Course Dates

The founder of Way of the Village, Maeve Gavin,  took a pause in 2014 to start her family.  Now in 2017 the Way of the Village team is focusing on gathering the cultural heritage of grief tending practices native to Scotland. Further course dates will also be announced this year. Please join our mail list or for more. Below you will find previous courses offered for your interest.

Way of the Village Courses  Dates 2013 Location & costs
Nature Solo with senior Animas Valley guide Peter Scanlon and Annie Bloom. For more information, contact Jenny Deane: August 8th-18th 2013 Sheeffry Hills in County Mayo, Ireland.
Beginners Wild Camping weekend  13-15th September River Findhorn, Scotland £95
Grief Tending in community 11th – 14th October, 2013 Glenshee, Perthshire, Scotland  £250- 300
Grief Tending in community  November 29th – 2nd December 2013 Heathercombe, Devon, England£250- 300


Way of the Village Courses  Dates 2012 Location & costs
Beltane Nature Connection & Culture Mentoring A weekend introduction to the Art of Mentoring nature connection extravaganza! 4-6 MayPlaces: 42 Marcassie £215£165 for returning participants
Re-introducing the human  (bushcraft, tracking, foraging, bird language, befriending the dark, sensory delights & more) May 17-20Places: 16 Marcassie farm, plus a nature solo overnight wild camping.£245
Soultracker IntensiveBuilding wholeness, soul and joyful purpose July 5-8Places: 12 Marcassie Farm, Moray£245
Grief Tending in community September 6-9Places: 16 Kilmorey Bunkhouse, Isle of Arran, by Sea, cairn, woodland and River. Scotland.  £300
 Nature Solo with Maeve Gavin and senior Animas Valley guide Annie Bloom October 6-15th10 Days Places: 12 Dulsie ancient riparian silverbich woodland in Moray, close the river Findhorn£650
Nature, Sage and Soul Wrapping the bundle for vision questers and people doing the whole soultracker journey November 22-25Questers & soultrackers only. Venue tbc, Moray£250
Grief Tending in community December 7-10 Heathercombe, Devon, England


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