Classes and Programs for Children, Adults, Families 

Winter Wonderland Retreat for Children, Adults, Families - Bangor, PA, Feb 29-March 1st

Columcille Megalith Park

2155 Fox Gap Road

Bangor, PA 18013 

Join us for a winter weekend of nature wonder. The weekend will be about adventure, relaxation, connection, and celebration of the winter season. We will connect deeply to ourselves and the Land, explore its secrets and history, learn how to forage in the winter, make beeswax candles, have morning practices and a dream council. We will also have some winter fun (if we are blessed with snow). Finally, we are preparing some games and surprises for you. Adults, children, elders are all invited.

We will be situated on the magical Columcille Megalith Park grounds, in Bangor, PA. Columcille Megalith park is a wooded park with 20 acres of serene trails, standing rocks and art installations. It is also Sacred Land. Principles of deep respect for the Land and all its beings apply. Leave no Trace. Pickup MOOP (matter out of place). Give to the Land. Leave with your own trash, all of it. Bring your toilet paper and biodegradable soap, towel, sheets, mats, sleeping bags. Full kitchen for food storage and dining is available.

  
 

 

Spring Nature Skills and Building Retreat for Kids and Families - Emmaus, PA, Apr 10-12th

Emmaus, PA

(directions with registration)

This 3-day Retreat will be about Nature Skills, Foraging, Environmental Science, Woodworking, Natural Building, Hiking, Earth-Based Practices.

 

We will learn to work with woodworking tools, build bird houses and learn about the local bird species. We will have primitive fire-making, food processing and environmental science workshops. We will also build a cob oven.

We will go on educational hike learning orienteering, tracking and awareness, and have a workshop on safety, gear and adjusting to climate changes. We will also have lots of fun, games, bedtime stories around the fire, discussion circles, meditation practices and team building exercises.

 

We will be situated on a secluded woodland property in Emmaus, PA. The accommodations are primitive and comfortable. We will be staying in an old farmhouse and artists’ residence heated by woodburning stove. Electricity, full kitchen and indoor toilet are available. We will cook our meals together. All ingredients will be provided and meal choices will include simple healthy wholesome protein-rich meals. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.

Earth Day Community Celebration - Holmdel, NJ, Apr. 19th, 12pm-6pm

Antinanco Earth Arts School

46 Seven Oaks Circle 

Holmdel, NJ 07733

 

Join us for our annual Earth Day Celebration.  Among the highlights:

- "The Compost Heroes" book reading and signing and compost bin demonstration with master teacher, best-selling author and illustrator Reba Linker.

- Medicine Wheel Ceremony with Delwin Fiddler, Jr, an enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe. Delwin Jr is the lineal descendent of the Sans Arc, Elk Head - Red Hair ( Hehakapa - Pahinsa) family, known in history for being the keepers of the White Buffalo Calf Pipe and one of the signers of the 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty. 

- Presentations and Open Forum Discussion on the issues of sustainable agriculture, organic farming, healthy food choices, how pesticides and non-organic foods affect our bodies and wellbeing, preservation and conservation of natural resources through biodynamic farming and reducing the use of plastic and chemicals, developing appreciation of for hard-working local farmers and small family businesses.

-  Games, Activities, Auctions, Seed Exchange, Potluck

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