Lauren is a co-founder of the Weaving Earth Center for Relational Education and serves as its Director. She co-facilitates the WE Immersion, works with a variety of teen and youth groups and consults widely with organizations and communities. As a designer, educator, wilderness guide and community facilitator, Lauren is dedicated to creating abundant, healthy and regenerative communities where people live in reciprocal relationships with the land and one another.
Dave is a co-founder of the Weaving Earth Center for Relational Education. He co-facilitates the WE Immersion, provides 1-on-1 mentoring services, consults with community organizations and works with a variety of teen groups in wild places. Dave is a patient mentor and brings his love of the earth, humanity, creativity and possibility into everything he does.
Will is a co-founder of the Weaving Earth Center for Relational Education. He co-facilitates the WE Immersion and is a teacher, naturalist, wilderness guide, designer, and longtime student of the human-nature relationship. Will’s interests and passions have always been at the edges and confluences of ecological resiliency, human development, social justice and community competency.
Sam wears several hats at Weaving Earth: He is staff for the WE Immersion, works with a variety of youth and teen programs, and is the Senior Staff Writer. Sam grew up amidst concrete and chain link but fell hopefully in love with wilderness on the rocky shore of California’s Papoose Lake. He is a wilderness first responder and an apprentice to music, martial arts, myth and the manifold beauty of wild things.
Marie is staff for the Weaving Earth Immersion. Over the last decade, she has worked alongside her community to enliven the practices of deep nature connection in her home on California’s Central Coast. She is excited to bring her experiences from home to Weaving Earth, and vice versa.
Melodie is the Youth Program Coordinator at Weaving Earth. She is deeply committed to creating learning environments that build connection to self as part of a greater context of living beings, that honor diverse ways of learning and knowing, that are deeply inclusive and that pull out the innate brilliance and depth of wisdom that live in all young people, supporting them to uncover and follow their passions and curiosities to what brings them more fully alive.
Ida works with the Weaving Earth Wild Tenders program. With passion for supporting the exploration of free and honest self-expression, she is a lover of music, a playful student of the wild, committed to the journey of listening to and acting from the heart. For the past three years she has been a participant in […]
Marley is part of the Wild Tenders homeschool program. He is passionate about the reintegration of art, culture, and nature. Few realms are untouched by his rampant curiosity and when it comes to open awareness, powerful observation, and fearless learning Marley acknowledges children as his true role models.
In 2012 Kate founded Walking Water—a pilgrimage with the waters—as a way to inspire us to be in community, in relation with the waters and the places we live and ultimately to experience the huge potential we all have to create change. Walking Water already has a strong global following and is seen as a model in social action. Kate is a member of the Beyond Boundaries team, a Council carrier and community consultant and has recently joined the Weaving Earth team in California.