COMING HOME TO THE WILD
Survival Course and Rite of Passage for Adults
May 27, June 17, June 24, June 30-July 1, 2018
Salt Spring Island, BC
Navigation • Shelter • Food • Water • Fire
Awareness • Gratitude • Empathy • Initiation
Can you imagine yourself spending a night alone in the wild with close to nothing, feeling at ease, confident, grateful for being fully alive, and growing to a new level of awareness and vitality?
In earth-based cultures, some form of this foundational deep nature connection initiatory experience was a part of every person’s journey to becoming an adult anchored in his or her core self.
Get in touch with your own Wild Nature!
Join us for this amazing opportunity on Salt Spring Island to experience an INITIATION into knowing your Self, your fundamental relationship to all of Life and to your own gifts, through this unique workshop and direct sensory experiences in Nature.
Three learning-rich Sundays of training are followed by a 24 hour solo experience of survival in the wild; a Rite of Passage followed by a Welcoming Back ceremony in community.You will be prepared at every level–spiritually, psychologically, emotionally and physically–for learning and practicing the skills necessary to feel at home in the wild. And you will be supported by a cultural container of mentoring and community throughout your experience. This is a transformational course! You’ll feel fully alive, at home in nature, and connected to the wild, inside and out!
Course content: includes:
- Deepening Awareness and Expanding your Senses
- Navigation and Finding your Way on the Land
- Shelter Building
- Bow-drill Firemaking
- Wild Edibles and Food Foraging (Traps and Seafood may also be covered)
- Fibres and Cordage
- Invisibility and Natural Movement
- Cultural Emergence, Community, and Initiation
- Tying the Bundle
- 24 hour Solo Rite of Passage with Sending Out and Welcoming Back Ceremony