$90 – Early registration ♦ $110– After February 3
Saturday 2/25/17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 2/26/17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lunch on Saturday and Sunday are included.
If you can make an additional contribution, you will help us cover expenses and provide scholarship opportunities. Location: Bluffton Sportsmen’s Club 405 N. Spring St. Bluffton, Ohio 45817 Bluffton is located on I-75 near U.S. 30, making the workshop convenient for residents of northwest Ohio, and those in nearby parts of Michigan and Indiana.
As we face the challenges of peak oil, climate change, and economic contraction, the Transition movement (Transition initiatives) is a positive approach that focuses on local solutions and building community resilience. Training for Transition is the popular, in-depth experiential workshop created by the global Transition Network. The course describes how to set up, run, and maintain a successful Transition initiative. It is packed with imaginative and inspiring ways to engage your community, and delves into both the theory and practice of Transition that has worked so well in hundreds of communities around the world. It meets the training criteria recommended for local initiating groups to become an internationally recognized Transition initiative.
Through this course participants will:
This training will be a mix of presentation and visual media, participatory discussions, small group work, and practical planning that you can take home and use. Participants are invited to share their experience and learn from others in the course.
Join us for a weekend to focus on ideas and opportunities, to build skills, and connect with others interested in the TransitionMovement.
Required Reading: Transition Primer: The Essential Guide to Doing Transition Recommended Reading:The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience, by Rob Hopkins
Who can participate? People interested in learning about the Transition movement in greater depth, leaders who are already creating a Transition Initiative in their community, and leaders of community groups who wish to be resources for the Transition movement in their locale. The training is open to anyone interested in learning about or developing a Transition initiative. Just 30 places are available. Register early to hold your spot and get a discount!
Your workshop hosts: Transition Bluffton is sponsoring this Launch training. All are welcome—from Bluffton and beyond—to join us for this inspiring weekend. Please let us know if you need a scholarship, have specific food needs, or would like to be hosted in a home on Saturday night.
Have questions? Contact Peter Badertscher and Sally Weaver Sommer at email@example.com.
This workshop is offered by Transition Network, the global facilitator of the Transition Towns movement. The workshop has been offered in hundreds of communities and dozens of countries worldwide. Certified Transition Trainers, including Tina Clarke, will share experiences from the U.S. and around the world. For more information, see www.TransitionNetwork.org and www.TransitionUS.org