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A Journey Down the Kickapoo – KVR
July 20 - July 21
One event on July 20, 2019 at 12:00 am
Join the Kickapoo Valley Reserve as we venture into the art and tradition of oral storytelling. This two day outing will allow participants to share stories that tell of their past experiences in the natural world and create new stories while we paddle down the river. Participants will build community and storytelling skills while spending two days on the river (with one camping night) and intermittent stops along the way for reflection and connection to the “Kickapoo Muse.” Active storytelling exercises will be used to connect participants to the natural world around them. The words of John Muir, Walt Whitman, Terry Tempest Williams and Mary Oliver will be among the guides that spur this adventure. Beginner to advanced paddlers with riders, and campers welcome.
Please see the facebook event for more specific logistics in relation to departure, location, food, and sleeping arrangements.
Cost: $100 per person, add $35 if you need a canoe. Ages 15 and up.
Minimum 10 persons, Maximum 14 persons.
Instructor: Steve Lawless is a long time experiential educator. Steve has an M.A. in Education and has taught in many settings including as a traditional writing and literature teacher, on Native American reservations, farm schools, alternative middle and high schools and a Waldorf school. From his nearly thirty years of teaching, Steve has an infectious enthusiasm for taking learning outside the classroom.