Dan Law delivers a wooden bow making workshop during the Raincoast Re-Skilling Festival, Ucluelet Community Center.

Dan Law delivers a wooden bow making workshop during the Raincoast Re-Skilling Festival, Ucluelet Community Center.

Ucluelet Re-Skilling Festival

The Ucluelet Re-Skilling Festival takes place on February 1st, 2014 at the Ucluelet Community Center from   10 am - 5 pm. Please see the workshop schedule below. All workshops are free, no registration necessary. The 2013 Ucluelet Re-Skilling Festival workshops are also listed at the bottom of this page.

2014 Ucluelet Workshop Schedule:
10:00 am - 10:45 am: Wooden Bow Making - with Dan Law
11:00 am - 11:30 am: Yogurt Making - with April Robson
11:40 am - 12:00 pm: Building Transferrable Skills - with Alberni Valley Employment
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm: Making Nut Milks - with Lindsay Renton
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm: Health Talk on Fermentation - with Lindsay Renton
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm: The Healing Powers of Kombucha  - with Christiane Watson
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Making Kefir - with Cindy Hutchinson & Janine Croxall
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm: Making Kimchi - with David Woodward
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm: Pasta Making - with Kasia Kromka
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm: Setting Traps & Snares - with Darryl Keeble
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Rope Making - with Darryl Keeble

 

The 2013 Ucluelet Re-Skilling Festival was a huge success. Thank you to the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust & The District of Ucluelet. 

2013 Ucluelet Workshop Schedule:
10:00 am - 11:00 am: Veggie Oil Engine Conversion - with Gerry Schreiber
11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Cedar Weaving - with Mary Martin
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Preparing Shellfish - with Bobby Lax
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm: Break - visit booths at Festival
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm: Relaxation Skills - with Lorna Watson
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm: Building Wood-Gas Camping Stoves - with Dan Harrison
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm: Break - visit booths at Festival
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm: Oreinteering and Knot Tying - with Kat McGlynn
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm: Break - visit booths at Festival
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Building Wooden Bows - with Dan Law

The Ucluelet Re-Skilling Festival was made possible with support from the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust and the District of Ucluelet

Gerry Schreiber delivering a workshop on veggie-oil vehicle conversion. Photo: Dan Harrison.

Gerry Schreiber delivering a workshop on veggie-oil vehicle conversion. Photo: Dan Harrison.

Mary Martin delivering a workshop on cedar weaving. Photo: Dan Harrison.

Bobby Lax and Oyster Jim delivering a workshop on preparing local shellfish. Photo: Dan Harrison.

Dan Law delivering a workshop on wooden bow construction. Photo: Dan Harrison.

Dan Law delivering a workshop on wooden bow construction. Photo: Dan Harrison.

Dan Harrison delivering a workshop on wood-gas 
camping stoves. Photo: Kimberly Johnston.