Questions about registration? Call us: (503) 863-8462
Registration cost covers your campsite, instruction, two meals a day (breakfast and dinner, mon-fri only) and campground services (including sanitary services, firewood, and parking). Some classes have an additional materials fee. This year we are capping our group at 200 adult participants. Get your registrations in early to insure a spot at Echoes! Registrations must be postmarked on or before June 30, 2016 to receive early registration fee. Space is limited, so please register early. Registering implies that you understand and accept our waiver which you will be asked to sign on arrival.
|2018 Echoes Prices*|
|Week (Before June 30th)||Week (After June 30th)|
|4 and Under||Free|
|Individual Day Entry||$75/Day (CASH)||No day entry pre-sale. Pay at Echoes in Time Registration Booth on location. CASH ONLY|
* – These do not include material fees. Material fees vary depending on class: i.e. raw hides for tanning, willow for baskets, bow stalves, etc.
All minors MUST be accompanied by an adult. Minors are not allowed at Echoes by themselves.
You can register online. Register online through FlipCause by clicking the link below:
To sign up by mail, print and fill out our [registration form]. Make checks or money orders payable to “Rewild Portland,” and mail to:
Registrations must be postmarked on or before June 30, 2017 to receive early registration fee. Space is limited, so please register early.
If you wish to visit Echoes without taking classes to see what it’s about, there is no need to register. All visitors must first check in at the registration booth. If you decide you want to participate, come back to the registration booth for a camp tour and registration. If you have a friend who comes by to visit you, please have them check in with at registration as soon as they arrive.
Echoes offers a work/trade program in which students may be given a discounted registration fee in exchange for assistance in setting up camp and/or other tasks throughout the week. The most obvious benefit to the work/trade program is that you get into Echoes for free. Some not obvious benefits are that you get to work behind the scenes a little and have a direct contact with a lot of the teachers and organizers that you may otherwise miss out on as a student; it’s a deeper connection to the event. Work/trade participants must pre-approve with organizers prior to registration.
There are three areas of work trade at Echoes:
• Grounds Crew
You are expected to put in half a week of work to cover half a week of pay. This work doesn’t generally happen during classes (although emergencies can arise); it happens before and after Echoes. Please show respect for the gathering and the vision by being punctual and ready to assist when requested. We are looking for people who like being helpful, not just people who want a discount. As a former work-trader of ten years, I can attest that Echoes is pretty chill as far as work/trade goes. But while it’s not super demanding, it’s not all easy either: some of it involves dirty work and physical labor. If you don’t like getting dirty or doing physical work, please do not apply. Generally, work-traders who fit the criteria above are invited to come back year after year. The following are examples of the kind of work you will do as a work-trader: Set-up, Trail work (pruning, sawing, maybe chainsaw work), Set up tents/stations, Signage, Bathrooms/Composting Toilet maintenance, Fire pit, Gathering/preparing Firewood, Gray water disposal, Garbage/waste clean-up and disposal, Registration booth, General Camp Clean-up, Take down tents, Pack up camp, Help people load out, Garbage sweep.
• Kitchen Crew
You are expected to work one kitchen shift per day. This shift can last up to 4 hours (probably more like 2.5-3 hours). The following are examples of the kind of work you will do as a work-trader: Set-up, Kitchen Set up, Prepping Meals, Cooking Meals, Serving Meals, Cleaning up after Meals, Kitchen Clean-up, Kitchen Break Down, Kitchen Packed Up.
• Kids Camp
You are expected to work in the kids camp at least 4 shifts (morning or afternoon). These shifts take place during class. Tasks involved are mostly supervising children’s activities, soliciting instructors to teach kids activities, leading children’s activities, and assisting in teaching children’s activities. All kids camp crew must go through a thorough background check process.
We are working on creating a scholarship program for Echoes in Time. Our goal is to be able to offer 2 family scholarships, and two single adults. This program is not yet available. Please see our work/trade program for affordable access to the event.
We are honored to host so many talented instructors, representing countless years of study, rediscovery, and rewilding. As a service to this community of generous teachers, we hold a high standard for new instructors. Though we already work with a solid volume of committed teachers, we do welcome a limited number of new instructor staff (especially when their offerings fill obvious holes in the tracks of our curriculum) and strive to keep raising the bar for the quality of instruction that we offer. Follow THIS LINK for the full teaching application process.