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EcoMaste, Fuente Verde

Model Making

Make your own small scale structure model and learn basic knowledge of building with Bamboo.

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Model Making
Model Making

Time & Location

Jan 14, 2022, 2:00 PM – Jan 17, 2022, 11:00 AM

EcoMaste, Fuente Verde, San José, Tinamaste, Costa Rica

About The Experience

Model Making 

Weekend workshop

Come to EcoMaste and experience the abundance of life in the jungle. Here you will have an opportunity to commune with nature, ground yourself, enjoy our nature trails, cascading river, harvest fresh foods from the property, vibrant delicious plant based meals, and learn basic knowledge you need to build with bamboo as well as natural materials.

Our goal is to give students a transformational and regenerative education so that they can be empowered to create a lifestyle rooted in sustainability and collaboration with nature. You will be guide in the steps to make your own small scale structure model.

On this weekend workshop, we will be brainstorming ideas for a small structure, drawing different views of the dreamed structures, and transforming them into a physical small scale bamboo structure. If you already have some knowledge, the instruction will be adapted to match your skill level, so you can improve on your own skills.

 The Flow & Highlights:

  • Meditation and Yoga daily
  • Fresh fruit through out the day from the property and surrounding area plus 3 meals plant based food. 
  • Friday - Welcome and introduction. Tool use.
  • Saturday - Steps to make a structure model. Materials are included.
  • Sunday -  Final work day. Presentation of structures.
  • Monday - Check out or stay for one more day!
  • Suitable for any level. From no experience to expert.
  • You must be over 18 years old.
  • Reiki, body massage or a guided personal healing session, at additional cost.
  • Access to river and pond.
  • Hiking trails on property. 

 Bambú (scale model)

  • Learn about bamboo varieties
  • Harvesting, processing, treatment and curing methods.
  • Splitting of bamboo, bending, drilling, pegging, lashing, fish mouths and other joinery techniques.
  • How to make a fish mouth
  • Make bamboo nails.
  • Prepare walls before application of adobe

*Limited space available*

*Accomodations vary according to room and privacy

$60 BYOT | $89 shared room (space available) | $119 private room (one left!)*

**Costa Ricans receive a 40% discount. Locals 10%**

***Both courses receive a 20% discount***

Must be 18 or older. Please make sure you bring your own yoga mat, gloves, goggles and water bottle. We will send you an email with a list of prefered tools to have upon request.

Nos vemos en la jungla!

Count me in!

  • Model Making BYOT

    Bring your own Tent. Your ticket covers: Workshop All meals include Space to setup your tent. Access to compost toilet and showers. Arrival date is January 14th. Course runs the next morning (15th) until January 17th which is check out.

    $60.00
  • Model Making Shared Room

    This is a shared room option, first come first serve bunk beds. Your ticket covers: Workshop All meals Bunk bed in a shared room Access to compost toilet and hot shower available. Arrival date is January 14th. Workshop runs the next morning (15th) until January 17th which is check out. If you would like to sign up for the internship program, your ticket money will be applied towards it. Please let us know.

    $89.00
  • Model Making (Shared 2 ppl)

    This is a private shared 2-3 person room (one double*, one single bunk bed) Your ticket covers: Workshop All meals Bunk bed in a shared room Access to compost toilet and hot shower available. Arrival date is January 14th. Workshop runs the next morning (15th) until January 17th which is check out. If you would like to sign up for the internship program, your ticket money will be applied towards it. Please let us know.

    $109.00

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