Mon, Aug 08|
Methuselah Camp - Sequoia Forest
Summer Community Camp
Join us for a very special week in the sequoias with Wintu Elder Ted Dawson. This event is open to everyone. **Discounts available for those in need. Just send us a message!
Time & Location
Aug 08, 2022, 12:00 PM PDT – Aug 14, 2022, 12:00 PM PDT
Methuselah Camp - Sequoia Forest , Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest, California 93265, USA
About the event
Does your heart yearn for something nearly forgotten? Do you wish for meaningful friendships in a place of great beauty, to live simply, to cherish each breath and to feel connected with all life?
Imagine walking barefoot on the cool earth beneath giant sequoias that have watched over this land for thousands of years. Listen to the calls of Raven and Chickadee as you and your friends practice ancient skills and share meals together. Smell the pine and fir branches of our evening campfire as we hear timeless stories and share about the day's adventures.
This very special week is an opportunity to remember the beautiful ways of being together in nature with the guidance of Wintu Elder Ted Dawson and Stone Age skills expert Chris Morasky. Join us as we remember together. Join us for this magical experience.
A little bit about Ted:
My grandmother is Nor Rel Muk Wintu. She taught me about herbal healing from the time I was a young child.
Passion for my ancestral ways was reawakened in the early 1980’s as I was completing my work at UCSC as an Ethno-Botanist and Health Educator. In 2008 I completed a two year Master Herbalist Instructor Certification program at : The Global College of Natural Medicine. When we are connected with ourselves, our Creator, and our mother earth we are balanced. Our connection with everyone and all things is what keeps us healthy.
Some of the activities will include:
- Wintu Style Cedar House Build
- Plant Walks, Herbalism & Medicine Making
- Community Hide Tanning & Medicine Bags
- Wintu Rattle Making, Songs, Stories, and Games
- Traditional Pit Fire Cooking Methods
- Community Bow Drill
- Coal Burned Spoons
- Natural movement
- Star gazing during the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower (up to 100 meteors per hour!)
- Campfire Storytelling
*Meals not included
*All children 6 and up must be registered.
*Cancellation/Refund Policy -Cancellations made 15 days or more in advance of the event date, will receive a 100% refund. All other cancellations are non-refundable.
- Ticket type
Community Member Registration
Ages 6 and up must register.Price$375.00