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Sights and Sounds of Winter Camp 2021

Sights and Sounds of Winter Camp 2021

Winter in the forest is full of magic. Where a few months ago leaves rustled and squirrels scampered, there now lies a white blanket, a naked tree, a sparkle in the air. If you stand in the woods in winter and just listen, what do you hear? 

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Honoring Vulnerability

Honoring Vulnerability

The intention for our November overnight at primitive camp were to sleep in debris shelters without sleeping bags, practice natural navigation over several miles while carrying burning coals, and to reflect on our experiences around sacred fires held by elders in the community.

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Activities

Flaming Bundle Challenge

Flaming Bundle Challenge

Fire is a wonderful teacher. This is an activity we often do, even with first-time groups. As you read this activity, identify the core routines participants would be using. What mentoring tools could you use?

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Harvesting Violets

Harvesting Violets

Here’s another fun and informative video from Sophia on harvesting violets and turning them into vinegar, infused honey, and violet sugar! Tune in to learn how.

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