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Earth Activist Training for Children! | Cazadero, CA

January 6 - January 12

$695 - $995

Imagine our children experiencing the beautiful culture of permaculture, earth based spirituality and activism at the Earth Activist Training (EAT)!

 Please join us to pilot a children’s EAT path for 7 children ages 6-9 with parent support that weaves in and out of the Earth Activist Training. Days will include morning circle with Charles, Starhawk, Pandora and the EAT group (where we make spiritual connection with air, fire, water and earth), followed by nature connection activities on our own.
In the afternoons we will sometimes join the EAT group for hands on permaculture activities and sometimes do our own or take time off with our children. Evenings may include slide shows and ritual with the EAT group, a fire, cooperative games and a movie on our own.

 

We will offer three meals a day, and we will enjoy Carin McKay’s amazing cooking with the EAT students and teachers.

Together we will explore:

  • Spiritual connection
  • Nature connection
  • Games
  • Permaculture principles and ethics
  • Senses
  • Patterns in nature, observing patterns and details
  • Web of life and food chains
  • Time in the gardens and greenhouse, using plant materials, propagating plants
  • Water time- observe water, practicing slowing water, catching and re-routing water, harvesting water, cleaning water and puddle play (if it is raining)
  • Care of animals -re-using food waste, re-using the animal waste
  • Compost- connecting with worms and life in the compost bin
  • Sheet mulching
  • Worm tea magic bioremediation spell
  • Mushrooms spore planting
  • Cob building fairy houses
  • Build temporary windbreaks and rain shelters
  • Mapping- where we are and mapping our yards at home from memory and creating a design for fun
  • Community skills, observing, listening, sharing, straw polls
  • Primitive skills
  • Stories
  • Music
  • Fire

Cost

$695- $995 sliding scale per adult child pair plus $275 each additional child (the lowest end just covers room and board).

 

Registration form is HERE

 

The family path will only happen if we can meet a financial minimum by December 23rd. If you register and we don’t run this program, any funds paid will be refunded.

Facilitator: April Cotte

April will facilitate alongside the other parents and will receive support from the EAT staff.

April was a participant of the Earth Activist Training in 2005 and student teacher 2007 and 2008.  She taught at Witchlets in the Woods and Redwood Magic Reclaiming family camps. She experienced nature connection mentoring for years in the Chihuahuan Desert and then studied with Rick Berry, 8 Shields and the Buckeye Gathering and currently works for the Riekes Center Nature programs and Gaia Girls.

Register via https://goo.gl/forms/rcvF0LoUCJORLaAp2, by December 23rd

Please contact April acotte@igc.org for questions on content
Please direct logistical, site, financial etc questions to Demetra at info@earthactivisttraining.org.

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Earth Activist Training
Email:
earthactivisttraining@gmail.com
Website:
http://earthactivisttraining.org

Venue

Cazadero, CA
Cazadero, CA United States + Google Map

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