Family Camp ONLNE

with Barbara Bash and Laura Simms

August 1 - 31



Karme Choling Family Camp, At Home 2020 is a series of virtual events participants can attend or offer for children and grown-ups throughout the month of August. These gatherings will include “Speaking True, Listening Deep” circle practice with Barbara Bash, Great Goodness Tales (marvelous, mysterious and perhaps some that will scare your socks off) storytelling with Laura Simms, Sunday Morning Meadows and evening singing with Family Camp friends and so much more.

Please join or make an offering; host a photography expedition, plan a talent show, start a book club, play Magic cards, introduce your pets, or simply invite a few friends for an after-dinner concert from your living room!

View the list of what others are offering and pick something that piques your fancy or click the link below to host your own event.

If possible, let’s all begin together with our opening lhasang at 10:00 am ET on Saturday, August 1. This is a live event generously hosted by Karme Choling.

Click here to scan the offerings and register.
Click here to view a calendar of existing offerings.
Click here to host your own event.

In each class you will have the option to make a donation that supports the energy and resource it took to bring this together. Touching the Earth Collective activities AND MORE TO COME!! Children are strongly encouraged to lead a group! Please return often to see an updated list of additional offerings.

Online registration is not currently open.


About Barbara Bash

Barbara Bash is a calligrapher, author and illustrator who has created award-winning books on natural history for children and adults. Ms. Bash gives interactive presentations in schools about her children's books and teaches Big Brush workshops throughout the country. She is a founding member of Sky Lake Lodge in Rosendale, New York and a senior meditation instructor in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. To learn more about her work, click here to visit Barbara Bash's website.

About Laura Simms

LAURA SIMMS is one of the best known storytellers in the world today. Her work brings together meditation and the study of oral narrative. In addition to consulting with corporations, nongovernmental organizations and consumer businesses, she has taught storytelling as compassionate action worldwide for the past thirty five years. Presently she works with many humanitarian organizations including Search for Common Ground and Mercy Corps, Inc .A senior Shambhala teacher, she teaches Shambhala Arts and Buddhist studies.. Her most recent book is Under the Currant Leaves: essays on storytelling and compassion. She is the mother of Ishmael Beah, author of A Long Way Gone.

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