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2020 OUR Little Permie Kids Camp

2020 Little Permie Kids CampA Full Day Permaculture Camp for KidsPostponed This camp is for children accompanying parents taking part in the2020 Permaculture Design Certificate & Earth Activist Trainingincludes food and accommodation – dorm or camping.$475 CAD per child Sign up for Little Permie Kids Camp OUR Little Permie Kids Camp – A Permaculture Camp…
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October 11, 2019 0

Thriving Roots – Cowichan Forest Scouts

Forest Dwellers Spring Program Weekly Youth Program for  Ages 7-12 Dates:  Weekly. Fridays 9:30am – 3:30pm. Spring Semester: February 8 – June 14th. (No classes during Spring Break: March 18-19) The term ends with an epic overnight campout (June 14-15) Dinner for the campout is included. at OUR Ecovillage in Shawnigan Lake Learn how the…
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November 19, 2018 0

O.U.R. Sustainable Wellness Retreats

What is Sustainable Wellness? Sustainable Wellness + Integrative Health + Community = Healthy Earth Sustainable wellness is co-creating healthy community through teaching the inherent healing ability we each have within ourselves. We offer workshops, retreats, and ceremonies for you to learn and experience the healing power of nature through both traditional wisdom and scientific knowledge. We believe that by…
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November 6, 2018 0

OUR Little Permie Kids Camp

Daytime Kids Program For children unaccompanied by an adult– includes lunches and snacks$55 CAD per child per day or$190 CAD per child per week Full 15 Day Family Program For children accompanying parents taking part of the 2019 Permaculture Design Certificate & Earth Activist Training includes food and accommodation – dorm or camping.$475 CAD per…
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February 19, 2018 0

Coyote Mentoring Weekend

Coyote Mentoring Weekend Weekend for adults with Thriving Roots Wilderness School Friday March 23- Sunday March 25th at OUR Ecovillage, Shawnigan Lake Join us for an action-packed weekend of nature connection and mentoring training that will teach you the secrets behind the 8 Shields Mentoring Practices. For teachers, parents, and anyone looking to deepen their…
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February 7, 2018 0

Thriving Roots Cowichan- River Otter Clan

Forest Dwellers Spring Program Weekly Youth Program for  Ages 8-12 Friday February 23 to June 15 & 16 at OUR Ecovillage in Shawnigan Lake Explore, discover and adventure while learning skills that have allowed kids all over the world to thrive in nature! We will play games, go on wild adventures, use knives, make tools…
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February 5, 2018 0

OUR Upcoming Courses

Courses and Events Earth Activist Permaculture Design Certificate Course Learn how to design human systems that mimic natural systems, using a minimum of energy and resources and creating real abundance and social justice. We will cover principles and ethics, reading the landscape, how to heal soil and cleanse water, design integrated systems, harvest water, drought-proof…
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January 18, 2018 0

Spring Break Camp: Food, Farm and Forest

March 14 – March 21, 2020 Taught by: OUR Community of teachers  Location: OUR Ecovillage Time: Offsite Camp Hours 9:00am-3:00pm Onsite Camp Hours 9:00am-7:00pm (with optional evening program from 7:30-9:30pm) Cost (CAD) :$55.00 per day$400 for the full 8 day   Join us over March Break for a series of fun filled days of hands-on nature based…
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January 16, 2018 0

Look Who’s At OUR – And Honor The Shifts And Goodbye’s Newsletter

Well, reports about the arrival of spring have been greatly exaggerated. Cold weather and lots of rain continued to dominate the weather scene this month. But this hasn’t dampened the spirits of the OUR Ecovillagers and volunteers who have been leaning into spring with planting, greenhouse repairs, waste water treatment and deck construction and new…
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April 26, 2017 0

May/June 2015: An Update from Brandy: Education and Outreach Coordinator + Co-op Site Liason

OK there is way to much to tell everyone about since OUR last Newsletter but we kind of waited until we had full confirmation on many aspects of the next phases of OUR ECOVILLAGE…and here is the news– After 7 months of full out paperwork, accounting, and incredible spreadsheeting we have OUR full mortgage approved…
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May 23, 2015 0