This year’s Youthfest brings some exciting changes to better support the children in our
community, and their parents. Check out the range activities and workshops listed below that are designed to develop awareness and connectedness in youth as they grow spiritually in the Dragonfest community. Each day, kids will have plenty to learn and explore along with snacks and extra crafts to keep them active and engaged.
In order to support this new program, parents whose children attend a Youthfest activity are required to do one Youthfest workshift in addition to their regular Dragonfest workshift. Only one parent in each family is requested to do one Youthfest workshift. Once that Youthfest workshift is complete, your commitment to Youthfest is complete regardless of how many activities are attended or how many children in your family attend. Your support of Youthfest through this additional workshift allows workshop presenters to focus on content and provide a more rewarding experience for the children. Of course, parents are encouraged to participate in workshops with their children and may serve additional Youthfest workshifts.
10:00a – 12:00p – Storytelling and Crafts
Reduce Reuse Recycle – making art out of water bottles!
1:00p – 3:00p: Gemstones with Phil
Come learn all about gemstones and their uses, and make a cool pouch to carry them in!
3:30p-5:00p Peace Pole with Gena
We are going to make a Peace Pole. Symbolize the oneness of humanity and our common wish for a world at peace. Remind us to think, speak and act in the spirit of peace and harmony. Stand as a silent visual for peace to prevail on earth.
10:00a – 12:00p – Tic-Tac-Stones Presented by Thor & Cece
Nature is our playground! Reusing fallen logs & found stones, we will paint game boards & creatures, creating unique nature-themed tic-tac-toe games for each child to take home.
1:00p – 3:00p: Nature Walk with Bruce
Grab your bug nets and journal and go on a walk in nature with Bruce.
3:30p-5:00p Sustainable Gardening- Terri Lepithan
Learn about how to care for the Earth our Mother, and what sustainable gardening is.
10:00a – 12:00p Face Painting & Fairy Wings
Face painting by Phoenix and Fairy Wings with Gena!
1:00pm – Children’s Parade on Merchants Row
3:30p-5:00p Heathen Games with Starr
Battlefield games using padded swords and hammers. Who wants to get the Trolls?