We welcome you to participate in Summer at the Sangha 2020 (following NYS re-opening guidelines for non-essential businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic).
We will introduce participants to a sampling of our outdoor “Nature & Wellness” workshops and activities for the education and well-being of our young people (ages 13-23). We work to cultivate strengths and minimize anxiety through heart-centered learning programs inspired by nature!
Mondays and Wednesdays (11am-3pm) w/a morning and an afternoon session / short lunch break in between (bring your own): July 20, 22, 27, 29 AND August 3, 5, 10, 12. Raindate for either Monday or Wednesday will be on the Friday of that week (if it is a rain storm). We will be outdoors each day / open air tents set up to protect from the sun and in case of a rain shower (rain ponchos will be available, if needed). Bring your own lunch and yoga mat or beach towel. Gloves and hand sanitizer provided (extra masks available). Each participant will have their own seat, table space and supplies throughout the four weeks. And social distancing will be in effect.
Workshops and activities are listed below. Add-on activities and time for individual outdoor exploration will be integrated. Time slots for sessions can be switched to accommodate weather. Meet Farmer Regina and some of our new teachers! Peer mentors will be working with us to guide our young people throughout the day.
Learn from indigenous peoples and one another what the diversity of nature has to teach! Nature is a community made up of many interrelated living systems connecting us as kin. Envision the thread that weaves together our place within the Earth family. Engage in our new “learnscape” while allowing time “to be”.
AM – Hand-Washing and Soap Making Science
PM – Garden Preparation and Transplants
AM – Nature Communities and Storytelling
PM – Drumming Circle and Rock Intentions
AM – Compost and Worms – Tenders of the Earth
PM – Dedication Garden Creation
AM – Native American Four Directions Tales, Music and Meditation
PM – Chlorophyll and Sun’s Light Activity
AM – Walking Meditation and Nature Frame Craft
PM – Energy and Matter – Reiki and Earth’s Crystals
AM – Lyrical Dance and Yoga Mountain Story
PM – Forest Bathing – Biophilia Experienced
AM – Growing Up on Earth and Cosmology Connections
PM – Nature Scavenger Hunt and Sitting with Trees
AM – Seed Starts and Saving – Towards Meadow Farm
PM – Vegetable Art Prints Craft and Wisdom Shells
Look forward to seeing you at Sangha Education Center!