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Varthing: A Celebration of the First Day of Summer 2016
Celebrate the First Day of Summer with Várblót and traditional activities. Explore the mysteries, magic, tradition and folklore as well as participate in rituals and rites honoring the Norse/Germanic gods. We will be holding an egg decorating contest and our annual egg hunt and games for children of all ages on Saturday. This year the event has been expanded, starting Thursday evening and running until Sunday morning for a full extra day of activities and discussions.
Bunkhouse accommodations are limited so please reserve your space early if you are planning on sleeping in the bunkhouse.
Registration will be $30 per person over 16 (children are free) for the whole weekend, or $15 for one day, (Friday or Saturday). Registration includes bunkhouse overnight accommodations and meals (Potluck on Thursday night, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Friday and Saturday, breakfast on Sunday morning). There are spaces for RV and tent camping.
Please let us know ahead of time if you are planning on attending or post to the Facebook page if you have any questions or concerns.
Information and a map of the park are available at http://www.parks.wa.gov/publications/parks/Lewis%20and%20Clark%20State%20Park.pdf.
DIRECTIONS AND SITE INFORMATION
There is an information sheet on the park and a map to the ELC at the south end of the park at
WHAT TO BRING
Bedding. The beds on site do not come with bedding, just mattresses.
Clothing (Best to dress in layers, waterproof poncho in case of rain).
Medications (refrigeration will be available if needed).
There will be some great workshops and classes, don't forget writing materials and your camera.
Instruments, music or other items for activities and evening entertainment.
Maintain frið, or peaceful, appropriate behavior
No firearms, fireworks or weapons
No illegal substances of any kind.
Observe all federal, state and local laws, statutes and regulations. If in doubt, ask.
No pets in any buildings due to health issues.
Wildlife, plants and all park buildings, signs and tables and other structures are protected;
removal or damage of any kind is prohibited.
Feeding of wildlife is prohibited.
No fires or open flame except in authorized containers.
Do not gather driftwood from the beaches
Please note: The event will be held under a strict declaration of Frið (Peace).
~~Illegal activity or substances of any kind will not be tolerated.