Bamboo Creative Camp
Walkerville, VIC (Near Wilsons Prom)
3-6 Apr 2015


Want to learn about bamboo or make things using this amazing material, experience a walk through the bamboo forest and meet other like minded people? Come and join the Bamboo Creative Camp where you will have the opportunity to camp near a bamboo forest and learn how to work with bamboo over three days. You will experience the sound, the smell and the taste of bamboo while making a bamboo items that you can take home.

During the workshop you will make your own idea under the expert guidance of the facilitators and take your creation home. This can be anything starting from small objects like cups, chopsticks to screens, lamps, chairs, etc. As part of the workshops you will learn about following topics –

· Bamboo species and its uses
· Harvesting bamboo
· Various bamboo preservation techniques including heat treatment 

· Making and using bamboo pins
· Splitting bamboo strips and heat bending
· Various methods of connection bamboo


The workshop includes bamboo and other materials like ropes, etc. Based on your design you might need to provide specific material or you can add them later stage.

Program:
Arrival - Fri 3 April 2pm, Finish – Mon 6 2pm
Detailed program to be advised later. Days will include hands-on making and theory about bamboo. There will be evening talks and discussion beside a campfire (weather permitting).

Accommodation:
Camping on site (cold shower, portaloo toilets)
Holiday rental type accommodation available in the area.

Note: Please note the property can be accessed by 2WD vehicles via a dirt road but 4WD is required to access the bamboo forest and camping area. If you don’t have a 4WD you will need to park your car at the property entrance and will be transported in a vehicle to the campsite.

For more information email info@giantgrassdesign.com

Cancellations and refunds:
Giant Grass reserves the right to cancel workshops due to insufficient numbers.

If we cancel the workshop you will be entitled to a 100% refund, or you may choose to transfer to another date, subject to availability.

If you decide to withdraw 7 or more days prior to the workshop date Giant Grass will retain a 10% administration fee.

If you decide to withdraw less than 7 days prior to the workshop date Giant Grass will retain 100% of your workshop fee.
Location:
Walkerville, Victoria
When: 
3 - 6 April 2015
Arrival - Fri 3 April 2pm 
Finish – Mon 6 2pm


Facilitators: 
Munir Vahanvati
Mittul Vahanvati

Cost: 
Workshop - 
Regular $220
Early bird $200 (before 15 Mar 2015)
Couple $350

Camping - 
$25/person (3 nights)


Food -
Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided at reasonable cost (price to be advised) or BYO

 
To register and pay for the workshop send us an email.