Date(s) - June 30, 2019
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Imagine Well Being Meditative Meadow Walk at Sky Meadows 11:30-12:45 pm with optional New World, New Plants Hike from 1-3 pm
$10 parking fee per car – Sky Meadows State Park
We will meet near the steps of the historic house and take a 1.5 mile meditative walk through the beautiful meadows and forests adjacent to this area. Please bring a packed lunch or snack that we will enjoy along the path. There is also an option to attend the following program at 1 pm.
Cathy Norman will be guiding the meditative walk with some gentle standing yoga stretches along the way to quiet and restore body, mind and soul.
Cathy is a Hatha Yoga (RYT 200), Virginia Master Naturalist and meditation instructor
New World, New Plants: Earth Connection Series 1-3 pm
Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Ln., Delaplane, VA 20144. Meet at the Carriage Barn.
Throughout its history, humans have used and altered the landscape of Sky Meadows by using native, and introducing new plant species. Join professional outdoor instructor Tim MacWelch of the Earth Connection School for a plant identification walk focusing on the wild American plants useful to the American Colonists who settled the Crooked Run Valley, and the non-native species they brought with them to the New World. All ages welcome. Walk held rain or shine, and be sure to bring water, dress in layers, and wear sturdy shoes.
Tim MacWelch – Earth Connection School of Primitive Living Skills
Tim has been an active practitioner of survival and outdoor skills for over thirty years; and he has been actively teaching survival skills for more than 20 years. Tim and his wilderness school have been on Good Morning America and National Geographic, and featured in several publications including Conde Nast Traveller Magazine and the Washington Post newspaper. Tim’s school was sponsored by Men’s Journal and Rolling Stone magazine to teach at Camp Jeep events.