Ancient Arts & Technologies


with Tamara Wilder

Workshops, Classes and Seminars are held in a variety of locations, from retreat centers who offer camping and housing to longer campout gatherings which offer or don’t offer meals.
Please see contact information for each workshop to find out more about the particular venue.

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Ancient Living Skills Retreat

  • Heartwood Mountain Sanctuary 220 Harmony Lane Garberville, CA 95542 United States (map)

Each day of this weekend retreat will cover similar topics & stands on its own as a complete workshop, however the whole weekend will give a more complete experience.

Stringmaking, Stoneworking, Frictions Firemaking, Ropemaking, Hunting Tool Target Practice, Games of Skill & Chance, etc.....

SATURDAY will be dedicated to an intro of each skill or project and is the day to choose if families want to attend with their children for a day outing.

SUNDAY will be devoted to exploring each project or skill in
more depth and is recommended for those who want to delve deeper but can only spend one day with us.
Anyone is welcome to join us here, but it is especially recommended for adults & kids with previous experience or who want to go deeper.

WEEKEND RETREAT attendees will benefit from getting a basic introduction on Saturday, followed up by time on Sunday to take things to a deeper level.
Weekend attendees will stay overnight at Heartwood where they can enjoy the amenities there, enjoy more meals and also receive the additional treat of some wild foods.

$175 for the Weekend Workshop
(Sat lunch & dinner, Sun Brunch & camping)
(Lodging Upgrades are available!

$85 for Saturday only (includes lunch)
$85 for Sunday only (includes brunch)

info 707-923-5000

Earlier Event: March 23
String From Sticks