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Workshops are lead by COMEGA attendees...

Our workshops allow you to explore and grow in a volunteer facilitated group which last around 1 and half to 2 hours or more. Each workshop is unique and is held in different parts of the campgrounds. Make sure to sign up as there may be limited space. Workshops are also completely optional so you can use that time to explore, recoup, or connect.

Workshop Time Slots:

- Friday evening (1.5hrs)
- Saturday morning (1.5hrs)
- Saturday afternoon: 1st block (1.5hrs) 2nd block (1.5hrs)*
- Sunday morning (1.5hrs)

*You may choose to offer a workshop that takes up both afternoon time blocks that lasts up to 3 hours or offer a 1.5 hour workshop during either block.

Once a year we offer a "Pre-Gathering Workshop" lead by a guest facilitator.  This is an additional full-day workshop offered on the Thursday before the regular spring gathering. Click here for more info for this workshop offered only at spring-time gatherings.

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Examples of workshops offered at past gatherings:

• Sweat lodge
• Rage/Anger release
• Introduction to massage
• Hand drumming
• Relationships
• Sexuality
• Body image
• Gay/straight issues
• Myths and fears underlying homophobia
• Betrayal and healing of the broken heart
• Mentoring
• Meditation
• Dance
​• Awakening Your Passion
​• Intro to Yoga and Tai Chi
• Singing​
• Getting in touch with feelings
• Trust walk
• Healing energy
• Stress
• Creative writing
• Talking to your father
• Mask making
• Men and pornography
• Celebrating and appreciating our mothers
• Giving care to a loved one
• Healing our Shame, Celebrating Our Bodies
• Transformational breathwork
• Hurting and healing
• Men and abortion
• Health issues
• Joys of Intimacy

If you are thinking about facilitating a workshop, please download the Workshop Form below. Fill out everything except under "Sign up", e-mail to Mike Dearborn at, and print out a copy to bring with you to the gathering.  Please try and keep the document to one page by making minimal edits in describing your workshop.

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