What exactly is Grrls Meat Camp? Everything you think it could be and more- butchery, bonfires, and friendship. Maybe even badges to earn this year. Come learn, teach, talk, inspire, and revel in our combined knowledge. It’s the way Grrls grow best!
Grrls Meat Camp is a cooperative workshop retreat where each participant shares her strengths, resources and energy in the spirit of Gascon Generosity.
Thursday October 25- First Night Meat-Up Fiesta in Chicago- Come Meat the Grrls! Dinner, drinks, discussion & dancing… on the first ever Grrls Meat Camp Taco Crawl.
Friday October 26- In the morning we'll convoy to YMCA Camp Duncan arriving early afternoon. (Please let us know if you are driving or will rent a car and share a ride.) Evening Edible Show & Tell followed by a Long Distance Potluck Dinner. This is the chance to discover who your meaty colleagues are and what they do. Bring your best self to share at the Big Table.
Saturday October 27- Morning and afternoon workshops and discussions. We’ll be asking people to pair up and work together to present informal but inspired sharing. Earn your Grrls Meat Camp badges and share the knowledge. Bonfire & BBQ Evening follows.
Sunday October 28- Camp Lazy Breakfast Chats- our own version of TED Talks in PJ’s. (Don’t forget to pack yours!) Afternoon walks, talks, presentations and cooking. This last chance to share and teach is capped by Sunday Supper in front of the fireplace.
Monday October 29- Morning departure from Camp Duncan to return to Chicago.
Grrls Meat Camp Fees for the weekend is just $260, and includes: the rental fees for the camp (3 nights, Fri, Sat, Sun), bed linens, breakfasts. Not included: Thursday night in Chicago accommodation & dinner out, food & beverages (we'll establish a kitty of around $100 pp), and any & all transportation . Once we see who’s coming and from where then we’ll make rental car arrangements to share as necessary.
Camp Duncan is located approximately 1.5 hours north of Chicago; we'll be using the Duncan House year-round group meeting facility- http://www.ymcachicago.org/duncan/pages/lodging-and-meeting-space.
When & Where
Kate Hill's Kitchen-at-Camont
Kate Hill's Kitchen-at-Camont is a creative culinary retreat producing workshops in southwest France and the USA. For further informaiton about all our programs consult www.kitchen-at-camont.com.