Visit the Valley of Light

Meet our Community of Cultural Creatives in the Virginia Highlands

VOL Hijinks

We are excited that you’re interested in our community! And we have created a special itinerary for people who are considering joining the Valley of Light. Before you book your visit, please familiarize yourself with the information contained in all the Valley of Light community pages.

Swami and Laura

Swami Beyondananda (a/k/a Steve Bhaerman) visits the Peace Pentagon site in 2012

BMH, Philip Hellmich and Laura George

Barbara Marx Hubbard and Philip Hellmich of the Shift Network visit Oracle Campus in 2015

Patrick McCullom

His Excellency the Rev. Patrick McCullom speaking at the Peace Pentagon in 2016

Schedule a Visit to the Valley of Light

Guest discounts for poteential VOL Members

Step 1:Download and complete and return the Valley of Light Interest Form so we can learn more about you.
Step 2:Email the Completed Interest Form to and include possible dates for your visit.
Step 3:We will contact you to schedule the visit.
Cost:The 2-night/3-day VOL visit costs $150 per person and $200 for couples.

Three Day VOL Visit Itinerary

Day One

Arrival: Check-in at Oracle Guest House
(between 12:00 – 3:00 pm)

Free Time: Settle into room, rest, and refresh

Afternoon: Walking tour of Oracle Campus

Evening: Visit the town of Independence for dinner

Day Two

Breakfast: Continental breakfast provided

Mid-morning:   Orientation at the Peace Pentagon

Afternoon: Participate in a VOL work activity

Evening: Pot Luck Dinner with VOL Members

Day Three

Breakfast: Continental breakfast provided

Mid-morning:  Meeting at the Peace Pentagon

Departure: Check-out at Oracle Guest House
(by 3:00 pm)

For more information about the Valley of Light community, please contact: