It will be a relaxing day by being in touch with nature. You will have a chance to meditate under a redwood tree, listen to guest speakers share on topic of "How to Take Care Stress & Living Life to the Fullest" enjoy outdoor activities, meet new friends, and go for a nature trail walk.
Saturday, March 23, 2019
09:00 am – 09:30 : Arriving at Camp Metta - pick up name tags
09:35 – 10:00: Settling in with Outdoor Sitting
10:05 – 10:15 : Welcome & Orientation
10:20 – 10:45 : Mindful Exercise
10:50 am – 11:50 am : "How to Take Care Stress & Living Life to the Fullest"
(*Guest Speaker: Michelle Benedict - Program Director at Be Mindful)
12:00 - 12: 45: Buffet Pinic Lunch
12:45 – 1:20 : Go as a River - Mindful Hiking
1:25 pm – 2:25 pm: Break/ Personal Time
- Higher Brain Activation *
- The Art of DIY Growing Oyster Mushroom
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm: Body-Mind-Spirit Team Activities
3:20 pm – 4:20 pm : Sharing from the Heart
4:20 pm – 4:30 pm: Announcements & Adjourn
5:30 pm : Dinner
7:00 pm : Quieting the Monkey Mind (sitting/walking meditation)
8:00 pm : S'more & Be-in with Campfire
9:00 pm : Personal time
10:30 pm : Lights out
Sunday, March 24, 2019
7:00 am : Guided Meditation & Prostration
7:45 am : Tai Chi/Morning Exercise
8:20 am : Breakfast
9:00 am : Adjourn
Last day to register: March 15, 2019
Suggested Donation: $25 for daytime, $50 for overnight
1. Comfortable walking shoes for hiking
3. Refillable Water Tumbler
(No plastic please. We are practicing to be eco-friendly. Camp Metta also has Bamboo stainless steel tumbler for purchase.
5. If sleeping overnight, please bring your own sleeping bag.
6. Most importantly, bring a receptive mind and an open heart!
* Guest Speaker Michelle Benedict is a parent, educator, presenter, and practitioner of mindfulness. She earned a Master’s Degree in Education from Lindenwood University and taught for six years, including two years in Special Education. She is the owner of Mindful Transformations and the Program Director for the non-profit, Be Mindful. Michelle spent years practicing mindfulness as a way of healing, and has seen significant positive behavioral shifts as a result of these practices. She is now residing in Missouri and gives lectures & workshops around the country aimed at fostering a more connected and mindful world.