Kids’ Summer Camp for the month of July. After a highly successful pilot project last summer, we are offering summer camp Mondays to Fridays during July for children aged 6-12. Activities include gathering wild plants for food and medicine; identifying wild plants and animals on the Carp Ridge, including several endangered species; cooking organic food together over a campfire; singing; making art out of nature; playing cooperative games; getting wet; preparing a presentation for the parents at the end of each week; starting and ending each day with a calming meditation and simply relaxing under the trees. Register before May 31st with firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-839-1198. Potential counsellors are welcome to apply and high school students may earn community service hours by volunteering. More information at www.carpridgelearningcentre.ca.
Walking Our Talk Retreat for naturopathic doctors from Thursday, August 11 to Sunday, August 14 with Master Herbalist John Redden and Katherine Willow N.D. Relax, learn and earn CE credits at beautiful Galilee Centre, 45 minutes NW of Ottawa, right on the Ottawa River and beside an old grove forest with trails. Registration information at www.ecowellness.com/retreats or call 613-839-1198.
If you are interested in renting a cabin, yurt, tent, home or Learning Centre building please contact Lori at 839-1198 x305 or lori [at] ecowellness.com