A Whitsun message, May 2020

Whitsun celebrates an event in sacred time when, inspired by truth, justice, and righteousness, human beings learned to speak a language that all humanity could understand.  In religious imagery, the Whitsun event is represented by individuals baptized with tongues of fire, which can overcome the boundaries of nationality, race, class, and creed to establish a … Read more

From Inclusion to Community: lecture from the 2019 Camphill Research Symposium

Last July, Camphill communities in upstate New York hosted the joint International Communal Studies Association and Camphill Research Symposium conference. Our colleagues at the Camphill Foundation have published a number of Camphill Research Symposium lectures online, and we’ve made them available through the Camphill Research Network! The 2019 Camphill Research Symposium was unforgettable. The conversations … Read more

Exploring the Camphill Impulse: impressions from a second-year Camphill Academy retreat

This February, students and faculty from our programs in Curative Education at The Camphill School and Inclusive Social Development at Camphill Village Copake and Triform Camphill Community spent a weekend together to explore the foundations of the Camphill Impulse. This retreat is the first in a series of three retreats exploring some of the foundational … Read more

Homemaking, Community Building: Inner & Outer Aspects of Home Life

In January 2020 the Camphill Academy hosted a Continuing Education workshop in partnership with the Camphill Association. This year’s Homemaking, Community Building workshop explored the inner and outer aspects of home life in the Camphill movement and beyond. There were 40 participants in the 3-day workshop with a broad range of experience in the task … Read more

Experiences of Community: New research from Andrew Plant

Our colleague Andrew Plant has published a new research project, available now on the Camphill Research Network. Andrew has been a coworker and researcher in the Camphill movement for 40 years, and has written extensively on archetypal processes of change within the Camphill movement, including in “Communities in Transition” (2008); “The Paradoxes of Community” (2013) … Read more

New Research: Camphill Academy faculty Master’s theses now available on Camphill Research Network

We’re happy to announce that two new Master’s theses have been added to the Camphill Research Network website, from faculty members of the Camphill Academy’s Curative Education program! Ute Heuser, a eurythmy teacher at the Camphill School and instructor in the Camphill Academy wrote her thesis–A Way to Touch: Using Touch in Eurythmy Lessons for … Read more

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