Date 2019 Programme What’s going to be happening
2nd – 7th September 2019 Friends of Camas Week This week is open to anyone over 18 who has a connection to Camas and would like to come back for a week. It’s a great opportunity to make new friends and spend some regenerative time in a special place. You can expect all the usual adventure activities such as kayaking and abseiling, some lovely food and great chat round the fire. We’re also hoping to be building a new drying shed so bring your DIY skills!
23rd – 28th September 2019 Woodland Week We’ve planted over 1,500 trees in our new woodland – a mixture of 13 different native species.  This year we are planning to establish a tree nursery to propagate from local seed sources.  We’ll be out collecting seed, mostly hazel, and setting them up for germination over the winter, as we as tending to our young saplings.  This week will be a mixture of practical tasks and time to rest and refresh.  There’ll be good food and plenty of banter.  
30th September – 5th October 2019 October Garden Week Spend a week at Camas helping us with looking after our organic garden. There’ll most likely be seaweed collecting, compost turning, digging ditches, pruning trees and repairing paths, and lots more to suit all abilities. We’ll make plenty of time to explore the local area, eating good food, and spending evenings by the fire.
7th – 12th October 2019 Autumn Work Week NOW FULL  Come and help us get Camas tidied away for the winter season.  With a variety of jobs from chopping wood, fixing the track and mending broken stuff, there will be a task to suit everyone.  The week is mixed with plenty of free time to explore the local area and beautiful beaches.  
    2020 Season
23rd March – 3rd April  2020 Working Holiday (Two weeks) Come and get Camas up and running for the season ahead. Light the stoves, spruce up the rooms, fix broken stuff, and launch the boat the as well as many other tasks. Live and work together as part of a community in this remote and beautiful part of the world. There’ll be time to explore the local area and look up at the stars at night! This year we are having an extended working holiday over two weeks. Guests are welcome to come for the whole time or just for a few nights. Rates are per night (£50 supporter/£35 standard/£25 concession). 
6th -11th April 2020 Easter Family Week Spend a week living in community with other families in the remote Camas bay. We will be offering a range of outdoor activities as well trips to the beach and to Iona. There’ll be time for cooking, being in the garden or reading your book by the sea. (Adults pay according to the rates below, children under 16 at £125)
27th April -2nd May 2020 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, option of a day trip, and lots of tea and cake to keep you going!
25th – 30th May 2020 May Family Week As above, another opportunities for families to spend a week living in community at Camas. This week coincides with Whitsun school holidays. (Adults pay according to the rates below, children under 16 at £125)
Pricing information for Open Weeks at Camas 2019
It’s really important to us that Camas is open to everyone regardless of financial circumstances. We therefore offer different rates depending of what guests can afford to pay. Your contribution allows Camas to continue to provide a warm, welcoming community in a unique place, to maintain and improve our buildings and land, and support youth and community groups who love coming here. Please pay what you can.

£250 supporter rate – for those who are able to give a bit more

£175 standard rate – for those on average incomes

£125 concessionary rate – for students and those on low incomes (Please ask for an application form.)

If you are unable to afford the concessionary rate please contact us as we want to ensure that no one is excluded from staying at Camas because of their financial situation.

For enquiries and booking information, please contact Carol on [email protected] or phone 01681 700404

Please read our Information sheet for guests coming to Camas