Earth-Witness Zen Camp

Earth-Witness Zen Camp

October 15, 2021 @ 2:00 PM – October 17, 2021 @ 10:00 AM America/Detroit Timezone
Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness Area
$20/Members; $30/Non-Members

As part of its ongoing effort to blend traditional Zen practice with increased awareness of the current climate change crisis, Great Wave invites you to participate in its first fully outdoor retreat, the Earth-Witness Zen Camp. This special event will begin at 2:00 PM on Friday, October 15, and end mid-morning on Sunday, October 17. The camp will include traditional forms of Zen practice, such as mindful walking, meditation, teisho, and dokusan.  In addition, this event will also offer some instruction in wilderness skills.

The Earth-Witness Zen Camp is open to all, regardless of experience with Zen or backpacking.  However, please note that all participants must be

    • fully vaccinated against COVID-19; and
    • able to hike 2 miles with a backpack containing sufficient gear and food to sustain themselves in the wilderness.

The number of participants is limited to 10, so please register early with our Event Registration Form.  Once registered, you will receive detailed information to help you prepare for this wonderful practice opportunity.

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