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Women's Wilderness Wisdom

  • Holistic Survival School 38 McDaris Cove Road Weaverville, NC, 28787 United States (map)

It is every woman's birthright to feel at home in her skin and in nature.  Join us for a weekend of befriending the wilderness outside of ourselves as well as within!  We will adventure into the forest and learn how to make fire, build shelter, find food and prepare meals on a cooking fire.  We will practice the ancient arts of invisibility, of seeing through our animal eyes, and of moving through the forest as animals move.  

The wild feminine is at home in the darkness, the unknown, the in-between.  She is creative and she is brave.  The wild feminine is soft and flexible but her power is also tenacious.  She has many different faces and aspects. Through story, song, games, contemplative practices, challenges, and space to just be, participants will learn practical skills for nature connection and wilderness survival, the woman's way. Expect to leave this weekend feeling inspired and tuned in to your deep core vitality!

*We welcome all expressions of womanhood, and anyone who identifies as a woman is welcome to join*


Early Bird Price (Before April 1st): $400

Regular Ticket: $450

  • What to bring // Camp sites

    Primitive camping is available for students. Please come prepared! Bring your own tent and sleeping gear, rain gear, camping supplies, eating dish and utensils, and food for the weekend (running water, kitchen and fridge are available on site). This is an introductory class and students are welcome to bring as much gear as they feel comfortable with.

  • Children

    Students 12 and up are welcome with accompanying adult and their own ticket

  • Work Trade

    HoSS never wants people to feel limited by money. If money is the only thing stopping you from attending this class please fill out the work trade application for this class and we can discuss possible options.

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