Retreat 2016

Welcome & Kia ora
Hold the dates....the retreat is coming February 25th-28th 2016.!!!
The retreat will be an opportunity for everyone interested or involved in unschooling to share their journey, ask questions, find inspiration, learn new skills, connect with others and enjoy living in an
unschooling community. This is a family centred retreat - anyone you consider part of your whanau is welcome.

Saturday, 14 February 2015

Retreat Starts THIS Wednesday!!

Rhythm of the Retreat
(a flexible "schedule" of activities - 
check white/black boards for
up-to-date info, a ($) means 
the activity incurs an additional cost)

 - arriving, setting up and settling in
- hoisting of the marquee
- shared dinner
- welcoming circle

- early morning yoga (or similar)
- morning women's circle
- afternoon men's circle
 - shared dinner

- early morning yoga (or similar)
- Marketplace (morning, $)
- Archery Tag (afternoon, $)
- shared dinner

- early morning yoga (or similar)
- 10am sailing ($)
- afternoon fancy dress parade (Medieval?)
- shared dinner
- concert

- early morning yoga (or similar)
- packing up and cleaning
- closing circle
- shared lunch of leftovers (for those staying for lunch)
- ending of the 2015 Foxton retreat

*Other activities include:  swimming, volleyball, felting ($), para cord bracelet-making ($),
Werewolves, knitting & crocheting circle, Unschooling Q&A session, chatting, relaxing...


Don't forget to bring:
- DISHES AND CUTLERY (enough plates, bowls, cups and cutlery for your family - last year some people had to wait to eat until dishes could be cleaned)
- FOOD:  for your own breakfast/lunch/snacks and items for shared dinners (see "Food" link for details)
- CASH for activities, market & food (smoothies, coffees, ice blocks, pancakes)
- your favourite board games
- musical instruments
- sports equipment (soccer balls, hula hoops, frisbees, etc.)
- yoga mats (for morning yoga)
- items to sell at the Marketplace 
- dress ups for Saturday parade
- toys/activities for littlies (blocks, games, balls)
- togs, sunhats, sunscreen and insect repellent
- torches (for seeing at night and for games of "searchlight")

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