The Sky is the Limit

Our workshops and retreats often go beyond traditional classroom style teaching by creating a space where participants explore in a non-competitive, supportive, and hands-on learning environment.

PLEASE NOTE: You will need to call us to purchase a meal plan for any roommates who are not taking a program workshop!

July 2024

Fire It Up! Art Welding with David Kadlec & Connie B Burkhart – G24070402

Join our “welding-in-the-round” community and experience the thrill of metal art welding surrounded by the incredible beauty of Ghost Ranch. Learn the basics of oxygen acetylene welding and brazing, MIG & stick welding, plasma cutting and other metal cutting and forming techniques to make functional pieces and metal sculpture. Create your pieces using scrap metal […] ...
21 - 27 Jul

Silversmithing Open Studio with Jamie Halpern & Susie Sawin – G24070404

This course offers open use of the Ghost Ranch silversmith studio, with optional silversmith and lapidary coaching. It is intended for students who already have basic silversmith skills and wish to work independently. Studio work may be supplemented by demonstrations, discussions and guest instructors. Lapidary and silver channel inlay instruction will be provided to interested […] ...
21 - 27 Jul

Tru Green Pottery with Barbara Campbell – G24070403

Paper clay is clay with about 25% paper fiber mixed in. The fiber adds strength to the clay so when it is bone dry it is much stronger than clay without fiber. As long as the clay stays dry, the fiber adds amazing strength to the piece. In this class, we will concentrate on decorative […] ...
21 - 27 Jul

Yoga: Calling the Spirit Back with Edie Tsong – G2407046

This 5-day yoga retreat combines the wisdom of Joy Harjo’s poetry with the yogic concepts of the five koshas (the five sheaths). Each morning we explore one kosha and build sequentially to dynamic standing and balancing asana. Evenings are for gentle floor-based yoga. Classes include meditation and pranayama. Practices are designed with a sense of […] ...
21 - 27 Jul

Introduction to Watercolor Landscapes with Patsy Welch – G24070409

This is a fun introduction to painting the landscape with watercolors that will start at the very beginning. There is no need to have any prior art experience whatsoever, but if you have taken watercolor classes beforehand, you are welcome to join the class. We will learn various ways to create the many textures we […] ...
21 - 27 Jul

Adult Service Corps – G24070411

Adult Service Corps is one of the longest running programs that Ghost Ranch offers. We are excited that you are considering Adult Service Corps for summer 2024!  ASC is an opportunity to help Ghost Ranch with our labor and spirit, and it includes a wonderful time for camaraderie and fun.  Our work is laced with laughter […] ...
21 - 27 Jul

Sew Happy Service Corps – G24070412

Enjoy learning, giggles and laughter along with the satisfaction of giving from your heart and your hands. Share your time and talents in this sewing adventure where new friendships will be built and old ones renewed.  Let’s work together (25 hours) and sew for the Ranch. We will be making “Zabutans” and “Zafus”. Simply explained […] ...
21 - 27 Jul

Ghost Ranch Gospel Choir: Union and Reunion – G24070410

“Gospel music is far more than the soundtrack of the African American experience; it is it’s beating heart and soul…While styles have changed, there’s one sound that has remained a constant source of strength and courage,comfort and wisdom – Gospel.” Henry Louis Gates Join Bishop Todd and Pastor Linda O’Neal for a week of gospel singing! From his teen years as a co-leader of Lively Word-Lively Worship (with the […] ...
21 - 27 Jul

Summer Venture – G24070413

SummerVenture is an opportunity for youth ages 4-14 to have more fun than their parents! While parents and guardians spend mornings and evenings in workshops of their choosing, youth spend time experiencing all types of activities. All activities and time is spent under the guidance of our College and Summer Staff. Youth will make connections and create […] ...
21 - 27 Jul
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