Scholarships are open for permaculture workshop.
Scholarship applications may now be submitted to attend the 10-day
design workshop Aug. 6-15, 1999, in Camptonville, Northern California.
applications is July 14.
Led by permaculturists Dan and Cynthia Hemenway, participants will form teams
develop a design for the family homestead that is the workshop site. The
program is suitable
for beginners seeking to learn to design their own homes, people seeking deep
for a certificate Permaculture Design Course, and advanced students working on
skills. Scholarships are only open to people without previous permaculture
The initial weekend is a stand-alone workshop where participants produce a
draft permaculture design. Starting Monday, participants flesh out and refine
delivering a report to the residents the following Saturday. Instruction
during the week is
confined to topics needed to produce this specific design. The design will
activity with the contour, soil, solar energy, and water flows of the site to
food, shelter, energy, and other patterns supportive of the residents.
Creating a joyous and
enjoyable setting is central to the design goals. Sunday afternoon, Dan will
workshop with a clinic to discuss permaculture-related problems that
from their own situations. Participants can register for the full workshop or
just the initial
weekend. There is a limit on enrollment.
The workshop is designed to meet the needs of a variety of participants
people wishing to learn to design their own homes; people seeking strong
the certificate Permaculture Design Course, certified permaculturists seeking
and present or future students of the Online Permaculture Design Course who
will use the
workshop to meet their design project requirement.
Child care can be arranged with advance notice. Send SASE for a complete
Inquire also if you wish to host permaculture or forest workshops in your area.
scholarships for Native Americans, women, minorities, and others are available.
To obtain scholarship application guidelines, or information about fees,
housing, meals and similar
matters, contact Birdsong Sundstrom, P.O. Box 125 Camptonville, CA 95922
<birdsong at sccn.net>
To arrange for advanced work or online course credit, or to book another
workshop in your own region, contact:
Elfin Permaculture, P.O. Box 52, Sparr FL 32192-0052 USA.
<Permacltur at aol.com>