Generation Farms offers integrative healing opportunities through
wellness programs, horsemanship, nature and professional training.
Workshops and Events
Deep Connection with Nature workshops for children will be scheduled in the fall.
June 9 & 10; Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 5 pm
Reflection of the Horse - The Generation Farms Approach - Week One Professional Training completed
This fulfills Focus Training Week One requirement in the EFW - Canada Certification Program
Integration Week - this program is for students who have completed Reflection of the Horse in a previous year
July 30 to August 3; Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm
Integration Week is a five day program for NAEFW certification candidates who are ready to work with others and create your own programs. This is a chance to expand your skills and awareness in a safe learning environment.
$1400 plus 5% GST
Trainers: Deborah Marshall MA RCC; Kate Burns MSW RSW and Emily Pelletier MA as well as the Generation Farms staff and herd
For more information please email email@example.com .
Reflection of the Horse - The Generation Farms Approach - Week Two
This fulfills Focus Training Week Two requirement in the EFW - Canada Certification Program
August 20 to 25; (Monday through Saturday) This five day program has a free day on Thursday for rest and integration.
Expand your learning about Generation Farms Approach in this five day program. This week will focus on helping others experience the world using the Generation Farms skills and approach. This week is suitable for people who are going into the EFW field. It will review the concepts of the GF Approach and put them into practice with each other and the horses including:
Trainers: Deborah Marshall MA RCC; Kate Burns MSW RSW, Emily Pelletier MA as well as the Generation Farms staff and herd.
Total cost is $2600 plus GST for both Week One and Week Two when they are taken in the same year. $1400 plus 5% GST when taking Week Two alone.
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
New program for children!!
Deep Nature Connections at Generation Farms (for 12 to 14 year olds)
This is not a riding or horse activity program.
September 22 Saturday 9 am to 12 noon
$30 plus GST
Mentors: Mandy Robinson BA CYC; Kate Burns MSW RSW
This program will give children an opportunity to explore the natural world around them through games, stories, songs, and activities rooted in deep nature connection.
Participants will leave with an authentic experience of exploring and discovering some of nature’s hidden secrets.
Children who want to know their nature community better are invited to join us.
Learning Objectives of Deep Nature Connection:
A target staff ratio of 1 staff per 4 children, with a maximum of 8 children
If you would like to register or learn more about the program please contact: email@example.com
Workshop fees generally include lunch or snacks and materials.
Registration and inquiries are most easily done by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy Sessions, Nature Based Sessions and HorseEmPower Child and Youth Care sessions are conducted on a regular basis and can be booked by emailing at email@example.com. Email is best for us as we are generally outside! You can leave a message at our Bowen Road counselling office (250) 754-7703. Our reception staff there will forward the message to Generation Farms.
Our programs are private and independently offered. You may be able to have professional development credit in various organisations in the Counselling, Equine and Equine Facilitated Wellness fields. Our adult programs are accepted for credit with the National Association for Equine Facilitated Wellness. For information about our training programs click here.
Spaces for workshops can be held by a non-refundable deposit. Registration and inquiries are most easily done by email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Mailing Address: Generation Farms PO Box 435 Station A, Nanaimo BC V9R 5L3
Please watch for new programs as they are offered!