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What to Bring to MHG 2013
Registration opens at 6 a.m. on Friday, July 19, 2013. If you arrive earlier then this you are responsible for your own lodging.
- Tent and Tent camp stuff. This year we are offering TENT camping only.
- This year MHG askes all attendees to bring their own eating utensils: plate/bowl, knife, fork, spoon and mug. This will help conserve resources, create less dishes for our kitchen staff and encourage personal responsiblity for ones belongings.
- Camping chairs
- Musical instrument
- Food donation for community meals.
- Your own snacks for in between meals. MHG serves healthy meals daily and tries hard to accomodate everyones needs.
- Clothing for sun & cold
- Bathing suit
- Notebook & pencil
- Yoga mat
- A Costume for the Botanical Ball Dress as your favorite plant and win a prize!!!
- Head lamp or flashlight
What To Leave At Home
- Pets, No Pets Please, no exceptions.
- No campstoves or personal fires
For those who want more creature comforts:
Symes Hot Springs will be offering MHG attendees a 15% discount on rooms and RV’s during the event. (Separate from MHG Registration costs).
Please call 1-888-305-3106 for reservations.
Daily soaking pass offered to ALL attendees: $4.00 a day, must show MHG punch card for discount.
Other Local Ammenities for you to look into:
(Seperate from MHG Registration costs).
Creekside Inn: 406-741-5353
Sheldon House: 406-741-2270
John's RV: 406-741-5770
The MHG has many volunteer positions available. Check the volunteer page of our website for details.
To discuss ride share possibilities with fellow attendees please check the MHG facebook discussion page.
Heather Nack Culbreth: MHG's Herbal EMT-
First Aid/ Herbal Wellness Tent
Have a scrape, splinter or tummy ache? Forget your sunscreen or bug dope? Stop by the First Aid/ Herbal Wellness Tent and visit with Heather. Heather is a MT licensed EMT-B and has been running the First Aid / Herbal Wellness tent for the last 4 years. She ski patrolled at Discovery Ski Area for 8 years, assisting folks with strains, sprains, breaks and medical emergencies. She studied herbalism under Michael Moore at the South West School of Botanical Medicine, and practices and teaches out of Townsend, MT.
Heather is looking for several volunteers to help out with the first aid station. One full time volunteer position is open to a person who has their EMT-B license, and 2-3 part time positions available for those who have a minimum CPR/ First Aid certification and some knowledge of herbs. Please contact Branko or Heather for more details. **If you are interested in helping with the first aid station, but do not have your CPR/First Aid certification, you can take classes put on by your local fire department, or through either the American Heart Association or the Red Cross.**
Massage Therapist: Kathy Kendall LMT
Kathy Kendall found found Hot Springs in 1988 when she came to Montana for a family reunion in Plains. After missing the turn off to her cousin's ranch, she drove on and fount the "healing waters" of Hot Springs. Instantly, she knew she was home. Four months later, she moved from California and made Montana her home.
In 1994, Kathy returned to California for her first massage training at Mueller College of Hollistic Studies. Her passion for WATSU (water shiatsu) started in with her first training in 1998 and has continued with further training. Adding LaStone began in 2000, Kathy is continually updating her training with Body Wraps being the most recent.
Massage Therapy by Kathy Kendall
You will receive a nurturing and intuitive massage designed to assist you on many levels.
A student of many disciplines, Kathy brings a heartfelt
Various techniques include:
COUPLES MASSAGE - 1 Hour Session $120 (1 Hour Session Only)
SPA TREATMENTS -
OCEANA BODY POLISH & WRAP - 55 Minutes $70 (Ask for detail)
Re-establish your personal health and well-being using our hot mineral waters and individualized massage therapies!
Meals will begin at lunch on Friday and end at lunch on Sunday. A Pot luck will be held on Sunday for those wishing to stay and contribute. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on Monday for those attending the Monday Intensives. If you are travelling far, please make sure to bring your own food if you plan on arriving before lunch on Friday.
Bring your own plate initiative
This year MHG askes all attendees to bring their own eating utensils: plate/bowl, knife, fork, spoon and mug. This will help conserve resources, create less dishes for our kitchen staff and encourage personal responsiblity for ones belongings.
MHG does it's best to provide healthy choices at each meal for many diet types. We offer a vegetarian, vegan, carnivore and gluten free option at all meals. If you have a restricted diet and food sensitivites, PLEASE bring your own food to supplement your needs for what we cannot provide. This year you will have the added bonus of supporting Camas Natural Foods if you forget something.
For those staying for the Monday intensives, MHG and the town of Hot Springs will join forces and have a pot luck on Sunday evening. All are encouraged to attend and to contribute to the meal. Camas Natual Food Store is located right around the corner for your healthy shopping needs.