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Cascadia Educational Project
Mt Jefferson Wilderness, Oregon


 A Nature-Based Educational Project
 Dedicated to Conscious Living, Mindfulness,
Ecological Wisdom and Evolutionary Thinking


Programs Offered for 2017 - We are pleased to offer our nature-based educational programs in Detroit, Oregon at the Mt Jefferson Wilderness Area - Our programs utilize the healing properties of these immense and beautiful natural wilderness area - offering various workshops, retreats and seminars in the surrounding area.

Our Educational Philosophy
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Conscious living, mindfulness, ecological wisdom and evolutionary thinking is integrated with a diverse new thought holistic philosophy in our nature-based programs. Our focus is an open new thought evolutionary philosophy, taking the best teachings of many beliefs and practices. We utilize the healing and insightful aspects of nature and the wild in our educational programs. Using nature as our foundation we offer diverse healing and holistic well-being workshops and retreats to people of all ages.


Please see additional information about our facilities, philosophies and ongoing community project at our webpage -
Cascadia Educational Project


Workshop and Retreat Schedule
 
All Workshops & Retreats are held near or directly in the Mt Jefferson Wilderness area. Please see workshop & retreat specifics below for more info or feel free to contact us anytime with your questions..
 
Future Workshops & Retreats - Please let us know if you are interested in a specific type of workshop or retreat. Check back on our calendar of events as we will likely add additional programs to our schedule of upcoming events.

Private Group Workshops and Individual Sessions - are available on request. We offer various educational and wilderness programs for small groups, families and individuals. Day and overnight trips and programs can be scheduled. Please contact us with your requests.
 
Signing-Up for an Event - We have a simple online sign-up form available for each specific event. There is no cost for the initial sign-up. This reserves your space for the event. To keep our programs available to everyone we offer both sliding scale fees and scholarships. We practice the tradition of "alms" - which allows the participant to give what they can afford to the teacher and program. More info will be sent to you once you sign-up.
 
SPRING 2017
 
Conscious Living & Mindfulness Workshop
Saturday May 20th  10-6  Mt Jefferson Wilderness, Oregon

Learn the basics of being mindful and living consciously. Easy to learn steps and insights, we will utilize the healing and quiet aspects of wild nature to explore and talk about these subjects. Gain wisdom and learn techniques that you can apply to everyday life. This eye-opening and reflective workshop will help you on many levels. Workshop will be held in wilderness near Mt Jefferson Wilderness. Some minor hiking is required as we do some walking during part of the class. Limited to 10 persons. Please email or call for more specifics or to reserve your space. Sliding scale fee (requested donation) - $45-$85. Scholarships available. Workshop Sign Up




Wilderness Meditation & Mindfulness Workshop
One day wilderness workshop - 
Saturday June 3rd 10-6  Mt Jefferson Wilderness, Oregon

Learn and practice mindfulness and meditation in the beautiful area of Mt Jefferson Wilderness, Oregon This day workshop will allow you to experience mindfulness and meditation in the quiet atmosphere of nature. We will discuss and practice techniques and learn important tools during the day long workshop. Limited to 10 persons. Sliding scale fee (requested donation) - $45-$85. Scholarships available. Please email or call for more specifics. Reserve your space now. Workshop Sign Up




SUMMER 2017
 
Quiet Contemplation & Wilderness Meditation Retreat
Two-day overnight wilderness camping trip Mt Jefferson Wilderness, Detroit Oregon - Saturday July 15th - Sunday July 16th

Learn the transformative power of quiet contemplation in the beautiful sacred area of Mt Jefferson Wilderness. This overnight trip will allow you to learn and practice the techniques of contemplation in the quiet atmosphere of the wilderness. We will discuss and practice techniques and learn important tools to bring back with you. Please note - Hiking with a backpack is required. It will be a short trip, but we will be hiking about 3 miles each way to reach our destination and then will hike back out at the end of the next day. Limited to 5 persons. Most food and meal preparation is provided. We request that you bring your personal camping equipment, but we can provide you with help if requested. Sliding scale fee (requested donation) - $125-$165. Scholarships available. Please email or call for more specifics. Reserve your space now - Retreat Sign Up


Wilderness Meditation & Mindfulness Workshop
One day wilderness workshop - 
Sat July 22rd 10-6  Mt Jefferson Wilderness, Detroit, Oregon
Learn and practice mindfulness and meditation in the beautiful area of Mt Jeff Wilderness. This day workshop will allow you to experience mindfulness and meditation in the quiet atmosphere of nature. We will discuss and practice techniques and learn important tools during the day long workshop. Limited to 10 persons. Sliding scale fee (requested donation) - $45-$85. Scholarships available. Please email or call for more specifics or to reserve your space sign up now - Workshop Sign Up


Conscious Living & Mindfulness Workshop
Sunday July 23rd  10-6  Mt Jefferson Wilderness, Detroit, Oregon

Learn the basics of being mindful and living consciously.  Easy to learn steps and insights, we will utilize the healing and quiet aspects of wild nature to explore and talk about these subjects. Gain wisdom and learn techniques that you can apply to everyday life. This eye-opening and reflective workshop will help you on many levels. Workshop will be held in the Mt Jefferson Wilderness area. Some minor hiking is required as we do some walking during part of the class. Limited to 10 persons. Please email or call for more specifics or reserve your space. Sliding scale fee (requested donation) - $45-$85. Scholarships available.  Workshop Sign Up


 
 
FALL 2017
Conscious Living & Mindfulness Workshop
Saturday September 30th  10-6  Mt Jefferson Wilderness Area, Oregon

Learn the basics of being mindful and living consciously. Easy to learn steps and insights, we will utilize the healing and quiet aspects of wild nature to explore and talk about these subjects. Gain wisdom and learn techniques that you can apply to everyday life. This eye-opening and reflective workshop will help you on many levels. Workshop will be held in wilderness near or inside Mt Jefferson Wilderness. Some minor hiking is required as we do some walking during part of the class. Limited to 10 persons. Please email or call for more specifics or to reserve your space. Sliding scale fee (requested donation) - $45-$85. Scholarships available. Workshop Sign Up



Wilderness Meditation & Mindfulness Workshop
One day wilderness workshop - 
Saturday October 14th 10-6  Mt Jefferson Wilderness Area, Oregon

Learn and practice mindfulness and meditation in the beautiful area of Mt Jefferson Wilderness. This day workshop will allow you to experience mindfulness and meditation in the quiet atmosphere of nature. We will discuss and practice techniques and learn important tools during the day long workshop. Limited to 10 persons. Sliding scale fee (requested donation) - $45-$85. Scholarships available. Please email or call for more specifics. Reserve your space now. Workshop Sign Up



 
Future Workshops & Retreats
-We will also be scheduling additional programs beyond these dates as we better organize our project and evaluate the specific need of interested persons. Please let us know if you are interested in a specific type of workshop or retreat. We appreciate your input and suggestions.

Private group workshops and individual sessions - available on request. We offer various educational and wilderness programs for small groups, families and individuals. Day and overnight trips and programs can be scheduled. Please contact us with your requests.
 
 

Signing-Up
- I have a simple online sign-up form available now for each specific event. There is no cost for the initial sign-up. This reserves your space for the event. More info will be sent to you once you sign-up. No one will be turned away by their economic situation or lack of ability to pay. If you are interested, want to reserve a space, or have questions please email or call. You can Sign-up now for a specific program by utilizing the link provided. You will receive email instructions on the specifics of each workshop or retreat.
 
Workshop & Retreat Specifics - To keep our programs available to everyone we offer sliding scale fees and scholarships. We practice the tradition of "alms" - which allows the participant to give what they can afford to the teacher. To provide a healing atmosphere all programs are limited to small groups of not more than 10 individuals, with overnight programs limited to 5 persons. Our 2017 programs take place on public lands. Campgrounds, solo camping, cabin rental and motels are all available options in the Detroit area for overnight stays. A list of these options will be given to all workshop participants. All participants will need to provide personal transportation to our workshop locations unless requested otherwise. Carpooling options will be made available when possible and per your requests. We will provide equipment assistance, transportation options and most meals for overnight wilderness workshops. Please let us know if you have any questions or special needs.
 
 
Want to know more about our nature-based educational project? Please see additional information about Cascadia Educational Project

 

Feel free to contact me with any questions about our educational project and programs.

 

Brian Heater - Workshop Teacher / Program Coordinator - Cascadia Educational Project
Email:
bheater@transformingourselves.com 
Phone: 503-559-2322

 

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