Schedule and Supplies

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CascadiaFire Daily Schedule

THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2017

  • 9:00 am – 10:30 am: Networker Breakfast
  • 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Arrive, Register and Settle In
  • 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm: Inbetween TimeSpace
  • 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm: Welcoming Circle
  • 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Dinner and Logistics Orientation (wisewords @ 6:45)
  • 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Fire Circle Orientation (Celebrants Circle Together)
  • 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm: Quiet Time
  • 10:30 pm – 11:00 pm: Get Ready
  • 11:11 pm: Fire Circle Opening

FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017

  • 7:00 am – 12:30 pm: Quiet Time and Children’s Activities
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Free-form Lunch and Village Care
  • 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Experiences and Village Weaving
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Ritual Prep Affinity Groups (optional)
  • 6:00 pm – Inbetween TimeSpace
  • 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Dinner (wisewords @ 7:15)
  • 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm: Quiet Time
  • 10:30 pm – 11:00 pm: Get Ready
  • 11:11 pm: Fire Circle Opening

SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2017

  • 7:00 am – 12:30 pm: Quiet Time and Children’s Activities
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Lunch and Village Weaving
  • 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Village Market
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Explorations
  • 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm: Village Care
  • 5:30 pm – Inbetween TimeSpace
  • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Dinner Feast
  • 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm: Quiet Time
  • 10:31 pm – 11:33 pm: Fire Circle Soft Opening

SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2017

  • Sunrise: Closing Circle – Celebrating Bright Moments
  • 7:00 am: Circle Reabsorption — Take-down and cleanup. A community project.
  • 7:30 am: Rose Blessing
  • 8:00 am – 9:30 am:  Breakfast – After the Circle Reabsorption
  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Quiet Time
  • 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Pack Up and Goodbyes – brighter than before
  • 3:00 pm: Final Departure – Out the Dragons’ Gate!
  • 8:00 pm: Ripple Effect Potluck at Stargrove (bring plates, silverware and food in labeled containers)
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What to Bring (and not)

SUGGESTED PACKING LIST

Magickal Intent

  • Visions and Dreams
  • Friends of Heart
  • Allies
  • Magickal items to create a personal or campsite altar
  • Images of Cascadia and Gaia
  • Pictures of ancestors
  • Magickal statues, fetishes, art
  • Masks (Personae can be left at home)
  • Obsolete habits and patterns from your life and society

Clothing/Adornment

  • Bring clothes that express and empower who you are and how you intend to be in this artful space! Adorn yourself in a special way that expresses your inspiration and vision or powerfully evokes the qualities you wish to work with in the ceremonies. You can also change your appearance during the night, experimenting with different possibilities. People will be working with facepaint, masks and other kinds of transformational enhancements. Embody your vision!
  • Fire Circle clothes – fun and festive, expressive, masks and costuming all encouraged! Something you can wear at special times and during special moments.
    Alchemical Fire Circles customarily do Black, White and Red for the three nights, respectively. These colors represent phases in the alchemical process of transmutation.
    Another sequence to embody might be: Cascadia – green, blue and earthy; Fire Family – red and gold; Child and/or The Fool – innocence, discovery, emergence, playful joy.
  • Bring layers for temperature flux – internal and external. Remember you can keep your gear and costumery at your nest.
  • Daytime clothes for comfort in hot sunny weather
  • Body and face paints, bindis, scarves, etc.
  • Jewelry
  • Sun hat
  • Fun hats
  • Warm hat and scarf
  • Rain gear/windbreaker
  • Hiking shoes
  • Dancing shoes
  • Flipflops for showers
  • Underclothes and socks
  • Sleepwear

Musical Instruments

  • Drums: Djembe, congas, doumbeks, dunduns, frame drums, stamping tubes, other hand drums, etc.
  • Covers for your drums.
  • Rattles, shakers, bells, claves and other small percussion instruments.
  • Handpan, flute, chimes, marimba, didgeridoo, singing bowls, and other trance or drone instruments.

Enhancements To Share

  • White sage or cedar
  • Small gifts for precious friends or random smiling individuals
  • Food Altar offerings
  • Magickal items to integrate into community altars
  • Prayer flags or ties; ribbons
  • Banners
  • Flowers
  • An offering for the Fire, such as a prayer bundle, small branch or log, wood or wicker weavings, and/or clean burnable art (with no nails, wire or plastic) — all are welcome.
  • Shaker(s) for rattle table
  • Shade canopy

Tent, Bedding and Campsite

  • Tent and Stakes
  • Ground cover and Shade
  • Rain Cover (less likely in August, but only Nature knows)
  • Tarps
  • Pillow
  • Sleeping Bag or blankets
  • Sleeping Pad, Air Mattress or Cot
  • Comfortable Folding Chairs, Hammock
  • Art or decor for your camp site
  • Lantern
  • Garbage bag
  • Campsite recycling container
  • Dish wash basin
  • Folding table and chairs

Nesting Area

(this is area that you may create around the fire circle of your own for rest or stargazing)

  • Comfortable pillows
  • Groundcover (there may be morning dew)
  • Bed Sheets, blanket and/or pad
  • Camping chair / backjack

Personal Care

  • Bath towel and wash cloth
  • Bug spray (Preferably natural and non-toxic)
  • Sun block
  • SUN-brella
  • Sunglasses
  • Eyeglasses and contact lens supplies
  • Toothpaste and toothbrush
  • Hair brush, comb, hair bands
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo, conditioner, soap (biodegradable and free of perfumes)
  • Sleeping pillow(s)
  • Sleep mask
  • Sleeper’s earplugs (silicone)
  • Musician’s earplugs (foam)
  • Prescription medications
  • Personal first-aid kit
  • Feminine hygiene items

Personal Beverages and Food

  • Water
  • Cooler with ice
  • Water bottle, travel mug
  • Electrolyte mix
  • Food to share for Friday’s potluck feast
  • Reusable plate, bowl, cup, coffee mug and utensils (dish washing stations will be available)
  • Munchies/snacks for self and friends
  • Snacks and beverages to share on the Food Altar during the all night fire circle (nuts, fruit, dark chocolate, energy bars, etc.; please label with ingredients if not obvious)
  • Caffeinated drinks (for the drive home)
  • CascadiaFire mug

Functional Tools

  • Signed Waiver of Liability agreement. Accessible in Registration.
  • Directions to the venue – emailed to the address provided when you register(ed).
  • Alarm clock
  • Flashlight or headlamp (probably two)
  • Camera (Photos during the day only. NO photography at the fire circle)
  • Cell phone and car charger (cell reception limited)
  • Batteries
  • Journal, pens, colored pencils
  • Backpack/Day pack
  • Business cards for networking
  • Backpack/Day Pack
  • Raincoat and umbrella (just in case)
  • Work Gloves
  • Garbage Bags
  • 
Yoga Mat
What Not To Bring
  • Pets or other animals
  • Firearms, explosives or fireworks
  • Illegal substances
  • Alcohol or intoxicants
  • Candles or incense