Wonder Camp invites you to discover the rainbow of colors that can be sourced from Pacific Northwest forests with Alissa Allen of Mycopigments during a 3-day Mushroom and Lichen Dye Retreat at Moran State Park on Orcas Island. Wonderful learning activites with catered meals and lodging options.
· Guided expert nature exploration
· Small group class with in-depth learning
· Foraging and Mushroom identification
· Mushroom and Lichen dyeing techniques
· Unforgettable connections with nature and friends
· Take-home fiber works with skills and tools to continue your journey
· Beautiful location at historic Moran Park
We’ll be gathering at the Camp Moran Environmental Retreat Center with endless woodland and lakeside trails for exploration, heated bunkhouse cabins that sleep 2-7 (bring a friend or family!), and a central main lodge where we'll gather for hands-on learning and delicious catered meals.
Alissa is an esteemed instructor who combines forest ecology, mushroom and lichen identification, trail walks, hands-on instruction in the art of dyeing fibers, and silk resist design. The retreat is a fascinating intersection of art and ecology with enriching activities and take-home dyed fiber works.
The 3-day retreat is a deep dive into understanding the mysterious world of fungi and lichen as edible and creative arts resources. We'll walk, talk, make, study and learn about colors and flavors across the spectrum. Enjoy Alissa's amazing expertise and the cammaraderie of fellow explorers!
Learning activities, supplies, and take-home materials for full program including 6 meals and 2 or 3 night lodging options
Includes all education, materials, and 4 meals
Lodging and meal add-ons for your guests not attending the retreat.