Orcas Island, WA Moran State Park Environmental Retreat Center October 27-29th, 2023 Brought to you by Wonder Camp hosted by San Juan Makers Guild
Orcas Island Wonder Camp invites you to discover the rainbow of colors that can be sourced from Pacific Northwest forests with Alissa Allen of Mycopigments during a 3-day Mushroom and Lichen Dye Retreat at Moran State Park on Orcas Island! The retreat is hosted by the San Juan Islands Makers Guild and highlights the fascinating intersection of art and ecology with enriching activities and a beautiful collection of mushroom and lichen dyed fiber.
We’ll be gathering at the Moran State Park Environmental Retreat Center with endless woodland and lakeside trails for exploration, heated bunkhouse cabins that sleep 2-7 (bring a friend!), and a central main lodge where we'll gather for hands-on learning and delicious catered meals!
Dates: Friday - Sunday, October 27-29
Check-in: Friday at 1pm
Check-out: Sunday at 3 pm, with option for a Sunday night stay over
Accommodations: Shared Cabins right on site
Learning Venue: The Forest and the Lodge
Catering: Delectable meals provided by Island Chef Nichole Maher
Bring your Curiosity to Wonder Camp! What to Expect: ● Guided nature exploration ● Small group class with in-depth learning ● Foraging for edible and dye fungi and ● Mushroom identification ● Night foraging possibilities looking for bioluminescent and biofluorescent fungi ● Mushroom and Lichen dyeing techniques ● Unforgettable connections with nature and friends ● Take-home dyed fiber, recipes, and the fiber works with skills and tools to continue your journey ● A beautiful location at the historic Moran Park and Mount Constitution
Don't miss this opportunity to: ● Deepen your connection with nature. ● Explore the spectrum of local mushroom and lichen dyes. ● Connect with like-minded individuals. ● Capture memories in a stunning setting. Limited spaces are available. Reserve your spot now and embark on a journey of discovery and relaxation. This program is hosted by the San Juan Islands Makers Guild. Visit WonderCamp to register.