Summer Classes, Workshops, & Podcasts

Debris Hut

Summer 2023

1) Stories & Music from the Earth

Interactive stories, music, and drumming with Brother NorthStar, Pilgrim Walker; Richardo Frota, Brazilian musician; and others.

Sat, Aug 5, 7pm, Petersham Common. No charge; donations accepted

Registration not needed; everyone welcome.

Location: look for us on the common in the center of Petersham.

2) Breath Work

BREATHE Workshop for Personal Transformation in an Age of Uncertainty. Join certified facilitators Pam Kimball and Keith Harmon Snow in powerful healing techniques from Holotropic Breathwork, Dolphin BREATH, and sound healing.

Sun, Aug 6, 10am-4pm, Petersham. Sliding scale $50-$250

Register: Pam Kimball. <> 1-(978) 790-9476

3) Lost Proofing & the Art of Shelter

What do you and your children know about the steps to take when you are lost in the woods? Do you know how to make a shelter? This workshop is for adults, teens, and families. Run by our partner, Earthwork Programs. This workshop is one of several being run by Earthwork during this weekend of survival skills.

For more information and to register, go to this link and scroll down to the Sunday workshops:, or call 413-340-1161.

Sun, Aug 13, 9am-noon, Conway, MA. $50 through July 30, $65 after July 30

Location: Earthwork Programs, Conway, MA; see their website for directions.

4) Symposium: Sacred Landscapes

Symposium on Sacred Landscapes & Underground Chambers with special guest Peter Champoux, author of Gaia Matrix. Jim Dowd, master stonemason, and others.

Mon, Aug 28, 10am-4pm, UofWild campus, Petersham. No charge; donations accepted.

Registration not needed; everyone welcome.

Location: Gaia’s Meadow, UofWild campus, 73 Glasheen Rd., Petersham, MA. Be prepared to walk about 2 blocks (1/8 mi) on a gravel and dirt track from the parking area to the campus. If this is a problem, please get in touch with us at 978 724-0412, so we can arrange transportation for you.

Summer 2023 Podcasts


Dates to be announced

Ju Pong Lin, Land Justice and Food Sovereignty For All

Brother NorthStar, One People, One Earth: A Soujourner Truth Experience

Margaret Arndt, Living One’s Dreams

Sky Otter Pfeiffer, Wild Earth, Wild Soul

Ricardo Frota, Natural Music and Ac.tivism for the Brazilian Rainforest

Larry Buell, The University of the Wild: Vision, Practice, Promise

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