The 27th Annual Earth Knack Family Gathering will be held at the Earth Knack School Site in Crestone, Colorado.
Thursday June 8 - Tuesday June 13
Spend time in the outdoors learning fun and useful skills! Camp in the woods along the banks of pristine Cottonwood Creek. Earth Knack staff and guest instructors will offer top quality instruction in a variety of outdoor living skills, survival skills, pioneer and homesteading skills, ancestral weaponry including bow and arrow and atlatl, astronomy and navigation, over the fire cooking, plant and animal fiber felting and weaving, edible plants, medicine plants, beekeeping, and blacksmithing. Classes will run 9 to 4 daily. Special Tours of the San Luis Valley meteor impact site, a tracking class at The Great Sand Dunes National Park, morning birding walks, harness and horse buggy hitching classes, swimming in the creek and astronomy night programs are available. Hiking trails directly from the Earth Knack School site into the Sangre De Cristo Wilderness, with mountain hiking, alpine lake fishing and 14,000 peak ascents for those inclined. Several hot springs areas within a 45 minute drive. Penitente Canyon climbing and mountain biking area is 1 hour across the valley.
Dinners provided. Music and stories around our evening campfires.
Plenty of classes and activities to choose from every day!
Adults $265*** Kids: 8-15 $175 * 4-7 $95 * 3 and under free
***You can apply for the Jerry LaVelle Primitive Skills Learning Scholarship to help with your 27th Annual Earth Knack Gathering tuition. Jerry was passionate about learning and sharing primitive skills. His wife Kathi, family and friends have contributed to this memorial fund so others may continue to learn and share. To apply: Write a one page essay on why you want to attend the Gathering and how you will share the skills and knowledge you learn. Send to: Earth Knack P O # 508 Crestone Colorado 81131
Special Activity Saturday Evening! Memorial Fire Walk for Jerry LaVelle. Jerry walked the coals at the Earth Knack Gathering on his 60th birthday. The next morning he said,"For 60 years I have walked on this Earth. Last night I walked on fire! This morning I am walking on air!. Do you think I am ready for water?" ARE YOU? Come find out!
See our Fantastic Line Up of Instructors! http://www.earthknack.com/about-us/
Register here http://www.earthknack.com/registration/
Robin Blankenship, Founder, Owner and Instructor of Earth Knack School
Author Earth Knack: Stone Age Skills for the 21st Century (Peregrine Books - Gibbs Smith 1996)
How To Play In The Woods (Gibbs Smith, Publisher 2016)
P.O.#508 Crestone Colorado 81131 718 256 4909 firstname.lastname@example.org