Elders 4 the Earth:
a Retreat in the Spirit of Chautauqua

Register July 15th

October 7-9, 2018

Online registration will be available July 15, 2018.  Until then, check back often to see how Elders for the Earth is shaping up!!

For now, here is a bit of what is planned for our third Elders for the Earth, October 7-9 at Mahoney State Park!

Two events: 
Sunday, October 7, 10:30 to 4 p.m.  PUBLIC EVENT for all ages!   
    10:30 a.m. Interfaith intergeneartional worship service with Rev. Bud Heckman preaching.  Bud is the new Executive Director of the Tri-Faith Initiative in Omaha.  To learn more about this unique one of a kind national initiative, go to:   https://trifaith.org/
    Light lunch 
       Children will enjoy activities with certified naturalists...GO NATURE!  while adults learn from scientists and experts in the hydroponics field.

Sunday, October 7, 5 p.m. is the official start to Elders for the Earth Chautauqua (designed for those 50 and older)!  We'll enjoy a cooking demonstration using local foods and then delicious local food dinner, get acquainted and learn about the Worm Wrangler from Lincoln,  http://bigredworms.com/
Monday and Tuesday are full of plenary speakers, workshops, playshops and time to enjoy the park!  Topics to be addressed include:  OPPD and their commitment to renewable energy, organic farming, the sustainability model at the University of Nebraska Methodist Hospital, green burial options and more. [☺]

Registration fees:
Sunday morning and afternoon:  $5 per person/$10 per family will include a light lunch
Sunday evening/First day of Elders for the Earth: A Retreat in the Spirit of Chautauqua  $20 which includes a cooking demonstration, delicious local foods meal and speaker.
Monday/Second day of Elders for the Earth: $70 which includes three meals and all speakers and workshops
Tuesday/Third and final day of Elders for the Earth:  $30  which includes two meals and all speakers
Registration for Sunday evening through Tuesday: $110

Scholarships are available for registration costs.

Participants arrange own housing options:  cabins, lodge rooms, camping at Mahoney State Park or commuting.  Go to Accomodations in the above menue for details and link to housing at Mahoney State Park.