wilderness Area is adjacent, brimming with beautiful mountain scenery, pristine waters, abundant wildlife, vibrant summer wildflowers and numerous trail opportunities. 

The Nebo Loop Scenic Byway stretches 37 miles through high alpine terrain, dense forests and colorful meadows. Devil's Kitchen Geological Area can be found along the loop. It offers a 1/2-mile round-trip trail to interesting red rock hoodoos.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility

  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Sites
  • Campfire Circles
  • Campfire Rings
  • Equestrian Sites
  • Firewood
  • Flush Toilets
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Hitching Racks
  • Horse Corrals
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Host
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parking Area
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • Self Pay Station
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water
  • Water Troughs
  • Wildlife Viewing
Earlier Event: July 24
Studio Closed - Pioneer Day
Later Event: August 19
Youth Review - 1:00PM