Florida Outdoor Learning Festival 

Feb 18-22, 2022 (President's Day weekend)

Mark your calendar!

Feb 2021 Past Schedule Below:

Friday Feb 12

Arrival, social evening

 

Saturday Feb 13

8-9   Wim Hof / Guided breathwork and stretch with Cheng Liu
9-9:30 Opening circle
9:30-12:30

Morning Workshop A: Foraging Walk with Cheng Liu

Morning Workshop B: Making Fire with Paul Deis

12:30-2 Lunch break

2-5 pm    

Afternoon Workshop A: Crafting with Grapevines with Evan Strouse

Afternoon Workshop B: First Aid Herbalism with Elise Athena
5-7 Dinner break

7-10    Evening Activity: Storytelling with Deborah Thompson, Music with Teresa and Alec, then Open Mike! 

 

Sunday Feb 14

8-9   Yoga with Joey Kahney
9-9:30 Morning circle
9:30-12:30

  • Morning Workshop A: Chainsaw 101 or How to Fell a Tree and troubleshoot saw with Evan Strouse

  • Morning Workshop B: Thai Massage with Eric Blevins

12:30-2 Lunch break

2-5 pm    

  • Afternoon Workshop A: Herbal Medicine Making with Elise Athena

  • Afternoon Workshop B: Tiny house school bus tour with Stephen Lieto

5-7 Dinner break

7-10    Evening Activity A: Validation Party - Better than Valentine's party: new and old friends will give you cards and dance! Singles and couples welcome. (Campfire socializing also available.)

 

Monday Feb 15  

8-10:30 am: Field trip! Mosswood Farm and Store with Joe Pierce in Micanopy
10:30 am- 12:30 pm: Field trip! Paynes Prairie walk in Micanopy with ranger Evan Strouse

12:30-2 Lunch break

2-5 pm    

  • Afternoon Workshop A:  Rope and Knot skills with Eric Blevins

  • Afternoon Workshop B: Tiny House school bus tour with Stephen Lieto

5-7 Dinner break

7-10    Evening Activity: Discussion on sexuality, intimacy and our body (open to all genders). (Campfire socializing also available.)

 

Tuesday Feb 16

Outdoor Excursion: Optional paddling trip at nearby springs and rivers (canoes available to borrow)

Trade Blanket and Closing Circle
 

Wednesday Feb 17

Campers departure...See you next year! 

REGISTRATION and ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • $50-75 sliding scale Day pass (includes camping on site one night for out of town guests). $125-250 sliding scale for the entire week (includes camping on site for the week). Limited work trade positions available.

  • We provide clean amenities for comfortable camping: New outdoor shower, composting toilet, cooking area (kitchenette with fridge, microwave, burner plates), a screened porch with electricity, first aid supplies. No WIFI, but adequate cell data coverage from all major carriers. 

  • Precautions: You must agree to wear a mask indoors, near another person, and during workshops. Please do your best to get tested before arrival and after you depart. The number of attendees and campers cap at 20. 

  • There will be group dinners, but generally you should plan to handle your own food storage and prep. The farm is 10 minutes away from downtown Gainesville and many grocery stores. We'll also have a vending area where instructors may sell their crafts and goods.

Workshops and community events throughout the year

 

We have a variety of classes related to earthskills, wilderness and survival, homesteading, community building, and environmental practices offered throughout the year. Dates, times, and fees will vary so please keep up with the website and FB page for updates.  

We also regularly host free community potlucks, jam sessions, holiday events and other socials throughout the year. Everyone is welcome. Look for events on the home page of website and facebook.

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