Back to the Roots | A Permaculture & Dance Campout

  • Saturday, July 31, 2021 - Sunday, August 1, 2021
  • Lost Valley Educational Center, Dexter, OR
Back to the Roots | A Permaculture & Dance Campout

***SOLD OUT. All tickets are accounted for. No tickets are available at the door. We love you***

Lost Valley is thrilled to present…

"Back to the Roots: A Permaculture Action & Ecstatic Dance Campout"

◅ 50% of all profits raised help assist local BIPOC initiatives in Oregon. 50% of profits will help ensure our local volunteer fire department in Dexter, OR has adequate resources for the upcoming fire season.

Your ticket & presence helps support active change in our local communities. Read more on the initiatives below.

❍ Offerings: ❍

⌯ 1-2 nights camping
⌯ Hands-On Permaculture Action Workshops
⌯ Live Music
⌯ Ecstatic Dance
⌯ Movement Classes
⌯ Sound Healing
⌯ Song Circles
⌯ Catered Organic Dinner & Breakfast
⌯ Complimentary Kombucha (BNF)
⌯ Cacao & Herbal Elixir Bar
…. & Sooo much more!

❍ Performers/Facilitators: ❍

⌯ Youssoupha Sidibe
⌯ Sasha Rose
⌯ Luke Mandala
⌯ Kokayi Nosakhere
⌯ Fooble the Dragon
⌯ Sonya
… & more to be announced!

Schedule released in the coming days!

◅ Back to the Roots: Where it all begins. The beginnings of an old tradition… where we would come together every month, for 6+ years, and commune through dance on the land we know as Lost Valley. We welcome you to join us as we return to our roots for our first public dance event of 2021.

◅ We vision that this will not only be a space of fundraising, live music, dance & celebration… but that those who come will support our visions in creating Permaculture technologies on the land. We welcome you to come early, campout with us the night before, and learn from the stewards of the land on how to create solutions for the future.


◅ All of this takes place at an 87 acre nature sanctuary, intentional community (55 residents) & aspiring ecovillage known as Lost Valley Education & Event Center/Meadowsong Ecovillage, located approximately 25 minutes east of Eugene, Oregon.

◅  This is a conscious and intentional event that holds space for deep healing, joy, and communion. Leave alcohol and other mind-altering substances at home, and bring your natural light.

◅  We strive to create a safer and more inclusive space for all people, including marginalized and oppressed groups.  We work towards increasing literacy around consent, boundaries, privilege, and diversity. Our safety and inclusivity team holds space for emotional or physical support for participants during the event.  

◅ We offer discounted tickets to BIPOC, Transgender, and Alter-Abled people. Our facilities offer Gender-Neutral restrooms for this event. Disabled parking is also available close to the venue.

◅  We acknowledge that the Winefelly band of the Kalapuya nation once resided on the land we now dance upon. We acknowledge these people were violently removed by white colonizers. We pay our respects to these first peoples, past and present, and practice compassion for the perpetrators who stole their own humanity. We humbly apologize for the harm that was and is still being done.  We intend to work towards repairing and healing this inter-generational wound.


◅  PRE-SALE tickets available online. Tickets will not be sold at the door. We expect this event to sell-out. Only 100 general admission tickets available.

◅  WORK-TRADE: Limited spots available. Reach out to for more info.

◅  CHILDREN: Children are welcome at this event – as long as there is direct supervision at all times. We create this container primarily for those who are 18+.

◅  PETS: Please leave your pets at home for this event. Thank you for understanding.

◅  SMOKING: Only permitted in designated areas. Please find event organizers if there is a need to smoke.

◅  BRING YOUR OWN BLISSWARE: Please bring your own bowl, cup (for kombucha/tea/cacao) and silverware for the catered dinner.

◅  NOTE: Registration will be officially closed at 6 PM. We encourage everyone, especially first-timers, to join us for our opening circle. Please do not arrive after this time.

◅ PLEASE CARPOOL! Parking is limited. Parking passes available for $15.

◅ Even more details emerge as we get closer to event time.


100% of all profits will go to support local intiatives in need.

◅ 50% of profits will go to support the stewardship of the Ashland BIPOC Sanctuary & the work of Kokayi Nosakhere. Learn more about these intiatives here:

◅ 50% of profits will help support our local volunteer fire department of Dexter, OR have adequate resources for the upcoming fire season.



Friday Night: 4PM – 7PM: Early Bird Arrival

– Get first choice on campsites & join in on the Friday night music jam/song circle that goes late into the night. Bring your own snacks/food for Friday.

9:00 – Arrival/Registration Opens

Permaculture Action:
10:00 – 2:00: Creating Defensible Space w/ Brian Byers
10:00 – 2:00: Garden Swale Systems w/ Khyla Allis
2:00 – Catered Organic lunch provided

Workshop Series:
3:00 – Lost Valley Sustainability Tour (Meet at the Solar Roller)
4:00 – Capoeria Dance Class w/ Johani Askins

Music & Dance:
5:00 – Community Cacao Offering
6:30 – Kokayi Nosakhere
6:45 – Opening Circle

Late Night Activities:
10:00 – Catered Organic Vegan Dinner
Midnight-ish – Sacred Sound Serenade w/ Sonya

All are welcome to spend the night. Bring your camping gear 🙂


8:00am – Catered organic breakfast (helpers welcome)

8:00am – Conscious Connected Breath w/ Kurt Smith
9:00am – Awaken: Live Music w/ YOUSSOUPHA SIDIBE
10:00am – Ecstatic Dance w/ LUKE MANDALA
11:30 am – Community clean up party
Even more details to emerge as we get closer to event time.

⌯ Event catered by Soil to Soul Northwest.
⌯ Complimentary kombucha provided by BNF Kombucha & Jun


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