10-15 March: Tree Planting Week – Help us plant our new woodland! We have been busy fundraising for a deer fence to protect the trees, the fence is now up and it’s time to plant! We will be aiming to plant nearly 4000 trees with the help of volunteers from New Caledonian Woodlands, the Woodland Trust and you! (£200)

26-31 March: Work Week – Come and help us get Camas up and running for the 2018 season. With a variety of jobs from painting to sewing and mending there is a task for all ages and abilities. The week is mixed with plenty of free time to explore the local area and beautiful beaches. (£200)

2-7 April: Family Week – Spend a week living in community with other families in the remote Camas bay. We will be offering a range of activities including kayaking, climbing, trips to the beach and to Iona as well as cooking, time in the garden or reading your book by the sea. (£250 adult, £100 under 16)

16-21 April: Poetry and Place – Land and sea, the relationship between history and geography and community, all the things that go to make up a sense of place, have always been a source of inspiration for poetry. What better place than Camas, which has all of these in abundance, to spend a few days letting the creative juices flow. For anyone – experienced writers or beginners – who has ever felt they have a poem in them! Facilitated by Kathy Galloway. (£250)

7-12 May: Garden Week – A week at Camas getting your hands in the soil! Spend time in the Camas garden helping us set up for the season to come. A mixture of work, rest and play with garden tasks, walks to beaches, trip to Iona, kayaking and lots of tea and cake to keep you going! Suitable for all ages and abilities. (£250)

8-13 October: Garden Week – A week at Camas getting your hands in the soil! Spend time in the Camas garden helping put the gardens to bed for winter. A mixture of work, rest and play with garden tasks, walks to beaches, trip to Iona, kayaking and lots of tea and cake to keep you going! Suitable for all ages and abilities. (£250)

15-20 October: Work Week – Come and help us get Camas tidied away for the winter season. With a variety of jobs from painting to sewing and mending there is a job for all ages and abilities. The week is mixed with plenty of free time to explore the local area and beautiful beaches. (£200)

For enquiries and booking information, please contact  Carol on [email protected]

Camas

Camas prices are per person, with a minimum group size during high season of 11 people.
Negotiable discounts are possible for larger groups – maximum capacity 28.

The Iona Community also has an Access Fund to help us ensure that no one is excluded from staying in our Centres on grounds of income, especially those unable to access holidays elsewhere. For further information about eligibility contact Carol on [email protected]

Payments can be made by sterling cheque or bank draft made payable to ‘The Iona Community’.
Payment is also accepted by credit card (Visa or Mastercard) and by Bank debit card.

If you wish to pay by either of these methods, write only the last four digits of your card number on the booking form.
The Bookings Office will contact you for the full number when payment is due.

‘Camas folk’, by David Coleman