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7 Day Cob Workshop NC USA

$700

August 9, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - August 15, 2014 @ 4:00 pm Contact

Learn how to Build with Cob & Create Housing for people in Need.

We are gathering to help build a series of natural buildings to provide housing for the homeless and space for Volunteer in Your Community, Inc’s community food, gardening, and skill-building workshops.

In this 7 day Cob Workshop, will will build our first structure, a 12’x12′ cob cottage that will be used as a community center and workshop space.

Cob is an affordable, natural, and beautiful earthen building material that can be used to build homes, out buildings, garden walls, benches, and public sculptures. In this workshop you will learn basic skills in:
– Cob mixing techniques
– Cob walls
– Sculpture and decorative elements
– Roofing options and integration in cob wall systems

The goal of this workshop is to create a beautiful, functional building for Volunteer in Your Community Inc’s nonprofit programs. As such, we will be balancing participants’ educational goals and our host’s need to complete the building, so please expect to get dirty and work hard!

Tuition is very affordable, ax deductible, and includes workshops, vegetarian meals, and camping space.
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL
Pay Before May 31,2014
$575.00
Tuition: $700 for individuals, $1300 for couples, A limited number of work-trade positions are available for discounted or full tuition.

For questions, please contact Tinece Holman at volunteersinc@gmail.com or 336-334-2984.
More information on Volunteer in Your Community Inc is available at: http://www.viyc.org

REGISTRATION PAYMENT
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7-day-cob-workshop-nc-usa-tickets-11439093637
Or through paypal at volunteersinc@gmail.com
Or you can mail a check or money order to:
Volunteer In Your Community Inc.
ATTN:Education Center
805 Stoney Hill Circle Greensboro, NC 27406

Details

Start:
August 9, 2014 @ 12:00 pm
End:
August 15, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
Cost:
$700
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7-day-cob-workshop-nc-usa-tickets-11439093637

Venue

Volunteer In Your Community Inc
805 Stoney Hill Circle, Greensboro, 27406 United States
Phone:
3369446710
Website:
www.viyc.org

Organizer

Cob Collective
Phone:
336-549-6159
Email:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/cobcollective