Cascadia: Application and Fees

Applications for CASCADIA LIVING WISDOM SCHOOL open on November 1 and admissions are processed on a rolling basis. Applications close once the program is full, but not later than January 31 of each year. Please be sure to carefully review the website information before applying as it is updated each year prior to the opening of applications.

All applications must be received by email and will normally be processed within 45 – 60 days of the receipt of a completed application and reference. Admission will be confirmed by receipt of the program fee that is due no later than 30 days after notification of admission.

If you are able, open the Application (Word format), complete the form in a different font or colour, save a copy on your computer and send your completed application as an email attachment to If you are unable to open the Word format, use the PDF format – printing the PDF version of the application, completing it, scanning it, and then attaching and returning it by email.

Cascadia Application (WORD)

Cascadia Application (PDF)

Reference Letter Template

Cascadia – Reference Template (WORD)

Cascadia – Reference Template (PDF)


The annual non-refundable program fee provides 12 months of access to the ongoing online discussions and videoconferences. Please note that the program fee does not include the cost of books or other suggested readings.

2019 – 2020 Program Fees

Year 1 $ 1,000 $ 800
Year 2 $ 800 $ 625
Year 3+ $ 640 $ 500

Scholarship funds may be available to help accepted applicants who need assistance with the program fee. Please contact the Cascadia office by email if this is your situation, indicating the nature and extend of your financial need.

Payments should be made by means of personal checks or international money orders payable to Dr. David G. Benner in USD or CAD, although Canadians can pay by means of Interac e-Transfers sent by email to Checks or international money orders in either currency should be mailed to: Dr. David G. Benner, 3 Stonebank Crescent, Townhouse #12, Nepean, Ontario K2H 9M2, CANADA. Please note that this address is only for payment of accounts due and is not a way to reach Cascadia Living Wisdom School. The Cascadia office can only be contacted by email at

Summary of Important Dates

Applications open November 1
Program fee due 30 days after notification of admission
Program year ends March 31
Program year begins April 1

Please be aware that international mail often takes 2 weeks to reach Canada. To be sure that payment is received in time, please ensure that you mail checks not less than 2 weeks before the due date. Continuing participant discounts apply only to payments received by or before the due date. Fee surcharges will also be added in the case of late payments from new program participants.

More Questions?

Please contact the Cascadia office at