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Oceans of Compassion: A Beach Clean-up Retreat

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 6:00 pm to Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 12:00 pm

In conjunction with the SOLVE Oregon Beach Cleanup,
you’re invited to join the Zen Community of Oregon for
a weekend CAMPING retreat

Take a weekend on the coast to connect with the Sangha. With a relaxed schedule and opportunity for socializing, there will be sitting times, Dharma talks, and practices to take with you into the clean-up.  We will focus on themes of Compassion, listening practice, our precious living earth and waters, and the Bodhisattvas who look after them.

The SOLVE Beach Cleanup takes place on Saturday September 29th from 10a - 1p


For Group Campsite: $150 if registered by August 20;  later registration $200

For Yurt Camping (we reserved 3 yurts. Sleeps up to 3 double/queen with single bunk): $300 if registered by August 20;  later registration $350

(includes $50 non-refundable deposit)
Deadline for registration September 24th

Carpooling is strongly encouraged; there will be an extra fee after more than 6 vehicles in the group camping areas.

Costs includes your space in group campsite, simple meals, beginning with dinner on the first night through breakfast on Sunday.

Click here to register with SOLVE to let them know you're coming and sign a waiver.
Check the box:  “I am registering myself as part of a group" and select Zen Community of Oregon. The online registration includes an e-waiver. If you can't sign up online, you can also sign up at the registration table the day of the event.

For a map of Beverly Beach State Park click here:  

Please let Jomon know:

if you do not have camping gear
if you have food allergies

Sleeping Pad, Sleeping Bag, Pillow
Camp chair (optional)
Flashlight or head lamp
Toiletries and towel
Oryoki set if you have one, otherwise bring a couple of bowls & silverware for meals
Water bottle
Sitting supplies - your own cushion or bench.  There will be chairs and zabutons.
Comfortable clothing, layers in case of warm, cool, or rainy weather
Additional snack food if desired
Beverly Beach State Park
198 NE 123rd St
Newport, Oregon 97365
$150 if registered before Aug 20; late registration $200