The 4th Annual OUT on the Land Camp will be taking place August 8th - 11th near Beauval, Saskatchewan.
This intergenerational culture camp for Two Spirit, Queer, and Transgender urban and Northern peoples with traditional Indigenous Knowledge Keepers celebrates and revitalizes Two Spirit teachings and roles in an identity affirming environment.
Two Spirit Elders, Elders who are Allies to the 2SLGBTQ community, and Knowledge Keepers will provide instruction and teachings for skill development, creative expression, spiritual growth, and healing on the land.
The intent of this camp is to create affirming spaces, ceremonies, and cultural teachings in an identity celebrating environment to build up mental wellness, physical wellbeing, and encourage a strong sense of self-harmony.
August 8th -
Primarily a travel day and setting up the camp through putting up the tipis and building the lodges. The evening will feature the opening circle ceremony with greetings and welcoming to the territory.
August 9th and 10th -
Ceremonies followed by circles of learning and knowledge sharing.
Roles and responsibilities of Two Spirit peoples.
Taking our place: sharing of our history.
Healthy relations and self-care.
Creative and interactive workshops - weaving, beading, basket making, etc.
Medicine and berry picking trips.
Canoe Trips to teach fishing and boat skills.
Social relationships and ceremonies; celebrating who we are through sweats, drumming, singing, and a talent night on Saturday.
August 11th -
Final ceremonies and feast.
Taking down the camp and cleaning the land.
Campers will travel back in the afternoon.
Only a $25 registration deposit (will be returned to campers at OUT on the Land)
Other arrangements can be made through [email protected]
All food provided
Transportation provided to the best of our ability*
Camping supplies can be provided to campers who need supplies.
Click HERE to register today!
*OUTSaskatoon will make every effort to coordinate carpools for campers who require transportation; however, we cannot guarantee all needs can be met.