While at Camp Gaea we also need to respect and follow the camp rules. Here they are for you to look over before you come out to camp. We will have copies at camp as well.
GAEA RETREAT CENTER AGREEMENT OF RESPECT & RULES
In addition to abiding by any and all federal, state or local laws, it
is expected that those who wish to enjoy the sanctuary of Gaea respect
the basic policies of Earth Rising Inc. regarding personal behavior and
responsibilities while at this facility. All we are truly asking is that
RESPECT YOURSELF RESPECT OTHERS RESPECT THE LAND
Firearms: All firearms, including concealed weapons are strictly prohibited.
Cameras: All photographers must obtain a signed pre-photo release from
any person photographed. Photographing anyone unaware is not allowed.
Hunting: Of any type, by any means is prohibited. Fishing is allowed.
Registration: Everyone must register upon arrival and pay appropriate
fees. No one under 18 is permitted, unless accompanied by a parent or
Children: The supervision, safety and behavior of all persons 17 or
under are the responsibility of their parent or guardian. Children 12 or
under are to be in the direct presence and supervision of their parent
Swimming: Swimmers under age 14 must be accompanied by a Parent or
guardian. Remember, swim at your own risk, no lifeguards are provided.
Pets: Pets of any kind should be under constant supervision or properly
caged. Dogs must be kept on leashes, and owners are fully responsible
for their actions and cleaning up after them.
Vehicles: The speed limit is 5 MPH – please observe it! Remain on the
roads at all times. Parking is permitted in designated parking areas
(see map) only. Please restrict driving – park, walk, exercise and enjoy
Harassment: In any form based on, but not limited to, religion,
spirituality, sexual preferences, race, gender, or age is prohibited.
Littering: Miscellaneous personal refuse, including cigarette butts,
should be placed in receptacles. Everyone is required to clean up after
Recycling: Receptacles are located at the dining hall, ridge and beach.
(Additional recycling locations may be available during special events)
Non-meat food scraps may be composted (ask the caretaker for the
location). Paper and untreated cardboard only may be burned in
established camp fires.
Refuse: Place all trash in dumpster by Phoenix Hall or remove with you
Camp Fires: Use ONLY existing fire pits. Portable fireplaces & grills
Firewood: Contact the caretaker for full information or bring your own
wood. Use of existing wood stacks or pre-cut wood is prohibited.
Sites: Meditation/Ritual sites are situated throughout Gaea and it is
expected that these spaces will be respected and offerings left at them
should remain undisturbed.
Sex: Sex in public areas is strictly prohibited.
Personal Items: Personal items become the property of Gaea Retreat if
left over seven days. Infractions of any portion of this Agreement of
Respect may result in expulsion and or permanent disbarment from the